Neither Democrat State Rep. Jewell Williams (D-N. Phila.) nor Republican Joshua West may be aware, and most voters won’t know until the week before Nov. 3, Cheri Honkala, the feisty, nationally renowned crusader for the homeless, will be also seeking the office for Sheriff, on the Green Party ticket…
If she is elected, she believes it won’t be long after she will find herself escorted to prison by State Troopers wearing the badge of the County Sheriff.
The Green Party of Philadelphia’s candidate for Sheriff, long-time activist Cheri Honkala, recently opened an official campaign office. Other news from the campaign is also below the fold, including a protest against the current Sheriff of Philadelphia resuming sheriff’s sales.
The Green Party of Philadelphia has three events in the next two weeks. First, they will be demonstrating against fracking on Earth Day. Next, they will be holding a monthly meeting. Finally, on May Day they will be having a community celebration. More details below.
Below are videos posted on Youtube from the Green Party of Monmouth County. On February 27th, they hosted a regional conference on “the Greens, labor, and healthcare,” featuring speakers and performers including Hugh Giordano of the Green Party of Philadelphia, folk singer Tom Neilson, Howie Hawkins of the Green Party of New York, and Margaret Flowers of Physicians for a National Health Program.… Read more ...
The former vice chair of the Green Party of Philadelphia, and their 2007 candidate for city commissioner, Lewis Harris recently lost a special election for state representative, getting six percent of the vote in a two way race. He ran as a Republican.
Inappropriate analogies aside, the Green Party of Philadelphia has put out a statement on the moratorium (they’re for it), of which we’re pulling some parts:
Philadelphia’s Green Party leaders voted to endorse the proposed City Council Resolution, Belinda Davis, acting GPOP treasurer, who attended Council’s hearing in September, hailed the moratorium on fracking.
Hugh Giordano – 2010 Green candidate for state representative in Philadelphia who got 23 percent of the vote in the city, union organizer, and Green Party of Philadelphia City Committee member – is sending the following two-part open letter to every union in the city of Philadelphia:
The quickly growing Green Party of Philadelphia has a community dinner, citywide meeting, and fundraising concert with folk singer Tom Neilson/the bard insurgent all coming up in the next few weeks. We’re also supporting a march to end foreclosures in Philadelphia on Monday.… Read more ...
Hugh Giordano, a 26-year-old, Roxborough native and food workers’ union organizer for UFCW Local 152, ran on the Green Party ticket against Democrat Lou Agre for a seat in the 194th. He lost, but garnered 18 percent of the vote (23 percent in Philly)—an unprecedented number for a third-party candidate.