Tag Archives: Sheriff

Jennifer Werther Announces for Louisiana St. Tammany Parish Sheriff

22597_393014450900150_5708673867621168948_nFrom Jennifer Werther’s Facebook Announcement:

It is official! I qualified with the Clerk of Court today. Vote for Jennifer “Hap” Werther, the Libertarian candidate for St Tammany Sheriff!!! www.werther4sheriff.com Remember, I am endorsed by national celebrity Sheriff Mack over Republican candidates (see more at http://cspoa.org/ ) to be a Constitutional Sheriff and influence a Peace Officer culture that understands citizens’ rights.

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Constitution Party Candidate in Winnable Race for Sheriff in Florida

Bernie DeCastro is the former state chairman of the Constitution Party of Florida and a former nominee of that party for the U.S. Senate. He is now a candidate for Sheriff in his home of Marion County and he has a chance to win thanks to some luck, bad decisions by opponents, and election law quirks.… Read more ...

Bernie DeCastro Runs for Sheriff in Florida as Constitution Party Candidate

Bernie DeCastro previously ran for U.S. Senate in Florida as the candidate of the Constitution Party, but did not make much headway. Now, he has launched a campaign for Sheriff which is more localized.

DeCastro is a candidate with a compelling message.

Once sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years for his role in a drug-related armed robbery, DeCastro was paroled in 1984 and pardoned by the late Gov.

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Cheri Honkala: Occupy Homes! – A Sheriff to Protect People Over Banks

Emailed to IPR:

Dear Independent,

ARE YOU READY?

TO BE BOLD!

AND FOLLOW THE WISDOM OF YOUR HEART…

Last February Cheri Honkala held a press conference announcing that she planned to run for Sheriff of Philadelphia with the Green Party. It was quite unconventional that a formerly homeless single mother who has been arrested over 200 times in the past 25 years for her anti-poverty work would seek the office of Sheriff however this move was almost inevitable.… Read more ...

Cheri Honkala, Green for Philadelphia Sheriff, interviewed by YES, endorsed by NOW

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Yes Magazine has published an interview with Cheri Honkala, the Green Party candidate for Sheriff of Philadelphia:

There’s a new sheriff in town—or there could be soon. Cheri Honkala, a single mom, sometimes homeless, who launched one of the country’s biggest multi-racial movements led by the poor and homeless, is running for sheriff of Philadelphia.

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Reform Party of NJ endorses Miriam Martinez for Mercer County Sheriff

The Reform Party of New Jersey has formally announced its endorsement of Miriam Martinez for Mercer County Sheriff.

The Reform Party of New Jersey’s executive committee has voted to endorse Trenton-native Miriam Martinez, the CEO of Martinez Security and Investigations LLC, as their candidate for Mercer County Sheriff.

Martinez, who earned a place in the history books as the first Latina police officer in Mercer County, has over twenty-five years of law enforcement experience.… Read more ...

In endorsement letter, 2004 Green presidential candidate David Cobb calls Honkala for Sheriff campaign ‘the “signature” national electoral campaign for progressives of all stripes’

The letter of endorsement, as posted on the campaign website of Cheri Honkala for Sheriff of Philadelphia:

Dear Fellow Green Party members,

Remember the excitement of the Nader/LaDuke 2000 campaign?  How about the enthusiasm generated when Matt Gonzalez ran for Mayor of San Francisco as a Green and damned near won?… Read more ...

Green candidate for Sheriff of Philadelphia, Cheri Honkala, part of successful coalition against anti-homeless bill

From Philadelphia Weekly:

Several area groups, including Project H.O.M.E. and the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign [which Honkala helped to found and organizes – RL] came to Dilworth Plaza today to protest Bill 110386. The bill, introduced by outgoing Councilman Frank DiCicco, would amend Philadelphia code pertaining to sidewalk behavior, allowing police to “cite or remove persons who are homeless without the currently mandated system of warnings and engagement with an Outreach Team.”

Speakers including Sister Mary Scullion of Project H.O.M.E., Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and Green Party Sheriff candidate Cheri Honkala, spoke mic-less to a crowd of about 80.

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Honkala for Sheriff campaign in Philadelphia expects thousands of small donors, legal challenges, and more

From the Philadelphia Public Record (H/T to Chris Robinson):

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.

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Update on Cheri Honkala’s Green campaign for Sheriff of Philadelphia

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.

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Three upcoming Green Party of Philadelphia events

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.

Earth Day demonstration at the local Department of Environmental Protection:

Citizens opposed to gas drilling will hold an Earth Day Demonstration Against Fracking, at 4:00 p.m.

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Cheri Honkala, national coordinator of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, to run for Philadelphia Sheriff with the Green Party

Although the official announcement will not come until February 17th, the following was posted on the blog of veteran activist Cheri Honkala‘s son, who is himself a somewhat famous actor:

This is my mother Cheri Honkala. My mother and I were homeless for a couple years when I was 10 years old.… Read more ...