At Green Party Watch, there is a poll about potential Green Party Presidential candidates for 2012. The list was created by the website Green Party Watch, so it is not official. Though, the community of Green Party Watch includes many Green Party leaders and insiders.
On the list are:
Jared Ball (DC)
Rosa Clemente (NY)
Tom Clements (SC)
Howie Hawkins (NY)
Jesse Johnson (WV)
Cynthia McKinney (GA)
Jill Stein (MA)
kat swift (TX)
Laura Wells (CA)
Rich Whitney (IL)
There is also a space to vote for “Another Green Party candidate not listed here”.… Read more ...
2010 was a roller coaster year for the Green Party. Mid-term elections proved voter dissatisfaction with the Democrats in power, but the media-darling Tea Party Movement drove voters to reactionary candidates, not helping Greens at the polls. International Greens saw successes in the United Kingdom, Australia, and other places, while US Greens were moved by the plight of the Palestinians in Gaza under siege by Israeli forces.… 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.
The eleven Green Party candidates on the ballot this year for US Senate netted a combined half million votes. The 510,000 votes is the highest combined total for Green Party Senate candidates since 2000, when Medea Benjamin won 326,000 votes for US Senate in California and Vance Hansen picked up over 100,000 in Arizona.… Read more ...
COLUMBIA, SC — In an historically unprecedented move for any newspaper in the state, the Rock Hill Herald today endorsed Green Party candidate Tom Clements for U.S Senate in the race against the absent Senator Jim DeMint. Clements is on the top of the ballot in the race against Jim DeMint and Alvin Greene.… Read more ...
COLUMBIA, SC — U.S. Senate candidate Tom Clements of the S. C. Green Party condemned Jim DeMint’s acceptance of corporate donations from British Petroleum (BP), saying “DeMint’s taking money from BP shows he’s in bed with the dirty industry Congress is supposed to regulate. DeMint has sold out to the highest bidder and stands with polluting companies against the environment and working people.”… Read more ...
In Illinois race for the US Senate, Green candidate LeAlan Jones wins a debate from which he was excluded: SC Green Tom Clements challenges Sen. Jim DeMint’s refusal to debate; Calif. Green Laura Wells arrested for entering the gubernatorial debate site
A new poll is out on the three-way (and a handful of write-ins) South Carolina Senate race. From The State on the Winthrop University poll:
U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint is poised to cruise to re-election, as 58 percent of poll respondents favor DeMint. But Green Party candidate Tom Clements of Columbia is preferred by 12 percent of voters, while Democratic Party nominee Alvin Greene is preferred by 11 percent of voters.
South Carolina Green Party US Senate candidate Tom Clements is raising money to air radio ads challenging incumbent Senator Jim DeMint:
Columbia, SC – This Saturday, as the Gamecocks challenge the top-ranked Alabama team on the football field, the Clements for Senate campaign will release a series of radio ads challenging incumbent Senator Jim DeMint and reminding voters that they do have a choice in the upcoming midterm elections.