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Greens win in Illinois

Greens win in Illinois

Five candidates take office From the Illinois Green Party website: ILGP.org While most of April’s elections were officially nonpartisan, Illinois Green Party members competed in elections across the state, with five candidates winning their races. If these wins hold, the ILGP’s number of officeholders state­wide would grow to ten. The big win belongs to Green Party member Jessica Bradshaw, who appears to have been elected to Carbondale City Council in a hard-fought nonpartisan race. In the 12-candidate race for three…

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Big wins in Madison Wisconsin

Big wins in Madison Wisconsin

By Deyva Arthur, Green Party of New York State   Wisconsin Greens had two election wins this past April both in the city of Madison. Ledell Zellers won a position as Alder for Madison Com­mon Council and Dean Loumos won a seat on the Madison School Board with five candidates running for three available seats. With issues around neighborhood development a priority Zellers has a lot of ex­perience to bring to the council. She has been active in the Madison…

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Hawaiian Election Officials Sued by Green Party Over Ballot Shortages

Hawaiian Election Officials Sued by Green Party Over Ballot Shortages

By Dave McCorquodale, Green Party of Delaware   A month after the 2012 elections, at­torney Lance Collins, representing the Green Party of Hawaii, filed a lawsuit against the state Office of Elec­tions for failing to follow legally prescribed procedures in an important state legislative election. Several irregularities were alleged in the election in which Green member Keiko Bonk challenged long-time Speaker of the House Calvin Say. Specifically, some precincts ran out of paper ballots early, forcing people to wait in…

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