Battle Creek Enquirer Campaign Notebook
The Green Party of Michigan has nominated 32 candidates for various offices, including several races area voters will decide in the Nov. 4 general election.
John La Pietra of Marshall is running for Calhoun County Clerk-Register.
Lynn Meadows of Chelsea has been chosen to run in Michigan’s 7th Congressional District, which currently is represented by U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Tipton.
The Rev. Edward Pinkney of Benton Harbor is running in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District, currently held by U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph.
Former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney is the Green nominee for president, and the vice presidential nominee is Rosa Clemente, a New York activist and founder of the National Hip-Hop Convention.
Dwain Reynolds III of Middleville is running for the State Board of Education; Ellis Boal of Charlevoix has been nominated as a candidate for the University of Michigan Board of Regents; Therese Marie Storm of Harrison Township is a candidate for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees; and Margaret Guttshall of Detroit is running for the Wayne State University Board of Governors.
For more information on the Green Party of Michigan, candidates and issues, go to migreens.org.