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2008 Fall

2008 Fall

Fall 2008 Features “Bonusgate” exposed Pennsylvania Democrats indicted for challenges to Greens By Carl Romanelli, Pennsylvania Green Party Dona Spring, 1953-2008 The Party loses one of its finest members Contributions by John Selawsky, Green Party of California Peter Miguel Camejo 1939ñ2008 National convention chooses presidential slate and gains national media coverage By Claudia Ellquist, Arizona Green Party; Hillary Aisenstein, Pennslyvania Green Party; and Ann Link, Green Party of New York State Green Party goes to court to protect voting rights…

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Malik Rahim: The results

Malik Rahim: The results

Yesterday New Orleans held its elections, delayed as a reult of the effects of Hurricane Gustav.† Results of the races can be viewed on The Louisiana Secretary of State’s website and also at WWL Radio‘s website. Green Party member Malik Rahim ran a strong race despite a media blackout on his campaign. Marnie Glickman, Founder and Executive Director of Green Change , and who spearheaded a volunteer phone banking effort, writes: Our dedicated phone team dialed 2,309 phone numbers, spoke…

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In Final Days of Congressional Campaign, Green Party Candidate Fights

In Final Days of Congressional Campaign, Green Party Candidate Fights

Local Media Blackout in New Orleans By Jason Neville December 4, 2008 | Posted in IndyBlog , National In the years following the collapse of the federal levees after Hurricane Katrina, activist Malik Rahim was busy organizing one of the most influential recovery organizations in the Gulf South. The organization he founded and currently leads, Common Ground Collective, was gutting houses and providing medical and legal services to tens of thousands of New Orleans residents. His work was so prolific…

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Greens to Cynthia McKinney and Rosa Clemente: Thank You.

Greens to Cynthia McKinney and Rosa Clemente: Thank You.

Dear Cynthia McKinney, Rosa Clemente, Lucy Grider-Bradley, John Judge and the 2008 Power to the People Campaign… We are delegates and alternates of the Green National Committee of the Green Party of the United States as well as other Greens from around the country who want to convey our most heartfelt and deepest appreciation to you for running for president on behalf of the Green Party. We know it was not easy for you and that you sacrificed on many…

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This is what Democracy looks like: Full Ballot Status

This is what Democracy looks like: Full Ballot Status

by Claudia Ellquist, Arizona GP CoChair Citizens, concerned about the state of the country and the world,† have long used blogs, 501c3s,† lobbying groups, and candidate- endorsement PACs† to reach politicians from the over-represented† parties. But those politicians have underfunded good works, ignored† good ideas, dismissed citizen demands, and cloned their successors.† In the end, when one has done one’s best good deeds, had a say on the† Internet, written, called and lobbied recalcitrant lawmakers, and† rated the offerings from…

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Green Party racks up Election Day 2008 victories, new percentage records

Green Party racks up Election Day 2008 victories, new percentage records

From the GPUS press release issued November 11, 2008 Richard Carroll elected to Arkansas statehouse; new Green records set in congressional races; third Green mayor elected in California Running tally of Green election victories: http://www.gp.org/2008-elections/election-results.html Green candidate news: http://www.gp.org/2008-elections/candidate-news.php Green Party elections database: http://www.gp.org/elections/candidates/index.php he Green Party’s 2008 candidates for the US House doubled the number of votes they received collectively from the number received in 2006, while over one million US voters voted for at least one Green candidate…

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Green candidate expresses thanks

Green candidate expresses thanks

Posted in the Susquehanna Independent Weekender I would like to publicly thank all of those who contributed in any way to my campaign for Representative in the General Assembly in the 111th district I will continue to work with like minded individuals and organizations to achieve the goals of the Green Party including†preserving democracy, advancing social justice, protecting the environment and promoting non-violence. Jay Sweeney, Falls Township Read more

State Green Party wins mayor spot, may put 2 on SF Board of Supervisors, and amass at least 5 wins statewide after Tuesday’s election

State Green Party wins mayor spot, may put 2 on SF Board of Supervisors, and amass at least 5 wins statewide after Tuesday’s election

News Advisory THE GREEN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA www.cagreens.org SACRAMENTO:† The Green Party will assume the No. 1 elected office in another California city, and may yet have two members on the powerful San Francisco Board of Supervisors after preliminary results were announced for Tuesday’s election. Greens, who already hold about 50 elected posts throughout the state, claimed at least five victories, including one for mayor, one for the SF Board of Supervisors. . Bruce Delgado, a former city councilperson in…

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Green Party Political Director Addresses OSCE

Green Party Political Director Addresses OSCE

Green Party Political Director Brent McMillan addressed the† Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation† in Europe (OSCE.) on Friday, October 31st.† According to Brent: Approximately 100 Parliamentarians from Europe and† Central Asia are about to disembark around the country to observe the† U.S. Elections over the next several days (Nov. 1 – 4.) Joao Soares,† President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Head of the Election† Observation Mission to the U.S. was quite struck by what I had…

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Green Party Poised to Collect Big Victories in State On Nov. 4

Green Party Poised to Collect Big Victories in State On Nov. 4

published on the News Blaze Twenty-three members of the Green Party are on the California ballot Tuesday – including presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney – with the party poised to collect several big victories, including two supervisor seats in San Francisco. Greens already hold about 50 elected posts throughout the state. In all, Greens have, in addition to McKinney for President, six candidates for city council or mayor positions, including city council candidates Bob Nanninga (Encinitas), Linda Piera-Avila (Santa Monica) and…

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