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New York gets attention in local elections

New York gets attention in local elections

By Peter LaVenia, Green Party of New York State 2017 was a banner year for Greens in New York: we put forward 47 candidates and perhaps the most significant number of serious local campaigns in our party’s history. As Greens, we find our greatest success in local races, where we reach the electorate door-to-door and do our best work countering the influence of big money by educating voters about our platform and putting forth a determined volunteer effort. Local election…

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Stein/Baraka build the Green Party

Stein/Baraka build the Green Party

A review of the effects of the 2016 presidential campaign By Dave Schwab, Wisconsin Green Party Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka’s 2016 Presidential campaign was the Green Party’s most highly visible campaign since Ralph Nader and Winona LaDuke first brought the Greens to national prominence in 2000. The Stein/Baraka ticket won 1,457,226 votes, 1.1 percent of the 2016 total. This was the Greens’ highest share of the Presidential vote since 2000, when Nader and LaDuke earned 2.74 percent with 2,882,955…

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