IL GP congratulates congressional primary winner Matt Reichel

The Illinois Green Party congratulates Matt Reichel, who earned 34% of the vote to win yesterday’s Special Primary in the 5th Congressional District.  Runners up include Deb Gordils (32%), Mark Fredrickson (14%), Alan Auguston (13%) and Simon Ribeiro (1%). The outcome of the primary had been uncertain until this afternoon, when the Chicago Board of […]

Results from 3/3/09 Illinois Congressional primary

Election results from primary for Congress in Illinois: Democrat. Republican. Green Party.

In Illinois Congressional race today: 23 candidates vie for Rep. Emmanuel’s seat (Dem, Rep, Green)

KW: An interesting primary. It is unusual for a third party to have 5 candidates in their primary, as the Green Party does in this race. The winner of the three primaries will run against each other in a special election on April 7th 2009. Check back here this evening for results and analysis. The […]

For Congress in Illinois: Thoughts on the Green Party

The background from the Green Party of Illinois web-site: The ILGP’s first ever non-presidential contested primary will be held on March 3, 2009, in the 5th Congressional District Special Election. All voters are invited to participate in the Green Party primary. Kimberly, who is NOT enrolled in the Green Party, but who holds green values, […]

Illinois Green Party Congressional Candidate Forum: Good news, slight change…

Found this news and the letter at Green Party Watch: On Wednesday, February 18th in Chicago, Illinois, Green Party candidates will be part of a multi-partisan debate.  (Changed from older plans to have a greens-only debate.) Letter from an Illinois Green: Its with mixed emotions I have to cancel the Greens-only 5th Congressional District Candidate […]