Green Party Election Results 2014: NY Governor, national Green Party, etc.

The Green Party NY Governor ticket has earned more than the 50,000 votes needed to keep the Green Party as an automatic, ballot status party! Updated Election Results Links: National Green Party overview from gp.org: http://www.gp.org/newsroom/press-releases/details/4/749 Green Party State-by-State Election Results from Green Party Watch: http://www.greenpartywatch.org/2014/11/04/green-party-2014-election-results/ Election Night notes and comments from onthewilderside: So far, […]

Voting at the Green Party of New York State Presidential Convention

Join other New York State Green Party enrollees at the Oakwood Community Center in Troy, NY on May 19th for the GP NY’s 2012 Presidential State Nominating Convention!

NY, Don’t Get Suckered by a Fracking Distraction in NJ

IW:  I was at an environmental meeting tonight and people were talking about an urgent meeting we all had to go to tomorrow in New Jersey to prevent fracking in New York.  None of them seemed to understand what the meeting was about, but insisted it was the way to stop fracking in NY.  I […]

Green Party, responding to President Obama’s Sept. 8 address, calls ‘Green New Deal’ the key to job creation

Green Party urges public works programs to provide millions of jobs and help convert America to a secure green economy Responding to President Obama’s speech Thursday night, the Green Party today called for a ‘Green New Deal’ to put Americans back to work while helping the US transition to a carbon-free green economy. “We need […]

Green Party of New York Denounces DEC Report, Calls for Ban on Hydrofracking

The Green Party of New York State is outraged in the latest DEC release on hydrofracking for natural gas and calls for a total ban on the practice. DEC’s report makes it clear that the state’s primary focus is clearing the way for the petro-chemical industry to reap enormous profits, cloaked in the language of […]

Activists Frack Themselves

During last year’s election, anti-fracking activists wasted time protesting Andrew Cuomo.  He could care less.  All he cared about was money and votes, and they did not get in the way of either.  Fracking activists ignored calls to raise funds for and get votes for fracking-ban governor candidates like the Green Party’s Howie Hawkins.  Now […]

Recalling SSM in NY: West, NYT & Maddow

But in 2003, when Mr. West became the first Green Party mayor elected in the state, he began to research whether he could marry same-sex couples. (Mr. West, who lost his first bid for re-election after the same-sex marriage fight, was recently restored to the mayor’s office at the ripe old age of 34.) via […]

Murphy (G-NY26) Statement on bin Laden

Ian Murphy is the Green Party candidate in the NY-26 special congressional election on May 24. This is Murphy’s Statement on the Death of bin Laden. The bad man is dead, but I don’t feel like celebrating. I’m pleased many Americans feel that justice has been done, but the slaying of our own monster offers […]

NY Green Party to Guv: Ban Nukes & Fracking, Invest in Green Jobs & Economy

The Green Party of New York observed Earth Day today by calling upon Governor Cuomo to support a ban on hydrofracking for natural gas and an immediate shut down of not only Indian Point but the nuclear reactors at Fitzpatrick and Nine Mile Point Unit 1 that are the same design as the Fukushima Daiichi […]

$16 Billion under Cuomo’s Couch Cushions (via Sherry Talks Back)

In addition to that fund, according to the Green Party candidate who ran against Cuomo, Howie Hawkins, if New York returned to the tax rates it had when the rebate was created, 95% of state residents would get a tax cut, yet tax revenue would increase by $8 billion a year. In other words, there […]

NY Green Party at the Rally Against the Wars

Green Party says, “Money for Jobs, not for War” The Green Party joined today with hundreds of organizations at the United National Anti-War Coalition rally in NYC to call for a halt to war and to use military funds for public jobs, education and a rapid transition to carbon-free clean energy. Howie Hawkins, the recent […]

Green Party Ballot Access roundup: Arkansas to Wisconsin and more…

(excerpt from) Green Party Watch Post-election Green Party 2010 ballot access roundup Last night the Green Party won ballot access in New York and Texas, retained it in Massachusetts and Ohio, lost it in Illinois and Wisconsin, and fell short of gaining it in Arkansas, Maryland, Minnesota, and Nevada… Full article with details at Green […]

New York State Green Party Victorious: Reclaims Ballot Line

Green Party of Suffolk Increases Vote Totals by 40% With 56,868 votes, the Green Party of New York State Governor candidate Howie Hawkins has surpassed the 50,000 votes mark need to reclaim the automatic ballot line for the next four years. It will be much easier for Green Party candidates to run for local, state […]

Howie Hawkins’ new ad: ‘Where are the (expletive) jobs?’ | syracuse.com

A new kind of campaign asks: “Where are the (expletive) jobs?” Young and old, men and women pose the probing question on park benches and sidewalks of New York in the Green Party’s TV ad campaign, itself rare for a minor party. The ad for Green Party governor’s candidate Howie Hawkins opens with a narrator […]

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