Green Party Prez Primary Update 2/13/12

First counts place Jill Stein in the lead; Green presidential questionnaires are now online: responses from Roseanne Barr, Stein on top issues and campaign plans

Cong cand Schmidt (G-IL) sues State Board of Elections over Established Party

The Illinois Green Party, and congressional candidate Laurel Lambert Schmidt, on Monday filed suit against the State Board of Elections over the Board’s interpretation of the “established party” statute.  A victory for the plaintiffs would substantially lower ballot access bars for Green candidates in numerous congressional and legislative districts across the state, which would allow for many more Greens to run for office […]

Reichel (G-IL) Exposes Opponents’ Lack of Fiscal Policy

In a statement released Saturday by 47th ward aldermanic Green Party candidate Matt Reichel, Reichel takes aim at all three of his opponents for their lack of a sound fiscal policy. Reichel said: In an election for municipal office at a time that the city has developed an over $600 million deficit, one would assume […]

Reichel (G-IL) Calls for Progressive Unity; O’Donnell Dodges Debate

The Center Square Journal is reporting that 47th ward aldermanic candidate, Tom O’Donnell, has elected not to attend next Tuesday’s debate at the Dank Haus in Lincoln Square. As to why O’Donnell may have decided to not come, fellow candidate Matt Reichel responded: Ask Carol Moseley Braun. She might have some idea. Tom did not […]

Reichel claims debate victory; Admonishes Mainstream Press for Failing the Public

  This Wednesday, the four contenders for the now-vacant 47th ward aldermanic seat met in a packed gymnasium at Coonley Elementary School, and discussed a number of issues ranging from TIF’s to environmental policy.   Reichel emerged from the debate as upbeat as ever: “This debate marked a clear victory for the Reichel camp. I […]

Let Rich Whitney Debate or Quinn/Brady Attacks Will Only Get Worse video

Rich Whitney, established candidate for governor in IL, was not allowed to participate in the ABC7 Chicago debate Oct 20th. Whitney is the Green Party’s candidate and the Green Party is an established party because Whitney won 10% of the vote in 2006 when he ran for governor. The ABC7 debate devolved into a back-and-forth […]

Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) on CNN 10/23/10 9:30AM CST

Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney will appear on CNN tomorrow at approximately 9:30 AM central time. Mr. Whitney will be on the show CNN Newsroom hosted by Suzanne Malveaux and TJ Holmes. The candidate will discuss the “Whiteygate” ballot scandal and his campaign in general. Saturday, October 23 Who: Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney What: […]

Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) ad to Air on comedy Central and MSNBC

Rich Whitney announced on Thursday that his campaign has released a television advertisement that will be airing on MSBNC and Comedy Central. In the ad, Whitney emphasizes his desire to be included in all gubernatorial debates. The spot can also be viewed at his websitehttp://www.whitneyforgov.org/. Rich Whitney is a 55-year-old civil rights and employment lawyer […]

Break Through the Noise – Vote Whitney for Governor in 2010 video

An unofficial ad created by a Rich Whitney supporter.

Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) Reacts to Quinn/Brady “Debate” at Elmhurst

Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney reacted with very little surprise to lack of substance in the debate between Governor Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bill Brady at Elmhurst College on Sunday night. Whitney emphasized that the scarcity of any real solutions by either candidate only furthered his argument that he should be included in all […]

Guv cand Whitney (G-IL) on MSNBC 10/20/10 1:15PM CST

    Rich Whitney, Illinois  Green Party candidate for Governor, will appear on MSNBC this Wednesday, October 20th. Mr. Whitney will be interviewed by host Tamron Hall on the show NewsNation live at 1:15 PM central. The candidate will discuss his campaign and the “Whiteygate” ballot scandal. Rich Whitney is a 55-year-old civil rights and employment […]

Green Party Watch: The League of Women Voters and the debate issue

The League of Women Voters ran presidential debates until 1988, when the Democratic and Republican parties, unhappy with the LWV’s inclusion of independent candidates like John Anderson, formed the Commission on Presidential Debates to seize control of the debates. The LWV issued a statement to announce its withdrawal of sponsorship for the debates: The League […]

Board Prez cand Tom Tresser (G) Announces 10% Solution for Reforming Cook County Government Reduces Property Taxes

Tresser Promises to Launch “COOK COUNTY 2.0” Initiative At the Cook County Board President’s candidate’s forum at the Union League Club, Green Party candidate Tom Tresser announced his plan to reduce taxpayer’s property tax bill by ten percent over four years. “My pledge to the taxpayers of Cook County is to reform our government to […]

Introduction from Tom Tresser, Green Party candidate, Cook County Board President

Dear Wilders – I’m the Green Party candidate for Cook County Board President. I was one of the leaders of No Games Chicago. My work in helping to keep the Olympics out of Chicago saved every tax payer in Cook County at least $1,000! Let me tell you – we REALLY needed a progressive alliance […]

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