Kaper-Dale Campaign Protests NJ Water Crisis

Independent Political Report 'On Wednesday, August 16th, the Kaper-Dale for Governor campaign announced that Milltown and Newark, two New Jersey cities, has equal to or higher water lead toxicity levels than Flint, Michigan. The event where this announcement was made was held at the NJ Department of Environmental Protection in Trenton, New Jersey. Workers and …

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Seventh Circuit Sets Hearing Date in Illinois Green Party Ballot Access Case

Ballot Access News The Seventh Circuit will hear Tripp v Smart, 16-3469, on Monday, September 18, at 9:30 a.m.  This is the Green Party case that challenges the 5% petition requirement for independent candidates for the legislature, and also for the legislative nominees of unqualified parties.  Specifically the case challenges how the 5% petition works …

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Green Party Places a Statewide Judicial Nominee on Pennsylvania 2017 Ballot

Ballot Access News Pennsylvania holds statewide partisan elections for judicial offices on November 7, 2017.  Voters will be asked to vote for four candidates for Superior Court, which is a statewide office.  The Green Party petitioned for Jules Mermelstein for that office, and submitted 4,300 signatures.  The requirement for that office for general election petitions …

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Green Party urges prosecution of white supremacist groups for domestic terrorism in the wake of racist violence in Charlottesville

Independent Political Report WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party of the United States is calling for vigorous prosecution of white supremacist groups responsible for the violence, injuries, and deaths that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, August 12. Greens said that the violence inflicted on anti-racist counter-protesters, including a car driven into a crowd that killed one person …

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Meet Seth Kaper-Dale, the Green Party Candidate Running for NJ Governor

by Alyana Alfaro, Observer.com The Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale — a Protestant minister from Highland Park — is running as the Green Party’s candidate for governor in New Jersey’s world of highly organized and dominant political parties. “The Democratic Party in New Jersey is such a poor excuse for progressives, that is what drove me to …

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High-energy third-party candidate pitches to Tea Party

by David Danzis, New Jersey Herald HAMPTON -- Despite a low member turnout typical of late-summer gatherings, the Skylands Tea Party was full of energy on Wednesday night due to the group's guest speaker. Constitutional Party gubernatorial candidate Matt Riccardi brought his message of "Liberty, Integrity, and Prosperity" to Sussex County and told the attendees he was …

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Is it Time to Retire the Duopoly?

by Bryce Jackson, Being Libertarian There is a secondary discussion beyond the obvious (and redundant) back-and-forth about who was worse during the 2016 Presidential election, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump: Is the “duopoly” (a.k.a. the stranglehold on American politics perpetrated by the Republicans and Democrats) in need of retirement? Many (if not most) people agreed …

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