Crowd Chants ‘Let Her Speak’
"Dr. Margaret Flowers, a Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland, was physically ejected from a Monday Goucher College senatorial debate featuring Republican and Democratic candidates after she took the stage in defiance of a last-minute rule change that reportedly caused her to be disinvited from the event." Read about her despicable treatment in this article on Truth In Media.
The Pacific Green Party of Oregon and the Linn/Benton Chapter are launching an initiative campaign in Benton County, Oregon, to elect the County Commissioners and Sheriff by Ranked Choice Voting. A Political Action Committee has been formed, an initiative petition filed, and a website is up (Better Ballot Benton). The chief petitioners are Dan Rayfield, State Representative for House District 16, and Blair Bobier. Read more about the initiative here.
... the roilings of the two dominant political parties by Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have more in common than “voter anger.” Both stem from serious defects in our plurality voting system: vote splitting and spoilers ...
Learn how these defects can be fixed by Instant Runoff Voting in Oregon by reading this blog post at the Social and Ecological Justice Review authored by Alan Zundel, candidate for Pacific Green nomination to run for Oregon Secretary of State.
"Many of (Bernie's) supporters are also our supporters. If you go to our Facebook page you'll see that there's joint support all over the place.
So for many people we're plan B. For others who feel that the Democratic party is not going to let Sanders survive and is incapable of solving this problem, we're plan A." Read the full article on Richochet.
In a huge victory for Greens and the citizens of Oregon, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied Jordan Cove Energy Project's permit to operate a liquefied natural gas terminal. Read more about this rare but vital win on Pacific Green Party activist Randy Prince's facebook page!