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Published On: Mon, Oct 24th, 2016

Green Party candidates for statewide office and state legislature to watch on Nov. 8

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party of the United States has identified “Green Candidates to Watch” in races for statewide office and state legislature across the U.S. on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2016.

Green presidential nominee Jill Stein and running mate Ajamu Baraka are using their national campaign to promote state and local Green candidates.

Green Party of the United States

For Immediate Release:
Monday, October 24, 2016

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Green candidates for local and state office | Featured Candidates

“We are a serious political party, running at all levels to build a new political force that will serve people and not big money donors,” said Dr. Stein in a published statement (“Stein Urges Support for over 250 Green Party Candidates,”).

The Green Party published of list of Green candidates to watch who are running for local office. The party will publish a list of Green candidates to watch in races for the U.S. House and Senate in an upcoming release.

Photos, contact information, and more video links can be found on the candidates’ web sites. The list below is a sample of the many Green candidates who deserve attention.

The list includes Green candidates who are running energetic, well publicized, and well organized campaigns for local office across the U.S. In some cases, the candidates have a strong chance of winning on Nov. 8.

Green candidates to watch for STATE LEGISLATURE

Kealoha Pisciotta for Hawai’i State House of Representatives, District 3
Mauna Kea Anaina Hou, indigenous Native Hawaiian cultural group with environmental concerns, founded and led by Ms. Pisciotta: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauna_Kea_Anaina_Hou
University of Hawaii at Hilo candidates forum (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iA7j9u3Ob4
Web site: https://kealohapisciotta.com

Angel Torres for Arizona State Senate, District 27 (South Phoenix, Maricopa County)
Why I’m a registered Green Party voter in Arizona! (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGr4Xizt4WE
Arizona Week (video with Mr. Torres interviewed at 16:10): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDpg-c-8jds
Web site: http://torresforarizonasenate.com

Charlene DiCalogero for Massachusetts State Representative, 12th District (Worcester)
Video (musical performance): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMFIYTXAVYg
Web sites: https://charleneisgreen.nationbuilder.com

Valorie Engholm for State Representative in Missouri, District 19 (Kansas City)
Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/violetjune17
Citizenship PBL Guest #1 Valorie Engholm (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3Qcxg5BQkU
NorthEastNews.net article: http://northeastnews.net/pages/?p=33391
Web site: http://voteforvalmissouri.ruck.us

Nick Nikhilananda for Hawai’i State House of Representatives, District 13
Meet the Candidates 2016 (video): https://vimeo.com/185374375
Maui Causes interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HoW0SzFOA0
Web site: http://www.friendsofnikhilananda.com

Green candidates to watch for STATEWIDE OFFICE

Charlotte Pritt for Governor of West Virginia
Interviews (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77JyPo4w7u8
MetroNews (West Virginia) article: http://wvmetronews.com/2016/07/29/mountain-party-candidate-charlotte-pritt-files-to-run-for-governor/
Web site: http://www.charlottepritt4gov.com

Alan Zundel for Oregon Secretary of State
Videos: http://www.voteforalan.org/videos
Web site: http://www.voteforalan.org


2016 Elections
Wrap-up of the 2016 Green National Convention
Jill Stein for President / Ajamu Baraka for Vice President
Green candidates for local and state office
Featured Candidates

Green Party of the United States

Green candidate database and campaign information: http://www.gp.org/elections
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Ballot Access Page http://www.gp.org/ballotaccess
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