ILGP Recognized Candidates for Office in 2013 Elections LeAlan Jones for Congress, 2nd District (special election)* Jessica Bradshaw for Carbondale City Council Sandy Lezon for Warrenville Library Board Frank Wedig for Dorr Township Trustee* Rita Maniotis for Morton High School District 201 Board (Cicero, Berwyn) Bruce Samuels for Oak Park Library Board (i) Chuck Dieringer [...]continue reading
3/21/13 I must confess that I am mildly conflicted about my support of this bill. Quite honestly, the single most effective thing that the General Assembly can do to help ensure the success of Green Party candidates for state office in 2014 would be for it to not pass this bill. And the reason for that is [...]
LeAlan Jones, Green Party candidate for Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District, sat down with Mike Flannery of Fox 32 Sunday this week. Jones will be on the ballot in the Special Election on Tuesday, April 9.
Attorney and former gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney was elected Illinois Green Party chairperson Saturday at a statewide meeting for the party.
ILGP will hold a State Membership Meeting on March 2 on the outskirts of Carbondale. All members are encouraged to attend! Business for the Weekend Annual officer elections will occur at the meeting. As of this time, due to potential bylaws changes at the meeting, we are not certain which offices will be up. It [...]
An objection against LeAlan Jones, the Green Party candidate for the 2nd Congressional District, was dropped this week, clearing the way for Jones to appear on the ballot in the April 9, 2013, Special Election for Jesse Jackson Jr.’s former House seat. For more information about the campaign, visit lealanforcongress.org.
ILGP Recognized Candidates for Office in 2013 Elections LeAlan Jones for Congress, 2nd District (special election)* Jessica Bradshaw for Carbondale City Council Sandy Lezon for Warrenville Library Board Frank Wedig for Dorr Township Trustee* Rita Maniotis for Morton High School District 201 Board (Cicero, Berwyn) Bruce Samuels for Oak Park Library Board (i) Chuck Dieringer [...]
BREAKING NEWS: LEALAN JONES AND THE ILLINOIS GREEN PARTY HAVE WON THEIR FEDERAL LAWSUIT! DOWNLOAD THE PETITION HERE! —————————– On December 8, a caucus of Illinois Green Party members residing in the 2nd Congressional District endorsed LeAlan Jones to be the party’s candidate in the Special Election to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. Subsequently, Jones and [...]
Jones v McGuffage – The Basic Participants On December 18, LeAlan Jones, Dave Sacks, and the Illinois Green Party filed suit in federal district court, charging that the statutory requirements to run as a candidate of a “new party” in the Special Election in the 2nd Congressional District are so difficult as to violate the [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Monday, October 22, 2012 GREEN PARTY LEADERS SLAM PROPOSED PENSION AMENDMENT, CALL ON WORKERS TO ABANDON ANTI-LABOR DEMOCRATS AND SUPPORT GREENS Illinois Green Party leaders and candidates called out the state’s Democratic leadership, urging voters to reject Proposed Amendment 5.1 to the Illinois Constitution and to hold legislators responsible for undermining [...]
Watch the only debate where the top six presidential candidates, including Green Party nominee Jill Stein, were invited to participate. The debate, sponsored by Free & Equal, takes place in Chicago, October 23, 8 p.m. To watch online, RSVP now at Free & Equal, freeandequal.org.