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2017 ILGP Recognized and Endorsed Candidates

The following is a list of Illinois Green Party members running for local offices in 2017. Many of these offices are non-partisan. Recognition or endorsement can be by ILGP Members in the District, by an ILGP Chapter, by the ILGP Executive Committee, or by the ILGP Membership as a body (per the Bylaws).

Jessica Bradshaw for Carbondale City Councilperson

Don Crawford for St. Elmo Library Board Trustee

Steve De La Rosa for Villa Park Library District Trustee

Michael Drennan for Ridgeville Park Board Commissioner

Charlie Howe for Carbondale Township Trustee

Russ Kramer for Carbondale Township Highway Commissioner

Bruce Samuels for Oak Park Library Trustee

Holly Scholz for Fox Valley Park District Commissioner, District 3

Gary Shepherd for Carbondale Elementary School Board Member, District 95

Scott Summers for McHenry County Regional Board of School Trustees

Kyle Taylor for Kane County Regional Board of School Trustees, St. Charles Township

2016 ILGP Recognized Candidates

Dr. Jill Stein for President
Ajamu Baraka for Vice-President
Scott Summers for U.S. Senate
Tim Curtin for Illinois Comptroller
Paula Bradshaw for Congress
Charles Howe for Jackson County Board, District 2
Rich Whitney for Jackson County Board, District 3
Randall Auxier for Jackson County Board, District 4
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) of Greater Chicago:

  • Karen Roothan (6-year term)
  • George Milkowski (6-year term)
  • Michael Smith (6-year term)
  • Christopher Anthony (unexpired 2-year term)

2015 ILGP Recognized Candidates

Steve Alesch for Warrenville Park Board (reelected)
David Black for Rock Valley College Trustee
Andrew Engelbrecht for Mayor of New Lenox
Christopher Russell for Fox River Grove Village Board Trustee
Peter Schwartzman for Galesburg City Council-Alderman, Ward 5 (reelected)
Scott Summers for McHenry County College Board

The Green Party of Chicago also made endorsements for 2015 elections. gpchicago.org

2014 ILGP Recognized Candidates

Nancy Wade for 5th Congress - wadeincongress.org
Paula Bradshaw for 12th Congress - paula4congress.org
George Milkowski for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District - greens4mwrd.org
Karen Roothaan for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District - greens4mwrd.org
Michael Smith for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District - greens4mwrd.org
Scott Summers for Governor (write-in)
Sheldon Schafer for Secretary of State (write-in)
Gary Shepherd for 115th Illinois House (write-in)
Catherine Talbott for 117th Illinois House (write-in)
Tabitha Tripp for 118th Illinois House (write-in)

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  • commented 2016-11-03 22:49:42 -0500
    Any way you guys can update this list with head shots and quick summary of there accomplishments, as well a shareable ling to post on facebook to easily share?
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  • commented 2016-07-22 13:35:29 -0500
    Jill Stein for President! Americans deserve real solutions for the economic, social and environmental crises we face. But the broken political system is only making things worse. #jillstein