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.

“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:
University of Hawaii at Hilo candidates forum (video):
Web site:

Angel Torres for Arizona State Senate, District 27 (South Phoenix, Maricopa County)
Why I’m a registered Green Party voter in Arizona! (video):
Arizona Week (video with Mr. Torres interviewed at 16:10):
Web site:

Charlene DiCalogero for Massachusetts State Representative, 12th District (Worcester)
Video (musical performance):
Web sites:

Valorie Engholm for State Representative in Missouri, District 19 (Kansas City)
Citizenship PBL Guest #1 Valorie Engholm (video): article:
Web site:

Nick Nikhilananda for Hawai’i State House of Representatives, District 13
Meet the Candidates 2016 (video):
Maui Causes interview:
Web site:

Green candidates to watch for STATEWIDE OFFICE

Charlotte Pritt for Governor of West Virginia
Interviews (video):
MetroNews (West Virginia) article:
Web site:

Alan Zundel for Oregon Secretary of State
Web site:

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