FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 27, 2018
David Ochmanowicz Jr, [email protected]
Sheri Miller, [email protected]
GREEN PARTY OF PENNSYLVANIA ANNOUNCES SIX CANDIDATES FOR 2018 STATE AND NATIONAL ELECTION
State Party endorses candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, US Senate, State Senate, and State House of Representatives
SCRANTON, PA--- PA Greens from across the state convened in Scranton at the IBEW Local 81 on March 17th & 18th for their Annual State Convention and Business Meeting. The two-day event was filled with workshops and training, such as “How to Run a Local Campaign,” “Event Planning 101,” and “Encouraging more LGBT and Women Candidates.
During the Sunday business meeting, the Greens endorsed 6 candidates running for state and national offices this year. This announcement comes after a successful 2017 election in which 12 Green Party candidates were elected to a variety of positions throughout the state. Pennsylvania currently has the 2nd most elected Greens in office after California.
The endorsed Pennsylvania Greens running in the 2018 election are as follows:
Neal Gale, US Senate
Paul Glover, Governor
Jocolyn Bowser-Bostick, Lt Governor
Jay Sweeney, State Senate 20th District
Jay Ting Walker, State House 23rd District
Garrett Wasserman, State House 45th District
The Green Party of Pennsylvania is an independent political party that stands in opposition to the two corporate parties.
Our 2018 candidates will promote public policy based on the Green Party four pillars: Grassroots Democracy, Nonviolence, Ecological Wisdom, and Social Justice/Equal Opportunity. Currently, there are 147 Green Party members holding elected offices in 18 states.
For further insight on the actions that the Green Party of Pennsylvania is taking to improve our democracy and serve the needs of people over profits, please visit www.gpofpa.org
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