The Green Party of Connecticut

A unity of local Green Party chapters, the CTGP is committed to grassroots democracy, social justice, non-violence and ecological wisdom. These are the Four Pillars of all Green parties worldwide and are the first four principles of the Ten Key Values of the Green Party.

Join us as we build a grassroots effort to take back our government from corporate power brokers. We do not accept contributions from corporate PACs so we need your donations of time and money.

Howie Hawkins Wins Green Party Nomination

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Howie Hawkins Wins Green Party Nomination, Angela Walker His Running Mate

"Put Two Workers in the White House" - General Election Campaign Begins

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State Committee Meeting

• Wednesday, July 22, 6:45 PM

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Tom McCormick for Congress, 1st District

mccormickTom McCormick is the 2020 Green candidate for Congress in the 1st District (Greater Hartford area).

Tom McCormick for Congress

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Cassandra Martineau for Congress, 2nd District

martineauCassandra Martineau is the 2020 Green candidate for Congress in the 2nd District (Eastern CT).

Cassandra Martineau for Congress

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Justin Paglino for Congress, 3rd District

paglinoJustin Paglino is the 2020 Green candidate for Congress in the 3rd District (Greater New Haven area). If you live in the 3rd District, pleas sign the petition to get Justin on the ballot!

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Green Party of Connecticut
www.ctgreenparty.org

For Immediate Release
April 10, 2020

CONTACTS:
Peter Goselin, Co-Chair, Green Party of Connecticut, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Michelle Bicking, Co-Chair, Green Party of Connecticut, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

HARTFORD, CT – The Green Party of Connecticut has long been an advocate for more democratic and more representative balloting laws in Connecticut, as we are an advocate for the broadest possible enfranchising of Connecticut residents. Even though we are a recognized minor party in Connecticut, our candidates must often overcome large obstacles in the form of onerous petitioning requirements just to be on the ballot. We therefore wholeheartedly support Secretary of State Merrill’s March 28 proposal that Governor Lamont issue an Executive Order on voting and elections and the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this period of pandemic and most likely in its foreseeable aftermath, the legal, medical, and practical limitations imposed on political activity threaten our democratic rights. Loosening the rules for early voting and waiving signature requirements in the major party primaries and, for minor parties, in the November general election will help to protect the right of citizens of Connecticut to vote and to vote for the candidates of their choice. Some other states, including our New England neighbor, Vermont, have similarly suspended signature gathering in order to place candidates on the ballot.

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