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Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Aug. 15, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

Winston-Salem Journal. August 6, 2022. Editorial: Unaffiliated and unheard Separately and unequally. That’s how the state of North Carolina is treating its biggest bloc of voters, and it needs to end. There are more voters who are...

Court rejects Democrat appeal to keep Green Party off ballot

Aug. 11, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal court denied Democrats’ last-ditch effort Thursday to keep the Green Party from potentially hurting their electoral prospects in North Carolina, rejecting their request to block a lower court order placing Green Party candidates on the November ballot. ...

Judge: Green Party candidate belongs on N. Carolina ballot

Aug. 05, 2022 22:52 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Green Party’s U.S. Senate candidate must be placed on the November ballot, a federal judge ruled Friday, despite Democrats’ repeated attempts to block the progressive party from spoiling one of their best shots at flipping a seat in the narrowly divided...

John Rensenbrink, US Green Party co-founder, dies at 93

Aug. 05, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — John Rensenbrink, a Maine political scientist and conservationist who co-founded the Green Party of the United States, has died. He was 93. Rensenbrink, of Topsham, died in hospice, surrounded by his family, the national Green Party said. An obituary in the...

Democrats sue to keep Green Party off North Carolina ballot

Aug. 04, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democrats, accused by the Green Party of meddling in its petitioning process to qualify candidates for the November ballot, have asked a state court to overturn a unanimous elections board vote granting the Green Party official recognition despite allegations...

Third-party candidates file to run for Pa. governor, Senate

Aug. 01, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania third-party candidates for governor and U.S. Senate have filed paperwork ahead of a Monday deadline to get on the Nov. 8 general election ballot, potentially making a crucial difference in the high-stakes races. Three parties — the Keystone...

NC elections board certifies Green Party, reverses past vote

Aug. 01, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Board of Elections unanimously voted Monday to recognize the Green Party as a new political party, reversing its previous decision to reject the party’s petition while the board investigated the signature sheets for fraud. Katelyn...

Democrats bareknuckle Green Party off North Carolina ballot

Jul. 29, 2022 07:09 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A day after Connor Harney received anonymous text messages asking him to retract his signature from a petition to qualify Green Party candidates for the November ballot in North Carolina, he said unidentified canvassers brought their “attempts to interfere with democracy”...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Jul. 20, 2022 07:11 AM EDT

Greensboro News and Record. July 19, 2022. Editorial: It’s not easy voting green The tenets of the Green Party platform doubtlessly appeal to quite a few liberals (as well as some conservatives of a certain mindset). Greens describe themselves as...

Green Party sues NC elections board over petition rejection

Jul. 14, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Green Party filed suit against the state Board of Elections on Thursday over the board's refusal to allow party candidates to appear on the November ballot. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of...