Editor: last update 27 June 1999 america; index
You can contact the Green Party USA via Cameron Spitzer, who describes eating as a political act. He is further the editor of the site about North-American Green parties.
At 30 March 1999 Audie Bock has been elected in the State Assembly of California. She defeated the Democrat Elihu Harris.
Since November 1996 emerged a new Green political structure in the USA: the Association of State Green Parties.
Ralph Nader and Winona LaDuke received 580.627 / 92.772.945 votes or 0,63% in the presidential election of November 5th. In the other elections the Greens performed well, with members elected in city councils in several states.
The GPUSA has members elected at community level in several states. The USA doesn't have proportional representation.
The Greens/Green Party USA is a weak commonwealth of autonomous Green Parties in several states. The Green parties of California, Hawai'i, Alaska, New Mexico, Maine and Rhode Island have state ballot status.
A co-ordination proposal was submitted at the National Green
Conference in Albuquerque on July 27-30, 1995 to the Congress of
the G/GPUSA by Tom Cadorrette of the Virginia Green Party, asking
for endorsement of a proposed "Green Coordination,"
modeled very loosely on European Greens who needed to contest
elections in the European Parliament with some semblance of
The proposal had been shared with everyone in attendance, pushed by many of those who want to meet together at a round-table in the future. It was presented and discussed in workshops on Saturday and Sunday. Hank Chapot is happy to report it has been endorsed by the following entities during the Congress; GP Maine, GP Rhode Island, GP Virginia, GP New Mexico, G/GPUSA, GPN, and numerous state Party activists.
You can get a copy of thos proposal from Hank Chapot.