Growth of independents could bolster Green Party
November 12, 2009 in Editorials
Scoop daily carried a story entitled “Growth of Independents could Bolster Green Party” on Nov. 9th:
Voters have increasingly re-registering as independents in recent years, growing from 30 percent of all registered voters in 2007 to 39 percent of all registered voters in April 2009, according to the most recent Pew Research Center surveys.
Already established in European parliaments, the Green Party of the United States ran 158 candidates in local and state races last Tuesday. Many of their successes were small local positions like school boards or common council in states like Maine, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Maryland and Illinois.
Read the full story at Scoop Daily.