Growth of independents could bolster Green Party

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.

Dave Schwab

One Comment

  1. Of course the G.P. “could” & should bring in independent voters. How badly do we want to do so? Do we think strategically or not? Do we learn from the GOP success of 1860 or not?
    Nader, despite being strategically clueless, could actually win in New England. I’ll happily support him for office there or D.C. But, that’s it.

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