The first story covers California Green and former Congressman Dan Hamburg in his race for Mendocino County Council. Hamburg maintains a Facebook page, and donations to his campaign can be made via his campaign website The story at IPR says that Hamburg is likely to be in a run off.
Mendocino County’s 5th District is awash with well-known, seasoned liberal candidates vying for a seat on the Board of Supervisors, making a November runoff nearly certain.
The primary is set for June 8th.
In another piece written by Ross Levin, Lynne Williams has announced that she’s abandoned her gubernatorial bid, and is instead running for a seat in the state legislature.
As always, I will continue speaking out about the issues that concern me, particularly the right of self-determination for local communities and local school districts, preventing inappropriate industrial development from invading our rural communities, supporting local foodscapes, and ensuring that farmers and fishing families are able to create sustainable businesses.
Meanwhile, in international Green news, IPR reports on the Green Party of England and Wales, and their newly minted manifesto The party’s campaign theme, Fair is worth fighting for, is explored in a video, which you can see under the fold.