Philadelphia Green seeks help to get on City Council ballot
July 28, 2011 in Local Elections
Kaitlyn Foti reports at Chestnut Hill Patch:
Chestnut Hill resident Brian Rudnick is hitting the street, trying in a short amount of time to get the signatures he needs to get on the ballot this November.
Rudnick decided late in July that he wanted to switch from a write-in campaign as the Green Party candidate for the 8th District City Council seat.
The Green Party candidate, and Chestnut Hill resident, has only a few days to gather 750 signatures.
…“There is a strong and determined minority that thinks the city should have a two-party system at least. Because the Republicans are so weak, we hardly have a two-party system. That second party could be the green party,” Rudnick said.
…As for the chances for the Green Party, he said, “They are a political force, and their values are peace, social justice, grassroots democracy and non-violence, and what I seek to exemplify in my life and as a council person.”