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California Primary Today – Green Party Candidates

The California Primary is today, which will determine the proportion of Delegates that will go to the Green Party Presidential candidates Roseanne Barr, Kent Mesplay, and Jill Stein. California, with 65 Delegates to the Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention, is the largest Delegation, making the primary very important for all three candidates.

On top of the Presidential Primary, California also has on the ballot the open “top two” primary, in which the top two candidates in each race today for Congressional and state legislative seats will advance to the General Election. Consequently, this is an important election for the Green Party candidates on the ballot in those races. According to the Green Party of California, these candidates are on the ballot today:

Green congressional candidates

Barry Hermanson (district 12) – • Facebook campaign page
Carol Brouillet (district 18) – • Facebook campaign page
Eric Peterson (district 20) –
Michael Powelson (district 30) – • Facebook campaign page
David Steinman (district 33) – • Facebook campaign page
Anthony Vierya (district 35) – • Facebook campaign page

Green state legislative candidates

David Edwards (State Assembly district 1)
Pamela Elizondo (State Assembly district 2)
Jack Lindblad (State Assembly district 39)

Green candidates for local office

Gary Blenner (Sacramento County Supervisor, district 4)
Jane Rands (Fullerton City Council)

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David Steinman for Congress (Video)

David Steinman is a Green Party candidate for the House of Representatives in California’s 33rd CD. He is the author of Diet for a Poisoned Planet (1990, 2007), The Safe Shopper’s Bible (1995), Living Healthy in a Toxic World (1996), and Safe Trip to Eden: Ten Steps to Save the Planet Earth from the Global Warming Meltdown (2007). He hosts the web talk radio program “Green Patriot Radio”.

He has this piece running on cable right now:

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Roseanne Barr’s first public campaign appearance this Friday

In a press release issued yesterday, the Roseanne Barr for President campaign announced plans for Barr’s first public campaign appearance. The appearance will help promote LA area Greens and Green congressional candidates Michael Powelson, David Steinman and Anthony Vierya.

The event is scheduled for Friday, March 23rd at 7pm at the Mayflower Club, located at 11110 Victory Blvd. (just west of
Vineland) in North Hollywood.

Admission is $20, with free parking and a cash bar.

Call 818-912-4017 or email to sfvgreens@gmail.com to RSVP for the event as seating is limited.

The complete press release is below the fold.
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Green activist declares candidacy for Congress against incumbent Henry Waxman

For the full story, visit the Topanga Messenger:

Topanga resident David W. Steinman has announced his candidacy for congress as the Green Party candidate for 2012 in the redistricted 33rd District of California, which stretches from Malibu to Palos Verdes.

Steinman, a consumer advocate, author and magazine publisher, has taken on the nation’s most powerful corporate interests. Continue Reading

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CA Consumer Advocate Challenges Waxman for US Congress Seat

From the Topanga Messenger:

Topanga resident David W. Steinman has announced his candidacy for congress as the Green Party candidate for 2012 in the redistricted 33rd District, which stretches from Malibu to Palos Verdes.

Steinman, a consumer advocate, author and magazine publisher, has taken on the nation’s most powerful corporate interests.

… “I am running for Congress as a Green Party candidate because I believe in the fundamental principles of the party and because both parties have betrayed our interests as Americans and have hurt Main Street businesses,” says Steinman, who will be challenging Rep. Henry Waxman. Continue Reading