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Maine Greens re-elect secretary, name Rensenbrink to national committee

The Maine Green Independent Party “has re-elected Sam Chandler, who ran for the Maine House in Portland’s District 36 in 2014, as its secretary,” The Bangor Daily News reports. Chandler “co-chairs Patricia Jackson and Gil Harris, as well as treasurer Mako Bates on the party’s executive committee.”

In addition, the Greens named John Rensenbrink, “who was instrumental in founding the party, to a one-year term on the national Green Party committee and the Green Party International Committee. This continues involvement Rensenbrink has had with the party dating back three decades.”

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Massachusetts Greens state convention with Jill Stein in Worcester Sat. 11/15

p MA Green Rainbow Party logoFrom the Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party:

Please join us in Worcester on November 15th for the Green-Rainbow Party State Convention. You’ll have the chance to meet your Green-Rainbow Party candidates, hear our guest speakers John Rensenbrink and Jim Cutler, as well as 2012 Green presidential candidate Jill Stein, and vote for your party officers for the next year.

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Green Party conventions, broadcasts Sat. 5/3 in CT, ME, NJ, SC

green party earthflowerOn Saturday, May 3rd, the Green Party US livestream channel will feature the New Jersey Green Party‘s state convention, as well as 30th anniversary celebration of the Maine Green Independent Party. The Connecticut Green Party and South Carolina Green Party also hold their state conventions on May 3rd. From Green Party US:

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party TV will air special events planned by two state Green Parties on Saturday, May 3 on the party’s Livestream channel (http://www.livestream.com/greenpartyus). Continue Reading

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Maine Green Party Newsletter: upcoming convention, Portland office, 2010 candidates and more

The Maine Green Independent Party has launched a very nice e-newsletter – you can subscribe at the MGIP website. Here is the first issue, with information on the Maine Greens’ 5/1 annual party convention in Greene, new party office in Portland, water policy position, outlook for 2010, featured 2010 candidates, and other links. Enjoy!
Grand Launch of the MGIP Quarterly e-Newsletter!

Welcome to the first edition of the official quarterly e-newsletter of the Maine Green Independent Party.  This publication is intended to serve as your source of infomation on MGIP initiatives, positions, upcoming events, and more.

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MGIP 2010 Annual Party Convention

Androscoggin Grange Hall, Greene – May 1, 2010

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Convention will feature a community dialogue on the theme, “New Direction for the Future,” charting goals and ways to get there for the next five to ten years. The Convention will also feature presentations by the party’s 2010 candidates for the Maine House and Senate. There will be an address by Paul Weiss on the work of the Maine Rail Transit Coalition promoting commuter rail in Maine; an address by Sandy Amborn on the Sierra Club’s initiatives to preserve Maine’s woods and wetlands; and an address by State Grange Historian, Stanley Howe. The Convention will elect Steering Committee officials and will elect delegates to the United States Green Party’s National Committee. Continue Reading