The Prairie Green Party, which ran three candidates for the Champaign County Board last fall, has announced three candidates this Spring for Urbana municipal offices.
Just as with the County Board races last fall, they are running on a strong local platform that address local needs and local issues.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – DECEMBER 12, 2008
GREEN CANDIDATES FILE FOR URBANA MUNICIPAL OFFICE
URBANA, IL – Three Green Party candidates for Urbana municipal office filed their paperwork today: Durl Kruse for mayor, Mark Mallon for alderman in Ward 2, and Gary Storm for alderman in Ward 7. This is the first time that the Green Party has placed candidates on the ballot for city office in Urbana, although the party has run candidates for Champaign County Board during the last three campaign cycles. The candidates will work to increase citizen participation and transparency in local government, improve social services, address criminal justice issues, and strengthen environmental policies.