Green Party of Washington State

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Green Party of Washington State
Chairperson Ethan Rourke
Headquarters PO Box 95515, Seattle WA 98145
Ideology Green politics
National affiliation Green Party of the United States
Colors Green
Website
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The Green Party of Washington State (GPWA) is the state party organization for Washington affiliated with the Green Party of the United States. As of February, 2014, GPWA has 8 affiliated local parties with at-large members and locals in formation throughout the state.

Founded in 2000[edit]

The Green Party of Washington State was founded in May 2000.

Current leadership[edit]

After elections held in September 2013, the coordinating committee consists of Stoney Bird, Bob Burr, Budd Dickinson, Suzanne Pardee, and Ethan Rourke. Jody Grage serves as outreach coordinator.

National Green Party delegates[edit]

In September 2013, the Green Party of Washington State elected Budd Dickinson and Jody Grage as delegates to the Green Party of the United States.

Candidates[edit]

In 2014, Bob Lewis, a union activist and grocery store manager from the Pudget Sound region, ran for District 21b of the Washington House of Representatives. He finished in 4th place in the Top Two primary.[1]

Presidential nominee results[edit]

Since 1996, the Green Party of Washington State has placed the nominee of the Green Party of the United States on the statewide presidential ballot. The highest vote total came in 2000, when Ralph Nader received over 103,000 votes. The lowest vote total came in 2004, when David Cobb was the nominee. His campaign received only 2,974 votes. Nader, who was also on the ballot as an independent candidate, received over 23,000 votes.

Year Nominee Votes
1996 Ralph Nader 60,322 (2.68%)
2000 Ralph Nader 103,002 (4.14%)
2004 David Cobb 2,974 (0.10%)
2008 Cynthia McKinney 3,819 (0.13%)
2012 Jill Stein 20,928 (0.67%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bob Lewis". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 

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