Green Party of Colorado
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|Headquarters||P.O.Box 11171, Denver, Colorado 80211|
|National affiliation||Green Party of the United States|
|Green Party of Colorado|
The Green Party of Colorado first attempted to qualify for statewide ballot status in 1994. While the party was unsuccessful in gaining ballot access, the party did qualify for Qualified Political Organization status. This made it possible to register as a Green in Colorado.
The Green Party of Colorado qualified for statewide ballot status in July 1998 and has retained its ballot status ever since.
In the 2006 mid-term elections Tom Kelly running for U.S. House of Representatives District 1 received 20.2% of the vote, the best finish of any green running for Congress in 2006.
As of August 2015, Art Goodtimes, Board of Commissioners (San Miguel County) is the only Green officeholder in Colorado.
As of November 2008 there were 9 elected Green officeholders in Colorado.
- Art Goodtimes, Board of Commissioners (San Miguel County)
- Scott Chaplin, Board of Trustees, Carbondale
- Jeffery Bergeron, Town Council, Breckenridge (Summit County)
- Wendy Mimiaga, Town Board, Dolores (Cortez County)
- Matt Keefauver, Town Council, Cortez (Montezuma County)
- Charlie Green, School Board, District E, Fremont RE-3
- Peter Gleichman, Mayor, Ward, CO (Boulder County)
- Tanya Ishikawa, Federal Heights City Council, Ward I
- Michelle Haynes, Town Board, Norwood
- "BALLOT STATUS HISTORY – GREEN PARTY OF COLORADO". Green Party of the United States. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
- John Eichler (2006-12-13). "COLORADO CUMULATIVE REPORT These returns are compiled and totaled from all counties for all candidates, ballot issues, and ballot questions certified by the secretary of state in accordance with section 1-10-103 (2), C.R.S. GENERAL ELECTION". Sos.state.co.us. Retrieved 2010-09-04.[permanent dead link]
- Matthews, Mark (27 October 2016). "Small but growing number of Colorado voters shift to Green, Libertarian parties". The Denver Post. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
- "Public Office Holders - Green Party of Colorado". coloradogreenparty.org. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
- Green Party of Colorado (Official site)