North Carolina Green Party
|Chairperson||Tony Ndedge and Jan Martell|
|Headquarters||7300 Walterboro Road, Charlotte, NC|
Green Politics, |
|National affiliation||Green Party|
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The North Carolina Green Party is a political party in the state of North Carolina, and the NC affiliate of the Green Party of the United States. It has officially qualified in ballot access as of 27 March 2018,[update] until next statewide election. Since 2006, it has worked in collaboration with other organizations seeking to reform state election laws.
It is listed in The A to Z of the Green Movement, which was published in 2007.
The party will run candidates in November, 2018. Accoording the party chairman, this will likely include candidates in state legislative and congressional races.
The party ran a write-in campaign for former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney for U.S. president in 2008. As only 158 votes for McKinney were reported, the party questioned the counting of the votes and if all were counted.
In 2016, the party came close to gaining statewide ballot access, closer than the other six new parties, but still fell short of getting the required amount of signatures. The party, in collaboration with the Stein/Baraka presidential campaign, helped garner more write-in votes for Jill Stein than any presidential write-in candidate has ever received in North Carolina.
On August 18, 2017, the Party voiced support for removing Confederate monuments and statues of Robert E. Lee., in response to a recent Ku Klux Klan rally and counter protest in Durham resulting in a General Lee statue being torn down by vandals.
The former chair of the party was Doug Stuber. In 2000, Stuber ran Ralph Nader's Green Party presidential campaign. As of 2017, the co-chairs for the party were Tony Ndege and Jan Martell.
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