Author Hugh Esco

Join our bi-weekly Virtual Town Hall Meetings — meet Georgia Green Party Candidates

Half of eligible voters stay home, not due to apathy, but because corporate politicians have alienated them. Come meet the Green Party candidates ready to offer a reason to vote for us, instead of voting against their opponent. Our future… Continue Reading →

Voting in Georgia — get registered, vote early, often and on absentee paper ballots

For those wanting to vote early and in person, know that the polls are already open. To learn the details on polling locations relevant for your county, use this form to get a phone number for your county county’s superintendent… Continue Reading →

Petitioning Under Pandemic Conditions

this is a work in progress please contribute your experience and expertise justifying the risks Most election cycles, a primary concern in our qualifying question recommendations is with not wasting our own time and energy.  This year, compelled by the… Continue Reading →

Validatable signatures — important points to bear in mind

1. None of the petition signatures you collect will be validated unless you as the circulator swear an oath before a notary public to the affidavit which should be printed on the back of each page. Read carefully the affidavit… Continue Reading →

Qualifying a valid ballot access signature

In this post you are offered two questions to quickly qualify potential petition signers; plus some simple instructions for the voter, with which to coach them to provide you valid signatures. Collecting signatures is hard work.  Do not get distracted… Continue Reading →

Understanding the history of Georgia’s Ballot Access Barriers

The rules related to ballot access in Georgia are shifting.  This article is intended to share a bit of background to help readers understand some of the history which brought us to this moment, focusing on the litigation and legislation… Continue Reading →

Georgia Party lends technical assistance to Barnhill Recall Campaign

On the initiative of Thano Paris, state committee member and a former co-chair of the Georgia Party, members of the Georgia Party leadership sought to engage with and support the #IRunWithAhmaud effort to demand justice for the lynching death of… Continue Reading →

Juneteenth Reflection from Georgia Green Party Chairman, J. Kweku Lumumba

“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” (Frederick Douglass, 1857) On the occasion of the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, the struggle which is being broadcast before the world today is against ​ police brutality . ​ This brutality,… Continue Reading →

Additional Annual 2020 Convention of the Georgia Green Party

Notice is given of, and Greens from across Georgia are urged to participate in an additional Annual Convention in 2020 for the Georgia Green Party. Pursuant to recent changes to the party convention rules, and a finding by the officers… Continue Reading →

Oral Arguments in Cowen v Raffensperger

Building on the 2016 victory in Georgia Green Party vs Kemp, in Federal District Court for Georgia’s Northern District,  candidates this year have challenged the 5% ballot access barrier as it applies to Libertarian Congressional candidates.  The Libertarian Party of… Continue Reading →

PrsRls: Georgia Green Party to Hold Virtual State Convention

Georgia Green Party to Hold Virtual State Convention rules adopted to suspend some rules under ‘exigent circumstances’ Today the officers of the Georgia Green Party have published their determination that exigent circumstances exist, necessitating the suspension of certain rules for… Continue Reading →

Georgia Party Responds to Invitation from Lavender Caucus

At the Georgia Green Party’s recent Bonaire Nominating Convention on February 22d, Delegates without objection adopted an amendment to the Platform of the state party endorsing the Declaration on Women’s Sex-Based Rights. Late that night, the news was released in… Continue Reading →

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