The Four Lakes Green Party has announced a slate of candidate endorsements for Madison Common Council in the April 2023 election. The Four Lakes Greens chose John W. Duncan (District 1), Juliana Bennett (District 2), Marsha Rummel (District 6), MGR Govindarajan (District 8), Nikki Conklin (District 9), and Michelle Ellinger Linley (District 18) as the best candidates to advance Green values of grassroots democracy, social justice, and ecological sustainability on the Madison Common Council. Continue reading
Join the Wisconsin Green Party for our 2023 Winter Gathering state membership meeting on Saturday February 25, 2023! The goal of this gathering will be to hold open discussion on the priorities of the WI Green Party, and to help members get involved with the party to take action on those priorities. Join us online via Zoom on Saturday February 25th to be a part of the discussion on setting WI Green Party priorities, and find out how to get more involved with the party for people, planet, and peace over profit! Continue reading
Wisconsin Green Party co-chair Dave Schwab spoke with Wisconsin Public Radio about the Greens regaining ballot status, took callers' questions about the Green Party, and discussed issues like Ranked Choice Voting, Proportional Representation, the eco-socialist Green New Deal and more. Continue reading
The Wisconsin Green Party is hosting a strategy brainstorming session and inviting all members to share their thoughts about how to build a stronger movement for peace, justice, democracy, and ecology! This is your party - we want to hear what you think! Join us on Zoom Sunday December 11th at noon to make your voice heard. Continue reading
Results of the 2022 Wisconsin Green Party Officer, Coordinating Council, and National Committee Elections, and the Platform and Bylaw amendment proposals. Continue reading
The Wisconsin Green Party 2022 Fall Gathering state membership meeting will be held on Saturday November 19, 2022. The theme of the gathering will be "Expanding and Protecting Democracy" and will feature a special discussion on Proportional Ranked-Choice Voting. We will also be hearing from candidates for officer positions, discussing proposed changes to our bylaws and platform, and more. Come join us and help build the movement for people, planet, and peace over profit! Learn more about the WI Green Party 2022 Fall Gathering and RSVP here.
Sharyl McFarland receives 1.6% in Secretary of State election, Wisconsin Green Party Regains Ballot Status
Sharyl McFarland got 41,496 votes for Secretary of State in the November election. This represents 1.6 percent of the vote, guaranteeing the Wisconsin Green Party's presence on the ballot for partisan elections (including President) through 2026. Thank you to all our voters for defending democracy and supporting more voices and choices on Wisconsin's ballot! Thanks to Sharyl for her campaign. We will fight the good fight for climate justice, human rights and grassroots democracy together. Join us at the (virtual) Wisconsin Green Party fall gathering on November 19th to celebrate this victory!
The Wisconsin Green Party Fall 2022 newsletter is here - click here to see a downloadable PDF version of the issue. The Fall 2022 issue of our newsletter includes important information about our upcoming Fall gathering including proposed bylaws and platform amendments, a look at what the WIGP has added to the Green Party US platform this year, reports from working committees, a survey of recent developments in the movement for ranked-choice voting and proportional representation, information about getting involved, and more. Please check out our newsletter, then join us at the WIGP 2022 Fall Gathering with the theme of "Protecting and Expanding Democracy" on Saturday November 19th!
The conservative-majority Supreme Court of the United States has officially overturned both Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, bringing an end to constitutional protections for abortions. Friday’s ruling means that the decision regarding abortion access will instead be left to individual states. Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett issued the majority opinion. Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan dissented. Continue reading
The Wisconsin Green Party has just until the end of May to get Sharyl McFarland on the ballot for Secretary of State, and we need your help! We are looking for volunteers to help gather signatures, and we are willing to pay people to petition as well. If you’re able to help, please contact us at [email protected] or sign up on our website and we’ll get in touch. Click here for a printable PDF of the petition sheet to get Sharyl McFarland on the ballot. Click here for a flyer with basic information about Sharyl McFarland to use while petitioning. We have petition captains in Milwaukee and Madison who you can drop off completed petitions with - contact us at [email protected] to make arrangements. You can also mail completed, certified petitions to our PO Box atWisconsin Green Party, PO Box 108, Madison, WI 53701-1701 The deadline for mailing petitions to make sure they arrive in time is Wednesday May 25. If you have petitions that you need to deliver after May 25, please contact us at [email protected] to make arrangements. Read on for more information as well as petitioning rule and tips. Sharyl McFarland is a Milwaukee organizer who has spent decades working for social justice and human rights. Her work addresses problems including voter suppression, racial inequalities, mass incarceration, homelessness, rights for immigrants, poverty, the lack of adequate transportation, healthcare, and more. To get Sharyl on the ballot, we need 2000 verified signatures from eligible Wisconsin voters. In order to have a safe margin to overcome any potential challenges, we’ve set a goal of 2500. We need a little over 100 signatures per day between now and June 1st to achieve our goal. That’s doable - but only if everyone who’s able to help does their part. Continue reading