Georgia Greens Circulating Petition for Statewide Access in 2008

Ballot Access News

The Georgia Green Party launched its statewide petition drive in Athens, Georgia, on May 5, and collected 500 signatures the first day. The party needs 44,089 valid signatures by July 8, 2008.

No Green Party candidate has ever appeared on the Georgia ballot for a federal or state office, with the party label. The statewide petition is 1% of the number of registered voters, and all district and county petitions are 5% of the number of registered voters in that district or county. The only other states in which the word “Green Party” have never appeared on the ballot for a state or federal office are Alabama, Idaho, Kansas, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wyoming.

One Response to “Georgia Greens Circulating Petition for Statewide Access in 2008”

  1. Susan Hogarth Says:

    The Greens here in NC are ramping up active petitioning efforts, also.

Leave a Reply