Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Seven out of fourteen Green Party candidates win elections throughout Wisconsin
Wisconsin Green Party
April 4, 2007
Ruth Weill Co-Chair, Wisconsin Green Party, firstname.lastname@example.org 414 350-2107
Ron Hardy, Co-chair, Wisconsin Green Party, email@example.com 920-292-8129
Twenty-two Green elected officials serve in Wisconsin
Last night, seven more Green candidates for local offices were elected throughout Wisconsin, bringing the total of Wisconsin Green elected officials to twenty-two.
Pete Karas, endorsed by the Kenosha/Racine Green Party, won re-election in a tight race for alderperson in District 9 of the Racine Common Council.
Four out of five Green women candidates, all endorsed by Four Lakes Green Party, won seats on the Madison Common Council. Brenda Konkel, who ran unopposed for re-election, Satya Rhodes-Conway, Robbie Webber, and Marsha Rummel were all victorious on April 3rd. "The Madison's sixth district overwhelmingly showed support for progressive and green values, said Rummel. "I'm honored and look forward to serving the next 2 years. My priorities are affordable housing, water quality, jobs that support families, and overnment that supports the people."
Tony Palmeri, endorsed by the Lake Winnebago Green Party, came in second out of 6 candidates running for 3 seats, earning a place on the Oshkosh Common Council. "This is a victory for the Green agenda - open government, and social and economic justice, which were the themes of my campaign", said Palmeri. "Oshkosh voters made it clear they want a progressive, forward looking council."
Amy Heart, endorsed by the Portage County Green Party, won her race for Stevens Point Common Council.
Last night's seven victorious candidates join the fifteen Wisconsin Green elected officials below:
John Hardin, Board of Supervisors, District 1 (Barron County)
Kyle Richmond, Board of Supervisors District 27 (Dane County)
John Hendrick, Board of Supervisors District 6 (Dane County)
Ashok Kumar, Board of Supervisors, District 5 (Dane County)
Barbara Vedder, Board of Supervisors, District 2 (Dane County)
Robert Ryan, Board of Supervisors, District 3 (Door County)
Bob Browne, Board of Supervisors, District 20 (Douglas County)
David Conley, Board of Supervisors, District 5 (Douglas County)
Greg David, Board of Supervisors, District 3 (Jefferson County)
Jeff Peterson, Board of Supervisors, District 5 (Polk County)
Eric Krszjzaniek, Board of Supervisors, District 11 (Portage County)
John O. Rendall, Board of Supervisors, District 19 (Portage County)
Ben Farrell, Board of Supervisors, District 16 (Winnebago County)
Robert Stockinger, Village Trustee, Hales Corner (Milwaukee County)
JoEllen Gramling, Town Clerk of Schleswig (Manitowoc County)
For more information visit www.wisconsingreenparty.org
Posted by Jason Nabewaniec