Sunday, October 14, 2007

GPUS Open House Oct 21 in Washington DC

Open House party at the new office of the Green Party in Washington, DC, on October 21; media invited

- DC's '2nd Political Party,' the DC Statehood Green Party, will host

- Time: Sunday, October 21, 1-4 pm

- Location: Green Party Open House at our new national office, 1711 18th Street NW (ground floor)

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Green Party of the United States will hold an Open House party at its new Washington, DC office on Sunday, October 21. The DC Statehood Green Party will host.

Members of the media are invited. The Open House will take place from 1 to 4 pm at the office itself, 1711 18th Street NW (ground floor) near R Street in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Food and drinks will be served.

Organizers of the event look forward to a lively turnout of Statehood Greens, Green Parties from surrounding states, friends of the party, and possibly some Green presidential candidates.

"The Green Party is the only national party -- and the DC Statehood Green Party the only local major party -- in full support of real democracy and statehood for DC," said Gail Dixon, Statehood Green, longtime DC statehood activist, and former elected member of the DC Board of Education. "We're inaugurating our new DC office in the spirit of Josephine Butler, Julius Hobson, Hilda Mason, and other veterans of the DC Statehood Party and leaders in the movement for DC statehood."

"We're proud to host the party as the District's 'second political party' in terms of electoral clout. The DC Statehood Green Party has replaced the Republican Party as Number 2, since our candidates for local partisan office now receive more votes than Republicans. We get more votes even when we run the same number of candidates, as in the 2006 election," added Ms. Dixon.

For more on the 2006 election results and emergence of the DC Statehood Green Party as DC's second party, visit <>. The Statehood Green Party looks forward to running a strong slate of local candidates in 2008 and will participate in the presidential primary election in January.


The DC Statehood Green Party

Green Party of the United States
202-319-7191, 866-41GREEN
Fax 202-319-7193
? Green Party News Center
? Green Party Speakers Bureau
? 2007 national Green Party meeting in Reading,
: video footage, blog and media coverage

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