Elections

Greens think globally and act locally.

Since the founding of the Green Party of California in 1990, over 900 California Greens have run for public office and over 350 have been elected, including 344/727 in local races (47.3%). In November of 2019, about 33 California Greens hold elected office.

Candidates and Positions:

  • Greens in Spring 2020 elections
  • Elected Greens in November 2019
  • Voter Guide November 2018,Voter Guide June 2018
  • Greens in Fall 2018 elections  Greens in Spring 2018 elections
  • Greens in Fall 2017 elections  Greens in Spring 2017 elections
  • Greens in Fall 2016 electionsGreens in Spring 2016 elections
  • Greens in Fall 2015 electionsGreens in Spring 2015 elections
  • Greens in Fall 2014 electionsGreens in Spring 2014 elections • 
  • Positions on statewide props Nov 2014Positions on statewide props June 2014
  • Greens in Fall 2013 electionsGreens in Spring 2013 elections
  • Greens in Fall 2012 electionsGreens in Spring 2012 elections
  • Elections Results and Archives:

    In 2016 at least 17/46 Greens were elected in races for local elected office. In 2015, 14/17 Greens were elected in local races. In 2014, 34/58 Greens were elected.
    Green city council majorities have existed in Arcata (1996-1998, 2004-2006),  Sebastopol (2000-2008) and Fairfax (2009-2014).  Thirty-seven California Greens have served as mayors;four as county supervisors and one in the State Assembly.

  • Election History - By Year
  •  GPUS Elections Data base and Greens officeholder statistics
  • Archive of GPCA positions on statewide propositions
  • Other Resources:

  • How to run for office as a Green
  • GPCA Party Statements in the California Voter Guide
  • Archive: How to appear on the GPCA 2016 Presidential Primary Ballot

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