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Arizona recognizes Green Party as official party

The Green Party is now officially recognized as a political party in Arizona.

The Secretary of State’s Office announced on Wednesday that the Arizona Green Party filed enough signatures to be represented by official party ballots starting with the next primary election on Aug. 24. Party candidates will be eligible for the general election on Nov. 2.

According to the Arizona Green Party Web site, it is an alternative political party focusing on grassroots democracy, environmental quality, and social justice.

The Green Party filed signature petitions with the state’s 15 counties, and more than 24,000 were validated and filed with the Secretary of State’s Office on Tuesday.

There are now four officially recognized political parties in the state: The Republican, Democratic and Libertarian and Green.

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2 comments

  1. Nebraska has one Party. How does their party work and take care of the people in Nebraska? There is a saying Too many Cooks spoil the food. England has a House of Lords and a House of Commons. The House of Commons has three parties in it. Arizona which does not believe in Daylight Saving, The Schools are not graded by a system like Florida, A, B, C, D, or F Has emission Testing in only two counties but will pass a law exempting motocyles which travel in a group to all parts of the state is in need of a Green Party,

  2. Actually, Nebraska has all of the parties that other states have, The difference is that they have a unicameral legislature (only one chamber) that is elected in a non-partisan manner. Well, it’s officially non-partisan, anyway.

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