Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Greens Holding Presidential Caucus Next Week

I will be casting my first-preference vote for John Sweeney (president of the AFL-CIO), and second preference for None of the Above. The official announcement follows.


Title: Green Party of Philadelphia Presidential Caucus
Date: Tuesday April 29, 2008
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Philadelphia Ethical Society Building, 1st floor
Street: 1906 South Rittenhouse Square
City State Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-243-7103 (GPoP msg)

This is the quadrennial local event where registered Greens express there preferences for a national presidential candidate. We will use instant runoff voting (irv) tallied at the state level to bind our delegates to the national Presidential Nominating Convention to be held in July.

The candidates include:

Jesse Johnson (WV)
http://www.jesse08.org

Cynthia McKinney (CA)
http://www.runcynthiarun.org

Kent Mesplay (CA)
http://www.mesplay.org

Kat Swift (TX)
http://voteswift.org

One can also write-in another choice or vote for "no candidate".

See www.gpop.org for additional info.

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