Today, the Green Party of Louisiana became an officially recognized political party in the state of Louisiana.
Here’s to a greener future!
On a personal note: Wow. I was there at the founding of the Greater New Orleans Green Party, five years ago, and in the thick of the aborted first effort to form a state party which took place thereafter. I worked the door at the founding convention of the Green Party of Louisiana, when was it, three years ago? I was a delegate from Louisiana to the national convention last summer. I haven’t been as involved lately, but Leenie and Steve came by my house this evening with pix and video of the event, which I helped them get online. I was happy to be a part of the occasion in a small way.
[…] Assuming this information is correct, his candidacy is noteworthy. The Green Party only got official recongition in this state last summer, just a few weeks before Katrina. I believe that this is the first time a Green candidate will appear as such on a ballot in Louisiana. However, the LWV lists his party affiliation as “The Human Party,” of which he is both founder and chairman. Hmmm… […]