This is a partial list of Greens running for office in 2018 (thanks to the Green Party of Santa Clara). Not every Green who is running is listed here and for some positions we have already made endorsements.
Erik’s campaign platform is to ensure election integrity, accuracy and transparency in CA. He is the male spokesperson for the CA Green Party and was the CA volunteer coordinator for the 2016 Stein Campaign. Learn more and watch an interview with Erik.
Angelica Duenas is the Green Party candidate running for Congress in California District 29. Her 100% people powered campaign focuses on Healthcare-for-All, Immigration Reform, Education as a Right and on growing the Green Party! Learn more and watch an interview with Angelica.
Cal Barry Hermanson has run for Congress in CA District 12 four times because the voices of working people are rarely heard above the deafening sound of money. His campaign focuses on bringing voters the Green New Deal platform. Learn more and watch an interview with Barry.
Jason’s platform is based on fighting for social, racial, economic, and environmental justice. His first priority is reforming our electoral system, including ending Citizen’s United. Learn more and watch an interview with Jason.
Kenneth’s campaign aims to put the most vulnerable people FIRST: the working class, poor, homeless, immigrants, seniors, LGBTQ, people of color, and the disabled, because he believes, when millions of people come together, we can accomplish anything! ran for congress in his district in 2017. Learn more.
Lewis Elbinger for Congress D1
Lewis stands strong for “Government with a heart, vote your conscience, keep your voice”. He believes the Green Party’s platform can address the social and political challenges our country faces. Lewis has 28 years of experience as a Foreign Service Officer in the U.S. Department of State, has earned an MBA and a Masters in Strategic Studies, and has lived abroad in many countries. Learn more and watch an interview with Lewis.
Rachel Bruhnke for Assembly D70
Rachel believes it’s time to take power back from corporations and anti-democratic forces endangering our communities, country and our planet. She is focused on: a just, sustainable and inclusive economy; land use reform and housing for all; healthcare as a human right and promoting SB-562; and building a localized, participatory Democracy. She holds degrees in Political Science and Environmental Engineering. Learn more and watch an interview with Rachel.
Rodolfo Cortes Barragan for Congress D40
“I am a first-generation Mexican-American scientist running in the most Latino district in the country. My opponent has sold out the community, but nobody else is running to unseat her. It’s time for someone to say no to the L.A. Latino Democratic establishment. Please contribute if you can.” Rodolfo conducts interviews focused on the Green Party platform, using the community-oriented Green Revolution group that has over 10 thousand followers. Learn more and watch an interview with Rodolfo.
Robert Christian Richardson for Congress D7
“I am running for Congress to rebuild fairness and confidence in our government for a more stable and sane America, because I have become disenchanted with unfair election rigging that both major parties engage in. After retiring from the Veterans Administration, as a senior computer specialist, I co-founded a non-profit to help hospitals here & overseas utilize VA’s integrated hospital system (VistA), that has run 160 VA hospitals for 40 years.” Learn more and watch an interview.
Saied Karamooz for Oakland Mayor
Saied Karamooz is the Green Party candidate for the mayor of Oakland. Saied’s campaign is founded on sensible solutions from a trustworthy candidate. His platform is squarely founded on achieving true public safety through investment in education, housing, and jobs. Learn more and watch an interview with Saied.