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And Dems' boasting about it on Twitter shows most haven't learned anything from Clinton's loss! twitter.com/GreenPartyUS/s…

11 hours ago

SFGreenParty
They're both correct about the police not being on their side! twitter.com/shane_bauer/st…

1 day ago

ajamubaraka
blackagendareport.com/answering-corn… via @blkagendareport there are no shortcuts to building an alternative party. Plus Sanders is not leaving demos

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davidcnswanson
On this day in 1986 the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant in Ukraine, USSR, caught fire. This is a good day to oppose nuclear energy.

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inthecitylance
Join us tonight, local SF Greens. twitter.com/MMSFOceanBeach…

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MMSFOceanBeach
Join @SFGreenParty for our Monthly Meeting in the Mission. We have speakers on #opensource voting & Prop13 Reform… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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SFGreenParty
It's like he's Mayor of an alternate universe. mis- #LEEdership. twitter.com/mayoredlee/sta…

3 days ago

MMSFOceanBeach
There will also be Willie Brown and Ed Lee Ways. The former, a cul de sac anchored by a bank, the latter a dead end… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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SFGreenParty
That endorsement was an inconvenient truth. Meanwhile, #yimby Twitter is boasting about their innumeracy. twitter.com/MMSFOceanBeach…

6 days ago

SFGreenParty
You know this pic was supposedly taken on 4/20? If she's going for the stoners, definitely seeking another term! twitter.com/MMSFOceanBeach…

6 days ago

 

How we make Endorsements

The SF Green Party may issue endorsements at any time; however, most endorsements of candidates occur following the filing deadline for the seats being contested.

The active members of the SF Green Party create a candidate questionnaire for each race, and send it to all candidates who qualify to appear on the ballot.  All candidates' answers to our questionnaires are posted on our website.  All candidates who return a completed questionnaire are invited to attend our candidate forum, which is open to the public.  This forum is intended for Green Party members to ask any follow-up questions based on the candidates' answers to our questionnaire, or to ask any questions not included in the questionnaire.

Following the candidate forum, the active members of the party make the endorsement decision. We conduct straw polls to determine which position is most likely to reach consensus, followed by a formal endorsement proposal.  The proposal may be to issue a ranked choice endorsement, especially if the election uses Instant Runoff Voting (aka Ranked Choice Voting).  Proposals for endorsement also include language describing our reasons for endorsement in further detail.  If we fail to reach consensus on issuing an endorsement, our fallback voting threshold of 75% is a much higher bar than that used by most other political groups.

The SF Green Party may endorse any candidate in a  non-partisan race or in a partisan general election, but does not issue endorsements in other political parties' primaries.  Registered Green Party members are preferred, but are not guaranteed our endorsement.

Ballot propositions are vetted by the appropriate working group, which may choose to make endorsement proposals to the General Membership.  In cases where we require more information about a proposition, proponents and opponents are invited to speak at a forum and answer questions from the audience.  All meetings are open to the public.