Green Party of Los Angeles County Announces Endorsements
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Green Party of Los Angeles County
Wednesday, May 17th, 2006
- Bill Paparian, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Byron DeLear, Byron@DeLearforCongress.org
- Peter Thottam, email@example.com
- Mike Feinstein, Green Party County Co-coordinator,
- Sara Amir, Green Party County Co-coordinator,
ANGELES - The Green Party of Los Angeles County announced today
that it has endorsed three candidates for the June 6th primary
and November 8th General Election:
Byron DeLear, U.S. House of Representatives, District 28
Bill Paparian, U.S. House of Representatives, District 29
Peter Thottam, State Assembly, District 53
DeLear, Paparian and Thottam all seek to bring the troops home from Iraq,
support impeachment of President George Bush and argue that the Democratic
to provide a sufficient alternative to the Republicans in Congress.
former Marine and Pasadena Mayor from 1995-1999, Paparian criticizes Democrat
incumbent Adam Schiff for "being out of touch with his district on the
war in Iraq, domestic spying and the so-called “Patriot Act.”"
DeLear, a peace activist and one of five Greens selected
by the Green Party of the United States to respond to Bush's 2006 State of
the Union Speech,
points to today's -plus a gallon gas prices alongside insufficient support
and Republicans for signing the Kyoto Protocol. "The United States must
employ a 'full-court press' approach to tackle Global Warming on the scale
of FDR's New Deal."
a progressive attorney with degrees from UC Berkeley, UCLA and Yale, seeks
to promote economic self-reliance and job growth in the South Bay by
reversing outsourcing trends in the entertainment and information technology
investing in education and public-transit, in order to create a high-quality
of life for all throughout the region.
Greens holding elected office in Los Angeles County include Hilary Bradbury-Huang (Board
of Trustees, Pasadena City College) and Jeff
Sklar (Rent Control Board, Santa Monica), as well as several
others on neighborhood councils
across the City of Los Angeles.
Statewide, there are 63
Greens holding elected office and nationwide there
are 232 Greens in 28 states and the District of Columbia.
As of May 8th, 2006, Green Party registration in Los Angeles County is 25,415,
more than in any state except New York (36,141) and California itself, where
there are over 142,000 Green Party members statewide.