The Green Papers: What's New?

Fourth Quarter (Oct - Dec) 2018

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5 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

5 changes to the candidate list:

Michigan: Senate Class 2: Seldon Frank Cupps (Not readily classifiable) - added.

West Virginia: Senate Class 1: Larry Butcher (Write-in) - added; Christopher M. Cross (Write-in) - added; Ry Hutcherson (Write-in) - added. House CD 1: Alex Weinstein (Write-in [Independent]) - added.

2 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

2 changes to the candidate list:

Alaska: Governor: Governor Bill Walker (Petition) - previously listed as Undeclared.

Georgia: Senate Class 2: Elaine Whigham Williams (Democratic) - added.

1 change to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

1 change to the candidate list:

Alaska: Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Valerie "Val" Nurr'araaluk Davidson (Independent) - sworn-in. On 16 October 2018, former Lieutenant Governor Byron I. Mallott (Independent), who was first elected in 2014, resigned after making "inappropriate comments". He was previously affiliated with the Democratic Party and remains on the 2018 ballot as a Petition Nominee candidate for Lieutenant Governor. He will not accept the position if elected. Alaska Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie "Val" Nurr'araaluk Davidson has been sworn as the new Lieutenant Governor.

3 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

3 changes to the candidate list:

Connecticut: Governor: Mark Stewart Greenstein (Write-in) - added.

Louisiana: Governor: Eddie Rispone (Republican) - added.

South Carolina: Senate Class 2: William Stone (Democratic) - added.

8 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

8 changes to the candidate list:

Illinois: Senate Class 2: Senator Richard J. "Dick" Durbin (Democratic) - added as candidate.

New York: Governor: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (Independence, Democratic, Women's Equality, Working Families) - previously listed as Independence, Democratic, Women's Equality; Cynthia E. Nixon (Working Families) - apparently not a candidate. Lieutenant Governor: Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul (Independence, Democratic, Women's Equality, Working Families) - previously listed as Independence, Democratic, Women's Equality; New York City Council Member Jumaane D. Williams (Working Families) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 25 Special: James T. "Jim" Maxwell (Republican, Reform, Conservative) - added; state Assemblyman Joseph D. "Joe" Morelle (Women's Equality, Independence, Democratic, Working Families) - added.

Ohio: House CD 2: David Baker (Write-in [Green]) - previously listed as Write-in.

On 6 October 2018 at 03:43 PM EDT, the U.S. Senate confirmed Brett Michael Kavanaugh of Maryland to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

On 6 October 2018 at 03:43 PM EDT, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Brett Michael Kavanaugh of Maryland to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. The vote was 50 YEAs, 48 NAYs, 1 Present (Murkowski, R-AK), and 1 Not Voting (Daines, R-MT). Later, Justice Kavanaugh was sworn in a private ceremony.

United States Supreme Court Justices
Justices of the United States Supreme Court (by Term of Court)

2 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

2 changes to the candidate list:

Florida: House CD 17: Allen Ellison (Democratic) - added. On 1 October 2018, the Democratic Executive Committees in the counties affected by the death of April Freemen, who was the duly elected Democratic nominee in the 28 August 2018 primary for Congressional District 17, met and selected Allen Allison as their designee to the the vacancy in nomination. April June Freeman (Democratic) remains on the ballot however, votes cast for Ms. Freeman will be counted for the replacement nominee, Allen Ellison.

17 changes to the candidate list. 1 change to the popular vote.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

17 changes to the candidate list:

Connecticut: Lieutenant Governor: Mark Stewart Greenstein (Write-in [Democratic]) - added.

Indiana: Superintendent of Public Instruction: Public Instruction Superintendent Jennifer McCormick (Republican) - Open Office.

Minnesota: Governor: Thomas Christopher "Chris" Wright (Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis) - previously listed as Grassroots. Attorney General: Noah M. Johnson (Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis) - previously listed as Grassroots.

New Hampshire: House CD 1: Nansi Boutwell Craig (Independent) - apparently not a candidate; former state Representative Eric R. Eastman (Independent) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 2: Dexter W. Dow (Independent) - apparently not a candidate; Gary Scott Moody (Independent) - apparently not a candidate.

New York: On 3 October 2018, the Working Families Party changed their Governor ballot line from Cynthia E. Nixon to Andrew M. Cuomo and their Lieutenant Governor ballot line from Jumaane D. Williams to Kathleen Courtney "Kathy" Hochul. The candidates have until Friday to accept their nominations. Governor: Jimmy McMillan (Rent is 2 Damn High) - apparently not a candidate. Lieutenant Governor: Christalle Felix (Rent is 2 Damn High) - apparently not a candidate. House CD 2: Liubov "Liuba" Grechen Shirley (Democratic, Women's Equality, Working Families) - previously listed as Democratic; Suffolk County Legislator DuWayne Gregory (Women's Equality, Independence, Working Families) - apparently not a candidate; Congressman Peter T. "Pete" King (Tax Revolt, Republican, Reform, Conservative, Independence) - previously listed as Tax Revolt, Republican, Reform, Conservative. House CD 11: Congressman Daniel M. "Dan" Donovan, Jr. (Republican, Independence, Conservative, Reform) - previously listed as Republican, Independence, Conservative. Comptroller: Greg Fischer (Rent is 2 Damn High) - apparently not a candidate.

South Carolina: Governor: Martin Douglas Barry (American) - removed. House CD 7: Richard B. "Dick" Withington (Libertarian) - removed.

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1 change to the popular vote:

Arizona: House CD 8 Special.

14 changes to the candidate list.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

14 changes to the candidate list:

Mississippi: Governor: Attorney General Jim Hood (Democratic) - added. Attorney General: Attorney General Jim Hood (Democratic) - Open Office.

New York: Attorney General: New York City Public Advocate Letitia A. "Tish" James (Independence, Democratic, Working Families) - previously listed as Independence, Democratic.

Ohio: Senate Class 1: Stephen Faris (Write-in) - added; Bruce Jaynes (Libertarian) - removed. Governor: Recebba Ayres (Write-in) - added; Richard Duncan (Write-in) - added; Renea Turner (Write-in) - added. House CD 1: Kiumars Kiani (Write-in) - added. House CD 2: David Baker (Write-in) - added. House CD 9: McKenzie Levindofske (No Party Affiliation) - removed. House CD 12: Marc Fagin (Write-in) - added. House CD 13: Louis George "Lou" Lyras (Independent) - removed. Secretary of State: Michael W. Bradley (Write-in) - added.

49 changes to the candidate list. Congressman Evan H. Jenkins (Republican, West Virginia House CD 3) resigns.
by TheGreenPapers.com Staff

49 changes to the candidate list:

American Samoa: Delegate to the House of Representatives: Meleagi Suitonu-Chapman (Democratic) - added; Tuika Tuika (Independent) - added.

Arizona: Senate Class 1: Benjamin Wirtz (Write-in [Republican]) - apparently not a candidate.

Connecticut: Senate Class 1: Fred M. "Mitch" Linck (Unaffiliated) - removed; Senator Christopher Scott "Chris" Murphy (Democratic, Working Families) - previously listed as Democratic. Governor: Chuck Dikko (Unaffiliated) - removed; Mark Stewart Greenstein (Other) - removed; former Greenwich Selectman Edward "Ned" Lamont (Democratic, Working Families) - previously listed as Democratic; Marisa Manley (Unaffiliated) - removed; Kameron Scott (Unaffiliated) - removed. Lieutenant Governor: Richard Varrone (Unaffiliated) - removed. House CD 1: Congressman John B. Larson (Democratic, Working Families) - previously listed as Democratic. House CD 2: Congressman Joseph D. "Joe" Courtney (Democratic, Working Families) - previously listed as Democratic. House CD 3: Congressman Rosa L. DeLauro (Democratic, Working Families) - previously listed as Democratic. House CD 4: Harry Arora (Independent Party of Connecticut, Republican) - previously listed as Republican. House CD 5: Jahana Hayes (Democratic, Working Families) - previously listed as Democratic. Secretary of State: Secretary of State Denise W. Merrill (Working Families, Democratic) - previously listed as Democratic. Treasurer: former Hartford City Council Member Shawn Wooden (Working Families, Democratic) - previously listed as Democratic. Comptroller: Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo (Democratic, Working Families) - previously listed as Democratic. Attorney General: state Representative William Tong (Democratic, Working Families) - previously listed as Democratic.

Delaware: House At-Large: Christopher William Mockerman (Independent) - removed.

District of Columbia: Mayor: William E. Hunt (Independent) - removed.

Illinois: House CD 11: Jonathan J. Harlson (Libertarian) - removed.

Massachusetts: Senate Class 1: John P. Devine (Independent) - removed; Joshua Ford (Independent) - removed; Louis Edward "Lou" Gallo (Independent) - removed; Sarah Genova Pimentel (Independent) - removed; Allen Rodney Waters (Independent) - removed. House CD 1: Frederick "Fritz" Mayock (Independent) - removed. House CD 2: Paul Vincent Gordy (Unaffiliated) - removed. House CD 6: Thomas Mathew Labo (Veterans Party of America) - removed.

New York: House CD 14: Congressman Joseph "Joe" Crowley (Working Families, Women's Equality [Democratic]) - previously listed as Working Families [Democratic].

North Dakota: House At-Large: Charles Tuttle (Independent) - added. Secretary of State: Will Gardner (Republican) - removed.

Pennsylvania: House CD 7 Special: Brianna Lee Johnston (Green) - added; Pearl Kim (Republican) - added; Sandra Teresa Salas (Libertarian) - re-added; former Wallingford-Swarthmore School Board Member Mary Gay Scanlon (Democratic) - added. House CD 12: Gerald James Kairnes (Independent) - removed. House CD 15 Special: - Incumbent added; Tim Silfies (Libertarian) - added.

Rhode Island: Senate Class 1: Raymond T. "Ray" McKay (Independent) - removed. Governor: Anne Armstrong (Compassion) - previously listed as Independent-Compassion; Rebecca L. McLaughlin (Independent) - removed. Lieutenant Governor: Zachary Xavier Ward (Independent) - removed. House CD 1: Daniel Joseph Guilmette (Independent) - removed. Attorney General: Alan Gordon (Compassion) - previously listed as Independent-Compassion; Charles Picerno (Independent) - removed.

West Virginia: House CD 3: Congressman Evan H. Jenkins (Republican) - Vacant Office.

The Partisan Composition of the U.S. House is now 235 Republicans, 193 Democrats, and 7 vacant seats (Florida House CD 6, Michigan House CD 13, New York House CD 25, Oklahoma House CD 1, Pennsylvania House CD 15, Pennsylvania House CD 7, West Virginia House CD 3).