Green Party Nominee Pinkney Challenges Congressman Upton

Benton Spirit Community Newspaper

Pictured is Rev. Edward Pickney marching in Benton Harbor.
Pictured is Rev. Edward Pickney marching in Benton Harbor.

The Rev. Edward Pinkney of Benton Harbor has joined the field of Green Party candidates challenging for 13 of 16 Congressional seats.

The Green Party of Michigan (GPMI) is now fielding up to 30 candidates at all levels of office, topping the totals for 2006, its news release stated. Michigan Greens from Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties nominated a dozen candidates for the November 4 ballot at a recent joint metro-Detroit caucus session at the International Institute.