State Green Party finalizes slate

Battle Creek Enquirer Campaign Notebook

The Green Party of Michigan has nominated 32 candidates for various offices, including several races area voters will decide in the Nov. 4 general election.

John La Pietra of Marshall is running for Calhoun County Clerk-Register.

Lynn Meadows of Chelsea has been chosen to run in Michigan’s 7th Congressional District, which currently is represented by U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Tipton.

The Rev. Edward Pinkney of Benton Harbor is running in Michigan’s 6th Congressional District, currently held by U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph.

Former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney is the Green nominee for president, and the vice presidential nominee is Rosa Clemente, a New York activist and founder of the National Hip-Hop Convention.

Dwain Reynolds III of Middleville is running for the State Board of Education; Ellis Boal of Charlevoix has been nominated as a candidate for the University of Michigan Board of Regents; Therese Marie Storm of Harrison Township is a candidate for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees; and Margaret Guttshall of Detroit is running for the Wayne State University Board of Governors.

For more information on the Green Party of Michigan, candidates and issues, go to migreens.org.