"...of the people, by the people, for the people"
The Massachusetts Affiliate of the Green Party of the United States

From the GRP Candidate Team


With the all votes counted and all results in, the Green-Rainbow Party has one thing to say to you...

Thank you!

With your support, each of the Green-Rainbow Party candidates won over 3% of the vote statewide, with double digits in some towns. YOU did this: a grassroots, all volunteer campaign by people who believe in People, Planet, and Peace, and that there is an alternative to the two-party system.

While we didn't win any elections, we still won a great victory. Thanks to your efforts, the Green-Rainbow Party is once again an officially recognized political party in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This allows you to form a GRP town committee in your town or city, to cast your vote for a GRP candidate in a presidential primary, and it gives automatic ballot access for the 2016 presidential ticket (We can focus on campaigning rather than gathering  10,000 signatures just to get on the ballot).

The vote also frees us of the onerous restriction limiting the support we can provide to our candidates to $500 statewide.  (The Democrats and Republicans had been able to make unlimited contributions to their candidates. ).

The fight against climate change, social injustice, poverty, and voter disenfranchisement didn't end on election day. We still need your help.

Please join us in Worcester on November 15th for the Green-Rainbow Party State Convention. You'll have the chance to meet your Green-Rainbow Party candidates, hear our guest speakers John Rensenbrink and Jim Cutler, and vote for your party officers for the next year.

We couldn't have had this great success without you, the voters and volunteers and financial supporters of the Green-Rainbow Party. Thank you, and we hope to see you in Worcester on November 15th!

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Danny Factor, GRP candidate for Secretary of State, was arrested on October 20 after joining a protest over the cutting of the Silver Maple Forest on the Belmont/Cambridge border.

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Imagine what Massachusetts could do if we invested a billion dollars in making our communities whole.

We call it the Community Uplift Initiative                                                     


TO ORDER BY MAIL:  Include 50 cents extra for postage and handling.  Make checks payable to "Green-Rainbow Party" and mail to Mike Heichman, 9 Jerome Street, Dorchester, MA 02125.

Let's raise consciousness about the

alternative to business-as-usual!

Bumper Stickers Now Available!

Show your support for courageous voting by putting a beautiful Green-Rainbow bumper sticker on your car. To get one of these babies, just send us a donation as follows:  Single: $2.00; 2 to 40 - $1.50 each; 40 to 99- $1.25 each; 100 or more - $1.00 each.

310,000 March in New York

for Climate Action

"Today the social justice and environmental protection movements join hands to form an unstoppable force for justice and for our survival.  The oil and gas industries - and their big money backers - are powerful.  But when faith groups, anti-poverty groups, grassroots community groups, and indigenous people come together with environmentalists as is happening on this march,  they form a force that can change policy and save our world."      - Danny Factor   Read more


Danny Factor (second from left) ready to march with GRP members from Fall River

 Massachusetts Needs an Economic Bill of Rights

In a statement released today, the team of three statewide candidates for the Green-Rainbow Party called for adoption of an Economic Bill of Rights that would reorder priorities on Beacon Hill to address the widespread economic distress currently being experienced by families and working people in Massachusetts.  Read more. . .

All Volunteer Effort Puts Three Green-Rainbow Candidates on November Ballot

    Green-Rainbow Party candidates hold carton containing some of the 7700 signatures collected by their all-volunteer team (left to right, Danny Factor, Ian Jackson, and M K Merelice).


Efforts of an all-volunteer team resulted in the submission of over 7700 certified voter signatures to the Elections Division - far more than the 5,000 required for ballot access.

The three candidates are Danny Factor of Acton for Secretary of the Commonwealth, Ian Jackson of Arlington for State Treasurer, and M K Merelice of Brookline for State Auditor.

 More information on the candidates can be found here.  




With the all votes counted and all results in, the Green-Rainbow Party has one thing to say to you...

Thank you!

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