In the News: Juan Sanchez for Secretary of the Commonwealth

Secretary Of State Galvin's Election Guide Deemed Improper By Opponents

"That's the catch-22 here, that the department that's supposed to enforce these laws is the Secretary's office," Sanchez said. "I feel it's important to point out to people that they're paying taxes for this office and this seat and his staff, and that he's using this seat, and his office, and his staff for his own personal gain and I think taxpayers should be aware of that.  Read more...

 

Independent candidates on the rise in Massachusetts

Sanchez, a lifelong resident of Holyoke, says he’s advocating for underprivileged and underrepresented groups to have a voice on Beacon Hill. He would also champion electoral and campaign finance reform and improve voter education, according to the party website.  Read more...

 

State Green Parties aim for major-party status in midterm elections

State Green Parties are running statewide candidates in the midterm elections in many states to gain new ballot lines and defend existing ones. Achieving the votes required for ballot access in elections for statewide office is essential for the Green Party’s political survival because it enables other Green Party candidates to run with lower petition requirements, or without petitioning.  Read more...

 

Independents, third party candidates enter the election mix

The state primary election on Sept. 4 determined the Republican and Democratic candidates for the general election on Nov. 6, but those aren’t the only names that will appear on the ballot. The 2018 The state secretary’s office has certified 42 independent, unenrolled and third-party candidates. That’s up 50 percent from the 2014 election.  Read more...

 

Charlie Baker sets $20 million spending cap in re-election bid

The Massachusetts governor didn't accept public financing and the $1.5 million limit that would have come with it. Juan Sanchez, Green Rainbow candidate for Secretary of State agrees to a $2 million cap in race against Bill Galvin.  Read more...

 

Looking beyond Dems and GOP: The Indie Candidates of 2018

“Now more than ever, Massachusetts needs to ensure fair and equitable elections in a time when our nation seems to be going in different directions,” Sanchez wrote.  Read more...

 

GRP State Candidates Certified for the 2018 Election!

Now we need your financial support as we hit the campaign trail and fight for social, economic and educational equality for those under represented on Beacon Hill. Unlike the Democrats and Republicans, no GRP candidate accepts dark money from corporations and lobbyists - it’s individuals like you that fund our activities..  Read more...

 

Local Green-Rainbow candidates trying to make change at the state level

“Why vote for the lesser of two evils, when you can vote for the greater good?” Juan Sanchez wants voters to consider this question when they enter the ballot box on November 6.  Read more...

Green-Rainbow candidates running in Mass. offer alternative to major parties

The Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party rallied around its candidates for statewide office at the party convention on Saturday. Read more ...

 

 

Green-Rainbow candidates for treasurer, auditor and secretary to kick off campaigns in Western Mass.

"We want voters to know that they can cast a vote for justice, fairness, and openness - that they have an alternative to voting for the machine candidates of the two parties that rule Beacon Hill," said Secretary of the Commonwealth candidate Juan Sanchez, a community activist from Holyoke who previously ran unsuccessfully for Holyoke City Council."  Read more ...

 

Green Power

Statewide candidates on the Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party ticket kicked off their campaigns on Saturday with an event at Park Square. Juan Sanchez, running for secretary of the commonwealth, pledged reforms such as "rank choice" voting and multilingual electoral information.  Read more...

 

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