WV Mountain Party to Hold Nominating Convention
To choose their candidate for Governor, West Virginia’s Mountain Party will be holding a nominating convention on May1, 2011. The Mountain Party is West Virginia’s only ballot-qualified third party. The Mountain Party of West Virginia is affiliated with the national Green Party and has been on the ballot since 2000. No other third party is expected to conduct a petition to enter the special gubernatorial election.
The Mountain Party lists the following issues as its main concerns:
- Clean Air, Water and Land
- Responsible mining and logging practices
- Economic Fairness, including an end to corporate welfare
- Small community schools and limits on busing
- Universal Health Care
- Campaign Finance Reform
For more information regarding the Mountain Party of West Virginia, please visit their homepage.