Green Party Internal Elections 2012

Ballot papers for all members should arrive in with your copy of Green World within the next couple of weeksNominations for posts on the Party Executive (GPEx), including leadership posts, have now closed. The following candidates have submitted valid nominations for the following posts which will be elected for two years:

Party Leader

Natalie Bennett

Pippa Bartolotti

Peter Cranie

Romayne Phoenix

Discussed here:

Deputy Leader

Caroline Allen

Will Duckworth

Richard Mallender

Alexandra Phillips


Answers from candidates for Leader and Deputy Leader to the first round of eHustings can be found via the links below. Candidates were given a word limit of 450 words for all six questions combined. Overlength contributions were cut from the end.

  • hustings (including your name and local party) no later than 12noon on Friday 10 August.Chair of the Party Executive (GPEx) – Tim Dawes (unopposed)

    Campaigns Co-ordinator

    Jennifer Nadel withdrawn

    Howard Thorp (unopposed)

    International Co-ordinator

    Sebastian Power

    John Street

    Derek Wall

    (Note from Andy Chyba: Derek gets my vote as he is hugely experienced, a key member of Green Left and a former National Party Spokesperson)

    Elections Co-ordinator – Geoff Smith (unopposed)

    External Communications Co-ordinator – Penny Kemp & Joe Williams (job-share) (unopposed)

    Management Co-ordinator – Mark Cridge (unopposed)

    In addition, the following candidates have submitted valid nominations for the following posts which will be elected for one year only, as these posts are currently filled by co-opted members:

    Local Party Support Co-ordinator

    Matthew Townsend (unopposed)

    Policy Development Co-ordinator

    Stuart Jeffery (elected unopposed)

    The election timetable will be as follows:

    • 10am, 1 June 2012 – nominations open
    • 12noon, 29 June 2012 – nominations close
    • Late July/early August – ballot papers issued with Green World
    • 31 August 2012 – voting closes
    • 11am, Monday 3 September 2012 – declaration of results

    For information, the nomination pack is available on the internal elections section of the members website, along with the rules for the ballot. Each of these roles has a job description. Job descriptions are available on the GPEx section of the Members’ Website.

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