The Baltimore Green Party’s primary election, composed of mail and in-person voting, was completed on Sunday, May 1st. Greens elected nominees for the U. S. Senate, Baltimore Mayor, Baltimore City Council President, and for City Council Districts 3, 6, 9, 10, and 12. Andy Ellis, co-chair of the Baltimore Green Party, said, “Having a contested Primary for Mayor gave Green Voters something they have never really had, a chance to have a choice in a Baltimore primary. We now have a slate of candidates that will give voters a choice in November and we are excited about the possibilities in the upcoming general election."
The nominees are:
U. S. Senate- Dr. Margaret Flowers
U.S. House 3- Nnabu Eze
U.S House 7- Myles Hoenig
Baltimore Mayor-Joshua Harris
Baltimore City Council President-Connor Meek
Baltimore City Council District 3- Goergos Andreas “Spilly” Spiliadis
Baltimore City Council District 6-Richard White
Baltimore City Council District 9-Jamie Frierson
Baltimore City Council District 10-Amanda Maminski
Baltimore City Council District 12-Ian Schlakman
Joshua Harris (www.harrisforbaltimore.com) defeated candidates David Marriott and Emanuel McCray, with 85% of the vote. He will face Democrat Catherine Pugh and Republican Alan Walden in the general election in November. Of his nomination, Harris said, "The party has spoken and chosen the candidate they believe has the best vision and platform as well as the candidate with a real chance to win. I’m excited to bring real solutions forward that can ensure that Baltimore is for all of us."
The Baltimore Green Party is committed to economic, environmental and racial justice for Baltimore and beyond. Our goal is to challenge the one party rule in Baltimore city by giving voters a legitimate choice that represents the values and aspirations of the people and communities of the city.