The Green Senatorial Campaign Committee
(GSCC) is the Green Party committee
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for the United States Senate
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, working to elect Greens to that body. The GSCC filed with the FEC for official recognition in September 2006, it was received in February 2007 http://ao.nictusa.com/ao/no/060036.html
. This is the first time a party other than the Democrats
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have had a Senatorial Campaign Committee recognized by the FEC
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During the 2006 elections the party created the GSCC in June 2006, and it's based in Minneapolis. But without official recognition, the committee had to operate like a political action committee. http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0207/2663.html
The Green Senatorial Campaign Committee (GSCC) is a seven-member committee elected by the National Committee of the Green Party of the United States (GPUS). It presently has one vacancy, and its current members including its nonvoting Treasurer are:
- Teresa Keane, Chair: (Portland, Oregon)
- Anita Wessling, Vice-Chair: (Omaha, Arkansas)
- Brent White, Secretary: (Seattle, Washington)
- Dave Jette, Treasurer and Webmaster: (Seattle, Washington)
- Eric Oines, Assistant Treasurer: (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
- Jim Lendall
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, (Mabelvale, Arkansas)
- Marc Sanson, (Springfield, Illinois)
- Roger Snyder, (Founding Member) (New York)
- Dean Myerson
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, (Founding Member) nonvoting Treasurer: (Washington)
During the 2006 elections the GSCC contributed $1,809 to 9 Green Senatorial Campaigns.http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/com_supopp/2005_C00428664