Two Vie for Green Nomination

Media Advisory

January 2, 2008

Party Caucus Convenes January 13

What: Green Party nominating meeting for CT’s 4th Congressional District

When: Sunday, January 13, 2008, 1:00 PM

Where: Norwalk Public Library (2nd floor auditorium), 1 Belden Ave., Norwalk, CT

Who:
David Bedell, Fairfield County Green Party Secretary, (203)977-8106, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Richard Duffee, Congressional candidate, (203)588-0161, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Gerry Falbel, Congressional candidate, (203)357-0626, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Green Party nominating meeting for the Fourth Congressional District, originally scheduled for January 5, will instead take place on Sunday, January 13, at 1:00 PM. The date was changed to accommodate a second candidate seeking the nomination.

The two announced candidates are Richard Duffee of Stamford, a retired lawyer and impeachment activist, and Gerald Falbel of Stamford, a solar energy engineer/designer and president of Optical Energy Technologies.

In an earlier statement, Mr. Duffee said, "I believe the current Congress has not taken seriously the oath of office to defend the Constitution. We are in a constitutional crisis that cannot end until we repudiate empire and imperial presidencies and return to our Republic."

In a letter sent to the Stamford Advocate, Mr. Falbel wrote, "With the realization that catastrophic global warming is rapidly approaching, I have decided to apply for the nomination of the Connecticut Green Party to run against Christopher Shays in the 2008 election."

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