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Greens Elected in State Single Seat Elections

• Greens elected in a single-seat, first past the post state general election, exclusively on a Green Party ballot line, in competition with all of the other major parties (18): Nine German Greens in the state of Baden Württemberg in March 2011, eight more in the city-state of Berlin from 1995 to 2006 and John Eder (District 118, Maine, United States, 2004).

• Greens elected in a single-seat, first past the post state general or special election, exclusively on a Green Party ballot line, when a candidate of one of the major parties did not compete (2)
: John Eder (District 31, Maine, United States 2002) and Audie Bock (District 16, California, United States, 1999).

• Greens elected in a single-seat, single transferable vote state general election, exclusively on a Green Party ballot line, in competition with all of the other major parties (2): Jamie Parker (Balmain, New South Wales, Australia 2011) and Adele Carles (Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia, 2009).

March 26, 2011

Balmain
New South Wales

Legislative Assembly

Jamie Parker
The Greens, New South Wales


Election results: Elected from among eight candidates in a single transferable vote general election with 53.5% of the two-candidate preferred vote.

Received 14,019 votes and 30.72% of first preference votes to finish second out of eight candidates.

Electors: 51,888. Votes cast: 46,787. Turnout: 90.2% with compulsory voting.

 

March 25, 2011

Stuttgart I
Baden Wüttemberg
Germany

Landtag

Muhterem Aras
Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first among four candidates in a first past the post state election.

Received 30,115 votes and 42.5% of the vote.

Turnout 75.6%.

 

March 25, 2011

Stuttgart II
Baden Wüttemberg
Germany

Landtag

Werner Wölfle
Bündnis 90/Die Grünen


Election results:
Finished first among four candidates in a first past the post state election.

Received 23,925 votes and 34.2% of the vote.

Turnout 77.7%.

 

 

March 25, 2011

Stuttgart IV
Baden Wüttemberg
Germany

Landtag

 

Brigitte Lösch
Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first among four candidates in a first past the post state election.

Received 20,286 votes and 32.3% of the vote.

Turnout 68.8%.

March 25, 2011

Heidelberg
Baden Wüttemberg
Germany

Landtag

Theresia Bauer
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first among four candidates in a first past the post state election.

Received 23,179 votes and 36.7% of the vote.

Turnout 68.8%.

March 25, 2011

Mannheim II
Baden Wüttemberg
Germany

Landtag

Wolfgang Raufelder
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first among four candidates in a first past the post state election.

 

Received 18,771 votes and 29.6% of the vote.

Turnout 61.7%.

March 25, 2011

Freiburg I
Baden Wüttemberg
Germany

Landtag

Reinhold Pix
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first among four candidates in a first past the post state election.

Received 29,759 votes and 34.5% of the vote.

Turnout 70.2%.

March 25, 2011

Freiburg II
Baden Wüttemberg
Germany

Landtag

Edith Sitzmann
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first among four candidates in a first past the post state election.

Received 30,540 votes and 39.9% of the vote.

Turnout 64.4% in the Wahlkreis (constituency).

May 2009

Freemantle,
Western Australia
Australia

House of Representatives

Adele Carles
The Greens WA


Election results
: Finished first among 11 candidates in a single transferable vote general election.

First preferences 8,722 votes and 44.06% of the vote. First of 11 candidates. Two candidate preferred 10,664 votes and 53.96% of the vote.

Electors: 23,719. Votes cast: 20,684. Turnout: 90.09% with compulsory voting.

Carles left the Greens in May 2010.

 

September 17, 2006

Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg 1
Berlin

Germany

Abgeordnetenhaus

Heidi Kosche
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first in a first past the post general election.

Received 7,460 votes and 40.2% of the vote.

 

September 17, 2006

Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg 2
Berlin

Germany

Abgeordnetenhaus

Dirk Behrendt
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first in a first past the post general election.

Received 7,801 votes and 42.4% of the vote.

 

September 17, 2006

Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg 3
Berlin

Germany

Abgeordnetenhaus

Özcan Mutlu
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first in a first past the post general election.

Received 5,612 votes and 33.8% of the vote.

 

September 17, 2006

Pankow 6
Berlin

Germany

Abgeordnetenhaus

Andreas Otto
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first in a first past the post general election.

Received 6,267 votes and 33.8% of the vote.

 

September 17, 2006

Pankow 8
Berlin

Germany

Abgeordnetenhaus

Volker Ratzmann
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first in a first past the post general election.

Received 5,750 votes and 34.6% of the vote.

 

November 2004

District 118
Portland
Maine

United States

House of Representatives

John Eder
Maine Green Independent Party

Election results: Finished first among three candidates in a first past the post general election.

Received 2,417 votes and 51.2% of the vote.

 

November 2002

District 31
Portland
Maine

United States

 

House of Representatives

 

John Eder
Maine Green Independent Party

Election results: Finished first among two candidates in a first past the post general election.

Received 1,796 votes and 67.1% of the vote.

 

 

October 21, 2001

Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg 2
Berlin

Germany

Abgeordnetenhaus

Barbara Oesterheld
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen

Election results: Finished first in a first past the post general election.

Received 6,111 votes and 36.2% of the vote.

 

March 31, 1999

District 16
Alameda County
California

State Assembly

Audie Bock
Green Party of California

Election results: Finished first among two candidates in a run-off special election (by-election) with 14,674 votes and 50.6% of the vote.

In the special election primary all candidates run against each other. If a candidate receives a majority of the vote, they are declared the winner. If not, the top vote getter from each party advances to the general election. Bock received 3,285 votes and 8.65% of the primary vote, finishing third out of four against three Democrats.

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