Newark, Del., May 12 — The Green Party of Delaware has selected Andrew Groff as its candidate for the U.S. Senate and Bernard August as its candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives.
The two were unanimous selections during the Green Party of Delaware’s annual meeting on Saturday.
Groff is vying for the seat held by Democratic Sen. Tom Carper. August is challenging U.S. Rep. Patrick Carney, also a Democrat.
Also during the annual meeting, members selected Jim Witters as state secretary and as a delegate to the National Committee for a two-year term.
Ruthann Purchase was selected for a one-year term as a delegate to the National Committee and as an alternate delegate to the Green Party of the United States’ Presidential Nominating Convention in Baltimore in July.
Delegates to the Presidential Nominating Convention will be Desmond Kahn, Bernard August, Andrew Groff and Phil Troxler.
David McCorquodale, GPDE treasurer, was selected as an alternate delegate to the National Committee and as an alternate delegate to the Presidential Nominating Convention.
Party members at the annual meeting also pledged the party’s four delegates to presidential candidate Jill Stein. The other Green Party candidates seeking the presidential nomination are Kent Mesplay and actress Roseanne Barr.