Mike Feinstein is an American politician and a member of the Green Party. Feinstein has been involved in political activism since 1988, after he attended a conference at the Findhorn Community in Scotland entitled "The Individual and the Collective: Politics as If The Earth Mattered". He first became active with the Westside Greens in the Santa Monica/West Los Angeles area in November 1998 and then joined his neighborhood Ocean Park Community Organization in early 1989. Feinstein is one of many co-founders the Green Party of California.
Between 1996 and 2004 he was elected twice to the City Council of Santa Monica, California and was appointed as its Mayor from 2000-2002. Feinstein was first elected to the City Council in 1996 receiving 13,681 votes and ...
I live steps from the Pacific Ocean in the Ocean Park neighborhood of Santa Monica, California. When the recent horrific 9.0 earthquake hit Japan, I knew a local tsunami watch would be coming and I might have to evacuate. This would be our second watch in a year – in February 2010 there was an 8.8 earthquake in Chile that raised similar concerns up and down the Pacific Coast. This time I started getting calls from friends soon after the quake hit in Japan, worried I hadn’t heard the news. Knowing the tsunami wasn’t scheduled to arrive locally until approximately 8:39 a.m. the ...
Supporters of Annie Young for Auditor gathered to welcome national Green Party figures Lynne Serpe and Mike Feinstein at a house party hosted by Jenny Heiser and Dean Zimmermann. Lynne Serpe was manager for David Cobb's 2004 Presidential campaign and a New York City Council candidate in 2009. She recently worked on Rich Whitney's campaign for Governor of Illinois. She ran the successful Oakland IRV campaign and worked with New Zealand Green Party members of Parliament.Mike Feinstein is a former Mayor of Santa Monica, CA and is currently Co-Chair of the Green Party of the United ...
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Mike Feinstein, the former mayor of Santa Monica and well-known Green activist, has an opinion piece in the San Jose Mercury-News opposing Proposition 14, the “Top Two Primaries Act”.
Proposition 14 would stifle diversity and competition within the major parties, limit the choices of independent voters and drive minor parties off the ballot…
The threat to California’s smaller parties is a canary in the coal mine about what’s wrong with Proposition 14. A system that truly worked for all voters would give them more, not fewer, opportunities to elect ...
taktek - in poll Mike Feinstein
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