Green Party of California qualifiedfor
statewide ballot status in January 1992.
The period of ballot qualification for the Green Party of California began in January 1990 and extended through December 1991.
As of December 31st,
1991, the Green Party of California had 100,897 Green voter registrants,
surpassing the 78,992 needed for statewide ballot status.
Margaret Garcia received 3.8% and 315,079 votes for Secretary of State, surpassing the 2% threshold necessary to retain statewide ballot status.
Garcia's total retained
ballot status for the Green Party of Californa, because after the
November 1994 election, the number of voters needed to qualify (or
re-qualify) went up to 89,007. Had Garcia not received the total
she did, the Green Party of California would have then lost its ballot
status as of January 1995, when it had only 78,597 registrants. In
October 1995, its total was still only 79,825, and would not be above
89,007 again until September 1996, when it reached 89,106.
Six candidates also
received more the 2% necessary for the Green Party of California
to retain statewide ballot status: Laura Wells received
419,873 votes (5.8%) for Controller; Peter Miguel Camejo received
393,036 votes (5.3%) for Governor; Jeanne Marie Rosenmeier received
356,077 votes (4.9%) for Treasurer, Donna Warren received
307,254 votes (4.2%) for Lt. Governor; Larry Shoup received
282,340 votes (3.9%) for Secretary of State; and David Ishmael
Sheidlower received 277,667 votes (3.9%) for Insurance Commissioner.
Six candidates also received more the 2% necessary for the Green Party of California to retain statewide ballot status: Larry Cafiero received 270,218 (3.2%) for Insurance Commissioner. Laura Wells received 260,047 vote (3.2%) for Controller; Donna Warren received 239,107 (2.8%) for Lt. Governor; Methul Thakker received 201,670 (2.4%) for Treasurer, Peter Miguel Camejo received 205,995 (2.3%)s for Governor; Mike Wyman received 195,130 votes (2.3%) for Attorney General and Forrest Hill received 181,369 (2.2%) for Secretary of State.