The Arizona Green Party has been recognized by the state as a new political party for the fall elections.
The Green Party filed 22,570 verified signatures with Secretary of State Jan Brewer on April 8, a news release from Brewer’s office said. The party needed at least 20,499.
“The last time a new statewide political party was added dates back to the 2000 election cycle,” she said in the release.
The Green Party joins the Republican, Democratic and Libertarian parties as recognized in Arizona.