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PAY YOUR MISSOURI GREEN PARTY DUES

All Missouri Green Party members shall pay dues.*

Individual members shall be required to pay dues of $20 to the state party.

Members living in an area with an active chapter shall have $5 of their membership dues directed to the Missouri Green Party. The remaining dues will be sent to their local chapter. 


*ARTICLE IV – FEES, DUES AND REVENUE SHARING

  • Individual membership dues.
    • Individual members shall be required to pay dues of $20 to the state party at the beginning of the MOGP fiscal year. (Missouri Green Party membership year runs from January 1-December 31)
  • Chapter membership dues sharing.
    • Chapters have the right to determine their own dues amounts and dues structures.
    • Chapters have the right to keep dues paid for Chapter memberships, except for $5 membership, which chapter treasurers must send to the MOGP Treasurer each chapter’s fiscal year.
  • The Missouri Green Party will participate in the integrated dues structure of the Greens/Green Party USA.

Contribution Rules:

  1. I, the contributor, am a U.S. citizen or a lawfully admitted permanent resident of the United States and am not under the age of sixteen.
  2. This contribution is not being made by a corporation, labor organization, or national bank.
  3. This contribution is not being made by an entity or person who is a federal contractor.
  4. This contribution is not being made by a PAC associated with a for-profit corporation.
  5. This contribution is not being made by a registered lobbying firm or foreign agent or by any of the following: a registered federal or state lobbyist on behalf of a for-profit corporation, on behalf of a foreign agent, or on behalf of an executive officer of a for-profit corporation that employs registered lobbyists.
  6. The funds I, the contributor, am donating are not being provided to me by another person or entity for the purpose of making this contribution.
  7. I have affirmed Green Party principles (see the 10 Key Values, four pillarsand MOGP State Platform).
  8. I understand that dues are nonrefundable, even in the event of my expulsion or withdrawal from the Missouri Green Party.

Note: Campaign finance law requires that political parties report the profession and employer of each donor. If you do not have an employer or are retired, put "retired" or "unemployed," and if you are self-employed put "self-employed" as your employer and describe your occupation. Only residents of Missouri may become members of the Missouri Green Party. However, residency is not required for donations. To make a donation, please do so here.

One of the key strengths of the Green Party is that we do not accept donations from the wealthy and Big Business. Therefore, we are able to represent the interests of the people, the social movements and our members. This is also a weakness because we, the Green Party, do not have adequate resources, and when an individual or group does have resources, they can control what is done without accountability to the party. 

Our solution to this issues was to develop a dues-paying (or other form of support  for those who cannot afford dues) membership structure for the Missouri Green Party. Along with a membership structure, we are continue to develop and refine our process decisions are made in a democratic way so that members have an equal voice.

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