Evergreen Chou

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Evergreen Chou
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Candidate for
U.S. House, New York, District 6
PartyGreen Party
Bachelor'sDownstate Medical Center
Campaign website
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Evergreen Chou was a 2012 Green Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of New York. He lost in the general election.[1]


Chou moved to the U.S. from Taiwan when he was 9 years old. He got his bachelor's from Downstate Medical Center, in Flatbush, Brooklyn.[2]


Campaign themes


Chou listed some of his campaign issues on his website:[3]

  • "Jobs: New Green Deal
  • Housing: Housing should be a right. Affordable Housing for all. Mixed income housing developments.
  • Healthcare: Single Payer Universal Healthcare For All
  • Environment: to stop the carbon/fossil fuel addiction to oil and coal and to stop nuclear; anti fracking
  • Energy: Using renewable resources; moving away from a carbon economy; stop Nuclear Power Plants.
  • Solar panels
  • Wind turbines
  • Wave and River Currents
  • Geothermal
  • Education: Universal Free Education to College/University."



See also: New York's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

Chou ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 6th District. He sought the nomination on the Green Party ticket and was unopposed in the primary on June 26, 2012.[4] He lost to Grace Meng (D) in the general election.[1]

U.S. House, New York District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGrace Meng 59.6% 111,499
     Republican Daniel Halloran 27.2% 50,845
     Green Evergreen Chou 1% 1,913
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 12.1% 22,675
Total Votes 186,932
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

Campaign donor


Breakdown of the source of Chou's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Chou lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Chou's campaign committee raised a total of $225 and spent $152.[5]


Chou is married.[2]

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