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 seeking election to the U.S. House representing 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 bachelors 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.
  • Health Care: Single Payer Universal Health Care 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, representing New York's 6th District. He sought the nomination on the Green Party ticket and was unopposed in the June 26th, 2012 primary.[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"

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Chou is married.[2]

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