Tag Archives: 2020 Green Party National Convention

Green Party: Howie Hawkins/Angela Walker Presidential Ticket Nominated

With the conclusion of the 2020 Green National Convention, the party released the following statement about its nomination of Howie Hawkins for President and Angela Walker for Vice President. 

At approximately 4:00 p.m. ET on July 11, Greens chose Howie Hawkins and running mate Angela Walker to be the party’s presidential and vice-presidential nominees.… Read more ...

Press Release: Green Party of the U.S. Presidential Nominating Convention

The Green Party sent out the following press release today regarding the upcoming Green National Convention this weekend:

Green Party of the United States
www.gp.org

For Immediate Release
July 6, 2020

Contact:

Michael O’Neil, Green Party Communications Manager, meo@gp.org, 202-804-2758
Holly Hart, Green Party Media Committee Coordinator media@gp.org | 202-804-2758
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Dario Hunter challenges Green Party’s alleged corruption

Former Yungstown Board Member and current Green Party runner-up Dario Hunter, released a statement decrying alleged favoritism within the Green Party in favor of presumptive nominee Howie Hawkins. Citing Hawkins given campaign opportunities while others could not, members of the Hawkins Campaign retaining high membership of the national party leadership, and candidates being removed from certain state primary ballots.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins Secures 2020 Green Party Presidential Nomination

According to a Twitter post from union leader and Green Party co-founder Howie Hawkins, Hawkins has earned the requisite number of pledged delegates to secure the Green Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  Through primaries and state conventions, Hawkins has attained 182 bound delegates, which is enough to win the nomination on the first ballot at the 2020 Green National Convention on July 11.… Read more ...

Green Party Names National Convention Speakers, Announces Time for Presidential Nomination

Earlier this week the Green Party announced via press release that the speakers for the party’s online July 9–12 national convention will include the party’s 2016 vice presidential nominee Ajamu Baraka, Minneapolis councilman Cam Gordon, Green Party national Black Caucus co-chair Robin Harris, New South Wales (Australia) legislative assembly member Jenny Leong, and US Senate candidate Lisa Savage of Maine.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura Officially Declares He Will Not Run for President in 2020

Former Governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura declared he will not run for president in 2020 after “testing the waters” for a run with the Green Party.  He made the announcement Friday during a press conference at the headquarters for the Green Party of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

“Unfortunately, I don’t see the logistics coming into play, time is an element,” he explained.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins Announces Running Mate

2020 Green Party presidential frontrunner and party co-founder Howie Hawkins of New York has made his choice for a running mate. In an announcement posted today on his campaign website, Hawkins revealed that Angela Walker of South Carolina accepted his invitation to join the campaign as his preferred vice presidential pick.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura ‘Testing the Waters’ for 2020 Green Presidential Run

Earlier today former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura indicated on Twitter that he is “testing the waters” for a potential 2020 presidential run with the Green Party:

OK, I’ve decided I’m going to test the waters. IF I were going to run for president, the GREEN party would be my first choice.

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Howie Hawkins and Dario Hunter Split Delegates in Wisconsin

In the Green Party’s Wisconsin primary last week, union leader and longtime Green activist and party co-founder Howie Hawkins split the state’s available four delegates with former Youngstown Board of Education member Dario Hunter.  Each candidate received two.

Although the primary was held on April 21, the party did not publish the results on their official website until Friday.… Read more ...

2020 Green National Convention to Take Place in Cyberspace

As reported at Ballot Access News, the Green Party has decided to move its 2020 national convention from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan to the virtual world.  The originally scheduled dates of July 9 through July 12 remain in place for the event.

This comes as Wayne State University says it will not be able to accommodate the party in light of the coronavirus pandemic that has put most of the nation on lockdown since mid-March.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura Dispels Rumors about 2020 Green Party Presidential Bid

Erroneous reports yesterday suggested former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura had filed an intent to run for President as a member of the Green Party.  Ventura has taken to Twitter to dispel the rumors:

Throughout my life, “journalists” have written salacious click bait articles about me & now I see misleading tweets in hopes that I comment directly to them to correct their errors so they get a bump in their feed.

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Howie Hawkins Wins Texas Primary

The Green Party of Texas held a primary today using approval voting.  Longtime Green Party activist and co-founder Howie Hawkins won with 80 percent approval, more than double his nearest opponent. The result earns Hawkins 20 of Texas’ 26 delegates up for grabs in the primary.

“Thank you, Texas,” tweets Hawkins, who leads all Green Party presidential candidates with a total of 71 delegates from Green primaries. … Read more ...