Tag Archives: Howie Hawkins

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 ...

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 ...

Jesse Ventura Says He’ll Write-in Himself for President

Former professional wrestler Jesse Ventura, who was elected Governor of Minnesota as a member of the Reform Party in 1998 and who recently joined the Green Party, said in an interview last week with Primo Nutmeg that he will write-in his own name for president on Election Day.

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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 ...

Mike Gravel Turns 90

Former two term Senator Mike Gravel of Alaska turned 90 years old today.  Gravel unsuccessfully sought the Libertarian Party’s 2008 presidential nomination, losing to former Congressman Bob Barr at the National Convention.  Gravel remained with the party until 2010 when he rejoined the Democrats.

Prior to his Libertarian candidacy, Gravel ran for the Democratic Party’s 2008 presidential nomination.… 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 ...

Hawkins/Walker: Prosecute the Killers of Ahmaud Arbery in Federal Court

Green Party presidential frontrunner and party co-founder Howie Hawkins, who is also the 2020 Socialist Party USA presidential nominee, sent out the following press release yesterday with running mate Angela Walker:

Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker called for federal prosecution of the killers of Ahmaud Arbery on Thursday.

Arbery, a 25-year-old African-American man, was jogging unarmed when he was shot and killed by two white men in Brunswick, Georgia on February 23.… 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 ‘The Maybe’ Ventura Decides Against 2020 Campaign

After “testing the waters” and announcing his official membership in the Green Party just a couple days ago, former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura has decided not to run for president in 2020, Bill Cimbrelo of the Green Party reports.  Ventura did not provide a reason for his decision.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura Officially Joins Green Party, Spurring 2020 Talk

Former Minnesota governor and professional wrestler Jesse Ventura officially joined the Green Party yesterday after publicly endorsing the party on Twitter a couple weeks ago.  The move seems to improve the odds that Ventura will seek the Green Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  Last week, Ventura said he was “testing the waters” for a presidential run.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: May Day is Red and Green

Yesterday, Socialist Party USA presidential nominee and leading candidate for the Green Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, Howie Hawkins, posted the following statement on his campaign website concerning the history of May Day:

May Day, or International Workers Day, is celebrated with marches and rallies every May 1 to lift up the working people and their demands for freedom, equality, and justice.… Read more ...