Tag Archives: Howie Hawkins

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 ...

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 ...

Videos of 2020 Green Party Presidential Debates

Various state Green parties and caucuses have held debates showcasing the individuals seeking the Green Party’s 2020 presidential nomination. Thus far, six debates and multiple fora have taken place.

Embedded below for your viewing pleasure are videos for some of the debates from this cycle (where available), plus several candidate fora and an event featuring the two leading Green Party presidential candidates Howie Hawkins and Dario Hunter:

June 8, 2019 (Maryland – Forum)

July 19, 2019 (Minnesota)

July 26, 2019 (Massachusetts – GPUS Presidential Campaign Support Committee – Debate)

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August 11, 2019 (Missouri – Debate)

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September 20, 2019 (Indiana – GPUS Black Caucus – Debate)

October 19, 2019 (Idaho – Debate)

December 7, 2019 (California – Debate)

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January 18, 2020 (Virginia – Event)

February 29, 2020 (Ohio – Forum)

See also: Videos of Every 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Debate

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Green Party Message to Bernie Sanders Supporters

The Green Party’s Twitter account sent out the following message to supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders who today ended his campaign for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination:

Early in his political career, Sanders was a member of the Liberty Union Party in Vermont. He was elected Mayor of Burlington as an Independent in 1980, elected to the House of Representatives as an Independent in 1990, and elected to the US Senate as an Independent in 2006.… Read more ...