While the Green Party won't be selecting our presidential nominee until July of 2020, the race for the 2020 Green Party presidential nomination has already begun. The Presidential Campaign Support Committee has published the documentation for those seeking our nomination. The PCSC also maintains a document listing those seeking our nomination.

At this point in the nomination process, the following candidates have met basic criteria for official recognition by the Green Party of the United States. They are Howie Hawkins, Dario Hunter and David Rolde.

The national Green Party is committed to maintaining a neutral stance towards those seeking our nomination. The individual campaigns are responsible for supplying the material that appears below and a posting does not imply endorsement or approval of the content by any Green Party entity.

Howie Hawkins Green Party presidential campaign publishes book

The Case For An Independent Left Party: From The Bottom Up The Howie Hawkins Green presidential campaign has published an ebook: The Case for an Independent Left Party: From the Bottom Up. With former Vice President Joe Biden now the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party, many supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders are looking for another progressive option. This has resulted in a #NeverBiden movement developing and more people leaving the Democratic Party. Since 2010 a majority of voters in the United States have wanted a third party, according to Gallup. People understand the two parties represent millionaires and billionaires, as they are funded by big business interests. They want a party for the people. Continue reading

Coronavirus may keep 3rd-party presidential candidates off the ballot

Third-party candidates may be off the ballot this November unless petitioning requirements are relaxed, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins told Yahoo News on Wednesday. Hawkins said on the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery” that the Green Party may be unable to get on the ballot in as many as 30 states — including Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania — due to state laws requiring third parties to collect thousands of signatures on ballots to qualify. Hawkins said it will be impossible to meet these requirements in light of White House guidelines urging citizens to stay at home and avoid social gatherings. Continue reading

Response to the coronavirus pandemic

Strength Through Equality TREATING AMERICA'S VIRAL INFECTION OF INJUSTICE. The unfolding epidemic of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) infections has laid bare the weaknesses in this country's healthcare infrastructure as well as the massive inequalities and economic weaknesses of our country's abusive system. Continue reading

Listen, Biden! COVID-19 and Medicare for All

On the topic of the COVID-19 pandemic in Sunday's Biden-Sanders debate, Joe Biden said, "…you have a single-payer system in Italy — it doesn't work there. It has nothing to do with Medicare for All. That would not solve the problem at all." Medicare for All has everything to do with fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Joe Biden has no idea what he is talking about. He only knows his anti-socialist dogma. Continue reading

Coronavirus crisis demands immediate crash program and long-term structural reform of US healthcare system

The coronavirus is just beginning to hit the United States. The numbers of cases are small now but all signs signal a coming rapid increase and a public health emergency that the US is not equipped to handle. This deadly virus has a death rate 20 times greater than the flu, which kills tens of thousands of people in the United States each year. The coronavirus crisis is exposing the gaping holes in the US healthcare system—holes in the health insurance system, in healthcare equipment and care facilities, and in global infectious disease control and public health protection programs. Continue reading

Green presidential candidate Dario Hunter picks running mate from MA

WALNUT, CA - Fresh off a decisive 81% win in the Green Party's Minnesota Caucus, Green presidential primary candidate and former Youngstown, OH School Board Member, Dario Hunter, announced tonight at a Boston campaign event that his running mate will be Holyoke, MA native Darlene Elias. Elias, a social worker and probation officer, is a former co-chair of the national Green Party and an activist for women's rights, the Latinx community and housing rights. A former candidate for Holyoke City council in 2015 and 2017, her activism with the Green Party began with a successful effort to prevent the demolition of Lyman Terrace, a low income housing complex in Holyoke, MA where she grew up. Continue reading

Dario Hunter wins the Green Party of Minnesota 2020 presidential caucus straw poll

MINNEAPOLIS – On Tuesday February 25, the Green Party of Minnesota held its 2020 Presidential Caucus Straw Poll, which was the first Green Party Presidential caucus in the country in this election cycle. Rank Choice Voting was the voting method, however Dario Hunter won in the first round with 81% of the vote. Candidates were encouraged to send in a 2 minute video about their campaign platform Dario Hunter appeared in person and spoke about his vision for America. Continue reading

Officially recognized as a candidate

To: David RoldeFrom: John Andrews, Sanda Everette, Co-chairs, PCSCCongratulations, David! This note is confirmation that you have been officially recognized as a candidate for the 2020 Green Party presidential nomination. Continue reading

Hawkins to respond to SOTU and Iowa Caucus

Tonight Howie Hawkins will be livestreaming a response to both Trump's State of the Union and the Iowa Caucuses and why we need to build a strong, ecosocialist Green Party. Use this link to join Howie tonight at 11:00 PM EST/8:00 PM PST.

New Year, New Push!

I've known Dennis Lambert for the last 24 years. He's always stood up for people as long as I've known him. He spent the last six years in service to veterans looking for benefits as a Veterans Service Officer, and getting them employment, tax refunds, federal and state benefits with the Military Veterans Resource Center, a non-profit based in Columbus.  Continue reading