2020 State Conventions

To list a state / local convention here, please send a note to wbmgr@gp.org.


 

EUGENE, Or – The Pacific Green Party (PGP) nominating convention is less than one week away from today. You are invited to participate in choosing our candidates for this year's election cycle.

Due to COVID19, the Nominating Convention will take place online via Zoom meeting on June 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year we are also going to have absentee voting online starting June 3 at 8:00 a.m., ending on June 6 at 4:30 p.m.


BALTIMORE – The Maryland Green Party is excited to announce our three keynote speakers for the 2020 State Assembly.

Ajamu Baraka is the National Organizer and National Spokesperson for Black Alliance for Peace. He was the Green Party nominee for Vice President in 2016.Baraka served as the founding executive director of the US Human Rights Network, a national network that grew to over 300 U.S.-based organizations and 1500 individual members. In 2019, the US Peace Memorial Foundation awarded Baraka with the US Peace Prize for his activism against militarism, and imperialism as well as his work for peace.


PITTSBORO, NC – We are pleased to announce the North Carolina Green Party Spring Gathering

This year, due to COVID-19, we are holding our first virtual Spring Gathering using Zoom. This gathering is both our annual business meeting and our presidential nominating convention for 2020. The gathering will be broken into two parts, a Business Meeting and a Discussion and Organizing Meeting.


ALBANY, NY – The Green Party of New York (GPNY) is thrilled to announce guest speakers Margaret Kimberley (commentator at Common Dreams and Black Agenda Report, author of Prejudential) and Alexandria Villaseñor (climate activist, Fridays For Future NYC and Earth Uprising) for this Saturday's online State Nominating Convention!


PORTLAND, Me – Please join the Maine Green Independent Party in congratulating our candidates vying to be state representatives in the Maine House of Representatives!

Support them by liking their social media accounts, donating to their campaigns or volunteering. Visit their sites for more information about their campaigns and how to get involved.


May 2, 2:00 p.m.: Candidate Forum

BOYNTON BEACH, FL – The Green Party of Florida is kicking off their Presidential Primary on May 2nd starting at 2:00 p.m. with an online Presidential Candidate Forum featuring (at least) our two front-runners for the nomination, Howie Hawkins and Dario Hunter. (All 3 qualified candidates have been invited, the 3rd being David Rolde.) We will be streaming live on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7QIIszuu5fgoetLuRyfdoQ and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/GreenPartyofFlorida and the candidates will be fielding questions from the audience, (you!).


ALBANY, NY – We hope you are keeping well and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic although we know our state has been severely impacted by this public health crisis. The Green Party of New York has taken this into consideration so the 2020 presidential preference vote will be conducted by absentee ballot instead of an in-person State Party Nominating Convention. 

All GPNY Members (enrolled New York State Greens and Supporting Members legally barred from registering to vote) are invited to participate in our presidential preference vote by absentee ballot.

Download, print, and mail to the address listed on the absentee ballot linked here

Ballots must be postmarked by May 9th.


  • Upated State Meeting Information

The Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) is canceling our March 21-22 Harrisburg Convention. As a measure of caution and to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Steering Committee of the GPPA has decided social distancing measures are appropriate at this time.

Several communities, public services, and business are taking these actions that are expected to lessen the effects of COVID-19. We know that our organizing efforts are increasing over the next several months and that by pumping the breaks today we can aid in ensuring COVID-19 is diminished effectively and as quickly as possible.


CHICAGO – As previously announced, the Illinois Green Party's 2020 Spring Convention and membership meeting will take place on Saturday, February 29, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Third Unitarian Church, 301 N. Mayfield, Chicago, Illinois.

The meeting will be followed by a social hour from 5:00-6:00 pm, and a presidential forum, featuring recognized Green Party candidates for president of the United States, at 6:00 p.m. The forum will feature Green Party US recognized candidates Howie Hawkins, Dario Hunter, and David Rolde. More information about the candidates can be found here.


ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Green Party of New Mexico will hold its Annual Meeting and Nominating Convention on Saturday, April 25.

Venue confirmation pending.