Every four years, the Green Party of the United States nominates its presidential and vice-presidential candidates at its quadrennial Presidential Nominating Convention. In 2016 the convention was held in Houston, Texas, August 4-7. In 2020, the convention was held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our state parties and caucuses have their own rules regarding how to select delegates for the individual presidential candidates. Some states hold a primary, other states do so via a state convention.
The Green Party has run a presidential candidate in every presidential election since 1996.
The PCSC has sent a Presidential Candidate Questionnaire to all candidates seeking our nomination. Responses to this questionnaire will be published when they are received
To become recognized as a candidate seeking the GPUS Presidential nomination for President, one must demonstrate a level of grassroots support within the Green Party and a level of legal and financial organization by satisfying these criteria , including gaining signatures of support from at least 250 Green Party members.
Individual state parties and accredited national caucuses will select delegates to the 2024 Green Party Presidential Convention via a variety of processes, including primaries, caucuses and state conventions, followed by the 2024 Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention.
Information will be available on decision-making by state parties and identity caucuses regarding how candidates may participate in their primary elections or caucuses.