Wrap-up of the 2016 Green National Convention

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- At approximately 3:30 p.m. CT on Aug. 6 during the Green Party's 2016 national convention, Greens chose Jill Stein and running mate Ajamu Baraka to be the party's presidential and vice-presidential nominees. Dr. Stein was nominated after receiving a majority of votes in the first round of voting. She received 239.5 out of 293 total votes (81.7%) cast by Green delegates from across the U.S. Continue reading

Final schedule of events for media at the Green convention in Houston, Aug. 4-7

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party will livestream the 2016 Green presidential nomination (Aug. 6) and other events at the Green Presidential Nominating Convention, set for August 4 to 7 in Houston, Texas. A final schedule of events open to media is appended below.Viewers can watch the livestream broadcasts on the Green Party's YouTube page. Portions of the convention, including the nomination, will also be aired on the Green Party's Facebook page. Continue reading

Updated schedule of events for media at the Green convention in Houston, Aug. 4-7

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Dr. Cornel West and YahNe Ndgo will be among the keynote speakers at the Green Party's Presidential Nominating Convention, set for Aug. 4 to 7 in Houston, Texas.Ms. Ndgo and Dr. West, former supporters of Bernie Sanders, will speak on Saturday, Aug. 6, before the nomination takes place. An updated schedule of convention events for media, including the nomination and several press conferences, is appended below. Continue reading

Greens welcome former Bernie Sanders supporters after his endorsement of Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party is calling on voters concerned about the environment and the dire threat posed by climate change to "Go Green in 2016."The invitation is published in an open letter written by Margaret Flowers and James Lane, Honorary Co-chairs of the 2016 Green Party Presidential Nominating Convention. Continue reading

Green Party joins lawsuit for inclusion in the presidential debates

Contact for the "Level the Playing Field" lawsuit: Alexandra Shapiro, 212-257-4881, ashapiro@shapiroarato.com Green Party 2015 Annual National Meeting in St. Louis, Mo., July 23-26 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States has joined in a lawsuit filed in a federal district court in Washington, D.C. on Monday alleging that third-party and independent candidates have been illegally excluded from the televised presidential debates in general elections. Continue reading