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2012 Green National Convention

2012 Green National Convention
2012 Presidential Election

Nominees
Stein and Honkala
Convention
Date(s) July 12 - July 15
City Baltimore, Maryland
Venue University of Baltimore (July 12–13)
Holiday Inn Inner Harbor (July 14–15)
Candidates
Presidential nominee Jill Stein of Massachusetts
Vice Presidential nominee Cheri Honkala of Pennsylvania

The 2012 Green National Convention took place on July 12–15, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Annual National Meeting of the Green Party of the United States occurred at the University of Baltimore (William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center), with the Presidential Nominating Convention on July 14 being held at the Holiday Inn Inner Harbor (Chesapeake Room).[1]

Contents

  • Nomination 1
    • Candidates 1.1
    • Results 1.2
  • See also 2
  • References 3

Nomination

Jill Stein of Massachusetts won the nomination with 193.5 out of 294 delegates' votes. Television personality Rosanne Barr received 72 votes and 17 votes were cast for activist Kent Mesplay.[2][3][4]

Candidates

Results

Vote by State Delegation
Green Party National Convention presidential vote, 2012[6]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Jill Stein 193.5 66.96%
Roseanne Barr 72 24.91%
Kent Mesplay 17 5.88%
Harley Mikkelson 3.5 1.21%
Other 3 1.04%
Totals 289 100.00%

Cheri Honkala, an anti-poverty activist from Pennsylvania, won the vice-presidential nomination.[2][4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Updated schedule of events planned for news media at the Green Party's 2012 National Convention in Baltimore, Md., July 12–15," Green Party of the United States press release, Tuesday, July 10, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Jill Stein and running mate Cheri Honkala win the Green nomination at the Green Party's 2012 National Convention in Baltimore", Green Party of the United States official press release. July 15, 2012.
  3. ^ "Mass. doctor Jill Stein wins Green Party's presidential nod".  
  4. ^ a b Kilar, Steve (July 14, 2012). "Green Party nominates Jill Stein for president at Baltimore convention".  
  5. ^ "Harley Mikkelson for President". GP.org. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  6. ^ "GREEN PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CONVENTION VOTE". Ballot Access News. August 1, 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2012. 
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