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South Carolina Greens to gather April 28th in Columbia

In a press release issued today, the South Carolina Green Party announced both it’s annual convention and a full list of candidates who will appear on the November ballot. The South Carolina Green Party has been on the ballot since 2002 and has run a diverse slate of candidates since.

PRESS RELEASE
4/20/2012

SOUTH CAROLINA GREEN PARTY TO HOLD NOMINATING CONVENTION IN COLUMBIA 4/28/2012

What: 2012 State Convention of the South Carolina Green Party
Who: Members, supporters, friends and prospective candidates of the South Carolina Green Party
When: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Saturday, April 28, 2012
Where: Al-Amir Restaurant, 2930 Devine Street Columbia, SC 29205

The South Carolina Green Party will hold it’s annual state convention in Columbia on Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the banquet room of Al-Amir Restaurant on Devine Street.

Nominations will be made at the convention for state, local and national offices, including the Presidential election will be made. Jill Stein, currently the leading contender for the Green Party nomination will be present. Fareen Hakim of Minneapolis will be representing candidate Rosanne Barr. Both campaigns are seeking the eight delegates from South Carolina to the national Green Party convention to be held July 13, 2012 in Baltimore. The nomineee of the Green Party will appear on the South Carolina ballot in the November 6, 2012 election alongside the nominees of other national parties.

Other candidates seeking the Party nomination are local candidates for state and federal offices.

Congress: 4th District, Jeff Sumerel
Congress: 6th District, Nammu Muhammed

State Senate District 20: Scott West

State House District 24: Joseph Martin
State House District 88: Walid Nicola Hakim
State House District 114: Larry Carter Center

James Island Public Service District Commission: Eugene Platt (non-partisan)

State House District 114 Special Election: Sue Edward

Candidates will be available following the meeting for interviews. Please contact South Carolina Green Party representatives below for more information.

The South Carolina Green Party is a ballot qualified political party established in 2002 and is the state chapter of the national Green Party of the United States. In 2010, Tom Clements of Columbia received 121,472 votes for United States Senate running on the Green Party ticket. Mr. Clements will be attending the convention as a delegate from Richland County.

A detailed agenda will be released prior to the convention.

For more information on the prospective nominees for President visit www.JillStein.org and www.RoseanneForPresident2012.org.

For more information on the Green Party Visit the SC Green Party website and the national Green Party website.

Contact:
Scott West, Columbia, co-chair of the SCGP at 347-581-0230 and slwest@gmail.com
Sue Edward, Charleston, co-chair of the SCGP at bflosue@earthlink.net

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