Green Party announces plans for national convention

Green-Convention-2012The Green Party of the United States has announced details regarding the Presidential Nominating Convention to be held at the University of Houston from Thursday, August 4 through Sunday, August 7.

GPUS Co-Chair Tamar Yager said, “Following the Republican and Democratic conventions, the Green convention will be watched closely because of widely anticipated dissatisfaction with the projected nominees of both of the established parties. We look forward to welcoming many Bernie Sanders supporters if he doesn’t emerge from the DNC as the nominee, as well as other voters who are considering alternatives to the two corporate-money parties and their candidates.”

Candidates for the presidential nomination will field questions from the media at a joint news conference on Saturday morning, with balloting later that day. The theme of the Green convention is “Houston, We Have A Solution: Vote Green 2016.”

Green Party of Texas State Executive Committee Co-Chair Laura Palmer said, “Texas Greens are excited to host this historic convention, which will bring attention to so many critical issues in a city that lies at the heart of the corporate empire. We believe Houston is uniquely situated to influence the national political dialogue, and to help lead the way in finding solutions for the future.”


  1. Thank you for this excellent, and brief Green Party report. The positive potential for this Green Party presidential nominating convention exciting indeed. Of the four USA national political parties, the Green Party convention is the last. It provides the Green Party an extraordinary opportunity to pull record support from those unhappy with both the two larger parties. Keep offering a positive Green Party Green New Deal eco jobs for the economy vision. A Green Party for Peace. Prosperity. Planet.

  2. Go Bernie Go! Run as the Green Party presidential candidate. You will win.

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