2008 Green National Convention
2008 presidential election|
McKinney and Clemente
|Date(s)||July 10–14, 2008|
Palmer House Hilton (July 10 – 13) |
Symphony Center (July 14)
|Presidential nominee||Cynthia McKinney of Georgia|
|Vice Presidential nominee||Rosa Clemente of New York|
|Other candidates||Chm. Kat Swift (TX)|
2008 U.S. Presidential Election
The 2008 Green National Convention took place on July 10–14, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois at the Palmer House Hilton and Symphony Center. This served as both the venue for the Presidential Nominating Convention and the Annual Meeting of the Green Party of the United States.
Jared Ball of Maryland, college professor and journalist
- "STATEMENT OF CANDIDACY - MCKINNEY, CYNTHIA". Federal Election Commission. Retrieved 2008-10-25.
|Candidate|| National Convention
1 "2008 Green Party Presidential Nomination Delegate Count". GPUS. July 3, 2008.
2 "2008 Presidential Convention Ballot Results". GPUS. July 2008.
3 Nader did not seek the Green Party nomination. His total includes 8 delegates from
Illinois where Howie Hawkins stood on the ballot in his place.
4 Endorsed Cynthia McKinney.
After McKinney's nomination, the convention delegates selected her stated choice of running mate Rosa Clemente for the vice-presidential nomination through a voice vote of delegates.
- Venue Options - Green Party National Convention 2008 - Chicago, Illinois Archived November 9, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
- Daily Greens: Green Party VP Rosa Clemente - Vote and Acceptance. Video.google.com. July 12, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-25.
Video of Convention
- State Delegate voting part 1
- State Delegate voting part 2
- Cynthia McKinney Acceptance Speech
- Vote and Rosa Clemente Acceptance Speech
- David Cobb Convention Speech
- Malik Rahim Keynote Speech
- Omar López Keynote Speech
- Malik Rahim congressional candidate Louisiana
- Jesse Johnson addresses Convention Delegates
- Official Convention Website
- Green Party 2008 Campaign Web Page
- Presidential Nomination Delegate Count