2012 Green National Convention

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2012 Green National Convention
2012 presidential election
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Dr. Jill Stein in Madison, WI 12-16-2011 056.jpg Cheri Honkala.jpg
Stein and Honkala
Date(s)July 12–15, 2012
CityBaltimore, Maryland
VenueUniversity of Baltimore (July 12–13)
Holiday Inn Inner Harbor (July 14–15)
Presidential nomineeJill Stein of Massachusetts
Vice Presidential nomineeCheri Honkala of Pennsylvania
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Sites of the 2012 national party conventions.

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 National Convention on July 14 being held at the Holiday Inn Inner Harbor (Chesapeake Room).[1]


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



Vote by State Delegation
Green Party National Convention presidential vote, 2012[6]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Jill Stein 193½ 66.96%
Roseanne Barr 72 24.91%
Kent Mesplay 17 5.88%
Harley Mikkelson 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]

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  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". Archived from the original on 2012-07-19. Retrieved 2012-07-13.
  2. ^ a b "Jill Stein and running mate Cheri Honkala win the Green nomination at the Green Party's 2012 National Convention in Baltimore" Archived 2012-07-19 at the Wayback Machine, Green Party of the United States official press release. July 15, 2012.
  3. ^ "Mass. doctor Jill Stein wins Green Party's presidential nod". USA Today. Associated Press. July 14, 2012. Retrieved July 15, 2012.
  4. ^ a b Kilar, Steve (July 14, 2012). "Green Party nominates Jill Stein for president at Baltimore convention". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved July 15, 2012.
  5. ^ "Harley Mikkelson for President". GP.org. Archived from the original on 18 December 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
  6. ^ "GREEN PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CONVENTION VOTE". Ballot Access News. August 1, 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2012.