2008 Green National Convention

The 2008 Green National Convention took place on July 10-14, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois at the Palmer House Hilton and Symphony Center. [ [http://www.greenconvention2008.com/venues.shtml Venue Options - Green Party National Convention 2008 - Chicago, Illinois] ] This served as both the venue for the Presidential Nominating Convention and the Annual Meeting of the Green Party of the United States.


The convention was headquartered at the historic Palmer House Hilton, while the nomination event itself took place at the nearby Symphony Center.

Presidential candidates

Cynthia McKinney, former Georgia Congresswoman [cite web|url=http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7202195|title=www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_7202195 ] [cite web|url=http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/fecimg/?P80004930|title=FEC Disclosure Reports - Filer ID P80004930 ]

Kat Swift of Texas, co-chair of Texas Green Party

*Jesse Johnson of West Virginia, former Mountain Party candidate for US Senate and Governor of West Virginia
*Kent Mesplay of California, California Delegate to the Green National Committee


Vice President

Rosa Clemente


* [http://www.gp.org/press/pr-national.php?ID=2 Official Press Release]

External links

* [http://www.greenparty2008.org/wiki/index.php/Home Official Convention Website]
* [http://www.gp.org/2008-elections/index.shtml Green Party 2008 Campaign Web Page]
* [http://www.gp.org/2008-elections/Delegate-Vote-Count.php Presidential Nomination Delegate Count]

Video of Convention

* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dt83740Q8HE State Delegate voting part 1]
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jircfmFCOb0 State Delegate voting part 2]
* [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1998114839320003702&ei=&hl=en Cynthia McKinney Acceptance Speech]
* [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5286262959619823729&ei=&hl=en Vote and Rosa Clemente Acceptance Speech]
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKGVQJGBsVA David Cobb Convention Speech]
* [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7226475852159421918&ei=&hl=en Malik Rahim Keynote Speech]
* [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1862601476644709943&ei=&hl=en Omar López Key Note Speech]
* [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6406354776635518373&ei=&hl=en Malik Rahim congressional candidate Louisiana]
* [http://www.vimeo.com/1412555 Jesse Johnson addresses Convention Delegates]

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