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Green Party LogoUpdates on Green presidential campaigns, as Roseanne Barr and Jill Stein compete for the Green Party's nomination


For Immediate Release:
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614,
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805,

Video clips, interviews with Green presidential and congressional candidates

2012 Green Presidential Nominating Convention, July 12-15 in Baltimore, Md.
Media Credentialing page

WASHINGTON, DC -- The race between Jill Stein and Roseanne Barr for the Green Party's 2012 nomination is heating up as state Green Parties choose delegates for the convention in Baltimore, Md., July 12-15 ( Links to video clips, interviews, and news on Dr. Stein and Ms. Barr, as well as several Green candidates for Congress are listed below.

The Green Party has posted a page online with a chart that displays delegate counts for state Green Parties that have participated in primary elections or held statewide conventions and caucuses (

As of April 2, Jill Stein was in the lead with at least 62.5 delegates, followed by Roseanne Barr with 8.5 and Kent Mesplay with 5.5. Delegate numbers related to results of the April 3 primaries are still being determined, but Dr. Stein has won in the District of Columbia. 201 delegates are necessary for the Green nomination. (District of Columbia primary results:

In New York, Colia Clark was nominated for the US Senate ( / video links below).

The Green Party has posted a Media Credentialing page for journalists, bloggers, and other members of the media to register for the 2012 Green convention:

The Hawaii Green Party now has ballot status, after the Hawaii Office of Elections determined that the party handed in enough valid signatures ( So far, 21 state Green Parties already have a ballot line in the 2012 general election. The Green Party of the United States is aiming for at least 46 ballot lines.

For links to all videos of the Green presidential candidates, visit:

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"Stein wins 67% in DC"
April 4, 2012

"Green Party Black Caucus Endorses Roseanne Barr for President"
Redding News Review, March 29, 2012

"Colorado goes for Stein"
April 4, 2012

"Greens Welcome Candidates' Commitment to Ballot Access; Barr's commitment to 50 State Ballot Lines unprecedented"
Georgia Green Party press release, April 3, 2012

"Stein accepts Romney invite to debate rematch"
April 2, 2012
"GOP's Romney challenges Green's Stein to debate rematch", April 2, 2012

"NORML Endorses Roseanne Barr for President", February 9, 2012

"All out for New Mexico" (Dr. Stein's ballot petitions submitted April 3)
March 30, 2012

"'Roseanne For President' Campaign Hits the Valley" (video and news report)
Studio City Patch, March 24, 2012
Roseanne Barr speaks at North Hollywood Green Event (complete speech)

"Dr. Stein wins New Jersey, secures matching funds in Illinois and Wisconsin"
March 19, 2012

Roseanne Barr via Skype at the DC Statehood Green Party's March 31 convention

"Health care ruling won't deliver reform Americans need, says Stein"
March 29, 2012

"Comedian In Chief: Roseanne Barr would get 6 percent of the vote if she runs for president, according to a new poll"
The American Prospect, February 14, 2012
"Roseanne Barr at 6% in national presidential poll, behind Romney by only 5% among 18 to 29 year old voters"
Green Party Watch, February 14, 2012

Jill Stein discusses the Green New Deal via Skype at the DC Statehood
Green Party's March 31 convention

Wise Women Media with guest Roseanne Barr, April 2

"Dr. Stein on the two-party crisis and the Green Party's presidential response"

"For the Youth" - Roseanne Barr for President

"Jill Stein The Politics of Fear vs The Politics of Courage Green Party Presidential Candidate"

"American Citizen" - Roseanne Barr for President

"Green Party's Stein on Presidential Campaign: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein made a swing through upstate New York last week. She's trying to get voters to look beyond the two major parties" (video interview)
Capital Tonight (New York), March 26, 2012

Roseanne Barr speaks on the '10 KEY VALUES' of the Green Party of the United States

Dr. Jill Stein: Green Party Candidate for President (text interview)
PR Watch / Center for Media & Democracy, March 27, 2012

"Sandra Bernhard Discusses Roseanne Barr's Presidential Run"
The Rosie Show (with Rosie O'Donnell)

"Why is the Green Party's Jill Stein Running to be President? Jill Stein, frontrunner for the Green Party presidential nomination, wants a New Green Deal for America" (video and text interview)
The Real News

"Spector: 'Why We Need Roseanne'" (text)
By Michael Spector, Green Party Watch, March 20, 2012

"Not supporting Barack Obama - People support Jill Stein Green Party Presidential Candidate"


Videos from a March 17 meeting of the State Committee of the Green Party of New York State, at which US Senate candidate Colia Clark was nominated:
Colia Clark for US Senate
Hank Bardel for US House
Evergreen Chou for US House
Joseph Diaferia for US House
Tony Gronowicz for US House

See also:

"Statewide Green conventions and caucus begin in Ohio, Minnesota, Maine, Illinois; more Green presidential campaign and ballot access news"
Green Party press release, February 13, 2012

"The Green Party welcomes presidential candidates Roseanne Barr and Jill Stein"
Green Party press release, February 3, 2012

"Wisconsin Greens Win 7 of 7 in Local Races"
Wisconsin Green Party press release, April 4, 2012

Green Party Watch: blog with inside news about the Green Party and Green candidates


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