The Green National Committee (GNC), often referred to internally as the National Committee, is the decision making body of the Green Party of the United States. The delegates of the committee represent accredited state parties and national caucuses.
The Maryland Green Party is an accredited state party that is recognized by the Green Party of the United States. In addition, our party has ballot access and is thus also recognized by the State of Maryland.
Greens in Maryland are currently represented on the GNC by 3 National Delegates and 3 Alternate Delegates.
Information specifically regarding the GNC Delegates, GNC Decision-making, and GNC Finances can be found below:
Presidential Nominating Convention
During every presidential election, the Green Party of the United States will conduct a series of caucuses, conventions, and primaries to determine the Green Presidential Nominee. The Maryland Green Party utilizes a primary system in order to nominate candidates in contested elections.
In 2020, Maryland was allocated eight delegates for the Presidential Nominating Convention (PNC). Following several rounds of elimination, Howie Hawkins had the greatest support, receiving five delegates, and Dario Hunter came behind with three delegates.
In 2016, Maryland was allocated six delegates for the PNC. With unanimous support for Dr. Jill Stein, all six delegates, based on proportional representation, would support her at the PNC in Houston.