Green Party presidential primaries, 2012

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Green Party presidential primaries, 2012
United States
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294 delegates to the Green National Convention
148 delegates votes needed to win
  Jill Stein by Gage Skidmore.jpg Roseanne Hard Rock Cafe.jpg Kent Mesplay by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Candidate Jill Stein Roseanne Barr Kent Mesplay
Home state Massachusetts Hawaii California
Delegate count 193½ 72 17
Contests won 28 1 1

2012 Green National Convention Map.svg
First place (popular vote or delegate count)
     Jill Stein      Roseanne Barr      Kent Mesplay

Previous Green nominee

Cynthia McKinney

Green nominee

Jill Stein

The Green Party of the United States held primaries in several states in 2012. Jill Stein won most of the primaries and was formally nominated as the party's nominee during the 2012 Green National Convention.

Candidates

Candidate Most recent position Campaign Delegates Delegations with plurality
Jill Stein by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Jill Stein
Lexington Town Meeting member
(2005–2011)
Jill Stein for President logo.png
(CampaignWebsite)
193.5 / 289
(66.96%)
28
AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, IL, IN, MA, MI, MS, MD, ME, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, DC, WI
Roseanne Hard Rock Cafe.jpg
Roseanne Barr
Comedian, Host of The Roseanne Show Roseanne Barr 2012 logo.jpg
(Website)
72 / 289
(24.91%)
1
GA
Kent Mesplay by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Kent Mesplay
Inspector at the Air Pollution Control
District of San Diego County

(2001–2015)
Kent Mesplay presidential campaign, 2016 logo.png
(Website)
17 / 289
(5.88%)
1
WV

Harley Mikkelson.jpg
Harley Mikkelson
Candidate for the Green Party of Michigan (Website)
3.5 / 289
(3.48%)
None
Alternate ballot options
No preference/ Other/ Uncommitted N/A
3 / 289
(1.04%)
None

Schedule

Winning Projected delegates
Date State Candidate Vote Percent Stein Barr Mesplay Mikkelson Other Total
February 24 Illinois Jill Stein 109 71% 22 5 2 0 2 31
February 29 Arizona Jill Stein 350 69% 5 0 0 0 0 5
March 3 Wisconsin Jill Stein 55 73% 7 1 1 0 0 9
March 6 Massachusetts Jill Stein 1,018 67% 7 0 1 1 2 11
March 11 Virginia Jill Stein - 69% 3.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0 5
March 18 New Jersey Jill Stein - - 4 1 0 0 0 5
April 1 Colorado Jill Stein - - 5 1 1 0 0 7
April 3 D.C. Jill Stein 199 67% 4 0 0 0 0 4
April 28 Connecticut Jill Stein - 80% 8 0 0 0 2 10
April 28 South Carolina Jill Stein - - 6 2 0 0 0 8
May 5 Maine Jill Stein - - 7 6 0 0 0 13
May 6 Rhode Island Jill Stein - - 2 1 0 0 1 4
May 6 Arkansas Jill Stein - 100% 10 0 0 0 0 10
May 12 Delaware Jill Stein - - 4 0 0 0 0 4
May 19 Hawaii Tie - - 2 2 0 0 0 4
May 19 Minnesota Jill Stein - - 4 3 0 0 0 7
May 19 Mississippi Jill Stein - - 4 0 0 0 0 4
May 19 New York Jill Stein - 88% 14 2 0 0 0 16
May 19 Pennsylvania Jill Stein - - 4 3 0 0 0 7
May 19 Tennessee Jill Stein - - 2.5 1.5 0 0 0 4
May 27 Florida Jill Stein - - 5 2 1 0 0 8
May 27 Iowa Tie - - 2 2 0 0 0 4
May 27 Washington Jill Stein - - 4 0 0 0 0 4
June 2 Georgia Roseanne Barr - - 3 1 0 0 0 4
June 2 Oregon Roseanne Barr 9 56% 5 4 0 0 0 4
June 3 Michigan Jill Stein - 56% 9 3 2 2 0 16
June 5 California Jill Stein 8,826 49.3% 32 26 7 0 0 65
- Other - - - - - - - - -
Total United States 193½ 72 17 3 294

†Gray indicates that the primary, caucus, or convention has occurred but the official results have not yet been released.

Results

Results by state

First place (popular vote or delegate count)

  Jill Stein
  Roseanne Barr
  Kent Mesplay
  No contest

Ohio Convention

The Ohio Green Party Convention took place on February 5.

Ohio Green Party Convention, February 5, 2012[1]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - 90% 9
All Others - 10% 0
Total - 100% 9

Illinois primary

The Illinois Green Party Convention took place on February 24.

Illinois Green Party Primary, February 24, 2012[2][3]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein 109 71% 22
Roseanne Barr (write-in) 27 18% 5
Kent Mesplay 8 5% 2
Uncommitted 8 5% 2
Others 1 1% 0
Total 153 100% 31

Arizona primary

The Arizona Green Party held its primary on February 29.

Arizona Green Party presidential primary, February 29, 2016[4]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein 350 69.2% 5
Kent Mesplay 40 7.9% 0
Michael Oatman 37 7.3% 0
Richard Grayson 35 6.9% 0
Gary Swing 30 5.9% 0
Gerard Davis 14 2.8% 0
Total 880 100% 5

Wisconsin primary

The Wisconsin primary took place on March 3.

Wisconsin Green Party presidential primary, March 3, 2012[5]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein 55 73% 7
Roseanne Barr 11 15% 1
Kent Mesplay 5 7% 1
Harley Mikkelson 1 1% 0
Uncommitted 3 4% 0
Total 75 100% 9

Massachusetts primary

The Massachusetts primary took place on March 6. Three candidates appeared on the ballot.

County results of the Massachusetts Green presidential primaries, 2012.
  Jill Stein
Massachusetts Green Party presidential primary, March 6, 2012[6][7]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein 1,018 67.1% 7
Kent Mesplay 89 5.9% 1
Harley Mikkelson 84 5.5% 1
Others 95 6.3% 0
No preference 232 15.3% 2
Blank votes (not tallied) 36 n/a n/a
Total 1,554 100% 10

Virginia primary

The Virginia Green Party held its primary on March 11.

Virginia Green Party presidential primary, March 11, 2016[8]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - 69.4% 3.5
Roseanne Barr - 12.3% 0.5
Kent Mesplay - 5.2% 0.5
Harley Mikkelson - 4.5% 0.5
None of the above - 4.4% 0
Other - 4.2% 0
Total - 100% 5

New Jersey convention

The New Jersey Green Party Convention took place on March 18.

New Jersey Green Party Convention, March 18, 2012[9][10]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - 78% 4
Roseanne Barr - 22% 1
Total - 100% 5

Colorado convention

The Colorado Green Party Convention took place on March 31.

Colorado Green Party Convention, April 1, 2012[11][12]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - 70% 5
Roseanne Barr - - 1
Kent Mesplay - - 1
Total - 100% 7

DC Primary

The DC Statehood Party Primary took place on April 3.

District of Columbia Green presidential primary election results by ward, 2012.
  Jill Stein
  Write-In
DC Statehood Party Primary, April 3, 2012[13]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein 216 62.97% 3
Write-in 100 29.15% 1
No Candidate 27 7.87% 0
Total 343 100% 4

Connecticut convention

The Connecticut Green Party Convention took place on April 28.

Connecticut Green Party Convention, April 28, 2012[14]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - 80% 8
Uncommitted - 20% 2
Total - - 10

South Carolina convention

The South Carolina Green Party Convention took place on April 28.

South Carolina Green Party Convention, April 28, 2012[15][16]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - 85% 7
Roseanne Barr - 15% 1
Total - 100% 8

Maine Caucuses

The Maine Green Party held caucuses, and the state meeting took place on May 5.

Maine Green Party caucuses, May 5, 2012[17]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 7
Roseanne Barr - - 6
Total - - 13

Rhode Island convention

The Rhode Island Green Party Convention took place on May 6.

Rhode Island Green Party Convention, May 6, 2012[18]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 2
Roseanne Barr - - 1
Uncommitted - - 1
Total - - 4

Arkansas convention

The Arkansas Green Party Convention took place on May 6.

Arkansas Green Party Convention, May 6, 2012[19]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - 100% 10
Total - 100% 10

Delaware convention

The Delaware Green Party Convention took place on May 12 in Newark, Delaware.

Delaware Green Party Convention, May 12, 2012[20]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 4
Roseanne Barr - - 0
Kent Mesplay - - 0
Total - - 4

Hawaii convention

The Hawaii Green Party Convention took place on May 19.

Hawaii Green Party Convention, May 19, 2012[21]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 2
Roseanne Barr - - 2
Total - - 4

Minnesota Caucuses

The Minnesota Green Party Caucuses took place on May 19.

Minnesota Green Party Caucuses, May 19, 2012[22]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 4
Roseanne Barr - - 3
Total - - 7

Mississippi convention

The Mississippi Green Party Convention took place on May 19.

Mississippi Green Party Convention, May 19, 2012[23]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 4
Total - - 4

New York convention

The New York Green Party Convention took place on May 19.

New York Green Party Convention, May 19, 2012[24]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - 88% 14
Roseanne Barr - 12% 2
Kent Mesplay - 0% 0
Total - 100% 16

Pennsylvania convention

The Pennsylvania Green Party convention took place on May 19.

Pennsylvania Green Party convention, May 19, 2012[25]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 4
Roseanne Barr - - 3
Total - - 7

Tennessee convention

The Tennessee Green Party convention took place on May 19.

Tennessee Green Party convention, May 19, 2012[26]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 2.5
Roseanne Barr - - 1.5
Total - - 4

Florida primary

The Florida Green Party primary took place on May 27.

Florida Green Party primary, May 27, 2012[27]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 5
Roseanne Barr - - 2
Kent Mesplay - - 1
Total - - 8

Iowa primary

The Iowa Green Party primary took place on May 27.

Iowa Green Party primary, May 27, 2012[28]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 2
Roseanne Barr - - 2
Total - - 4

Washington Convention

The Washington Green Party Convention took place on May 27.

Washington Green Party Convention, May 27, 2012[29]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - - 4
Total - - 4

Georgia convention

The Georgia Green Party convention took place on June 2.

Georgia Green Party convention, June 2, 2012[30]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Roseanne Barr - - 3
Jill Stein - - 1
Total - - 4

Oregon convention

The Pacific Green Party convention took place on June 2. The members voted using a ranked choice system, but only two candidates received votes so it stayed in one round.

Pacific Green Party convention, June 2, 2012[31]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Roseanne Barr 9 56% 5
Jill Stein 7 43% 4
Total 16 100% 9

Michigan convention

The Michigan Green Party convention took place on June 3.

Michigan Green Party convention, June 3, 2012[32]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein - 56% 9
Roseanne Barr - 17% 3
Kent Mesplay - 11% 2
Harley Mkkelson - 13% 2
Other - 3% 0
Total - 100% 16

California primary

The California Primary took place on June 5. Three candidates appeared on the ballot.

County results of the California Green presidential primaries, 2016.
  Jill Stein
  Roseanne Barr
  Tie
California Green Party presidential primary, June 5, 2012[33]
Candidate Votes Percentage National delegates
Jill Stein 8,826 49.3% 32
Roseanne Barr 7,138 39.9% 26
Kent Mesplay 1,937 10.8% 7
Total 17,901 100% 65

References

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  2. ^ "2012 Illinois Green Primary". 
  3. ^ "2012 Illinois Green Primary results". Archived from the original on 2012-11-16. 
  4. ^ "Unofficial 201w Presidential Preference Election Results". http://www.greenpartywatch.org. Retrieved May 1, 2016.  External link in |website= (help)
  5. ^ "2012 Wisconsin President Green Primary". 
  6. ^ "2012 President Green-rainbow Primary". Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Government of Massachusetts. March 6, 2012. Retrieved March 17, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Massachusetts Secretary of State Releases Green Party Presidential Primary Results6" (PDF). April 7, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Unofficial 201w Presidential Preference Election Results". http://www.greenpartywatch.org. Retrieved May 1, 2016.  External link in |website= (help)
  9. ^ "2012 New Jersey Green Convention". 
  10. ^ "Jill Stein Primaries - New Jersey". Archived from the original on 2015-02-15. 
  11. ^ "2012 Colorado Green Convention". 
  12. ^ "Jill Stein Primaries". Archived from the original on 2015-02-15. 
  13. ^ "2012 DC Statehood Party Primary". 
  14. ^ "2012 Connecticut Green Convention". 
  15. ^ "2012 South Carolina Green Convention". 
  16. ^ "Jill Stein Primaries". Archived from the original on 2015-02-15. 
  17. ^ "2012 Maine Green Caucuses". 
  18. ^ "2012 Rhode Island Green Convention". 
  19. ^ "2012 Arkansas Green Convention". 
  20. ^ "2012 Delaware Green Convention". 
  21. ^ "2012 Hawaii Green Convention". 
  22. ^ "2012 Minnesota Green Party Caucuses". 
  23. ^ "2012 Mississippi Green Convention". 
  24. ^ "2012 New York Green Convention". 
  25. ^ "2012 Pennsylvania Green Party convention". 
  26. ^ "2012 Tennessee Green Party convention". 
  27. ^ "2012 Florida Green Party primary". 
  28. ^ "2012 Iowa Green Party primary". 
  29. ^ "2012 Washington Green Party Convention". 
  30. ^ "2012 Georgia Green Party convention". 
  31. ^ "2012 Pacific Green Party convention" (PDF). 
  32. ^ "2012 Michigan Green Party convention". 
  33. ^ "2012 President Green-rainbow Primary". June 5, 2012. 
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