Howie Hawkins

American activist and trade unionist from California

Howie Hawkins (born December 8, 1952) is an American politician, perennial candidate and political activist. He is a member of the Green Party of the United States. He is a co-founder of the party.

Howie Hawkins
Personal details
Born (1952-12-08) December 8, 1952 (age 71)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Political partyGreen
Other political
ResidenceSyracuse, New York
Alma materDartmouth College

Hawkins was New York's Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2006. In 2010, Hawkins ran as the Green Party's candidate for Governor of New York. In 2014, Hawkins ran again for campaign for Governor of New York. Hawkins ran for Governor of New York in 2018 as well.

On April 3, 2019, Hawkins created an exploratory committee for a possible presidential bid for the 2020 election.[2][3] On May 28, 2019, Hawkins formally launched his campaign.[4] In June 2020, he became the presumptive nominee for the Green Party nomination. He lost the election to former Vice President Joe Biden.

On November 9, 2020, Hawkins announced his candidacy for the Green Party presidential nomination in the 2024 election.[5]

References change

  1. Mariani, John. "Socialists back Howie Hawkins' Green bid for governor". 14 June 2010. Retrieved June 15, 2010. The Syracuse Post Standard, Monday June 14, 2010
  2. "Howie Hawkins, Syracuse resident, exploring run for Green Party presidential nod".
  4. report, Staff (2019-05-28). "Howie Hawkins will seek Green nomination for president". Times Union. Retrieved 2019-05-28.
  5. "Statement of Candidacy". Federal Electoral Commission. November 9, 2020. Retrieved November 9, 2020.