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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
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Personal details
Born (1952-12-08) December 8, 1952 (age 66)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Political partyGreen
Other political
affiliations
Socialist[1]
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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Mariani, John. "Socialists back Howie Hawkins' Green bid for governor". Retrieved June 15, 2010. The Syracuse Post Standard, Monday June 14, 2010
  2. https://auburnpub.com/blogs/eye_on_ny/howie-hawkins-syracuse-resident-exploring-run-for-green-party-presidential/article_1bc6e864-e446-566c-a36e-690150d2422c.html
  3. https://howiehawkins.us/
  4. report, Staff (2019-05-28). "Howie Hawkins will seek Green nomination for president". Times Union. Retrieved 2019-05-28.