The State Convention for the South Carolina Green Party will be held on April 28th from 11:00-4:00 at 2930 Devine Street (Al-Amir Restaurant) in Columbia. Accommodations for delegates are available at the Riverside Inn, $55, 111 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce, South Carolina.
The first part of the convention, from 11:00-12:00, will be for internal party business, including Steering Committee elections. Sue Edward, Scott West, and Joseph Martin will be seeking election to the Steering Committee. After lunch, nominations for November 2012 candidates will begin at 1:00. A detailed agenda will be posted on April 25th.
Presidential candidate Jill Stein will be speaking at the convention, as well as Fareen Hakim, a representative of the Rosanne Barr campaign. Delegates to the state convention will be electing 8 delegates to represent the party at the national Green Party convention.
At the congressional level, Jeff Sumerel is seeking the party’s nomination for District 4, and Nammu Muhammed is seeking our nomination for District 6
At the state level, Scott West will be asking for the nomination in State Senate District 20, Joseph Martin for State House District 24, Walid Hakim for State House District 88, and Larry Carter Center for State House District 114.
Exciting times! Join us!