Green Party of the United States
2008 Presidential Nomination Convention
Delegate Credential Application
Green Party of Vermont
1.) Please provide information for each delegate and/or alternate:
Please answer question #2 below yes or no
2.) Is your state party seeking credentialed delegates an accredited member state Green Party of the Green Party of the United States (GPUS)? If not, has your party submitted an application to the Accreditation Committee, which demonstrates its eligibility for membership? Is your caucus seeking credentialed delegates already been accredited as eligible for representation on the National Committee of the GPUS? If not, is it planning on doing so before the Presidential Nominating Convention?
The Green Party of Vermont is an accredited member state Green Party.
For questions #3-#5 please attach either an .rtf or .pdf document and/or a web link to the appropriate document in your email response, and a hard copy in your postal mail response
3). Please provide copies of all portions of your state's election law, which are relevant to the selection of delegates to a national convention, whether by primary, caucus, or petitions for national candidates.
Pertinent State of Vermont statutes relevant to selection of delegates to national convention: To Be Emailed under separate cover.
4). Please list the policy of your state party/caucus regarding:
(a) support of the Presidential Slate nominated by the Presidential Nominating Convention through the provision of its presidential ballot line where it exists; or, through the qualification of such nominated candidates as write-in candidates, if such is possible under the election laws of their state; and/or
The Green Party of Vermont supports the Presidential candidacy of CYNTHIA McKINNEY as chosen at the spring statewide meeting of May 11 2008. The GPoVt has no prohibition against the eventual ticket duly chosen in its national convention in Chicago July 12 2008 from appearing on its state ballot line in November 2008.
(b) support of the Presidential Slate nominated by the Presidential Nominating Convention by its Presidential Nominating Convention delegates and/or its Presidential electors; and/or,
(c) any prohibition to the opposition of the Presidential Slate nominated by the Presidential Nominating Convention by its Presidential Nominating Convention delegates and/or its Presidential electors and/or Presidential Nominating Convention delegates;
(d) any other policy of the state party regarding its post-convention relationship to the Presidential Slate nominated by the Presidential Nominating Convention.;
(e) If there is no current policy on these subjects, the application shall state that the state Green Party has not adopted a policy on these subjects.
The GPoVt has no other policies on any other subject requested in this section of this questionnaire.
Please include a copy of the approved minutes of your state convention,
or other body authorized to name the delegation, which documents the delegates'
selection. If approved minutes
are not available, the Application shall include other documentation of the
5). Please include a copy of the approved minutes of your state convention, or other body authorized to name the delegation, which documents the delegates' selection. If approved minutes are not available, the Application shall include other documentation of the delegates' selection.
Each delegate (or proxy) to the National GPUS Presidential Convention must agree to pledge, for at least the first ballot, to support the choice for president made by Greens registered to vote at the spring Green Party of Vermont statewide meeting of each presidential election year. Each subsequent rollcall ballot may be cast as each delegate desires, or as the holder of a proxy has directed.
For question #6 please attach a scanned copy of your signed document (if possible) in your email response, and a signed hard copy in your postal mail response. If you can not provide a scanned copy in your email response, please provide am .rtf or .pdf of document that includes the names of the signers, even if it does not have their signatures.
6.) Please submit a letter bearing the signature of your state party or caucus officers certifying the authenticity of the minutes.
By signing this application, your state or caucus officers certify that the delegates included in the minutes are the duly chosen delegates to the convention as provided for in the rules of the caucus or state Green Party (or grouping of Greens where there is no state party.)
Neither a scanned or hard
copy signed document has yet been received.
Neither a scanned or hard copy signed document has yet been received.