Jim Hightower was
keynote speaker at the convention. Other speakers
included: Manning Marable, Helen Caldicott, John
Anderson, Jello Biafra, Ann Northrop and Medea Benjamin.
The convention was attended by over 300 voting delegates
from 39 states. Over 1200 people attended the final
nominating event. Also attending were representatives
from 15 foreign Green Parties as well as Green Party
Federations of the Americas,
The Green Party: Building a Better Democracy
Nader and Winona
LaDuke were nominated with 92% of the vote, with the
remainder being split evenly between Jello
Biafra and Stephen
Gaskin. The convention delegates also approved the
convention platform that
Nader and LaDuke ran on.
The convention was a big
success in bringing the Green Party message to millions
of Americans who had never heard of it and demonstrated
that the Green Party is the serious alternative to the
information about the convention.
coverage in Real Audio and Video at C-SPAN.