Qualifications for Presidential Candidates

The Maryland Green Party requires the following for candidates to be considered eligible to participate in the Maryland Green Party's presidential primary and sponsored events:

  1. that the candidate not be a registrant of any state or national political party in the individual’s primary state of residence except for a state party which has affiliated with the Green Party of the United States (GPUS), or a party forming for the intent of GPUS affiliation in a state where there is no GPUS affiliated state party;

  2. that the candidate has established a campaign committee and filed with the Federal Election Commission or has publicly declared an exploratory committee to seek the Green Party's nomination for President of the United States;

  3. has a website to promote their candidacy; and

  4. has publicly promoted fundraising ability, either with an online donation portal or mailing address capable of receiving campaign contributions.

All acknowledged active candidates will be listed on our ballot: GPUS Candidate List