2002: The Green Party of Mississippi qualified for statewide ballot status in April 2002.
In Mississippi, the criteria for qualification for statewide ballot status is to be organized as a state party and recognized as such by the Secretary of State’s Office..
To be organized as a state party would include demonstrating to state elections officials that the party has statewide officers, as well as in each of the state’s four US House districts.
The Green Party of Mississippi became an official party and achieved statewide ballot status when its registration was accepted by the Secretary of State’s Office on April 4, 2002.
The Green Party of Mississippi has retained its ballot status ever since.