Margaret Trowe

Margaret Trowe (born 1948) is an American Communist and women's rights activist. She was the 2000 United States Vice Presidential Candidate for the Socialist Workers Party;[1] she also appeared as their VP candidate in 2004 in those states where the official candidate Arrin Hawkins was excluded from the ballot for being constitutionally ineligible to serve as vice president.

Trowe had run for United States Senator for Iowa in 1998 and received 2,400 votes. She also received one write-in vote for President of the United States in the 2004 election. In 2006, she was a candidate for Florida's 18th congressional district.


  1. Hargrove, Julia (1999-11-01). Presidential Elections: A Complete Resource with Historical Information, Reproducible Activities and Creative Ideas. Lorenz Educational Press. p. 21. ISBN 978-1-57310-205-6. Retrieved 22 March 2011.

Party political offices
Preceded by
Laura Garza
Socialist Workers Party nominee for
Vice President of the United States

Succeeded by
Arrin Hawkins1
Notes and references
1. In the 2004 election, Trowe was used as a stand-in candidate in states where Hawkins could not be listed on the ballot. This was because Hawkins did not meet the requirements to be Vice President.

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