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The Green Party of the United States (GPUS) is a federation of state Green parties.
GPUS is recognized by the Federal Elections Commission as the official Green Party National Committee.
GPUS is a partner with the European Federation of Green Parties and the Federation of Green Parties of the Americas.

The Illinois Green Party (ILGP) is one of those federated, GPUS-affiliated, state Green parties.
The ILGP was founded in 2001.
The ILGP sends delegates to GPUS conventions, and its members serve on GPUS committees.

For illustrations of the ILGP organizational structure:
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