Osborne Hart

Osborne Hart (born 1952) is an American socialist activist. Hart was the vice-presidential nominee of the Socialist Workers Party in the 2016 presidential election. He has run for several other offices, including for mayor of Philadelphia in 2015.[1]

Hart's father was a career soldier and he traveled extensively as a youth. His activism began in the 1960s during the Civil Rights Movement. He has also been active in the solidarity movement with socialist Cuba and other political movements.[2]


  1. ^ "63-Year-Old Walmart Employee Makes His Case For Philadelphia Mayor". KYW-TV. August 3, 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2016.
  2. ^ "The SWP candidates". The Militant. February 22, 2016. Retrieved 14 February 2016.