Category Archives: Green Party

Nearly One Million Americans Watched Jill Stein Crash The Two-Party Presidential Debate

‘This is a rigged debate controlled by the two corporate political parties,’ the Green Party’s presidential candidate tweeted while also responding to issues raised in the final debate via Facebook Live.

Posted to Mint Press News

By Kit O’Connell
October 21, 2016

LAS VEGAS — Excluded from the third and final presidential debate by the two-party system, Green Party nominee Dr.

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Prediction: 3rd Parties Will Win

by Peter B. Gemma

Commentary originally published by OpEdNews

piechartelection2016-1-56-06-pmIn a vacuum of serious policy decisions and debates, minor parties can be effective catalysts for issues that are eventually absorbed by the major parties. In his book The Other Candidates: Third Parties in General Elections, author Frank Smallwood observed that alternative political candidates, “have often been successful in advancing initiatives that have later been incorporated into our political life.… Read more ...

HBO’s Oliver: “Choose the Least of Four Evils”

After brief mentions of Jim Hedges of the Prohibition Party, Dan Vacek of the Legal Marijuana Now Party, and write-in Independent candidate Joe Exotic, HBO’s John Oliver offers a cutting explication of the positions articulated (and in Dr. Stein’s case, sung) by the Libertarian and Green Party candidates.  This includes memorable analysis such as:

“Come on Gary!… Read more ...

The Other Way an Alternative Candidate Could Pick Up an Electoral Vote: When electors defect


Jesse Walker at Reason:

Hillary Clinton is almost certain to carry Washington state next month. But she won’t necessarily collect all of its electoral votes. Robert Satiacum Jr., one of the Democratic Party’s slate of 12 electors in Washington, has been mulling in public about whether he can bring himself to vote for his party’s nominee.… Read more ...

Petition fraud may have kept Green Party off the Nevada ballot

Ballot Access News:

Nevada is one of six states in which Jill Stein is not on the ballot this year. The Observer has this story about the Nevada Green Party’s petition drive this year. It suggests that the professional petitioning company the party hired submitted fraudulent signatures, which of course greatly injured the Green Party.… Read more ...

New Utah Poll: Trump 26%, Clinton 26%, McMullin 22%, Johnson 14%

Ballot Access News:

On October 12, Y2 Analytics released this presidential poll for Utah, showing that no presidential candidate has more than 26%. The results: Hillary Clinton 26%, Donald Trump 26%, Evan McMullin 22%, Gary Johnson 14%, Jill Stein 1%, other 3%, undecided 7%. Probably the bulk of the “other” vote is for Darrell Castle, because the Constitution Party is strong in Utah.… Read more ...

Green Party: In Honor of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day arrives at a crucial moment this electoral season, as the inspiring indigenous-led movement at Standing Rock continues to draw attention to how the U.S. government systematically violates the rights of Native Americans. Unlike the Clinton and Trump campaigns, we are committed to respecting treaties with Native peoples and transforming the nature of this colonial relationship.… Read more ...

Punk Patriot: ‘Are you worried about Trump Winning?’


People are worried that everything is going to go to shit if Trump wins. But things have already gone to shit. People are presently dying at the hands of this horrible system, from racist police, from not having access to healthcare, from homelessness, from hunger, from bombs being dropped on them… And we have Democrats in charge.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader: ‘Trump–Betrayer in Chief’

Ralph Nader at

Let’s say you’re inclined to vote for Donald Trump largely because you dislike Hillary Clinton and are fed up with government messing up and serving Wall Street over Main Street. You’ve heard all the things said about Trump and it doesn’t make any difference because he says with absolute confidence that he is going to shake up Washington and “make America great again.”

Why not try this experiment to bring matters down to earth where you live, work and raise your families?… Read more ...

Press release: Despite Exclusion from Hofstra Debate Stage, Jill Stein Will Participate in First Debate by Making her Case Directly to the American People


Hundreds of supporters of Dr. Jill Stein will be attending the venue of the first presidential debate at Hofstra. They will seek to escort Stein to the debate venue. If she is prevented from participating in the debate, supporters will hold a “People’s Debate” outside of the Hofstra venue. Some have pledged to engage in dignified non-violent civil disobedience as a way to protest the Commission on Presidential Debates.… Read more ...

“Democracy Now!” has invited Gary Johnson and Jill Stein to a post-debate event on September 27


September 24, 2016
Posted to Democracy Now!

This tantalizing information is included in an article by Democracy Now:

Tuesday Morning September 27: Democracy Now!’s Expanded 2-Hour Post Debate Coverage starting at 8:00 am ET.

Tune in on Tuesday, September 27th for a special 2-hour broadcast of Democracy Now! from 8:00 am–10:00 am ET.… Read more ...