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Carbondale, IL— Green party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney will participate in the Chicago satellite version of Jon Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity” on Saturday. Mr. Whitney will address the crowd at the Illinois Green Party stage in Grant Park at approximately 1:30 PM. The main rally will be located in Washington D.C. with regional satellite rallies taking place throughout the United States.
Saturday, October 30
Who: Rich Whitney
What: “Rally to Restore Sanity”
When: 11 AM to 2 PM
-will address the crowd at approximately 1:30 PM
Where: Grant Park
Illinois Green Party Stage
Columbus and Jackson
Rich Whitney is a 55-year-old civil rights and employment lawyer from Carbondale. As a lawyer, he has fought for working people who have lost their jobs or had their rights violated. A founder of the Illinois Green Party, he has long been politically active in support of the labor, health-care reform, environmental, civil rights, and peace movements. In 2006, he served as the Green Party’s first candidate for Governor, winning over 360,000 votes and making it possible for Illinois voters to have a third choice on the ballot statewide.
For candidate interview requests please contact Brandon Punke at 618-434-0046 or Doug Dobmeyer at 312-315-6887.