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Rich Whitney announced on Thursday that his campaign has released a television advertisement that will be airing on MSNBC and Comedy Central. In the ad, Whitney emphasizes his desire to be included in all gubernatorial debates. The spot can also be viewed at his website http://www.whitneyforgov.org/.
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.