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On the Stein/Honkala Campaign Trail

On the Stein/Honkala Campaign Trail

“This has been such an easy campaign. It’s like giving out candy,” said Jill Stein, 2012 Green Party presidential candidate, who was recently nominated at the Green National Con­ven­tion in July. “There is a rebellion going on out here and we [Stein/Honkala campaign] are the political platform for that rebellion. It is absolutely breathtaking.” Stein said the troubled condition of the country and the lack of democratic politics is giving her Green agenda a rousing welcome from the public. With…

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Is the Green Party evolving through its presidential campaign?

Is the Green Party evolving through its presidential campaign?

An editorial by David McCorquodale, Green Party of Delaware I have been stunned by the strength and successes of the Stein-Honkala ticket! Re­gardless of the electoral outcome, make no mistake about it: this campaign is an improvement over our past presidential campaigns. Here’s a brief review. In 1996 and 2000 Ralph Nader was the party’s standard-bearer. At neither time was Nader chosen through a primary pro­cess. Rather, he was an endorsed candidate. His candidacy showed both the benefits and the…

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How to get and keep a Green Party presidential nomination

How to get and keep a Green Party presidential nomination

By Jim Witters, Green Party of Delaware Becoming the Green Party’s presidential nominee is not as simple as de­claring your candidacy and watching the contributions and votes start rolling in. Tom Yager, co-chair of the national par­ty’s Presidential Candidate Support Com­mittee, explains the process: When a candidate decides to seek the Green Party’s presidential nomination, the pro­spective candidate contacts the Presiden­tial Campaign Support Committee and fills out a questionnaire, which has questions about the prospective candidate’s views on what the…

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