Before 1996, the Greens had never run for the presidency. If they were to enter the race, most Greens felt it should not be to wage a traditional candidate-centered, personality-driven campaign. Rather, it should be to build the Green movement and advance a bottom-up politics. As it turned out, the candidacy of Ralph Nader and Winona LaDuke did just that. In November, 1995 Nader officially announced that heíd enter the Green Party of Californiaís 1996 presidential primary the following March….