JIll Stein announces run for President

On June 22, Jill Stein announced her campaign as a Green Party candidate for the 2016 presidential race.  www.jill2015.com

In a Democracy Now! exclusive, Dr. Stein outlined her platform and stated, "I have a people-powered campaign. I am running with the only national party that does not take corporate funding." 

Dr. Stein is a physician and activist who was the Green Party's Presidential nominee in 2012.

The Green Party will officially choose its Presidential nominee at its national convention in 2016.

Green Party member elected to lead Latvia

On June 3, 2015, the Latvian Parliament elected Green Party member Raimonds Vejonis to be its new President.  Vejonis is the European Union's first Green Party leader of a nation-state.





Three Illinois Green Party members elected!!!

CONGRATULATIONS to these Illinois Green Party members who won elections for public office on April 7:

Steve Alesch (Warrenville Park Board),

Peter Schwartzman (Galesburg City Council), and

Adrian Frost (Plano Library Board).

A big THANK YOU to these candidates,  to the other Greens who ran for office in 2015, and to their supporters, for bringing Green values to the electoral forum.