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.
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.
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.