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Jill Stein in two more presidential debates to be broadcasted online from Washington, DC; Green candidates to watch on Election Day
GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
For Immediate Release:
Friday, November 2, 2012
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Dr. Stein wins spot in Nov. 5 one-on-one debate after online vote on Free & Equal site
WASHINGTON, DC -- Green nominee Jill Stein will participate in two more presidential debates to be broadcast online from Washington, DC, including the Free and Equal debate originally scheduled for October 30 and postponed to November 5 because of Hurricane Sandy.
Dr. Stein won her place in Free and Equal Elections Foundation's one-on-one debate after receiving over online 17,000 votes within 24 hours on the Free and Equal site. She will face Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party.
Schedule of debates:
Sunday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. ET at Busboys and Poets restaurant, 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC, hosted by Ralph Nader. More information and RSVP: http://nader.org/2012/11/01/ralph-nader-to-host-third-party-presidential-debate-in-d-c-114/ (The Green Party is planning to air this debate online on the party's Livestream Channel, http://www.livestream.com/greenpartyus)
Monday, Nov. 5, 9 p.m. ET at RT America's studio in Washington, DC, sponsored by the Free and Equal Elections Foundation (http://freeandequal.org), to be broadcast on the Green Party's Livestream Channel (http://www.livestream.com/greenpartyus) and the Free and Equal site.
More news and videos:
Green Party Election Night Livestream Show! Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. Meetup in the Green Chat Room, live election reports and interviews with Green Party activists, candidates, and officeholders. http://www.facebook.com/events/392734437462026/
Jill Stein has released a TV ad linking the policies of Obama and Romney to the increased floods, fires and droughts that the planet is currently experiencing. http://www.jillstein.org/climate_ad
Video of Jill Stein in Winnsboro, Texas on Oct. 31, speaking before she delivered supplies to Keystone XL pipeline protesters and was arrested by local police officers hired to serve as TransCanada security. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=2O_5AMoNrKg
"Green Party calls for a voters' rebellion after narrow Obama-Romney debates, urges votes for Jill Stein and other Green candidates," Green Party release, Oct. 30. http://www.gp.org/press/pr-national.php?ID=563
Videos of previous presidential candidates' debates with Dr. Stein and vice-presidential nominee Cheri Honkala:
Green Party Livestream Channel: http://www.livestream.com/greenpartyus
Democracy Now!: http://www.democracynow.org
Free & Equal: http://www.freeandequal.org
Green Candidates to Watch
The candidates below are a few of the many Greens seeking public office across the U.S. who are running noteworthy campaigns. See also the Green Party's 2012 Candidates Page: http://www.gp.org/elections/candidates/index.php
Ursula Rozum for U.S. House in Syracuse, New York (24th Congressional District)
Ms. Rozum on student debt and hydrofracking (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzNQdBI4K9A
"Real Solutions Can't Wait!" (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqFzqOCyIDU
Jesse Johnson for Governor of West Virginia. Mr. Johnson is a leader in the opposition to mountaintop detonation mining, which continues to cause widespread environmental devastation and fresh water toxicity in his state.
"Running for the Mountains - Barred from the Debate" (Polidoc Productions video) http://vimeo.com/50862807
Rebekah Kennedy for U.S. Senate in Arkansas, polling 15.5% in a race with no Democrat and 20.5% undecided.
Colin Beavan for U.S. House in New York's 8th Congressional District (central Brooklyn). Mr. Beavan has been nicknamed "No Imact Man" after blogging and publishing a book on his family's decision to live a "zero impact" lifestyle in New York City for one year.
Mr. Beavan speaks at the 2012 Green National Convention (video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4lKWCJyglo
Karen Morian for Florida House, District 12
Dr. Morian on education (videos): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6imNbqaf94 / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1-74puYbcQ
Why Karen? Supporters give their reasons Dr. Morian is getting their vote (videos): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYu_IAs9Ip0 / http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ozBEkpgRbe0
Photos (jpg) of the above candidates:
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Green candidate database and campaign information: http://www.gp.org/elections.shtml
News Center http://www.gp.org/newscenter.shtml
Speakers Bureau http://www.gp.org/speakers
Ballot Access Page http://www.gp.org/2012/ballot-access.html
Video Page http://www.gp.org/video/index.php
Green Papers http://www.greenpapers.net/
Livestream Channel http://www.livestream.com/greenpartyus
GP-TV Twitter page http://www.gp.org/twitter
Facebook page http://www.gp.org/facebook
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