Know Who Your Choices Are – XVIII – Dr. Jill Stein

Jill stein

On June 22, 2015, Dr. Jill Stein announced that she will be running for the office of President of the United States in the 2016 elections. Below I have provided a brief overview of her political and professional history.

Age:       65

Place of Birth: Chicago, IL

Political Party:    Green Party

Political History:

2002 –    Ran for governor of Massachusetts came in 3rd among 5 candidates

2004 –    Ran for State Representative for 9th Middlesex District.

2005 –    Elected to the seat of Town Meeting Representative in Precinct 2

2006 –    Ran for Secretary of the Commonwealth

2008 –    Re-elected as Town Meeting Representative

2010 –    Ran a candidate in the gubernatorial race

2012 –    Ran in the 2012 Presidential Election

Political Position:

  • Supports clean renewable energy generation
  • Protection of a woman’s right to choose
  • Supports legalization of marijuana

References:

Official Website:

http://www.jill2016.com/

Referenced links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jill_Stein

http://www.ontheissues.org/Jill_Stein.htm

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