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.
Place of Birth: Chicago, IL
Political Party: Green Party
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
- Supports clean renewable energy generation
- Protection of a woman’s right to choose
- Supports legalization of marijuana