Official results from the March 1 Massachusetts Green Rainbow Party presidential primary show Jill Stein winning by a margin of just under 10 to one. Stein received 768 votes (48.1%), Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowasifza-Curry 78 (4.9%), Darryl Cherney 54 (3.4%), Kent Mesplay 37 (2.3%), and Bill Kreml 24 (1.5%). There were 199 “No Preference” votes, 12.5% of the total, with 436 write-ins, 27.3% of the total. There were 85 blank ballots cast.
Presidential Candidate Dr. Jill Stein Says Rising Methane Emissions in US Predictable Outcome of Fracking, Calls for Fracking Ban and 100% Clean Renewable Energy By 2030
Responding to the news that scientists have found a surge in emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane from the United States, Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein stated, “The methane surge shows that fracking isn’t just a dire threat to our health and drinking water. It’s far worse for our climate than the industry will admit.” Scientists at Harvard University have detected a large increase in global methane emissions over the past decade, with the United States responsible for as much as 60% of the emissions growth. Methane has 86 times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide over a twenty-year period. “Now that we’ve just experienced the worst methane leak in US history in California, it’s past time to end fracking’s threat to our health and our environment,” said Stein. Continue reading
NPR Illinois interviewed Jill Stein in advance of the state's March 15 primaries. A 10-minute segment was broadcast on 89.3 FM Pittsfield and 91.9 FM Springfield, with an additional 14 minutes broadcast online. The site also carries the audio of a half-hour speech Stein made on "Working for Our Political Environment and Personal Health" at the University of Illinois Springfield. NPR Illinois says Stein "spoke to a packed theater" at the school last Thursday. The Illinois Green Party has already held its presidential preference vote, with Stein receiving 87% of the votes cast in the five-candidate field and winning 20 of the state's 23 delegates to the August Green Party nominating convention.
The American Herald Tribune, March 4, 2016 Exclusive Interview: Dr. Jill Stein Discusses Shifting Foreign Policy Away From Favored Nations And The Potential For A Better US Iranian Relationship by Eoin Higgins Dr. Jill Stein is running for the Green Party nomination for president. Dr. Stein is a medical doctor and a longtime political activist. She ran for president before in 2012 for the Green Party. Dr. Stein also ran for governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010. The American Herald Tribune spoke with Dr. Stein about foreign policy on Monday, February 29. The Tribune wanted to get Stein’s opinion on the US-Iranian relationship, Israel/Palestine, and other issues related to foreign policy centered on the Middle East. “We need to go back to the drawing board on our relationship to the Middle East,” Stein said, “Our foreign policy has had catastrophic consequences; it’s based on economic and military domination rather than human rights and diplomacy.” Continue reading
The Daily Illini, March 3, 2016 Jill Stein, Green Party Presidential Candidate, Visits University by Michael Semaca Jill Stein, the Green Party’s leading candidate for the 2016 presidential election, spoke at the University on Wednesday night, promoting her party’s political values. Stein, the only presidential candidate to visit the University this election cycle, has been involved in green politics for more than fifteen years. She ran for many offices in her home state of Massachusetts, and was the Green Party’s nominee in the 2012 presidential election. She said she believes is that massive changes need to be made to America to make the world a better place. “We need really deep systemic change.” Stein said. “And a different way forward based on democracy, justice, and human rights, and a different kind of world that puts people, planet and peace over profit, instead of profit over everything else.” Continue reading
Unofficial results in the Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party presidential primary show Jill Stein winning with 51.8% of the vote. Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowasifza-Curry received 9.5%, Darryl Cherney 3.6%, Bill Kreml 3.6%, and Kent Mesplay 2.6%. “No Preference” received 12.8%, with the remaining votes assorted write-ins.
The Green Party of Minnesota announced that Jill Stein won its March 1 presidential caucuses with 84.3% of the vote. Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowasifza-Curry took 5.9%, Bill Kreml 4.8%, Darryl Cherney 2.4%, and Kent Mesplay 1.2%.
Super Tuesday was a big win for oligarchy, as the Democratic Party establishment delivered over 60% of available delegates for Hillary Clinton and billionaire demagogue Donald Drumpf stomped to victory in 8 states. But despite the dominance of Clinton and Drumpf, the millions of votes for Bernie Sanders show that Americans are hungry for sweeping changes to a broken system that’s throwing workers, students, the middle class and the poor under the bus. Continue reading
Jill Stein appeared on C-SPAN's flagship program Washington Journal on Saturday morning, discussing her campaign and taking viewer questions for more than 45 minutes.
Jill Stein was interviewed by New England Public Radio in advance of the March 1 Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party presidential primary. During the five-minute interview, which can be heard in full online, Jill said, "Basically, America is in revolt. I think it's really a critical time for us to open up debate not only to a revolutionary campaign, but to a revolutionary party. ... We're not going to fix this in six or eight or nine months. This is going to take a sustained effort."