The Green Party

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The Green Party has nominated Former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney is also ran as a candidate for President of the Untied States. The inclusion of a viable third party in our political process has always interested me and the Green Party has appeal that may allow it to establish self on the political scene First I will the policies of the Green Party then delve into the prospects of Ms. McKinney’s of becoming the next President. The Green Party is one of many lesser party trying to establish a viable third party in the United States. The Green Party gained notability during the campaign for president in 1996 and 200 by Ralph Nadar. One of the many things that the Green party wants to do is have a constitutional amendment abolishing the Electoral College and providing for the direct election of the president by Instant Runoff Voting Which allows for voter to rank the candidate 1,2,3,etc so election can be decide immediately The Green Party of the United States is a federation of state Green Parties. Committed to environmentalism, non-violence, social justice and grassroots organizing, Greens are renewing democracy without the support of corporate donors. Greens provide real solutions for real problems. Whether the issue is universal health care, corporate globalization, alternative energy, election reform or decent, living wages for workers, Greens have the courage and independence necessary to take on the powerful corporate interests. The Federal Elections Commission recognizes the Green Party of the United States as the official Green Party National Committee. We are partners with the European Federation of Green Parties and the Federation of Green Parties of the Americas (Green Party). The Green Party proposes a comprehensive political reform agenda, including full public financing of elections and free and equal radio and television time for all viable candidates. Greens support significant lobbying regulation to disclose the extent of political...
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