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Green Party presidential candidate. SJ Dodgson MJoTA 2016 v10n2p1003

The most important part of me is my Quaker faith, which can be distilled by saying I do my best to follow the words of Jesus that tell us to be kind. Being kind to humans, animals, the ground, the underground and the skies is my aim. 

Other Americans also have this aim. Some are Progressive Democrats, some are in the Green Party. During the 2016 presidential election, the candidate who most closely represents us and has a chance of being elected is Hillary Clinton. Those of us who reject the lies of the Republican candidate, believe the lies against the Democratic candidate or who believe that Hillary does not represent them, do not have a candidate that can represent them and have a good chance of being elected. When these vote for the Green Party, they will be making sure the Republican candidate is elected.

American elections are duels between 2 candidates in 2 parties. If 3 candidates stand, the elected person is most likely elected by a minority, and can even be the least wanted person in the race. If 2 candidates represent parties with similar goals, such as raised minimum wage, and regulations that will reduce the effects of climate change, and the 3rd candidate wants a lower minimum wage and more coal-fired plants; the 3rd candidate will be elected even if 60% vote against the 3rd candidate's goals. 

Sep 28, 2016. Edited from Bloomberg Politics by Toluse Olorunnipa

President Barack Obama warned in a radio interview on Wednesday that Americans who vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson or Green Party candidate Jill Stein in November risk putting Donald Trump into the White House, as he sought to blunt momentum for third-party candidates.

“If you don’t vote, that’s a vote for Trump,” Obama said in an interview on the Steve Harvey Morning Show. “If you vote for a third-party candidate who’s got no chance to win, that’s a vote for Trump.”

Sep 16, 2016. Edited from Green Party nominee Jill Stein is escorted off campus hosting presidential debate by Melanie Mason in LA Times

Green Party presidential hopeful Jill Stein was escorted by police off the Hofstra University campus Monday, hours before the school was set to host the first televised presidential debate.

Stein was "nicely escorted" from campus after authorities found she did not have proper media credentials, a Nassau County, N.Y., police spokesman told ABC News.

Stein did not register enough support in national polls to earn a spot on the debate stage; she polls at about 2% of voters, according to RealClearPolitics' average.