Green Party’s Stein and Baraka on ballot for 90% of US voters
by Ann Garrison
KPFA Weekend News Anchor Sharon Sobotta: The Green Party campaign for presidential candidate Jill Stein and vice presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka has completed its 2016 ballot access drive. Stein-Baraka will be on the ballot in 45 states, including Washington, D.C., and they will be official write-in candidates in three more states. Ballots cast for official write-in candidates are counted, whereas unofficial write-in ballots are not.
Ninety percent of voters will see the Stein-Baraka ticket on the ballot. Stein-Baraka are eligible to win 424 electoral votes; that’s 154 more than the 270 required to win. KPFA’s Ann Garrison spoke to Rick Lass, ballot access coordinator for the Stein-Baraka campaign.
KPFA/Ann Garrison: Rick Lass, I believe the Stein-Baraka ticket has qualified for the ballot in more states…
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