Jill Stein

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Jill Ellen Stein (born May 14, 1950) is an American physician, activist, and former political candidate. She was the Green Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2012 and 2016 elections and the Green-Rainbow Party's candidate for governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010.

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Jill Ellen Stein

(1950-05-14) May 14, 1950 (age 73)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyGreen
Other political
Democratic (Formerly)
SpouseRichard Rohrer
EducationHarvard University (AB, MD)
WebsiteCampaign website

During her campaigns for President, she campaigned on the theme of a Green New Deal which included a number of reforms to address climate change and income inequality, as well as civil and political rights reform. In 2012, Stein received 0.36 percent of the popular vote; in 2016, she received 1.07 percent of the popular vote.

In 2023, it was announced that Stein would help run Cornel West's Green Party campaign for president, challenging President Joe Biden.[1][2][3]