3rd Party Candidates Debate In Chicago [VIDEO]
Libertarian Gary Johnson, the Green Party’s Jill Stein, Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party and Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party met in a debate on Tuesday night.
Larry King was the moderator in an event that drew several hundred to a Chicago hotel reports the Chicago Tribune.
Some quotes from the debate:
From Chicago Tribune –
Johnson, the former New Mexico governor, said of the major party candidates: “There is only a couple of voices being heard (in this campaign), and it’s tweedledumb and tweedledee.”
From PolicyMic –
10:20pm: Gary Johnson: “Wasting your vote is voting for someone you don’t believe in.” [huge cheers]
From Washington Post – (continued from quote above)
“…That’s wasting your vote. I’m asking everybody here, I’m asking everybody watching this nationwide to waste your vote on me.”
From NPR.org –
Jill Stein, opening statement:
“A vote for me is a vote for the solutions that we need for jobs, not corporate tax breaks, forhealth care as a human right, public higher education that’s free, ending student debt, and downsizing the military to pay for it.”
The website PolicyMic has a complete recap of the debate.
Christina Lobrutto contributed to this story.