York County Green chair criticizes exclusion of candidates from debate

Steve Baker, chairman of the York County Green Party, isn’t happy that you didn’t see two presidential candidates during last night’s debate in Denver: Green Party candidate Jill Stein and Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson.


Baker said in a statement that they “were purposely excluded from the debates by the insidious Commission on Presidential Debates.  This is a great loss for the American people.  The two remaining candidates however were predictable and did not inspire a lot of confidence.”

Stephen Baker of Springettsbury Township was among a group organized by the green party to support Wisconsin workers on East Market Street Friday, March 11, 2011. DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS – KATE PENN

Baker said both Stein and Johnson are on enough state ballots to win the Electoral College.

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And here’s a look at some of the alternative events that other presidential candidates planned for Wednesday.

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County government and politics reporter at York Daily Record/Sunday News.
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