Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Libertarian and Green Party Candidates Are Making Surprising Appearances in 2020 Election Polls

Jo Jorgensen and Howie Hawkins
LP Candidate Jo Jorgensen & GP Candidate Howie Hawkins
by Jason Lemon, Newsweek.com

As the 2020 presidential election is now less than four months away, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian Party candidate Jo Jorgensen are registering 
support in national polls, signaling that their respective 
messages resonate with a segment of voters frustrated
with Democrats and Republicans.

"The two governing parties are presiding over a failed state. The coronavirus epidemic, the 
climate meltdown, inequality with declining working-class life expectancies and a nuclear 
arms race out of control with none of the candidates talking about it," Hawkins, 67, who co-founded the U.S. Green Party in the 1990s, told Newsweek in an interview. "So, we need to go in another direction."

Jorgensen, 63, has voiced similar frustration. "There is an ugly two-headed monster ruling our country who is destroying our economy, invading our privacy, and eating away our rights,"recent campaign email for the candidate said, taking aim at Republicans and Democrats...

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