The November 8th general elections are less than 6 weeks away, and the campaigns for the White House, the U.S. Congress, and a long list of state and local elective offices are in high gear.
Americans who cast their ballots this November will have a choice of candidates not just from the traditional Democratic or Republican parties, but also from less mainstream “third” parties.
The Green Party of the United States calls itself an “eco-social” party with a progressive social justice and anti-corporate agenda. It’s evolved from the early Greens movement that first gained traction in the US back in the 1980s.
Dr. Margaret Flowers is the Green Party candidate for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated next January by Sen. Barbara Mikulski. That important seat is also being sought by Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen and Republican Delegate Kathy Szeliga.
Nnabu Eze is the Green Party candidate for Maryland's 3rd Congressional District, a seat held since 2007 by the incumbent Democrat, Representative John Sarbanes, who is also facing a challenge from Republican Mark Plaster.
Dr. Flowers and Mr. Eze join Tom in the studio to talk about how they plan to represent Maryland in Congress.