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Running for: US President

Jill Stein ran for president in 2012 and 2016 as a member of the Green Party. On her 2024 campaign website she writes, "I'm running for President to offer a better choice for the people. Let's put a pro-worker, anti-war, climate emergency agenda front and center in this election and on the ballot across the country."

Position on Issues

Candidate's Website, 2024

"Ban the sale of assault rifles and establish a buyback program"

Candidate's Website, 2024

"Abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and establish an Office of Citizenship, Refugees, and Immigration Services under the Department of Labor. Redirect all ICE funding to processing centers that provide immigrants and refugees with resources for housing, work, and healthcare upon arrival"

Candidate's Website, 2024

"Advance reproductive rights and codify Roe v. Wade"

Candidate's Website, 2024

"Fully legalize cannabis for recreational and medicinal use with similar restrictions to alcohol."

Candidate's Website, 2024

"Immediately implement National Improved Medicare for All as a precursor to establishing a UK-style National Healthcare Service which will replace private hospital, private medical practice, and private medical insurance with a publicly-owned, democratically controlled healthcare service that will guarantee healthcare as a human right to everyone in the United States"

Project Vote Smart Survey, 2012

"This proposal to turn our Social Security system over to private corporations would lead to huge losses for retirees who depend on Social Security. And it would create investment risks that cannot be tolerated in our Social Security program."

Candidate's Website, 2024

"Strengthen Social Security - remove the artificial cap on the Social Security tax for the wealthy, and apply the Social Security payroll tax to all income, including capital gains and dividends."

Candidate's Website, 2016

"Strengthen rather than cut Medicare and Social Security. Remove the cap on Social Security taxes above a certain level of income."

Candidate's Website, 2024

"Institute strongly progressive taxation for incomes and wealth, and increase the estate tax"

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