If you’re not thrilled with the choice of Donald Trump or Joe Biden for president, you’ll have at least five other candidates to choose from in the November general election.
During the 2016 presidential election, Trump topped Hillary Clinton by just under 113,000 votes. Yet 3.1 percent of Floridians who cast their ballots voted for third party and write-in candidates.
In fact, nearly 300,000 Floridians backed someone outside the mainstream options four years ago.
This year, Howie Hawkins is running as the Green Party’s nominee.
“Over 80 percent of the people want a Green New Deal to deal with the climate crisis, including 64 percent of Republicans,” Hawkins said. “That’s been the Green Party’s signature issue for the last decade.”
Hawkins is joined by 12 other candidates who have signed on to run for the nation’s highest office. Besides the Green Party, you could align yourself with the Socialist Party, led by nominee Gloria LiRiva.