By Lindsay Ellis, TimesUnion.com, June 11th, 2016:
She argued in an afternoon speech that the party has been “ahead of the curve” on racial equality, climate change and LGBT issues.
Stein, who also ran as a Green Party candidate in 2012, has dedicated her campaign to environmental issues, campaign-finance reform and creating green-energy jobs.
Stein was in town for the state Green Party convention, where the crowd voted her as their nominee at the Oakwood Community Center. She took 89 percent of the vote.
Stein has worked as a physician and founded the Massachusetts Coalition for Healthy Communities, a nonprofit. She received 469,501 votes last election.