Just 5 percent of the national vote for the Green Party Stein/Baraka ticket can be a true game-changer for American politics. It will qualify the Green Party for recognition as an official national party, and for federal funding in the 2020 presidential race proportional to the amount of votes received — at least $8 million to $10 million.
It would also
secure ballot access in a number of states that automatically grant
ballot status if the presidential candidate receives anywhere from 1
percent to 5 percent of the vote (varying by state). It means the party
can leap over the undemocratic barriers to ballot access for independent
parties in many states, and help us lay the groundwork for a truly
competitive challenge to the two-party system and the corporate rule it
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