Green Party nominee Jill Stein making stops in Maine

Green Party candidate Stein arrives in Southern Maine.

ORONO, Maine (AP) — Green Party nominee Jill Stein is coming to Maine for a pair of campaign stops as part of her tour of northern New England.

Stein is scheduled to appear at University of Maine in Orono at 12:30 p.m. and at the University of Southern Maine in Portland at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. She will talk about issues such as student loan debt and her "Green New Deal" plan.

Stein also ran for president on the Green ticket in 2012. Maine was her strongest state that year in terms of percentage of the popular vote. She received a little more than one percent.

She received a little more than one third of a percent of the nationwide vote in 2012.

Stein has also made recent stops in New Hampshire and Vermont.

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press


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