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Ralph Nader

Green

Picture of Ralph Nader
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1996 Green President 237016 Loss
11-07-2000 Green President 418707 Loss
11-02-2004 Write-in President 20714 Loss
11-04-2008 Peace and Freedom President 108381 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: February 27, 1934 in Winsted, Connecticut
Military Service: ARMY

Previous: Founder, Center for Study of Responsive Law
1970s: Founder, Public Interest Research Group (PIRG)
1970: Founder, Center for Auto Safety
1971: Founder, Public Citizen
Founder, Project for Corporate Responsibility
2004: [Independent] Candidate for President (ran with Peter Camejo for Vice President)
2008: [Green] Primary Candidate for President (Lost)

  • NOTE: Nader appeared on both the Green and Peace and Freedom Party presidential primary ballots in February. He was the top candidate in both races, and will appear on the November ballot as the Peace and Freedom Party nominee.