The new and relatively unknown Ecology Democracy Party has endorsed a U.S. Senate candidate and two for Minnesota House.
The party, founded by former Green Party governor candidate Pen Pentel, picked Andy Schuler to run for Senate. He is a political cartoonist.
“The Democratic and Republican parties will usually win an election with support from as little as 20 to 25 percent of the voting public using the ‘winner-takes-all’ two-party system,” Schuler said. “This minority rule does not reflect the interest of the average American citizen.”
Schuler calls for a proportional representation system in which not only top top vote-getters can be elected.
Roderic Olson of Highland Park and Tony Hilton of Minneapolis are the state House candidates.