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In Tampa, Green Party nominee Jill Stein calls for 'voter revolt'

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein speaks to about 200 in the Cuban Club in Ybor City on Wednesday.

ANDRES LEIVA | Times

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein speaks to about 200 in the Cuban Club in Ybor City on Wednesday.

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September

Upon taking the stage in Ybor City on Wednesday night, an illuminated Jill Stein looked out on the crowd in the dark and smiled.

"This is what democracy looks like," she said to cheers from the roughly 200 people inside the historic Cuban Club theater. "Not that thing we saw the other night they call a debate."

Stein, who is running for president under the Green Party banner, cast herself as the alternative to the two unpopular candidates from the Democratic and Republican parties, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

"They have not earned our votes," she said to reporters before the event. "It is a race to the bottom between the greater and the lesser evil.

"This is a perfect storm for a voter revolt," she said.

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[Last modified: Thursday, September 29, 2016 9:04am]

    

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