Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein coming to Austin

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Dr. Jill Stein, the presidential candidate for the Green Party, is going to be in Austin next week.

Stein is planning to visit the Huston-Tillotson University in East Austin. Stops are also scheduled this Friday in El Paso, Houston and San Antonio.

A poll recently released by NBC News/Wall Street Journal shows Stein polling at about 2 percent.

Stein’s schedule in Texas:

  1. El Paso: Cafe Mayapan on Friday, Oct. 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  2. Houston: Last Concert Cafe on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 2 to 7 p.m.
  3. San Antonio: Galeria EVA on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 4 to 7 p.m.
  4. Austin: Huston-Tillotson University and King-Seabrook Chapel on Monday, Oct. 17 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Her stop in Austin, at 900 Chicon St., will also feature a poetry slam and musical performance by Shante. Stein will be joined by the co-chairs of the Travis County Green Party, Ashley Gordon and Katja Gruene.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was in Texas on Tuesday for two fundraisers. Campaign organizers aimed to raise millions in Texas during the visit.

In September democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton opened a headquarters in Austin. The latest financial reports show the Clinton campaign committee has raised more than $13 million in Texas. Trump’s campaign committee has raised just over $5 million in Texas. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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