KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Knoxville Green Party candidate Bryan Moneyhun knows he has no real chance to unseat State Rep. Bill Dunn, but he feels just getting on the ballot is a victory.
Moneyhun is one of 11 Green Party candidates in Tennessee who got onto ballots after the state Supreme Court ruled in May that the party could pick candidates by convention rather than through a primary.
Moneyhun told the Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/Tz6d5m) that if elected, he would be a strong advocate for the environment.
Moneyhun called incumbent Republican Dunn a "fine man," but said many voters are concerned that everything is in the hands of the two major parties. He says his number one issue is preventing the political process from being monopolized.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.