We need to take care of the Earth.

If we put our energy into taking care of the earth,

we will take care of ourselves.

The Platform

The Rights of Nature

Stephen is unlike any candidate to come before him - not only does he believe in serving the people of Vermont, but he feels passionately that the Earth should be treated as any other constituent. Specifically, Stephen supports amending the Vermont Constitution to give the earth legal protection.

About Stephen Marx

Stephen has lived in Strafford, Vermont since 1978, and for all 40 years of his Vermont residency has taken initiative in his community.

Currently he serves as the Town of Strafford Health Officer and volunteers as a Fire Department Rescuer. He has also served on the Strafford Select Board. In his free time he enjoys gardening, dancing, and spending time with his daughter.

Support Stephen

Stephen is not taking donations for his campaign - especially not from corporations.

If you believe in Stephen's vision for Vermont, help spread the word about his unique campaign by informing your friends and family.

A vote for Stephen Marx is also a vote for the Earth - think about how different our planet would be if more politicians placed the condition of the environment at the forefront of their policy agenda!


  • Do you support a retail marijuana market? Yes
  • Do you endorse a $15 an hour minimum wage? Yes
  • Do you support family leave for employees? Yes
  • Do you support the governor’s no new taxes or fees pledge? No
  • What changes, if any, would you make to improve healthcare for Vermonters? I would clean up the environment so they wouldn't get poisoned.
  • What changes, if any, would you make to improve Vermont's education system? It needs a lot of change—I will work with the legislature and local communities.
  • What would you do to help low-income Vermonters, in both rural and urban areas?  I would make polluters pay instead of them for toxins.
  • Where do you think state spending should be increased/decreased? Tax polluters to pay for cleaning up water, land and air pollution.
  • Where do you stand on the package of gun bills passed this session? I think what they passed was fine, but I believe in the right to own guns.

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