Laura Wells

Born Jan 2, 1948

Laura Wells is a Green Party candidate for the 2010 Governor’s race in the State of California. Wells is a former financial and business analyst, and political activist in Oakland California. She supports making significant changes to Proposition 13 and to the current super-majority voting rule in the Sacramento legislature. In 2002 she garnered nearly a half million votes in her run for California State Controller.… Read More

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1948 Birth Born on January 2, 1948.


1969 21 Years Old Laura Wells was born and raised in Traverse City, Michigan. She earned her BA from Wayne State University in Detroit in 1969, where she was a scholarship student, majored in foreign languages, and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa society. … Read More


2002 54 Years Old In 2002 and 2006, Wells ran campaigns for State Controller, receiving 419,873 votes in 2002, the most ever for a Green Party candidate in a statewide partisan race in California. … Read More


And on January 5, 2010, The Oakland City Council voted to adopt IRV for its mayoral and council elections.
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