Peter Camejo (1939–2008) campaigned for public office numerous times, including a bid for president as the Socialist Workers’ Party candidate in 1976. He also cofounded the California Green Party, and won 360,000 votes in his run for governor in 2002. He ran as Ralph Nader's vice presidential candidate in 2004. Camejo was also a pioneer of socially responsible investing and authored The SRI Advantage: Why Socially Responsible Investing Has Outperformed Financially. He also wrote Racism, Revolution, Reaction, 1861–1877: The Rise and Fall of Radical Reconstruction and editedCalifornia Under Corporate Rule.