Apr 30 2011

Resolution for Opposition to the Fair Tax – As Approved

Source: Constitution Party

by Constitution Party National Committee
Harrisburg, PA

Whereas, Constitution Party candidates are often asked for their position on the Fair Tax; and

Whereas, potential supporters of Constitution Party candidates often favor the Fair Tax, and

Whereas, Constitution Party candidates and leaders are being asked and will be asked their party’s position on the Fair Tax and the reasons for that position, Read more »

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Apr 30 2011

Arizona Governor Signs Bill that Puts Green Party on 2012 Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

On the evening of April 28, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed HB 2304, an omnibus election law bill. Among many other provisions, it says that when a party qualifies for the ballot, it gets the next two elections, not just the next election. Because the Arizona Green Party had successfully petitioned in 2010, Read more »

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Apr 30 2011

Arizona Bill Signed for Tea Party License Plates

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 28, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1402, which adds ten new categories of specialized license plates, including a “Don’t Tread on Me” plate that will raise money for an Arizona Tea Party Committee (see section 28-2439.01 of the bill). Read more »

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Apr 30 2011

Americans Elect Explains Why it is Using More Difficult Procedure to Qualify as a Party in California

Source: Ballot Access News

Americans Elect’s web page has this article, explaining why it is circulating a petition to qualify as a party in California, instead of using the easier registration method. California lets a new party qualify if it has registration equal to 1% of the last gubernatorial vote, or if it submits a petition Read more »

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Apr 30 2011

U.S. District Court Denies Relief to North Carolina Independent Candidate who Argued one Petition is Enough

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 28, a U.S. District Court in North Carolina declined to provide any relief to Mark Brody, an independent candidate for the legislature in both 2008 and 2010. North Carolina has the nation’s 3rd highest petition requirement for independent candidates for the legislature, 4% of the number of registered voters. Read more »

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