Aug 11 2011

Former Ohio Secretary of State Predicts Libertarian Party Will Win New Ballot Access Lawsuit

Source: Ballot Access News

According to this story, on August 10, former Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner predicted on August 10 that the Ohio Libertarian Party will win its new ballot access lawsuit, which had been filed August 9. Brunner was Secretary of State between 2006 and 2010. She said if the party wins the lawsuit, the Secretary of State will then be forced to pay attorneys’ fees, which will come out of the Secretary of State’s budget. Read more »

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Aug 11 2011

Amsterdam News Carries a Personal Remembrance of Fred Newman, Written by Lenora Fulani

Source: Ballot Access News

The Amsterdam News of August 7 has Lenora Fulani’s warm and personal remembrance of Fred Newman. The Amsterdam News is a New York city publication. Thanks to Sarah Lyons for the link. Read more »

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Aug 11 2011

Americans Elect Spokesman Elliot Ackerman on Colbert TV Show

Source: Ballot Access News

On August 11, Elliot Ackerman, Chief Operating Officer for Americans Elect, appeared on the Stephen Colbert show. The most significant news from the interview is that Ackerman did not imply, suggest, or say, that Americans Elect has a centrist or a moderate agenda. Last week he had suggested that it did. But, on the show, when asked, “What does Americans Elect stand for?” he said that it stands for whatever its delegates want it to stand for. A delegate is Read more »

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Aug 11 2011

Americans Elect Video: Time Flies… Elliot Ackerman on The Colbert Report

Source: Americans Elect

Last night, Americans Elect’s COO Elliot Ackerman got in the ring with host of The Colbert Report and founder of Colbert Super PAC, Stephen Colbert. In the interview, Elliot described Americans Elect’s innovative approach to use technology to put a directly-nominated presidential candidate on the ballot in all 50 states—a feat that has never before been accomplished. Read more »

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