On August 23, a California Superior Court Judge in Solano County dismissed the lawsuit King v Robinson, FCS034452. This is the lawsuit over which faction in the California American Independent Party represents the party. The faction that is allied with the national Constitution Party had filed the lawsuit. That faction is now free to appeal, if they wish to do so. The Superior Court had not actually Read more »
On August 30, a U.S. District Court Judge listened to testimony in Libertarian Party of Ohio v Husted. Michael Johnston of the Ohio Libertarian Party, testified for the plaintiffs, and a representative of the Secretary of State provided testimony on the other side. The judge indicated he expects to issue a ruling by Friday, September 2. The issue is whether the new Ohio ballot access law is Read more »
According to this news story at Independent Political Report, PublicPolicyPolling’s poll of the Kentucky Treasurer’s race shows the Libertarian Party nominee, Ken Moellman, at 16% in a 3-party race. The election will be on November 8, 2011. UPDATE: here is a link to the poll itself. In the gubernatorial race, independent Gatewood Galbraith is at 10%. Read more »
LZ Granderson has this column on CNN, extolling the virtues of having at least three viable presidential candidates in general elections. Granderson is a columnist both for CNN and for ESPN, and generally writes about sports.
This particular column focuses mostly on Jon Huntsman as a potential “third force” candidate, but the column is at least equally noteworthy for what it says Read more »