Aug 30 2011

Libertarian Nominee for Kentucky Treasurer at 16% in PublicPolicyPolling Poll

Source: Ballot Access News

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 »

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Aug 30 2011

Libertarian candidate Donna Knezevich

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)



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Donna Knezevich, running for Mississippi State Representative, reports about her campaign: Read more »

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Aug 30 2011

LZ Granderson Column on the Benefits of Having At Least Three Choices in Presidential Elections

Source: Ballot Access News

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 »

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Aug 29 2011

LP Monday Message: List of presidential candidates

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Dear Friend of Liberty,

First I want to thank everyone who supported our 24-hour HURRICANE EARTHQUAKE L.P. (H.E.L.P.) Telethon here at the national Libertarian Party Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

From the start of the announcement Friday through noon on Sunday, we received $365 by phone and $2,797.76 online. Read more »

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Aug 29 2011

Some Video of Green “Tea Party” Protest in Napa

Source: Green Party Watch



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Aug 29 2011

Why I Joined the Green Party by Scot Hansen

Source: Green Party Watch

Scot Hansen of the DuPage County Illinois Green Party published an article at the local party’s website titled Why I joined the Green Party

In the article, Hansen explains

There is a way to get our democracy back from the big money donors that run our legislature. It’s called people-powered politics, and it starts on a local level. Read more »

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Aug 29 2011

Maine Greens Fundraising for Paid Political Organizer (Video)

Source: Green Party Watch (from August 26, 2011)

The Maine Green Independent Party (MGIP) is raising money to hire a field organizer. This is a great idea, the Green Party needs people out there helping local and state Green Parties to organize.



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Aug 29 2011

Americans Elect: So What Happens Next?

Source: Americans Elect

You’ve created a profile on AmericansElect.org and answered a few key questions to help define your priorities. Now you’re wondering: What happens next?

A lot, actually! Soon, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute as much or as little as you’d like to a variety of discussion forums. You’ll also have the authority Read more »

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Aug 29 2011

Lee Wrights – U.S. Constitution Day Resolution – 2011

Source: wrights2012.com

By Lee Wrights

“Every word of a constitution is the difference between power and freedom.”- James Madison

BURNET, Texas (Aug. 29) – Taking a break from the campaign, let me offer an idea for consideration by local Libertarian Party affiliates. I offer this not as a Wrights 2012 campaign initiative, but simply as something that has been successfully used by Libertarian Party groups for promoting libertarian ideals. Not all Libertarian Party activism needs to be political actions or campaign Read more »

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Aug 29 2011

New Hampshire Chooses Not to Respond to Libertarian Party Cert Petition

Source: Ballot Access News

Last month, the New Hampshire Libertarian Party asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its election law lawsuit. The due date for the state’s response, August 29, has now passed. The state filed nothing, not even a notice that it is waiving its right to respond. However, there is never any legal requirement that the other side must respond to a cert petition. Read more »

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