Nov 04 2011

Lee Wrights: Do you want to stop all war!

Source: Wrights2012.com

By Lee Wrights

Do you want to Stop All War! You can! Just as a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, the campaign to Stop All War begins with a single pledge – all you have to do is say “I am not at war!”

It’s just like the ’60s slogan some of you are old enough to remember, “What if Read more »

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Nov 04 2011

Indiana City Re-prints November 2011 Ballots to Correct Error in Order of Candidates

Source: Ballot Access News

Greenwood, Indiana, holds partisan city elections on November 8, 2011. The only office on the ballot is Mayor. The ballot contains three candidates: Republican Mark W. Myers; Libertarian Jeff Spoonamore; and independent candidate David A. Payne. The Johnson County Election Board, which handles ballot-printing for Greenwood, originally printed the ballots showing Spoonamore on the bottom. Read more »

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Nov 04 2011

Green Party calls for a nationwide moratorium on home foreclosures

Source: Green Party (GP.org)

Greens urge Obama, Congress to halt further bank foreclosures: Wall Street firms should suffer ‘austerity’ for the economic crisis they caused, not the American people

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Green leaders available to speak on economics: http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-economic-justice.php
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Nov 04 2011

Wisconsin Green Party Fall Gathering November 5

Source: Green Party Watch

The Wisconsin Green Party’s Fall Gathering and Membership Meeting is happening this Saturday (Nov 5, 2011) at Ripon College, hosted by the Ripon Campus Greens. The Campus Greens group have also arranged for a Presentation by Ben Manski at 3 PM on Youth & Activism. Ben Manski ran for State Assembly in Madison in 2010 finishing in second place (of 4 candidates) with 31% of the vote. Read more »

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Nov 04 2011

Portland Maine’s IRV Mayoral Race has 14 Candidates, 2 Greens

Source: Green Party Watch

On November 8, Portland Maine will hold an election for the first popularly elected Mayor in over 80 years. Furthermore, voters will get to rank the candidates as the election will be using Instant Runoff Voting (IRV), which will be very interesting given that there are 14 candidates on the ballot.

One of those candidates, John Eder, is a former State Legislator, one of a handful Read more »

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Nov 04 2011

Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman Endorses Americans Elect

Source: Ballot Access News

Christine Todd Whitman, who was elected as a Republican to the New Jersey governorship in 1993, and re-elected in 1997, has endorsed Americans Elect. See this op-ed from the Washington Post. Whitman was also Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency between 2001 and 2003. Thanks to Bill Van Allen for the link.

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Nov 04 2011

Cato Institute launches Libertarianism.org

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

from the Cato Institute:

Libertarianism is more than a set of policies about education, health care, defense, and trade. Behind those, providing their foundation, are ideas and history, the writings and actions of great men and women who have argued and fought for liberty. To help better express and discuss those ideas, the Cato Read more »

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Nov 04 2011

Juan Williams Suggests Ron Paul Could be Americans Elect Presidential Nominee

Source: Ballot Access News

Juan Williams, an award-winning journalist who worked for National Public Radio 2000-2010 and is now a political analyst for Fox News Channel, writes here that Ron Paul might conceivably be the Americans Elect presidential nominee. Read more »

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