Dec 30 2011

Congressional Quarterly Publishes “America Votes 2010″

Source: Ballot Access News

Congressional Quarterly has just published “America Votes 2010″, a 465-page book of election returns from each state for Congress and Governor. The book is the 29th in the series. A similar book is published every two years. The author, as in recent past years, is Rhodes Cook.

America Votes 2010 is the only reference book published so far that includes the Read more »

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Dec 30 2011

Stein for President news: Counterpunch article, website redesign

Source: Green Party Watch

Jill Stein’s Green Party campaign for president has been covered by Counterpunch in an article entitled “A Green New Deal?”:

The centerpiece of Stein’s plan is a commitment to end unemployment through direct federal action to create the jobs needed to end the “Bush/Obama recession,” she said in her Oct. 24 announcement release. Calling Read more »

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Dec 30 2011

Jill Stein’s Video Message December 2011

Source: Green Party Watch



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Dec 30 2011

Gary Johnson Encourages Supporters To Vote for Ron Paul in GOP Primary

Source: Independent Political Report

The Daily Caller interviewed Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson today and amongst the most interesting quotes from him was one encouraging his supporters to vote for Ron Paul in the Republican primaries and then vote for him in the general election, operating under the assumption that Paul will not win the Republican nomination. Read more »

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Dec 30 2011

Gary Johnson Party Switching Statement, plus reactions at LP.org and Wall Street Journal

Source: Independent Political Report

Text of former NM Governor Gary Johnson’s announcement that he is switching from the Republican presidential nomination race to the Libertarian one:

December 28, 2011, Santa Fe, NM – At a morning news conference in the Rotunda of the New Mexico State Capitol, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson today announced that he is seeking the Libertarian Party nomination for president. Read more »

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Dec 30 2011

Former Illinois Green running in Democratic congressional primary

Source: Independent Political Report

From the Patch:

As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Simon Ribeiro of Evanston filed nominating petitions to enter the March 20 Democratic primary against Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston).

Ribeiro’s website describes him as a high school teacher in an Archdiocese of Read more »

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Dec 30 2011

Justice Party Qualifies for Mississippi Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

The Justice Party has obtained qualified party status in Mississippi. This is the first state in which the Justice Party has qualified. Mississippi has a very tolerant law, which does not require any petition for party status. Instead, the group must show that it has a state organization in the state, by submitting a list of state party officers. Mississippi has had this law since 1890 and has never amended it. Read more »

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Dec 30 2011

Arizona Libertarians and Greens Sue Over Discriminatory Voter Registration Form

Source: Ballot Access News

On December 29, the Arizona Libertarian Party and the Arizona Green Party filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, complaining about the new version of the voter registration card. The new version, mandated by the 2011 session of the legislature, says the two largest parties in the state should be listed on the voter registration form with a checkbox for each. But if anyone wants to register into Read more »

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Dec 30 2011

Americans Elect Submits Papers to Qualify in Vermont

Source: Ballot Access News

On December 28, Americans Elect submitted paperwork to the Vermont Secretary of State’s office, to become a qualified party in that state. Vermont allows a group to transform itself into a qualified party if the group shows that it has a town committee in at least 10 towns. Americans Elect submitted paperwork for 15 towns. Read more »

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