Feb 07 2012

More Attention For Green Party Presidential Race (and Roseanne Barr)

Source: Independent Political Report

On February 6th, in the afternoon, “Green Party” is trending on Yahoo.

Also, a New Jersey media outlet is reporting that in the poll of TMZ (a celebrity gossip website), Roseanne Barr for President is trailing Obama by only 3%. And, the news story also lists by name Green Party Watch, and the other nominees for Green Party President 2012 (Jill Read more »

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Feb 07 2012

Illinois Green Party Will Use Online Primary Ballot

Source: Green Party Watch

The Illinois Green Party, which lost statewide party status in 2010, is embracing online organizing by holding their Party Primary online. Although only Illinois Green Party members can vote in the Primary, the Illinois Greens have coupled their ballot with an online membership form, allowing voters to both join the party and cast a ballot at the same Read more »

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Feb 07 2012

Jill Stein Over Roseanne Barr in Green Party Watch Poll

Source: Green Party Watch

Our Feb. 1-2 Presidential Poll closed earlier tonight, and of the 1,792 votes cast, Jill Stein received 1,223 of them, or 68%. Roseanne Barr, who had just entered the race in the last week, picked up 526 votes, or 29%. There were 35 votes for Kent Mesplay, and 8 votes for Harley Mikkelson. Read more »

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Feb 07 2012

2012 Green Party Candidates

Source: Green Party Watch

Following is a list of Green Party candidates running in the 2012 US elections. More candidates will be added as we become aware of them. Jump to your state to connect with your local Green Party and candidates:

Continue reading at Third Party Watch.

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Feb 07 2012

Green Party vs. Tea Party in Marin County Forum

Source: Green Party Watch

In San Rafael, CA yesterday, representatives from the Tea Party and the Green Party shared a forum to exchange views on the Nation’s economic problems. From the Marin Independent Journal:

About 50 people turned out to hear Sally Zelikovsky of San Rafael, founder of the Bay Area Patriots and coordinator of the San Francisco Read more »

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Feb 07 2012

Update on Candidates Seeking 2012 LP Presidential Nomination

Source: Independent Political Report

Since my last update a month ago, here’s what I know about what’s new with the the campaigns for the LP presidential nomination:

Gary Johnson has now participated in one debate with other candidates seeking the Libertarian nomination, and has made plans to appear in others. Johnson has received the endorsement of several Read more »

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Feb 07 2012

Minnesota Green Party caucuses today, 2/7/12

Source: Green Party Watch

The Minnesota Green Party is holding caucuses on Tuesday, February 7th. The caucuses will make decisions about candidates for 2012 elections, including presidential candidates. Here is the list of caucuses from the GPMN website:

The following locations have been confirmed for Green Party caucuses. You can also call the Green Party office at 651-288-2820, or visit the Secretary of State’s Read more »

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Feb 07 2012

Did the Hacking of American Third Position Actually Reveal Current Links Between Ron Paul and White Nationalists, as the Hackers Claim?

Source: Independent Political Report

Excerpt from the message of a group of hackers who say they are affiliated with the group called Anonymous claiming credit for hacking the website of the white nationalist American Third Position Party:

…Contained in this major dump are several thousand private forum messages, personal emails, internal organization notes, names, phone Read more »

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Feb 07 2012

Indiana Jury Convicts Secretary of State of Registering and Voting in Precinct in Which He Didn’t Live; LP Calls for Resignation

Source: Independent Political Report

Ballot Access News:

At 2:28 a.m. on February 4, an Indiana criminal jury convicted Secretary of State Charlie White of registering and voting at an address which wasn’t his real residence. See this story. Thanks to Rick Hasen Read more »

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Feb 07 2012

Reddit highlights former LP candidate Richard Mack’s challenge to Rep. Lamar Smith

Source: Independent Political Report

Former Graham County Sheriff Richard Mack, who ran as the 2006 Libertarian Party’s nominee for U.S. Senate in Arizona, announced in December that he would challenge Representative Lamar Smith in the Republican primary for Texas’ 21st Congressional district.

Smith has come under increasing fire after introducing the controversial Read more »

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