Feb 16 2012

2012 Constitution Party National Convention Video

Source: Constitution Party of Arizona (from e-mail sent February 15, 2012)


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Please watch this great 2012 Constitution Party National Convention promotional video Read more »

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Feb 16 2012

Libertarian Party: End Dangerous Sanctions Now; Peace Through Free Trade

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

WASHINGTON – Libertarian National Committee Chair, Mark Hinkle, released the following statement today:

“As relations with Iran deteriorate, President Barrack Obama and the Bipartisan Senate Committee are making things worse: inciting yet another war in the Middle East through economic sanctions. Read more »

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Feb 16 2012

North Carolina Legislative Leaders Say No Action on Bills Until May

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 16, the North Carolina legislature convenes for a 3-day special session. Although the special session was called to consider election law bills, according to this story, legislative leaders say they will not vote on any bill in the February session. Instead, bills will only move in the regular session that starts in May.

This appears to mean that HB 32, the ballot access bill that passed the House last year, Read more »

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Feb 16 2012

New Mexico Senate Passes Bill for Straight-Ticket Device

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 15, the New Mexico State Senate passed SB 218 by a vote of 26-12. It says the general election ballot should contain straight-ticket devices, but only for parties with at least two statewide nominees. The New Mexico legislature’s web page does not yet reveal the vote case by each individual Senator. It seems somewhat likely that the bill passed on a party-line vote, or close to it, with Democrats supporting and Read more »

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Feb 16 2012

Utah House Passes Bill to Make it Easier for a Party to Remain on Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 15, the Utah House passed HB 233 by a vote of 66-4. The bill says when a party meets the vote test, it is then on the ballot for the next two elections. Current law says when a party passes the vote test, it is only one for one more election.

The vote test is 2%. It is fairly easy for a party to meet the test in presidential years, when there are six statewide partisan races on the ballot in most years. But it is tough Read more »

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Feb 16 2012

BALLOT VICTORY: Stein puts Utah Greens on ballot

Source: Jill Stein for President

The Jill Stein for President campaign announced this morning that it had succeeded in collecting over 3,000 signatures of registered Utah voters to form the Green Party of Utah and to place the new party on the Utah presidential ballot. For the past week, volunteers and staff for Jill Stein for President have been working day and night in Salt Lake City and neighboring communities. With Utah, the Green Party of the United Read more »

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Feb 16 2012

Town Hall Tonight With Gary Johnson & Michael Strong

Source: GaryJohnson2012.com

Town Hall Tonight with Governor Gary Johnson

& Special Guest Michael Strong

Tonight, February 16, 2012

6pm MST/ 8pm EST Read more »

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