Feb 18 2012

Wayne Root Touts Media Successes To LNC

Source: Independent Political Report

Libertarian National Committee alternate Scott Lieberman forwards an email from LNC member and 2008 LP VP candidate Wayne Root:

Some Libertarians have complained that the Libertarian National Committee has a super-secret e-mail list that no one other than LNC members are allowed to read.

But today, you are in for a treat. Read more »

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Feb 18 2012

The Green Party blasts Obama, NRC on approval of new nuclear reactors in Georgia

Source: Green Party (GP.org)

US taxpayers to subsidize the high cost and high liability for the new units, while Southern Co. reaps the profits

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Green leaders available to speak on energy and related topics: http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-energy.php

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party candidates and leaders strongly criticized a Feb. 9 decision by the Nuclear Read more »

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Feb 18 2012

Wisconsin Green Party Primary Underway – Nominating Convention March 3 in Madison

Source: Green Party Watch

(Madison, WI) – The Wisconsin Green Party is conducting a Presidential Primary by mail, with ballots sent to all dues paying members of the Party this week. Mailed ballots must be returned by March 2nd, the day before the WIGP State Nominating Convention and Spring Membership Meeting.

The Primary ballot includes four candidates. Roseanne Barr (CA) is an actress, author and activist, best known for her 1980s sitcom “Roseanne”. Kent Mesplay (CA) is an air quality inspector in San Diego, Read more »

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Feb 18 2012

Alabama Ballot Access Case Will Move Quickly

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 17, U.S. District Court Judge William K. Watkins held a status conference in Stein v Chapman, the Alabama ballot access case. The plaintiffs have asked for injunctive relief against the March 6 petition deadline for minor party petitions. To move the case along quickly, the plaintiffs will file their brief by February 24, along with evidence. If the Secretary of State feels that the evidence is insufficient, and that Read more »

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Feb 18 2012

Times-Picayune Notes that Stephen Colbert has More Support on Americans Elect than Buddy Roemer Does

Source: Ballot Access News

The Times-Picayune, the daily newspaper of New Orleans, notes in this story that there are now more votes on the Americans Elect web page in support of Stephen Colbert for President than for Buddy Roemer. As the story says, Ron Paul continues leading the Americans Elect balloting.

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Feb 18 2012

New York Bill, Moving Independent Petition Deadline from August to May, Advances

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 16, the New York Assembly Election Law Committee passed A9271, which moves the independent petition deadline from August to May. The bill also lowers the number of signatures for a candidate to get on a primary ballot by 25%, and shrinks the petitioning period for primary petitions from 38 days to 28 days. The bill does not change the number of signatures needed for independent candidates. Read more »

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Feb 18 2012

Georgia Ballot Access Bill Passes House Committee

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 16, the Georgia House Government Committee passed HB 949, which reduces petition requirements for minor party and independent candidates by approximately 25%.

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Feb 18 2012

Virgil Goode to Declare Presidency Candidacy in Front of Federal Hall, in New York City, on February 21

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 21, at 3:15 p.m., former Congressman Virgil Goode will declare his presidential candidacy in front of Federal Hall, 26 Wall Street, New York. Federal Hall is where George Washington was first inaugurated as President, and was the site of the first U.S. capitol building under the Constitution.

Goode will announce that he is seeking the Constitution Party’s presidential nomination. Read more »

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Feb 18 2012

Gary Johnson Appears on Libertarian Radio

Source: Independent Political Report

Information provided by Alan Pyeatt, At-Large Member of CA Libertarian Party

Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson is scheduled to be a guest on KRXA-AM radio on Saturday, February 18. Johnson will appear on The Propaganda Hour, hosted by Savva Vassiliev and Mike Pickens from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM Pacific time. KRXA is located in the Monterey Bay area of California. The show is webcast nationally at Read more »

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