Mar 05 2012

Paul Gottfried Calls on Ron Paul to Run Third Party

Source: Independent Political Report

Paul Gottfried, a prominent and ridiculously prolific paleoconservative, (search his name at Amazon and see what I mean) encourages Ron Paul to run third party in his latest essay. The essay addresses Romney, Santorum and Paul. Below is the relevant part about a Paul third party run:

The only way Ron Paul can have any clout at the national level is through a third-party Read more »

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Mar 05 2012

Constitution Party presidential candidates react to the entrance of Virgil Goode

Source: Independent Political Report

Individuals listed on Politics1 as candidates for the 2012 Constitution Party presidential nomination were contacted via e-mail to get their reaction to the announcement that former Congressman Virgil Goode is seeking the party’s nomination.

Robby Wells, the former Savannah State football coach, who dropped his Reform Party bid to seek the nomination, said he does not believe Goode’s entrance reduces his chances of Read more »

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Mar 05 2012

Barr & Stein Skype in to Illinois Green Party (Video)

Source: Green Party Watch

At the Illinois Green Party State Meeting in Macomb, IL this Saturday, presidential candidates Roseanne Barr and Jill Stein both Skype called to address Greens. Below are video captures of those two skype feeds.

Barr, Stein, and Kent Mesplay had also skyped into the Pennsylvania Green Party meeting on Saturday, and in Madison Wisconsin Roseanne Barr Skype called in while Jill Stein Read more »

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Mar 05 2012

Jill Stein Wins 7 of 9 Wisconsin Delegates in State Primary

Source: Green Party Watch

The results of the Wisconsin Green Party Presidential Primary were determined Saturday, March 3 at the Wisconsin Green Party’s Spring Meeting in Madison, Wisconsin.

Out of 75 ballots cast, the results were:

Jill Stein – 55 votes (73%)
Roseanne Barr – 11 votes (15%) Read more »

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Mar 05 2012

Free State Project Money Bomb: Let’s Blow Up… In a Good Way, with Wads of Dough!

Source: Free State Project (from e-mail sent March 5)

The FSP runs entirely on generous donations from people like you. Please give today!

Your financial contribution goes directly toward achieving our goal of Liberty in Our Lifetime. Your support will help us:

  • Increase our advertising efforts (e.g. Peter Schiff radio show costs $3,500 for 3 months)
  • Place FSP spokespeople at Ron Paul events to target supporters. If we can reach Read more »
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    Mar 05 2012

    Notes from the California Libertarian Convention

    Source: Independent Political Report

    This thread is for anyone who would like to share the events of the Libertarian Convention, which is happening today, March 3, 2012, by the beach in Ventura CA.

    Click here to read Independent Political Report comments on this article

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    Mar 05 2012

    Moulton: Open Letter To LNC Regarding Floor Fees

    Source: Independent Political Report

    Chuck Moulton, the new chairman of the Libertarian Party of Virginia, today released an Open Letter to the National Committee regarding floor fees.

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    Libertarian National Committee,

    I strongly object to a mandatory floor fee for delegates and urge the full LNC to overturn the convention oversight committee’s imposition of such a fee. Read more »

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    Mar 05 2012

    New Hampshire Bill Would Move Petition Filing Deadlines to an Earlier Date, Effective This Year

    Source: Ballot Access News

    On January 25, the New Hampshire Senate passed SB 232, which moves the non-presidential primary two weeks earlier, from September 11 to August 28. It also automatically moves the petition deadlines for independent candidates, and newly-qualifying parties, from late August to early August. If the bill passes this year, it takes effect 60 days after passage. Read more »

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    Mar 05 2012

    Modest Georgia Ballot Access Improvement Bill May Not be Dead After All

    Source: Ballot Access News

    According to Garland Favorito, one of Georgia’s leading ballot access activists, HB 949 is not dead, and will receive a vote on the House floor on Monday, March 5. The bill eases petitioning requirements for independent candidates, and the nominees of unqualified parties, by approximately 25%.

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