Mar 22 2012

Muslim Americans, shunned by political establishment, attracted to Green Party

Source: Green Party Watch

The Florida Independent has published an article on how Muslim Americans, shunned by the Democratic and Republican parties, are increasingly drawn to the Green Party. Here is an excerpt from the article, which features quotes from Florida Green Party co-chair Muhammad Malik and Green Party US co-chair Farheen Hakeem:

Farheen Hakeem, the national co-chairperson of the Green Party U.S., is the currently Read more »

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Mar 22 2012

Spector: “Why We Need Roseanne”

Source: Green Party Watch

Michael Spector is a former co-chair of the Green Party of New Jersey. Green Party Watch welcomes Editorials, which we will publish (if we feel like it). The views expressed are those of the author, not Green Party Watch.

WHY THE GREEN PARTY NEEDS ROSEANNE BARR

Jill Stein’s Green Party credentials are well known. She is among many progressive, Read more »

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Mar 22 2012

John Jay Myers Running for Senate in Texas

Source: Independent Political Report

Below is a press release from John Jay Myers:

John Jay Myers for Senate
4440 Lawnview Ave.
Dallas, TX 75227
Contact: John Jay Myers Read more »

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Mar 22 2012

Jim Duensing A Candidate for the Boston Tea Party Nomination

Source: Independent Political Report

From an e-mail:

It’s Official. I have been nominated as a Presidential candidate for the Boston Tea Party.

My campaign website is www.VoteForAChange.US

In Liberty, with Eternal Vigilance,

Jim
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Mar 22 2012

LP Chair to Washington- Stop Destroying Jobs So The Economy Can Grow

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

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

“The Obama administration is crowing about a drop in the unemployment rate to 8.3% in February 2012. Unfortunately, a large part of the decline since the 10.0% peak reached earlier in his term is the result of people who have given up looking for work. In fact, the Read more »

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Mar 22 2012

Michael Eisner Op-Ed Boosts Americans Elect

Source: Ballot Access News

Michael Eisner, chief executive of the Walt Disney Corporation between 1984 and 2005, has this op-ed in the Los Angeles Times of March 21. Eisner argues that Americans Elect is worthy of support. Thanks to Bill Van Allen for the link.

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Mar 22 2012

County Clerk of Kane County, Illinois, May Run for U.S. House as an Independent

Source: Ballot Access News

Jack Cunningham, a Republican, has been County Clerk of Kane County, Illinois, since 2002. Kane County is one of the larger Illinois counties, and includes Aurora, Elgin, and Geneva. He tried to win the Republican nomination for U.S. House in this month’s primary, but a State Appeals Court ruled on March 15 (only five days before the primary) that his petition was invalid. Although his name was still on the ballot, votes for him were not Read more »

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Mar 22 2012

Montana Secretary of State Won’t Let Libertarians Choose a U.S. Senate Nominee

Source: Ballot Access News

Montana’s primary in 2012 is on June 5. Parties entitled to nominate by primary are the Democratic, Republican, Libertarian, and Americans Elect Parties. When filing closed for this year’s primary, two Libertarians had filed to run for U.S. Senate in the Libertarian Party.

On March 20, Montana Secretary of State Linda McCulloch ruled that the Libertarian Party may not have a primary this year, and that she will print the names of both Libertarians on Read more »

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Mar 22 2012

Ninth Circuit Sets Hearing Date in California Petitioner Residency Lawsuit

Source: Ballot Access News

The Ninth Circuit will hear Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County v Bowen on May 9, in Pasadena, at 9 a.m. This is the case that challenges California laws that say petitioners can’t work outside their home district, when they are gathering signatures for candidates (for district office) to get on the primary ballot.

The state says it doesn’t enforce the law. The U.S. District Court had said last year that Read more »

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Mar 22 2012

Politico Publishes Americans Elect Article by Prominent Moderates

Source: Independent Political Report

The noteworthy thing about this Politico article on Americans Elect is who the authors are, David Boren, Christine Tood Whitman and William Cohen. Here is a sample:

If the party leaders ignore these serious challenges, then it is time for the voters to consider another alternative in this presidential election. One option may be offered by Americans Elect. Read more »

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