Apr 05 2012

Stein wins 67% in DC

Source: Jill Stein for President

Jill Stein has won 67% among all candidates in the DC primary, despite having been heavily outspent in the primary. Dr. Stein has visited the nation’s capital city several times in the course of the campaign, and videoconferenced with the membership this past Saturday.

Yet on Monday, as the Stein campaign was focused the last day of the ballot access drive Read more »

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Apr 05 2012

Colorado goes for Stein

Source: Jill Stein for President

Another important western state has gone for Jill Stein. Colorado Greens have announced that 5 of their 7 delegates to this summer’s nominating convention in Baltimore will vote for Dr. Jill Stein. The announcement followed a vote at this past weekend’s state party convention in Carbondale.

With the strong support of Colorado, Stein has won 10-of-10 state primaries, caucuses, Read more »

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Apr 05 2012

Peace & Freedom Party Files Lawsuit to Restore Peta Lindsay to its Presidential Primary Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 3, the Peace & Freedom Party filed this complaint in U.S. District Court in Sacramento. It challenges the California Secretary of State’s removal of Peta Lindsay from the party’s list of presidential primary candidates. Peta Lindsay is under the age of 35. She is the presidential nominee of the Party for Socialism and Liberation. The case is Lindsay v Bowen, 2:2012-cv-853. It is assigned to Judge Garland Burrell, a Bush Sr. appointee. Read more »

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Apr 05 2012

LP Chair: “Get Ready to strip for unpaid traffic ticket.”

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

WASHINGTON – The Libertarian Party denounces a U.S. Supreme Court decision, which on Monday struck down a legal complaint by a New Jersey man who was subjected to invasive strip searches after being erroneously detained on suspicion of an unpaid fine.

The Libertarian Party warns that the 5-4 ruling, supported by conservative justices along with Anthony M. Kennedy, establishes a new judicial precedent allowing invasive searches Read more »

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Apr 05 2012

LP Chair – Executive Orders And Military Tribunals Are NOT Due Process

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

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

“Last month, the joint war on liberty by Republicans and Democrats continued, when Attorney General Eric Holder informed surprised students and faculty at Northwestern University Law School that President Obama can kill anyone in the world without charge Read more »

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Apr 05 2012

Libertarian Party: “Hall of Liberty” Awards

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)


Announcement from the Libertarian Party

“Hall of Liberty”
The Libertarian Party would like to announce a new awards program.
The “Hall of Liberty” program is to honor lifetime or significant achievement that has made a lasting affect on the Libertarian Party and/or libertarian movement. Read more »

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Apr 05 2012

Georgia Greens Welcome Barr’s Commitment to 50 State Ballot Lines

Source: Green Party Watch

In a press release from the Georgia Green Party, they note that the Green Party has never been able to achieve more than 44 state party lines in the same year. Georgia is one of the worst states in terms of ballot access for third parties, and the Georgia Green Party is clearly frustrated with this. Given the potential success that a Cynthia McKinney campaign for Congress could have, and McKinney’s support for Roseanne Barr, this is an interesting Read more »

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Apr 05 2012

Mike Feinstein reports from Global Greens conference in Dakar, Senegal

Source: Green Party Watch

US Green Party’s Occupy Statement passes Global Greens Congress with amendments

(From Mike Feinstein, sent April 1)

Reporting from the Global Greens Congress:

Dear NC [Green National Committee]

The GPUS-sponsored statement on the Occupy Movement passed about one half hour Read more »

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Apr 05 2012

Green National Committee cancels vote on 99% Spring

Source: Green Party Watch

A proposal sponsored by the Green Party of Washington State which would have the Green Party of the United States endorsing a call from the99%Spring.com to train 100,000 volunteers in non-violent direct action, will not come to a vote. The proposal points out that many endorsing organizations are associated with the Democratic Party.

This Spring We Rise! Read more »

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