Apr 27 2012

Stein brings equality message to North Carolina

Source: Jill Stein for President

Green Party presidential frontrunner Jill Stein of the Green Party visits Durham tonight, April 27, at 6pm, to meet with supporters in the North Carolina Green Party and bring them up to date on her campaign for President. Stein has won all 11 presidential primaries to date in landslide victories and in July she hopes to win the Green Party nomination at their national convention in Baltimore on July 14. Read more »

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Apr 27 2012

Jill Stein Campaigns Through Southeast This Weekend

Source: Green Party Watch

Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein is campaigning this weekend in North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida this weekend, in conjunction with State Party Conventions in the Carolinas.

  • Tonight, Stein will be at a meet & greet at the home of Jan Martell in Durham, NC. There will be a fund raiser as well – North Carolina has the potential to become one of Read more »
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    Apr 27 2012

    Accord May Be Near in Ohio; Both Sides May Agree to Remove Election Law Referendum from November Ballot

    Source: Ballot Access News

    According to this story, both Republicans and Democrats in the Ohio legislature may strike a deal, in which the proponents of the November 2012 election law referendum would voluntarily remove their referendum from the ballot. The 2011 omnibus election law bill, passed by Republican legislators over Democratic and labor union opposition, is currently set for a popular vote on whether to repeal it. Republicans believe the law probably will be Read more »

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    Apr 27 2012

    How to Overcome the Wasted Vote Syndrome

    Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

    In 2008, the Libertarian Party (LP) nominated former GOP Congressman Bob Barr as its presidential candidate. At the time of his nomination, Bob Barr was polling 6% against his major party opponents.

    Although the presidential ticket arguably received more publicity than any previous LP slate, its vote total was a disappointing 0.4%. In Louisiana, where Barr wasn’t on the ballot Read more »

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    Apr 27 2012

    Americans Moving in a Libertarian Direction: More Back Gun Rights, Gay Marriage

    Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

    Americans have made an about-face on gun ownership rights over the past 12 years and have become more supportive of gay marriage, a new opinion poll shows.

    The results of the survey, conducted by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press in early April, suggest that on both issues, voters are drifting toward positions traditionally advocated by the Libertarian Party. Read more »

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