Jun 17 2012

Lee Wrights Message to Military Fathers

Source: Wrights2012.com

If you know any fathers serving in the military, please forward this to them:

You don’t know me, but I am one of the men who sought the Libertarian Party nomination for President of the United States. I lost that bid about a month ago. I am writing today to say how truly sorry I am you have to spend another Father’s Day away from your blessed children. It truly is to weep. Read more »

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Jun 17 2012

Arizona Turnout in Special Congressional Election was High

Source: Ballot Access News

Arizona held a special election on June 12, to fill the vacancy in the U.S. House seat, 8th district. Even though all the provisional ballots still haven’t been counted, turnout is already 47.1% of the number of registered voters, and that will increase as more ballots are counted.

Voters in the 8th district heard a stimulating campaign, in which three parties participated. Read more »

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Jun 17 2012

Attorneys for Arizona ask for More Time to File Brief in Case Over Discriminatory Voter Registration Form

Source: Ballot Access News

The Libertarian and Green Parties are currently suing Arizona in federal court, over the state’s new voter registration forms, which list only the Democratic and Republican Parties. Voters who wish to register into any other party, qualified or not, must write-in its name on the form in a very small space. The lawsuit is Arizona Libertarian Party v Bennett, 4:11-cv-856, and was filed last year. Read more »

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Jun 17 2012

Update on Georgia Ballot Access Lawsuit

Source: Ballot Access News

Last month, the Green Party and the Constitution Party filed a lawsuit against Georgia’s signature requirement to get on the ballot for President. The state’s answer was due on June 14, but the state has requested an extension of one week. Plaintiffs agreed not to oppose that request. The state says it will not oppose the motion of the political parties to expedite the case. The case is Green Party of Georgia v Kemp, 1:12-cv-1822. Read more »

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Jun 17 2012

Independent Presidential Petition Deadlines Pass in the Two Earliest States

Source: Ballot Access News

North Carolina and Vermont require independent presidential petitions to be submitted by June 14. These two states have the earliest such deadlines in the nation. Lawsuits are pending in both states, and also a bill is pending in the North Carolina legislature to ease ballot access.

Vermont requires 1,000 signatures. The Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, and Read more »

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Jun 17 2012

George Phillies: New York in Same LP Region as Nevada?

Source: Independent Political Report

Posted in the May June Liberty for America 2012

New York Kidnapped by Capozzi

By George Phillies

The New York Libertarian Party had seemingly promised to join a Region with New England. It did not do so. Read more »

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Jun 17 2012

Jesse Ventura promotes new book slamming major parties and endorses Gary Johnson

Source: Independent Political Report

Former Independent Governor Jesse Ventura endorses Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson in multiple media outlets.

At the conclusion of the interview, Ventura encourages people who “really want to rebel” against the tyranny of the two party system to vote for Johnson, a former governor and Republican candidate who won the Libertarian nomination in May. Read more »

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Jun 17 2012

Darcy Richardson to Seek Reform Party Presidential Nomination

Source: Independent Political Report

Darcy Richardson, a contributor to IPR who challenged President Barack Obama in five Democratic Party presidential primaries, says he now plans to “actively seek” the presidential nomination of the Reform Party and several single state ballot-qualified parties in hopes of attaining ballot access in a dozen states for the general election.

He sent the following via e-mail: Read more »

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