Dec 16 2012

Libertarian Nominee for U.S. House Almost Carries Kansas City, Kansas

Source: Ballot Access News

At last month’s election, the only two candidates on the ballot for U.S. House, Kansas 3rd district, were Republican incumbent Kevin Yoder and Libertarian nominee Joel Balam. The district includes Wyandotte County, Kansas, which contains Kansas City, Kansas. In Wyandotte County, Balam polled 18,589 votes, and Yoder received 19,853 votes.

In the district as a whole, Balam received 92,675 votes, whereas Yoder received 201,087. Balam’s Read more »

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Dec 16 2012

Arizona Daily Sun Article Includes Some Information on Campaign Spending for and Against Arizona’s Top-two Initiative

Source: Ballot Access News

The second half of this article in the Arizona Daily Sun contains some information about campaign spending for and against Arizona’s Proposition 121, the top-two initiative that lost last month. The story quotes Paul Johnson, chief proponent of the initiative, as saying that he should have built a broader coalition in favor of his idea. Johnson says that is why it passed in California. Actually, it passed in California because it was described so poorly on the California ballot, and because Read more »

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Dec 16 2012

New York Times Publishes More Letters on New and Minor Political Parties in the U.S.

Source: Ballot Access News

The December 16 New York Times has this set of letters, commenting on minor and new political parties, and ideas for such parties. One letter discusses ballot access injustice, and one letter explains proportional representation. The other letters merely talk about the ideas that a desired new political party might promote.

Click here to read Ballot Access News comments on this article

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Dec 16 2012

Halt the Massacre of Innocent Children by Ending Prohibition on Self-Defense in Schools

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Families throughout the nation mourn the horrific deaths of 26 people, including 20 young children, killed Friday during a Newtown, Conn., mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

“It’s impossible to imagine the depths of despair and grief that the victims’ families are experiencing right now,” said Geoffrey J. Neale, Chair of the Libertarian National Committee. “Our hearts go out to every one of them.” Read more »

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