Jan 10 2013

LP Radicals Road Trip: Texas, Arizona, Nevada, California and Oregon, Starts January 18

Source: Independent Political Report

William Sparkman via LP Radicals facebook:

Finally, getting things squared away so I can hit the road. On Jan. 18, Myself (William Sparkman), Thomas Hill and Paulie will be hitting the road for at least two weeks. We would like to get together with radicals along the way to discuss re-radicalizing the party, and promoting our pure principles. No more pandering to the duopoly. If you reside in El Paso, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Los Angeles county, up Read more »

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Jan 10 2013

Georgia Legislative Special Election Results

Source: Independent Political Report

Georgia had two districts with special elections for legislature on January 8. Libertarians ran in two districts. Here are the results in those races thanks to Brett Bittner:

State Senate District 11

MARSHALL BERMAN(R) 1.06% 132
JEFFREY G. BIVINS(L) 6.48% 804 Read more »

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Jan 10 2013

Erin Lale, Libertarian for Henderson NV City Council Campaign Speech 2013

Source: Independent Political Report



Erin Lale, Libertarian for Henderson NV City Council Campaign Speech 2013. For more info, please visit Erin-Lale.org

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Jan 10 2013

2012 Green Party Election Wrap Up by the Numbers (Brent McMillan)

Source: Green Party Watch

The Green Party ran 313 candidates last year, and enters 2013 with 133 Greens serving in office, 20 of them in partisan positions.

No single individual has done more to track Green Party elected officials and Green Party candidates nationwide than former Green Party Executive Director Brent McMillan. Brent has compiled the following 2012 Election Wrap up, which includes a summary of current Elected Greens. Read more »

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Jan 10 2013

New Mayor of Mountain View, California, is a Libertarian

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 6, 2012, Libertarian Party member John Inks was re-elected to the Mountain View, California, city council. And on the evening of January 8, the city council chose him as Mayor. See this story, which explains the traditional method by which Mountain View city councilmembers choose one of their own to be Mayor.

Mountain View has a population of 74,066, and is the headquarters city for Google, Intuit, Mozilla Read more »

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Jan 10 2013

Probably the Final Lawsuit Challenging President Obama’s Qualifications has U.S. Supreme Court Conference Date

Source: Ballot Access News

What will probably be the final lawsuit on whether President Obama meets the Constitutional Qualifications to be President has a conference date in the U.S. Supreme Court. The lead plaintiff is Ed Noonan, who won the American Independent Party non-binding presidential primary in California last year. Two other plaintiffs are individuals who ran in major party presidential primaries last year. The case is Noonan v Bowen, 12A606. Read more »

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Jan 10 2013

New City Council President in Corvallis, Oregon, is a Green Party Member

Source: Ballot Access News

On January 7, the Corvallis, Oregon city council met and selected Richard Hervey as the Council President. The City Council has 9 members, each elected from one of nine wards. The elections are non-partisan. Two members of the city council, Hervey, and Michael Beilstein, are registered members of the Green Party. In Oregon, the name of the Green Party is the Pacific Green Party. Thanks to Blair Bobier for this news. Read more »

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Jan 10 2013

Groups Lobbying for Better Ballot Access in Alabama and Tennessee Each Establish Facebook Pages

Source: Ballot Access News

Activists in Alabama, and in Tennessee, are each working for fairer ballot access by lobbying the state legislature. Here is the Tennessee group’s facebook page, and here is the Alabama group’s page. The Alabama lobbying is further along and probably a bill will be introduced in the next five days. The Tennessee group is starting to look for sponsors.

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Jan 10 2013

Gary Johnson: When Government Tries To Fix Things

Source: GaryJohnson2012.com

Friends,

We have a lot of work to do — and I’m rolling up my sleeves.

Less than two weeks ago, we saw the politicians in Washington “fix” the so-called Fiscal Cliff with, you guessed it, tax increases and NO spending cuts. To no one’s surprise, they did NOTHING to reduce our $16 Trillion (and growing) debt. Read more »

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