Feb 14 2013

DC Statehood Green Party endorses Perry Redd for City Council in 4/23 special election

Source: Green Party Watch

The DC Statehood Green Party has endorsed Perry Redd (http://www.redd4council.com), a party member whose name will be on the ballot in the special election for At-Large Member of City Council in Washington, DC on April 23, 2013.

Mr. Redd is competing against six Democrats and one Republican in the race. Primaries are not held for special elections in the District of Columbia. The special election Read more »

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Feb 14 2013

TRANSCRIPT: Our Green State of the Union

Source: JillStein.org

The following remarks were made by Jill Stein on February 12, 2013, before a national video audience in response to the official State of the Union address.

It’s an honor to be here to talk about the real state of our nation. President Obama just finished his speech before Congress. As usual, it was full of inspired, high flying rhetoric, and rosy promises for the future. But it’s important to separate the Read more »

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Feb 14 2013

Ron Fournier of National Journal Writes About Potential For New Political Party

Source: Ballot Access News

Ron Fournier of National Journal has this essay about the plausibility that the next presidential election will see the birth of a new political party. Although the article is newsworthy, Fournier’s use of the term “two-party system” is flawed. He seems to use “two-party system” as a synonym for the Democratic Party and the Republican Party, taken together. Many others use the term in the same way. However, Read more »

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Feb 14 2013

Leading Montana Political Blog “Montana Cowgirl” Blasts Montana Top-Two Open Primary Bill

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 13, Montana Cowgirl blog posted this article about HB 436, the Montana bill to convert elections to a top-two open primary system. Montana Cowgirl is well-known, leans to Democrats, and is run by an anonymous individual or group. The article takes the tack that the Montana bill exists to keep Libertarian Party candidates off the November ballot. Read more »

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