Feb 28 2013

Illinois Special Election Will Have Six Candidates on the Ballot; Objector to Three Petitions Withdraws Her Challenges

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 28, the Illinois voter who had challenged three minor party or independent candidates’ petitions (in the special election to fill the U.S. House vacancy in the 2nd district), withdrew her challenges. Therefore the April ballot will include the nominees of the Democratic, Republican, and Green Parties, along with three independent candidates. The Green nominee is LeAlan Jones. The three independents are Read more »

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Feb 28 2013

Justice Party files Opening Brief in Vermont Supreme Court in Ballot Access Case

Source: Ballot Access News

Rocky Anderson filed this brief in the Vermont Supreme Court on February 19. The case is Anderson v State of Vermont, 2012-272. The issue is partly the state’s cumbersome signature-checking procedures, and partly the June deadline for petitions for independent presidential candidates to get on the November ballot.

The Vermont Supreme Court is also considering a challenge to the June petition Read more »

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Feb 28 2013

Ed Reagan: “The Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania’s Liberty Lyin’ Roars Again”

Source: Independent Political Report

Submitted for publication and discussion by Ed Reagan, a candidate for Eastern Vice Chair of the Pennsylvania LP. For background see here and here.

Tom Stevens posted on the LPPa Board Business Yahoo group asking for help filling 3 committee chair openings.

I, Ed Reagan, replied to that post offering my assistance and cc’d the other LPPa Board Read more »

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Feb 28 2013

Constitution Party Nominates Doug Enyart for Missouri 8th District Special Election

Source: Independent Political Report

The following is a press release from the Constitution Party of Missouri:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 27, 2013

Constitution Party Nominates Doug Enyart for Congressional Seat
~ There IS Another Choice ~
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Feb 28 2013

Judge Gray: Immigration Is An Easy Fix

Source: Independent Political Report

Here is the newest column from James Gray. It will be published on Sunday in the Daily Pilot newspaper, which is distributed to a few cities in Orange County with the Los Angeles Times, under the heading “It’s a Gray Area”.

The Functional Libertarian
February 28, 2013

One of the easiest problem areas to resolve is our failed immigration system. In fact, Read more »

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