Mar 06 2013

Libertarian Party of Arkansas fundraising for 2014 ballot access

Source: Independent Political Report

Via email:

The Libertarian Party of Arkansas is fundraising for 2014 ballot access. Post this link for people to donate: http://lpar.org/ballotaccess2014/

And from past stories on the LP of Arkansas front page:

The Libertarian Party of Arkansas, in it’s first time at bat with full ballot Read more »

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Mar 06 2013

Atlanta Music Liberty Fest

Source: Independent Third Party News & Views

“Liberty Train” founders Barbie Dunn and Dan Hagen are at it again! After their successful Music City liberty Fest on Nov 3rd, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee, they have planned the Atlanta Music Liberty Fest for April 6th, 2013 to be held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Center Stage Theater. The doors will open at 3:30pm and event is scheduled for 4:30pm-12:00am. Read more »

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Mar 06 2013

Jill Stein Statement on the death of President Hugo Chávez Frías

Source: JillStein.org

Dr. Jill Stein, the 2012 Green Party presidential nominee, just now issued the following statement on the death of Hugo Chávez Frías, president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela:

“I share great sadness with so many people around the world who are mourning President Hugo Chávez Frías’ untimely death. He died too young, and leaves this world Read more »

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Mar 06 2013

Goldwater, Roemer & Mackey join Gary Johnson to expand freedom in America

Source: Examiner.com (via Independent Political Report)

Former Congressman Barry Goldwater, Jr., former Louisiana Governor and presidential candidate Buddy Roemer and Whole Foods co-founder and co-CEO John Mackey announced today they have joined the Honorary Board of the Our America Initiative, an issue advocacy organization whose Honorary Chairman is former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson. Read more »

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Mar 06 2013

New Hampshire House Passes Bill to Study Election Laws

Source: Ballot Access News

On March 6, the New Hampshire House passed HB 521, which establishes a committee to study New Hampshire election laws. The “Duties” of the committee will be to “study all current New Hampshire election laws and procedures and review all options to increase participation and access to the ballot including but not limited to solutions to limit lines and wait times in casting ballots, public education related to election law, Read more »

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Mar 06 2013

Matt Pinnell, Foe of Ballot Access Reform, Won’t Seek Another Term as Chair of Oklahoma Republican Party

Source: Ballot Access News

On March 6, Oklahoma Republican Party state chair Matt Pinnell said he won’t seek another term as state chair. The Republican Party will choose a new chair at its state convention on April 20. Pinnell has aggressively sought to prevent Republican state legislators from easing Oklahoma ballot access ever since he became state chair in 2010.

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Mar 06 2013

Oregon Governor Chooses a Green Party Registrant for Circuit Court Judge

Source: Ballot Access News

On March 6, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber chose Matt Donohue for a vacancy in the Circuit Court, 21st district. See this story. Donohue is a registered member of the Pacific Green Party and has been serving in an elected non-partisan office, Corvallis School Board. Thanks to Blair Bobier for the news.

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Mar 06 2013

Ninth Circuit Rules that Libertarian Party Has Standing to Challenge Residency Requirement for Circulators

Source: Ballot Access News

On March 6, the Ninth Circuit ruled that the plaintiffs in Los Angeles County Libertarian Party v Bowen have standing to challenge the residency requirement for petition circulators. The nine-page opinion, by Judge Susan Graber, reverses the U.S. District Court, which had said the plaintiffs do not have standing because the Secretary of State says the residency requirement for circulators is not enforced. Read more »

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Mar 06 2013

New Jersey State Appellate Court Hears Arguments on Reliability of State’s Electronic Voting Machines

Source: Ballot Access News

Most counties in New Jersey use electronic voting machines that do not produce a paper trail. Critics of these voting machines filed a lawsuit in state court in 2004, Gusciora v McGreevey, which is still alive and is now called Gusciora v Christie. On March 5, the Appellate Division heard oral arguments on whether use of the machines threatens the accuracy of vote counts and whether use of the machines violates New Read more »

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Mar 06 2013

New York Daily News Story Says New York Independence Party Got Large Donations from Republican State Senators

Source: Ballot Access News

The New York Daily News and other media are reporting that a substantial portion of contributions to the New York state Independence Party in recent months has been from the Republican Party and Republican State Senators. See this story. Thanks to Bill Van Allen for the link.

The New York Working Families Party was a subject of this New York Times story in the Read more »

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