Apr 30 2013

Unfortunate announcement on negotiations with the National Constitution Party

Source: Clarion Call To Unite Committee

It is with regret that the Clarion Call To Unite Committee announces a ceasing of its outreach efforts and dialogue with the national leadership of the Constitution Party.

On April the 20th, the National Constitution Party’s Executive & National Committees in Baltimore, Maryland passed a resolution that refused to engage in dialogue or support for the CCTUC, and it’s cause of uniting the other constitutionalist parties Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

Brett H. Pojunis Reports on Last Saturday’s Non-Convention Event

Source: Independent Political Report

Found on Facebook

To the members of the Libertarian Party of Nevada Executive Committee, State Leaders in Region 4, Libertarian State Leadership Alliance, and members of the Libertarian National Committee;

Libertarian National Committee: Please give us a fair Convention in Nevada!

We respectfully request that the Libertarian National Committee host, facilitate, Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

Report from Libertarian Party of Indiana’s State Convention

Source: Independent Political Report

Drexler: Honors Go Beyond Just Winners
by Lauren Rumpler
April 23, 2013

There is a Peruvian proverb that when translated says, “Little by little, one walks far.”

Having spent the past weekend in Columbus at the Libertarian Party of Indiana State Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

VIDEOS: Green Campaign School in NYC

Source: JillStein.org

Our spring wave of Green Campaign Schools are done, and thanks to you, nearly 500 people took part in our regional trainings across the country, in Minnesota and Massachusetts, Oregon and Texas, New York and California. Thanks to Craig Seeman of the Green Party of New York State, we have videos of a number of the sessions at the New York City campaign school, and have provided those below. Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

Libertarian Party of PA Announces State Convention, Speakers

Source: Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania

For Immediate Release
April 30, 2013
Harrisburg, PA

Libertarian Party of PA Announces State Convention, Speakers

The Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania will hold its annual convention on Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, 2013, at the Harrisburg Hilton, One North 2nd Street, Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

North Carolina Bill Would Let Independent Candidates be “Independent” on the Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

North Carolina Representative Mark Brody (R-Matthews) has introduced HB 752, to let independent candidates be called “independent” on the ballot, instead of “unaffiliated.” The bill also says if an independent candidate gets on the ballot, if he or she then runs for the same office again in the following election, no petition would be needed if the candidate’s vote total the first time had been at least twice as Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

New York Governor Releases Draft of Proposed Bill to Repeal Wilson-Pakula Law

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 30, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo released the text of a proposed election law bill he hopes the legislature will pass. The proposal is identified as “Legislative Bill Drafting Commission 12024-02-3″, or as “Governor’s Program Bill #4.” The bill, if enacted, would allow anyone to run in any party’s primary, regardless of whether the candidate is a member of that party or not, and regardless of what party officers think Read more »

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Apr 30 2013

British Green Party Has More than 900 Candidates for Local Office on Ballot for May 2 British Elections

Source: Ballot Access News

Great Britain holds local elections on May 2. The Green Party has more than 900 candidates on ballots for local office around the country, according to this story. This is what a small or new party can accomplish when the ballot access laws are lenient and non-discriminatory.

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Apr 30 2013

Lawsuit Against California Residency Requirement for Petitioners Moves Ahead

Source: Ballot Access News

U.S. District Court Judge Philip S. Gutierrez has set a status conference for May 20 at 3 p.m. in Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County v Bowen, central district, 2:10cv-2488. He asked that all attorneys appear in person, rather than by phone, which suggests that the hearing will be about the substance of the issue in the case as well as about scheduling. The issue is the constitutionality of various California Read more »

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Apr 29 2013

Florida Libertarian Joseph Wendt netted 43% of vote on platform to abolish his office

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Joseph Wendt, 2012 candidate for Florida’s Soil and Water Conservation Board, netted the largest Libertarian Party vote total in his state, and one of the largest in the nation, running on a platform to defund and abolish the board he was campaigning to join.

“I am going to be blunt, the board is a waste of your tax dollars,” Wendt wrote on Read more »

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