Apr 05 2013

Tom Stevens Resigns As LPPA State Chair; Fryman Elected

Source: Liberty Lion

On Thursday, April 4, 2013, Dr. Tom Stevens, State Chair of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania, issued the following statement:

For personal reasons involving the health of one of my close family members, I, Dr. Tom Stevens, hereby resign my position as State Chair of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania effective upon the appointment by the Board of Directors of a successor Read more »

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Apr 05 2013

Green in SC Congressional race vs Colbert sister, disgraced ex-Gov

Source: Whiteout Press (via Ballot Access News)

April 5, 2013. Charleston. Get ready for the most television-driven Congressional race of 2013. In one month, voters will go to the polls in the South Carolina Special Election featuring a disgraced former Governor against an unknown, inexperienced sister of a popular Comedy Central host. But there is a third option – the Green Party’s Eugene Platt. And he’s serious, experienced and credible. Read more »

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Apr 05 2013

Montana Democratic Legislators Try Parliamentary Maneuver to Stop Top-Two Primary Bill

Source: Ballot Access News

Democrats in the Montana legislature are determined to block two election law bills, even though Democrats are in the minority in each house. See this story, which explains the maneuver. Democrats want to block SB 408, the bill to ask the voters if they want a top-two primary. They also want to block SB 405, which would ask the voters to repeal same-day voter registration. Read more »

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Apr 05 2013

Alabama Ballot Access Bill Advances

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 4, the Alabama Senate Constitution, Campaign Finance, Ethics & Elections Committee passed SB 265 by a vote of 5-0. This is the bill by Senator Cam Ward that reduces the number of signtures for newly-qualifying parties and non-presidential independent candidates. It also provides for a later petition deadline for newly-qualifying parties. Thanks to Joshua Cassity for this news. Read more »

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