Apr 12 2013

Overwhelming majority of Libertarians reject revenue-neutral tax proposals in poll

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Only 7% support “Fair Tax” proposal

In response to the poll question posted at the LP.org web site on March 14, 2013 which asks, “Is there any circumstance where proposing a new tax is justified?” 81 percent of those who rendered an opinion (excluding those who selected “I have a different view”) reject revenue-neutral tax proposals and insist that total tax Read more »

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Apr 12 2013

Constitution Party Candidate Joshua Ball Announces Run For Virginia House of Delegates

Source: Independent Political Report

On April 11th, at approximately noon at the Bedford County Administration Building, local pastor Joshua Ball announced his candidacy for the Virginia House of Delegates in the 19th district as the Constitution Party candidate. The incumbent is independent Delegate Lacey Putney. At the announcement, Constitution Party of Virginia Vice-Chairman and Robby Wells for President 2016 co-campaign manager Aaron Lyles Read more »

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Apr 12 2013

Constitution Party Of Illinois Now Has Its First Elected Official

Source: Independent Political Report

On April 9th, municipal elections were held throughout the state of Illinois. In Lake County (the county directly north of Cook County, where Chicago is located), the Constitution Party of Illinois elected its first officeholder in the party’s history. Phil Collins was elected Libertyville Township Trustee. Collins came in 4th out of 6 candidates, with the top 4 being elected. He received 1,132 votes, or 15.11%. He got Read more »

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Apr 12 2013

Constitution Party of Wisconsin Chairman Riley J. Hood Talks About Unions in Latest Newsletter

Source: Independent Political Report

PARASITES

“What mean ye that ye beat my people to pieces, and grind the faces of the poor? saith the Lord God of Hosts.” (Isaiah 3:15)

By Riley J. Hood-CPoW State Chairman

What is a “Union?” It can mean a joining of organizations or churches, informally Read more »

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Apr 12 2013

Constitution Party Releases April Newsletter

Source: Independent Political Report

The Constitution Party just published its April edition of its monthly newsletter, “News at a Glance”. It is available below:

http://www.constitutionparty.com/Portals/0/SiteImages/Newsletter%20PDF/2013-04-Newsletter-Issue-4.pdf

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Apr 12 2013

Green Party leader Jill Stein talks about Charlotte, sustainable policies and civil disobedience

Source: Charlotte Business Journal (via Ballot Access News)

Has North Carolina become the poster child for how political process has gotten hijacked by special-interest groups?

Environmental-health advocate and 2012 Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein visited Charlotte this week and hashed out how the Tar Heel State is seen by some political observers. Read more »

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Apr 12 2013

New York City Legal Blog Publishes Column Advocating Easier Ballot Access for New York

Source: Ballot Access News

Jerry Goldfeder, one of the leading experts on New York election law, has this column in CityLand, advocating improvements in New York state election law. He calls for easier ballot access. He also calls for easing the restrictive law that does not permit voters to change parties within eleven months of a primary. This is by far the most restrictive such law in the nation. Read more »

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Apr 12 2013

California Sponsor of One Restrictive Ballot Access Bill Will Not Pursue the Bill This Year

Source: Ballot Access News

California State Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) will not attempt to advance SCA 12 and SB 712 this year. This is the proposed constitutional amendment and bill to make it more difficult for write-in candidates in a partisan primary to advance to the general election. Current law says whoever comes in second in the June primary for Congress and state office advances to the November ballot. The bill would have said if Read more »

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