May 24 2013

Pennsylvania State Senator Holds Public Forum on Ballot Access on May 28

Source: Ballot Access News

Pennsylvania State Senator Mike Folmer will hold a Voters’ Choice Act town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 28. The purpose of the meeting is to gain publicity and spread information about his SB 195, which would ease ballot access in Pennsylvania. The meeting is at 6 p.m. in room 312 of the Neidig Garber Science Center, on the campus of Lebanon Valley College, 101 N. Read more »

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May 22 2013

Libertarian Levi Tappan wins city council election in Page, AZ

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

The city council of Page, Ariz., has a new member fighting to cut millions of dollars in spending and decrease taxes, thereby promoting new economic growth. Libertarian Levi Tappan, a lifelong resident of the city, received 816 votes (23.3 percent), the highest vote total among six candidates competing for three open seats. Read more »

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May 21 2013

Libertarian John Wayne Smith aims to downsize government as Florida’s governor

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

John Wayne Smith has ambitious plans for the office of governor of Florida: cutting taxes to the bone, eliminating dozens of agencies and offices, rescinding laws that allow the use of eminent domain to take property for private gain, and getting rid of occupational licensing schemes that prevent so many people from earning a living. And he’s Read more »

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May 17 2013

Libertarian Party: Don’t waste time investigating IRS, abolish it NOW along with income tax

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Return to 1992 spending level would allow balanced budget, end to income tax

The presidential administrations of Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Bill Clinton, and, now, Barack Obama have all been caught using the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to target Read more »

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May 06 2013

Jill Stein: The FEC field audit has begun

Source: JillStein.org

We are now nearly seven days into our field audit by the Federal Election Commission, and we have a clearer picture of what to expect from our auditors. Last Tuesday, the field team arrived in our Madison, Wisconsin office and began work. Each day, they go through our files and submit requests for answers about specific expenses, reports, and income. Our Read more »

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May 06 2013

Reform Party Denounces the Save Our Industries Act

Source: Reform Party

For Immediate Release – According to the media and inside sources, the Save our Industries Act (SAVE Act) will be reintroduced in the 113th Congress. A blog post on www.saveourindustriesact.com indicates that the Philippine Embassy has intensified its engagement about this issue as of March 16th. Filipino Ambassador Cuisia met with a congressional delegation Read more »

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May 01 2013

Republican allies in Michigan courts subvert justice to block Libertarian competition

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Gov. Gary Johnson, 2012 Libertarian Party candidate for president, and the voters of Michigan were robbed last year, and the Republican Party is the thief.

Johnson was barred from appearing on the ballot during November’s election at the behest of the GOP establishment and Republican Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, who used their insider political power to block competition at the polls. The district Read more »

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May 01 2013

Libertarian Party statement on Boston Marathon bombing, Syria, foreign intervention

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

The Libertarian Party extends heartfelt sympathies to the surviving families of the victims and all who were harmed by the senseless and violent bombing in Boston on April 15 and its aftermath. We applaud the efforts of Boston-area residents and law enforcement officials who helped to remove the immediate threat of additional harm from the alleged perpetrators. Read more »

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May 01 2013

Nebraska Bill, Repealing Primary Screen-Out, Passes Legislature

Source: Ballot Access News

On May 1, Nebraska LB 349 passed the legislature unanimously. It is an omnibus election law bill. Among other provisions, it repeals the law that says if a voter votes in a presidential primary, he or she can’t sign for an independent presidential candidate. Assuming the Governor signs the bill, Texas will then be the only state in which primary voters are not permitted to sign a petition for either a newly-qualifying Read more »

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May 01 2013

Three-Party Debate in South Carolina U.S. House Race

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 30, the three candidates on the ballot for U.S. House, South Carolina First District, debated each other. However, the debate was not televised. It was sponsored by the NAACP of Goose Creek, and was held the evening of April 30. No news article have been found that describes the debate, but here is a story saying it would take place. Thanks to Michael for the link. Read more »

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