Category: Peace and Freedom Party

Nov 06 2013

New Jersey Unofficial Gubernatorial Election Returns

Source: Ballot Access News

The unofficial New Jersey gubernatorial election results are:

Republican Chris Christie 1,242,116
Democrat Barbara Buono 780,779
Libertarian Ken Kaplan 11,821
Green Steven Welzer 8,045 Read more »

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Apr 23 2013

Peace & Freedom Party Files Opening Brief in Presidential Primary Case Involving Peta Lindsay

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 22, the Peace & Freedom Party filed its opening brief in the Ninth Circuit in Peace & Freedom Party v Bowen, 13-15085. The issue is whether the California Secretary of State exceeded her authority when she deleted Peta Lindsay’s name from the list of 2012 presidential primary candidates submitted to her by the Peace & Freedom Party. The Secretary of State did so because Lindsay didn’t meet the Read more »

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Apr 02 2013

Peace & Freedom Party Member Enters California Special State Senate Election in Bakersfield

Source: Ballot Access News

California holds a special election on May 21 to fill the vacant State Senate seat, 16th district, in the southern San Joaquin Valley. Five candidates will appear on the ballot: three Democrats, one Republican, and one member of the Peace & Freedom Party. The PFP candidate is Mohammad Arif. He is the first person, other than registered Democrats or Republicans, to appear on the ballot for any California special partisan Read more »

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Mar 30 2013

Ninth Circuit Will Consider Peace & Freedom Party Case over Presidential Primary Ballot Access

Source: Ballot Access News

On March 27, the Ninth Circuit determined that the lawsuit Peace & Freedom Party v Bowen is not a case that can be mediated. Therefore, the case will be heard by a panel of judges in the future. The case was filed on April 3, 2012, when the California Secretary of State refused to print all four of the party’s presidential primary candidates on the party’s own presidential primary ballot. Specifically, she Read more »

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Mar 29 2013

War Tax Resistance 101

Source: Peace and Freedom Party

By Kathy Labriola

Posted on March 26, 2013 by the Communications Committee

I joined Peace and Freedom Party in 1974 because of the “Peace” part. I have been a war tax resister for over 30 years.

Any nation needs three things in order to wage war: young men and women who are Read more »

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Mar 14 2013

Cindy Sheehan and Friends Kick Off Peace and Freedom Party Registration Drive

Source: Peace and Freedom Party

Cindy Sheehan, internationally-known activist for peace and justice, is the lead signer of a letter that kicks off the Peace and Freedom Party voter registration drive in California. The Peace and Freedom Party had over 62,000 voter members last October. Under current state law, after the adoption of Top Two elections, the party needs to raise its membership to around 105,000 by the end of 2014 to retain its ballot status. Read more »

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Mar 14 2013

Peace and Freedom Party Endorses Cindy Sheehan for California Governor in 2014

Source: Peace and Freedom Party

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March 12, 2013

Contact: Marsha Feinland, 510-845-7251

Peace and Freedom Party Endorses Cindy Sheehan for California Governor in 2014.

The State Central Committee of the California Peace and Freedom Party has endorsed Read more »

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Mar 12 2013

New California Registration Data

Source: Ballot Access News

According to each of the 58 county election departments of California, current registration data for each qualified party is: Democratic 7,921,721; Republican 5,216,494; American Independent 475,281; Green 112,881; Libertarian 109,618; Peace & Freedom 61,506; Americans Elect 3,413; unqualified parties and miscellaneous 352,775; no party preference (formerly called “Declines to state”) 3,459,782. Read more »

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Mar 10 2013

Peace and Freedom Party State Chair expresses sympathy and solidarity with Venezuela on the death of Hugo Chavez

Source: Peace and Freedom Party

Speaking for the California State Central Committee of the Peace and Freedom Party on Sunday, State Chair Kevin Akin expressed “sympathy and solidarity with the working people of Venezuela, who have suffered the loss of their champion President Hugo Chavez.”

“Hugo Chavez spent his life in efforts to improve the lives of Venezuela’s workers, Read more »

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Mar 07 2013

Peace and Freedom Party of Florida: Yes, Governor Scott, It’s Working — for the 1%

Source: Peace and Freedom Party of Florida (via Independent Political Report)

The theme Governor Rick Scott chose for Tuesday’s State of the State Speech was “It’s Working.”

The Peace and Freedom Party agrees. It (Florida’s government) is working — for the privileged 1%. For the other 99% of Floridians, not so much.

Governor Scott brags that his 2013 budget increases education spending by more than Read more »

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