Posts tagged: Maryland

Apr 28 2013

Maryland Green Re-Elected to Columbia Council

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 20, Green Party member Michael Cornell (a former state chair of the party) was re-elected to the Columbia Council, as the representative of the Village of River Hill. The vote was 111-41. Columbia is an unincorporated city run by the Columbia Association. Thanks to Michael for this news.

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Apr 27 2013

Joshua Fauver Writes to LA CP Chair Peter Vidrine About CP Meeting in Balitmore: National Chairman Frank Fluckiger Responds

Source: Independent Political Report

Peter Vidrine is the chairman of the Constitution Party of Louisiana. Joshua Fauver is the vice-chair. Fauver is also the vice-chairman of the Clarion Call to Unite Committee (CCTUC). I got the following email from National Chairman Frank Fluckiger today:

Dear Chris:
I received an email advising me that you were planning on interviewing Joshuah Fauver and Cody Quirk on your radio show this evening. In view of that, I felt it only fair Read more »

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Apr 27 2013

Interview: CP Vice-Chairman Randy Stufflebeam Talks About CP Baltimore Meeting, CCTUC and More

Source: Independent Political Report

Randy Stufflebeam is currently the National Vice-Chairman of the Constitution Party, a position he’s held since April 2012. He resides in southern Illinois. He was the CP candidate for Illinois Governor in 2006, in which he received 19,020 votes (0.55%). This is the largest write-in vote total in Illinois history. He is also the vice chairman of the Constitution Party of Illinois and is a former Marine. Read more »

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Apr 24 2013

IPR Interview: Joshua Fauver Talks About Constitution Party National Committee Meeting in Baltimore

Source: Independent Political Report

Joshua Fauver is a Constitution Party activist from Louisiana. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Clarion Call to Unite Committee (CCTUC). He is also the Southeast Regional Coordinator for Robby Wells’s 2016 presidential campaign. In March of this year, he announced his candidacy for the Louisiana House of Representatives in the 21st District in 2015. Here’s his Facebook page: Read more »

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Apr 23 2013

Highlights from the Constitution Party’s National Committee Meeting in Baltimore

Source: Independent Political Report

The Constitution Party held its spring national committee meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on April 20th. Virgil Goode, former U.S. Congressman and 2012 CP presidential nominee was the keynote speaker at the luncheon. Here are the 3 main highlights from the meeting:

1. The “Young Constitutionalists” organization, the youth arm of the Constitution Party Read more »

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Dec 23 2012

In Four States, “Other” Candidates for U.S. Senate Polled Highest Percentage in History

Source: Ballot Access News

The United States has been holding popular elections for U.S. Senate starting in 1914. In November 2012, in four states, minor party or independent candidates for U.S. Senate polled the highest percentage ever, for non-major party candidates for U.S. Senate within that state.

In Maryland, independent U.S. Senate candidate S. Rob Sobhani polled 16.38% in a four-candidate race. The previous best showing for U.S. Senate in Maryland for a non-major party candidate had Read more »

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Dec 14 2012

Bob Auerbach, Long-Time Maryland Advocate for Ballot Access Reforms, Killed by Car at the Age of 92

Source: Ballot Access News

On December 12, Bob Auerbach of the Maryland Green Party, age 92, was killed when a car struck him. See this story about the accident. See this story from just three months ago, describing his decades of activism and noting that he was a Green Party congressional candidate this year.

Click here to read Ballot Access News comments on this article

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Dec 06 2012

Maryland Green Party and Maryland Libertarian Party Will Work Together on a Ballot Access Bill

Source: Ballot Access News

The Maryland Green Party and the Maryland Libertarian Party have agreed to work for a bill to re-define “political party”, so that a group that has at least 10,000 registered members will meet the state’s definition of a qualified minor party. Maryland law already recognizes a group as a political party if it has registration of 1% of the state total, which is approximately 40,000 members.

Maryland law also recognizes a group if it submits a petition of 10,000 voters. The idea behind the bill is Read more »

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Nov 07 2012

Millionaire Independent Capturing More Than 10% in Maryland U.S. Senate Race

Source: Uncovered Politics

Rob Sobhani, an independent candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland, is currently capturing 11.5% of the vote in early returns.

He reportedly spent over $5 million on his campaign and some polling had placed him ahead of the Republican, but behind incumbent Senator Benjamin Cardin, a Democrat.

Sobhani will set a new record for a U.S. Senate candidate in Maryland who is not a major party nominee if he wins over…

Continue reading at Uncovered Politics.

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Oct 21 2012

News Story About Rob Sobhani, Independent U.S. Senate Candidate in Maryland who has Spent $4,600,000 on His Campaign So Far

Source: Ballot Access News

Southern Maryland Online has this interesting story about Rob Sobhani, who is an independent candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland. He has already spent $4,600,000 on his campaign, and is in second place in the polls, ahead of the Republican nominee but behind incumbent Senator Benjamin Cardin, a Democrat.

Sobhani has roots in Iran. The fourth candidate in the race, Libertarian nominee, Dean Ahmad, has Read more »

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