Posts tagged: Massachusetts

Apr 21 2013

Steve Scheetz, Candidate For LPPA Chair, Provides Analysis on Boston Marathon Shootings

Source: Independent Political Report

The tragic events in Boston have spawned many different opinions as to the how’s, the why’s, etc. However, most of the commentary has really missed the mark. Jay Mohr, for example blamed the “gun culture” for the bombing, before the “suspects” were caught and asked what their motivation was, right away it was the “gun culture.” Regarding the news coverage, there was a lot of focus on the violence and the damage of the Read more »

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Apr 20 2013

Reform Party Statement on Events in Boston

Source: Reform Party

On April 15th, a terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon left three people dead and one hundred eighty three injured. Later incidents with the attackers left one police officer dead, and another wounded. Now that the suspects have been found, it is time to shift our focus to those affected by these attacks.

For the families who suffered as a result of this week’s events, the capture or death Read more »

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Apr 20 2013

Green-Rainbow Party Statement on the Boston Marathon Tragedy

Source: Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts

The terrible events that occurred at this year’s Boston Marathon and in the following days have deeply impacted us all, and on behalf of the Green-Rainbow Party we wish to extend our heartfelt sympathy to the hundreds of innocent people whose lives have been scarred by these events.

The spirit of the Boston Marathon is that it welcomes visitors from all lands to Read more »

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Apr 17 2013

Green Party Activist Interviews Eyewitnesses to Boston Marathon Bombings

Source: Independent Political Report

From gp.org

After the two bomb explosions yesterday at the Boston Marathon, Green-Rainbow Party activist Joan Livingston interviewed activists, Carlos and Melida Arredondo, who were in the VIP seating section at Copley Square when the surprise explosions occurred. A certified Red Cross worker, Carlos explains his efforts to help the first people injured in the blasts and the nature of their injuries.

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Mar 25 2013

Libertarian Daniel Fishman Withdraws Campaign For Special Massachusetts Senate Election

Source: Independent Political Report

Daniel Fishman was running as the Libertarian Party candidate for the Massachusetts special senate election triggered by former Senator John Kerry’s resignation to become Secretary of State. The election will be held on June 25th. Fishman, who ran for U.S. Congress in a close three-way race in 2012 and received 4.5% of the vote, announced on his website yesterday that he is ending his campaign. Read more »

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Mar 08 2013

Senate candidate Dan Winslow says work for Americans Elect, which wanted 3rd presidential nominee, was about process not party

Source: The Republican (via Ballot Access News)

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Daniel Winslow says his work supporting an organization that wanted a third nominee in the 2012 presidential race was about process, not party.

Winslow, a state representative from Norfolk who is a Boston attorney and expert in election law, was general counsel for Americans Elect during the 2012 presidential Read more »

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Feb 22 2013

Sat. 2/23: Green Campaign School in Worcester, MA

Source: Green Party Watch

You can make a difference!
Saturday, February 23, 9:30am – 5:30pm
First Unitarian Church of Worcester
90 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

What: This one-day campaign school will give you the tools and training you need to Read more »

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Feb 15 2013

Boston TV News Story on Republicans Running for U.S. Senate Focuses on Dan Winslow’s Connection with Americans Elect

Source: Ballot Access News

This interesting New England Cable News (NECN) story about the Massachusetts U.S. Senate Republican primary focuses on Dan Winslow. The interviewer asks Winslow if certain Republican leaders in Massachusetts may be withholding support for Winslow in retaliation for Winslow’s having been the attorney for the last few years for Americans Elect. The story seems to suggest that Mitt Romney is backing another Read more »

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Feb 08 2013

LP candidate Dan Fishman announces bid to fill John Kerry’s open Senate seat in Mass.

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Libertarian candidate Dan Fishman has announced his candidacy to fill the recently vacated seat of Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, who was recently appointed as secretary of state. LP candidates have historically netted some of the party’s highest vote totals in races for an open seat, where no competitor possesses the inherent advantages of incumbency.

Fishman, a software engineer, was one of the 2012 LP candidates who won more votes than the Read more »

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Feb 08 2013

Former Attorney for Americans Elect Declares for Republican Nomination for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts Special Election

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 7, Massachusetts state representative Dan Winslow declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, in the 2013 special election. Winslow was chief attorney for Americans Elect during the period when it was working to get on state ballots, during 2010, 2011, and the first five months of 2012. See this article, which does not mention Winslow’s work for Americans Elect, but which focuses on the fact that he was once chief counsel to Mitt Romney. Read more »

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