Posts tagged: Michigan

Nov 19 2012

Ballot Retention for the Pre-existing One-State Political Parties that Nominated Rocky Anderson for President

Source: Ballot Access News

Early this year, Rocky Anderson founded the Justice Party and was nominated as its presidential candidate. His attempts to get on various state ballots were helped when four one-state parties which were already ballot-qualified nominated him as their presidential candidate. These four parties were the Connecticut Independent Party, the Michigan Natural Law Party, the New Mexico Independent Party, and the Oregon Progressive Party. All four parties had nominated Ralph Nader for President in 2008. Read more »

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Nov 06 2012

Gary Johnson Scores Second Daily Newspaper Endorsement

Source: Uncovered Politics (via Ballot Access News)

The Daily Telegram of Adrian, Michigan, officially endorsed Libertarian Gary Johnson for President on Sunday, adding a second daily newspaper to Johnson’s column.

The paper, which has been publishing since 1892, is the primary newspaper serving Lenawee county. The area has a population of about 100,000 people.

The paper’s editorial board writes, in part: Read more »

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Oct 31 2012

MI Libertarian Senate Candidate Commissions Poll to Qualify for Debates; Still Denied

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

The campaign of Michigan Libertarian Scotty Boman commissioned a poll by Gravis Marketing that shows he exceeded the 5% threshold traditionally required by sponsors to be included in the state’s U.S. Senate debates.

The poll puts Boman at 7% in a 3-way match-up with Democratic incumbent Debbie Stabenow at 48% and Republican and former Congressman Pete Hoekstra at 39%. Read more »

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Oct 18 2012

Libertarian Scotty Boman Qualifies for Debate; Debate Cancelled

Source: Independent Political Report

Press Release from Scotty Boman campaign for US Senate in Michigan:

Detroit, MI – United States Senate Candidate Debbie Stabenow backed out of participation in the traditional televised debates three days after Libertarian Scotty Boman qualified to be in them. She cited disagreements with Republican challenger Pete Hoekstra as the reason for the withdrawal in a recent press release. Since 1996 there have been two well-publicized debates between specially Read more »

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Oct 10 2012

“Other” Candidates for U.S. Senate Poll Well in Ohio, Michigan

Source: Ballot Access News

This year, three candidates appear on the Ohio ballot for U.S. Senate: Democrat Sherrod Brown, Republican Josh Mandel, and independent Scott Rupert. A recent Survey USA poll shows these results: Brown 42%, Mandel 38%, Rupert 4%, undecided 14%, won’t vote 2%.

A recent Gravis Marketing Poll for the Michigan U.S. Senate race shows these results: Democrat Debbie Stabenow 48%, Republican Pete Hoekstra 39%, Libertarian Scotty Boman 7%, undecided or Read more »

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Oct 09 2012

Libertarian polls 7% in Michigan U.S. Senate race, clearing hurdle to debate participation

Source: Independent Political Report

Press release from the Boman campaign:

Detroit, MI – If the election for US Senate were held today, Libertarian nominee, Scotty Boman, would get 7% of Michigan’s vote according to a state-wide scientific poll. The poll of nine hundred and seventy likely Michigan voters was conducted on October 5th and 6th by Gravis Marketing — a national, non-partisan research firm based in Florida. Read more »

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Oct 04 2012

Cal Zastrow, Former Constitution Party National Field Director, Wins Lawsuit Against Montana

Source: Ballot Access News

On October 2, Calvin Zastrow won his case against Montana over two issues that arose when he was arrested earlier in the year while petitioning for an initiative. He had been collecting signatures on public property at a Billings sports complex called MetraPark. He was charged with trespassing. Zastrow then filed a federal lawsuit, charging the arrest was illegal. He also attacked a 99-year-old Montana state law that bans ministers, priests, preachers, or other church officers from urging, persuading, or commanding Read more »

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Oct 02 2012

American 3rd Position Chairman Running for Congress in Michigan as Natural Law Party Candidate

Source: Independent Political Report

I received this tip on Facebook:

William Daniel Johnson, A3P Chairman, is running for congress as a Natural Law Party candidate. Michigan is the only state where the Natural Law party is still active.

http://votejohnsonforcongress.com/

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Oct 02 2012

Updates on Constitution Party Candidates Bill Mohr and Cynthia Davis

Source: Independent Political Report

Below is a Constitution Party e-mail. Please excuse the donation appeal. I am passing along the information on the races.

Dear Fellow Constitution Party Supporters:

This November we have two very important races that are winnable. One six person state house race in Michigan in which Bill Mohr is running for state house district 76. The other race is in Missouri in which Read more »

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Oct 02 2012

U.S. District Court Judge Rules Against Letting Straight-Ticket Device be Used to Vote for Libertarian Presidential Electors

Source: Ballot Access News

On October 2, U.S. District Court Judge Paul Maloney refused to order Michigan to count straight-ticket votes for the Libertarian Party for the party’s slate of presidential electors. His 14-page opinion ignores the precedent set in Michigan in 1960, when Michigan let the Independent American Party appear on the ballot with unpledged presidential electors. Instead, the decision meanders into the history of U.S. presidential elections before the 12th amendment was adopted in 1804. Before the 12th amendment Read more »

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