Posts tagged: Pennsylvania

Apr 15 2013

Working Families Party May Contest City Council Elections in Philadelphia

Source: Ballot Access News

Leaders of the Working Families Party are mulling over contesting the Phildelphia, Pennsylvania city-council at-large seats. Generally the Working Families Party doesn’t organize in states unless those states permit fusion. Pennsylvania doesn’t permit fusion, except in a very limited manner, but Philadelphia does have a provision that makes it possible for a party with less than majority support to win Read more »

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Apr 13 2013

Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania – board meeting

Source: Independent Political Report

The Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania is currently having a board meeting in Harrisburg (1:15 pm on Saturday, April 13, 2013).

Dr. Tom Stevens resigned as LPPA chair earlier this month. A board meeting was called to cancel the upcoming state convention (formerly to be held in Danville on April 27), reschedule a new state convention with 50 days notice, fill board vacancies, and Read more »

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Apr 05 2013

Tom Stevens Resigns As LPPA State Chair; Fryman Elected

Source: Liberty Lion

On Thursday, April 4, 2013, Dr. Tom Stevens, State Chair of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania, issued the following statement:

For personal reasons involving the health of one of my close family members, I, Dr. Tom Stevens, hereby resign my position as State Chair of the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania effective upon the appointment by the Board of Directors of a successor Read more »

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Apr 04 2013

York County PA Green Party candidate joins special election for state House seat

Source: York Dispatch (via Green Party Watch)

It’s officially a three-man race for the 95th District state House seat.

A Democrat, a Republican and a member of the Green Party are vying for the position vacated earlier this year by Eugene DePasquale, who won election to two offices in November and accepted the more prominent role of state auditor general.

Bill Swartz, a local developer and property manager, had his name officially added to Read more »

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Apr 03 2013

LPPA Chair Tom Stevens Says He Has Lifted LPPA Facebook Page Moderation

Source: Independent Political Report

From: Dr. Tom Stevens [mailto:drtomstevens@aol.com]
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2013 3:39 PM
To: A number of people
Subject: LPPA Facebook Page Moderation Lifted

It sickens me to read the lies, misrepresentations and defamation posted daily by the Read more »

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Apr 03 2013

Four Populous Pennsylvania Counties Didn’t Canvass Any Write-ins in November 2012, in Violation of Pennsylvania Law

Source: Ballot Access News

At the November 2012 election, four populous counties in Pennsylvania did not canvass any write-in votes, even though state law requires that all valid votes must be tallied. The four counties are Chester, Dauphin, Lackawanna, and Lancaster. Each of them has more than 200,000 residents, and Chester and Lancaster each have approximately 500,000 residents. Read more »

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Apr 02 2013

Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania convention to be postponed due to inadequate notice?

Source: Independent Political Report

According to emails we have received,

Steve Scheetz:

Right now, we have a number of members who are concerned about the validity of the convention. This is something that we will HAVE to address at the emergency board meeting on the 13th.

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Apr 02 2013

Steve Scheetz, Candidate for LPPA Chair, Provides Update on Pennsylvania Situation

Source: Independent Political Report

Email from Steve Scheetz:

So Tom has a convention committee in name only. Of the young men involved, one, Nicholas Hillman (former Bucks County Chair) told me that Tom did his thing, and never bothered to listen to the committee, or any suggestions made by any members therein.

Recently he told Betsy Summers, Eastern Vice Chair, after her notice of an emergency Read more »

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Apr 02 2013

Green Party opposes Horsham Drone Base

Source: Green Party of Pennsylvania

Horsham Air Guard Station to become Drone Command Center

Drones linked to many civilian deaths The Green Party of Pennsylvania vehemently opposes the use of the Horsham Air Guard Station in Montgomery County as a drone command center. Beginning this fall, the military unit stationed at the base is to control remotely piloted aircraft known as drones. Drone attacks in Pakistan, Somalia Read more »

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Apr 02 2013

Pennsylvania Elections Department Tallies Presidential Write-ins for Virgil Goode and Tom Hoefling

Source: Ballot Access News

An earlier post today is not completely accurate, but instead of my amending that post (on Pennsylvania presidential write-ins from November 2012) it seems more useful to write a new one. It turns out that the Pennsylvania state Elections Department itself tallied up the write-ins for two particular presidential candidates. The state says Virgil Goode got 383 write-ins and Tom Hoefling got 28. Read more »

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