Posts tagged: Socialist Equality Party

Jan 01 2013

Presidential Vote Totals

Source: Ballot Access News

Because New York State released its official November 2012 vote tally, the presidential results are virtually complete. Totals appear to be: Barack Obama 65,899,557; Mitt Romney 60,931,959; Gary Johnson 1,275,559; Jill Stein 466,877; Virgil Goode 122,106; Roseanne Barr 67,349; Rocky Anderson 42,518; Tom Hoefling 40,113; Randall Terry 13,104; Richard Duncan 12,543; Peta Lindsay and her stand-in Gloria LaRiva 9,300; Chuck Baldwin 5,017; Will Christensen 4,453; Stewart Alexander 4,430; Read more »

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Dec 31 2012

New York State Posts Final 2012 Election Returns Tally; Presidential Vote Increases by 400,332 Votes

Source: Ballot Access News

On December 31, the New York State Board of Elections posted the official November 2012 election returns. The final tally includes 400,332 votes that had not been counted when the state posted its tentative returns several weeks ago.

These tickets gained the following number of votes, compared to the tentative tally: Democratic 305,843; Republican 77,769; Working Families 6,587; Conservative 5,864; Green 2,030; Libertarian Read more »

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Dec 14 2012

All Votes for Presidential Candidates Who were on Ballot are Now Counted

Source: Ballot Access News

On December 14, West Virginia and California state elections officials finished tallying the votes, so now all results are in, except that Alaska, the District of Columbia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming have not tallied any write-ins for any presidential candidates (although some of those states have tallied the total number of presidential write-ins). Read more »

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Sep 08 2012

Louisiana Will Have Eleven Presidential Candidates on the Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

Louisiana will have eleven presidential candidates on the ballot. They are the nominees of the Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, Green, Constitution, Justice, Prohibition Parties; also three Socialist Parties, the Socialist Workers, Socialist Equality, and Party for Socialism and Liberation.

In addition, Louisiana ballots will carry the ticket of Sheila “Samm” Tittle & Matt Turner. Their ballot label is “We the People.” The ticket also petitioned in Mississippi, but it is not known if it attained ballot status Read more »

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Aug 15 2012

Wisconsin Won’t Enforce Presidential Elector Residency Requirement, Puts Green Party and Socialist Equality Party Presidential Candidates on Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

On August 14, the Wisconsin state elections office determined that Jill Stein (Green Party presidential nominee) and Jerry White (Socialist Equality Party presidential nominee) should be on the November ballot, even though their slate of presidential elector candidates did not include at least one resident of each U.S. House district. The office made this decision based on a 2004 precedent from the State Supreme Court that Ralph Nader had won. Read more »

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Aug 10 2012

Four Presidential Petitions Filed in Wisconsin; State Elections Office Questions Validity of Two of Them

Source: Ballot Access News

The Wisconsin deadline for independent presidential candidates, and the presidential nominees of unqualified parties, has passed. Four petitions were submitted for President: Gary Johnson (Libertarian), Jill Stein (Green), Gloria LaRiva (Party for Socialism and Liberation), and Jerry White (Socialist Equality Party).

The state elections office rejected the petitions of Jill Stein and Jerry White because the board says there Read more »

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Aug 10 2012

Colorado Has 17 Presidential Candidates, the Most Crowded Presidential General Election Ballot in U.S. History

Source: Ballot Access News

This year, Colorado will have seventeen presidential candidates listed on its ballot, the highest number of presidential candidates on a general election in U.S. history. However, there have been many instances when states had more candidates than that on their presidential primary ballots.

Colorado has five qualified parties, and those parties’ nominees, of course, are on the ballot automatically. They are the Democratic, Republican, Constitution, Green, and Libertarian Parties. Read more »

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Aug 09 2012

Wisconsin Invalidates Socialist Equality Presidential Petition Because of Presidential Elector Candidate Residency

Source: Ballot Access News

The Socialist Equality Party turned in 3,200 signatures to place its presidential nominee, Jerry White, on the ballot. The state requires 2,000. However, the state disqualified the petition because the state says one presidential elector candidate needs to live in each U.S. House district. However, in 2004, the State Supreme Court ruled in favor of Ralph Nader, and said there is no need for a residency requirement for presidential elector candidates, other than that Read more »

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Jul 26 2012

Socialist Equality Party Likely to Place Presidential Nominee on Ballot in at Least One State

Source: Ballot Access News

In February 2012, the Socialist Equality Party had announced its presidential and vice-presidential nominees, but had not said the ticket expected to qualify for the ballot in any state. In 2008 the Socialist Equality Party has also announced a ticket, but that ticket did not qualify for the ballot in any state.

However, this year, the party is petitioning to place its national ticket on the Wisconsin ballot. The Read more »

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Mar 09 2012

Q&A with Socialist Equality Party Chairman Joe Kishore

Source: Independent Political Report

IPR contacted the Socialist Equality Party’s presidential nominee Jerry White with three questions about his campaign. Though White did respond initially, party chairman Joe Kishore answered instead.

The Socialist Equality Party is a Trotskyist party affiliated with the International Committee of the Fourth International. In 2008, it nominated Jerry White, who was also the party’s Read more »

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