Nov 10 2011

More Green Party results for November 2011 elections

Source: Green Party Watch

Here are some initial results from some of Tuesday’s elections involving Green Party candidates:

St. Paul, MN: Greens posted strong results in all 3 city council races they contested, in the city’s first election using instant runoff voting. In Ward 1, Johnny Howard came in 2nd with 26%. In Ward 2, in a race with 5 candidates, Read more »

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Nov 10 2011

Green Party Election Results November 2011

Source: Green Party Watch

The Green Party has a feed posting election results as they find them, but we will try to assemble election results here as well.

Almost 40% for Josephine Okot in Portland School Board race
Two Green victories in Fairfax, CA, and a Green win in Federal Heights, Colorado!
Beryl Baker brought in 22 thousand votes running for Tucson City Council for Read more »

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Nov 10 2011

Libertarian Polls 31.5% for Virginia Legislative Seat

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 8, Virginia elected its legislature. Libertarian Party nominee Mike R. Kane, running in the 41st House seat in Fairfax County in a two-person race, polled 31.5% of the vote. The incumbent Democrat, Eileen Filler-Corn, won the election. The Washington Post had endorsed Filler-Corn and had dismissed Kane with a single sentence, that he “is no match” for the incumbent, without Read more »

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Nov 10 2011

Daily Caller Says Buddy Roemer Thinking About Running for President Outside the Two Major Parties

Source: Ballot Access News

The Daily Caller has this article, saying Buddy Roemer is thinking about running for president outside the two major parties. Roemer has been seeking the Republican nomination, but the Florida Republican Party refused to list him on the Florida Republican presidential primary ballot (there is no other way for him to get on that ballot), and he has been barred from all the Republican presidential Read more »

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Nov 10 2011

Independent Elected to Northumberland County, Pennsylvania County Commission

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 8, an independent candidate, Stephen Bridy, was elected to the Northumberland County Commission. Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, holds partisan elections for this office, and elects all three members at-large. See this story.

The election was close. It happens that each of the two major parties only ran two Read more »

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Nov 10 2011

Libertarian Party: November 8, 2011 election updates

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

We’ll be posting some results and commentary as results come in this evening and tomorrow. Keep checking back.

[November 10, 10:15 am ET]
Libertarian Roger Fritz was re-elected as mayor of Roland, Iowa as a write-in candidate.
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Nov 10 2011

U.S. District Court Says FEC Need Not Have Investigated Whether Opponents of Nader 2004 Ballot Access Broke Campaign Finance Laws

Source: Ballot Access News

In 2004, various law firms, and other organizations, spent millions of dollars challenging Ralph Nader’s independent candidacy’s ballot access in 18 states. On November 9, 2011, U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth ruled that the Federal Election Commission had no duty to investigate whether this spending violated the federal campaign finance laws. Read more »

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Nov 10 2011

Ross Mirkarimi, One of the Founders of the California Green Party, Elected Sheriff of San Francisco

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 9, the San Francisco Elections Department released additional election returns data, which makes it a virtual certainty that Ross Mirkarimi won the November 8 election for Sheriff of San Francisco County. Mirkarimi was one of the founders of the California Green Party, and while he was a registered member of the Green Party, he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Read more »

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Nov 10 2011

Working Families Party Elects Three Nominees to Hartford City Council

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 8, Hartford, Connecticut, held an election for city council. Nine at-large seats were up, and the race is partisan. The law says no party may run more than six nominees. The six Democratic nominees won, and three of the Working Families Party nominees also won. The WFP had run four nominees. Republicans ran three nominees, and there were three independent candidates, Read more »

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Nov 10 2011

Reform Party Nominee in 2-way Statewide Mississippi Race Polls 24.3%

Source: Ballot Access News

On November 8, Mississippi held elections for all state office. The Reform Party nominee for Auditor, Ashley Norwood, was in a 2-party race against a Republican. Norwood polled 181,425 votes, 24.34% of the total vote cast for that office. This is the highest percentage for a minor party nominee for statewide office in Mississippi since the Peoples (Populist) Party showing in 1895. Read more »

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