Apr 16 2013

Gary Johnson, Libertarian Presidential Candidate: Americans are Fiscally Responsible, Socially Accepting

Source: Free & Equal

In this Free & Equal podcast, Gary Johnson and Christina Tobin meet again to discuss electoral reform, the Federal Reserve, the National Defense Authorization Act and more!

Gary Johnson, as the 2012 Libertarian Presidential candidate, received a record-breaking number of votes for a Libertarian campaign. Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

Green Majority on Fairfax, California City Council Appoint Yet Another Green to Fill Vacancy

Source: Ballot Access News

Fairfax, California, a small city in Marin County, is believed to be the only city in the United States in which a majority of members of the city’s governing body are members of the Green Party. Fairfax, like all cities in California, uses non-partisan elections. Fairfax has a city council of five members. Recently one of the Greens resigned from the city council, so the remaining Greens, still in the majority, Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

New York Governor Calls for More Freedom for Voters, Candidates

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 16, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asked the state legislature to repeal the Wilson-Pakula law, which gives county political party leaders the power to decide whether to let non-member candidates run in party primaries. If that law were repealed, any candidate could run in any party’s primary ballot, or in the primary of several parties, no matter what the county chair of the party thinks. Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

All Four Candidates for U.S. House in Missouri Special Election Invited to Participate in Televised Debate

Source: Ballot Access News

The four ballot-listed candidates for U.S. House, in Missouri’s 8th district, are invited to debate each other on May 28. See this story. The debate will be televised. The four candidates are the nominees of the Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, and Constitution Parties. The election is June 4. Thanks to Ken Bush for the link.

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Apr 16 2013

Pennsylvania Ballot Access Appeal Filed with Third Circuit

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 11, the Constitution, Green, and Libertarian Parties of Pennsylvania filed an appeal in the 3rd circuit in Constitution Party of Pennsylvania v Aichele, 13-1952. The U.S. District Court had ruled that none of the parties has standing to challenge the unique Pennsylvania petition challenge system, and so no decision on the substance of the case has yet been released. If the 3rd circuit agrees with the Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

Joshua Fauver Announces Bid For Louisiana House of Representatives As A Constitution Party Candidate

Source: Independent Political Report

April 16th, 2013. Press release from the campaign:

Joshua Fauver of Vidalia, Louisiana has recently announced his candidacy for Louisiana State Representative for district 21 and will be running on the Constitution Party ticket. Though born in Natchez, Mississippi Joshua has spent his entire life in Vidalia. A graduate of Vidalia High School Joshua is currently studying history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. At just 19 he has already Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

Constitution Party of Wyoming Stands Against Federal Monopolization of Education

Source: Independent Political Report

MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN: Wyoming, Sign the Petition to Suspend SF-104 and Defeat Common Core

The Wyoming Constitution Party, under the leadership of state party chairman Jennifer Young, is moving forward on a huge referendum drive to repeal SF 104, the “Education/Superintendent of Public Instruction bill.” The legislation and the Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

Special Message From The Chairman Of The Constitution Party Of Washington Regarding The Bombings In Boston

Source: Constitution Party of Washington (via Independent Political Report)

Whatever the final story behind the Boston Marathon bombing turns out to be, one thing is already evident. No amount of bombs dropped on far away countries, drones flying overhead, airport security scanners, warrantless wiretaps, or gun free zones can make a people safe. Safety – true safety – is only of the Lord.

I am mindful of the first words that bubbled up within me upon seeing the twin towers Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

Jill Stein Statement on Boston bombings

Source: JillStein.org

Dr. Jill Stein is overseas this week on a speaking tour as a guest of the Green parties of Scandinavia. She issued the following statement last night regarding the bombings of the Boston Marathon in her home state of Massachusetts:

“The news about the bombings in Copley Square is terrible. No city or state or people deserve such violence, but I can’t help but feel especially sad that Bostonians and our Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

Jill Stein: I’m on board. Let’s change the game.

Source: Jill Stein (via e-mail sent April 15)

Dear Supporter,

I’m happy to let you know that the next chapter in life includes joining the board of the Liberty Tree Foundation, an extremely exciting and effective 501(c)3 not-for-profit founded by my campaign manager, Ben Manski, in 2004.

Click here to join me.

The Liberty Tree Foundation for the Democratic Revolution is a nonprofit organization Read more »

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