Daily Archives: October 30, 2008

Minor party candidates in Connecticut

If you notice any errors, please list them in the comments. If you have anything to add, please do so in the comments. If you want to compile a list for your own state, please post it in the comments. You can view the complete list of Connecticut candidates here, at the Secretary [read more]

Minor party candidates across the country

Richard Winger of Ballot Access News has generously allowed us to reproduce part of his newsletter because it relates to the “Minor party candidates in…” series of posts I have been doing. Here is information regarding minor parties across the United States:

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An Activists’ Guide to Election Day: Do you have a cell phone?

Today I got an email from the progressive mobile phone company Credo asking me to volunteer on Election Day to help stop election fraud. Here is the email and how you can sign up:

We need your help to prevent a stolen election.

Defend Democracy
|#0|# Sign up for CREDO Mobile’s Election Day text message network and we’ll send you an SMS if there is an Election Protection emergency in Montgomery County.


Could it happen in your state? [read more]

Liveblogging the alternative Presidential Debate

The comments of this post will be an opportunity for readers to liveblog the The City Club of Cleveland debate between Bob Barr, Chuck Baldwin and Ralph Nader, moderated by Dan Moulthrop of Cleveland’s PBS radio and television stations, which will be streamed live by [read more]

Presidential endorsements from across the alternative/independent political spectrum

From Stephen V. Funk, known to IPR comment readers as svf:

The American Conservative

Obama: 5
McCain: 3
Barr: 2
Pastor Chuck Baldwin [Constitution]: 2
Dr. Ron Paul [Write-In/CP/LA Taxpayers]: 1


Obama: 11
Barr: 9
McCain: 3

Independent Political Report

Barr: 8
Baldwin: 5
Paul: 5
Ralph Nader [Independent]: 4
Charles Jay [Boston Tea Party]: 1
Obama: 1

High Times

Obama: 1
Barr: 1
Cynthia McKinney [Green]: 1

The Stogie Guys

Barr: 2

Reason and The American Conservative have a very similar (and, to some, counterintuitive) vote distribution: Obama wins a plurality vote in [read more]

Location announced for upcoming third party VP debate

Christina M. Tobin, President of Free and Equal Elections, announced this afternoon that a vice-presidential debate will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada this Sunday November 2, 2008.

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Alumni Association has agreed [read more]