Monthly Archives: October 2008

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
NOTA: 5

Reason

Obama: 11
Barr: 9
McCain: 3
NOTA: 8

Independent Political Report

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

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]

Live streaming and moderator set for debate between Bob Barr, Chuck Baldwin and Ralph Nader

According to an email from the Baldwin campaign,

The City Club of Cleveland debate, moderated by Dan Moulthrop of Cleveland’s PBS radio and television stations, will be streamed live by ideastream (http://www.wviz.org/).

CSPAN will tape the debate for later showing, and [read more]

Green Party candidate for Congress polling near 10%

The Green Party’s candidate to represent Illinois’s 11th Congressional district, Jason Wallace, is polling at 9% in a recent SurveyUSA poll. Wallace is a political newcomer and veteran of the war in Iraq. He has previously polled at about 5%. His Democratic opponent is at [read more]