Daily Archives: November 2, 2008

Bob Bird to make final campaign stop in Anchorage, Alaska

From the Bob Bird for Senate campaign:

Alaskan Independence Party U.S. Senate candidate Bob Bird will be making his
final Anchorage appearance this Sunday afternoon at 4:00 PM at Denny’s
Restaurant on DeBarr. This is the weekly “Campaign for Liberty” meet-up group.

Bird, who was endorsed by Ron Paul last week, is rising in the polls, and
threatens to surprise analysts once again, as he did in 1990 when he took 30%
against Stevens in the Republican primary.

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An Activists’ Guide to Election Day: ‘Video your vote’

In an email update from the organization Black Box Voting, voting rights activist Bev Harris informed her supporters of a few things:

-Another organization committed to a similar cause, called Video The Vote. You can sign up there to film voting on Election Day in order to make sure everything goes smoothly.… Read more ...

Independent Krikorian defends his Armenian roots, issues harsh criticism of opponent

Independent candidate for Congress David Krikorian, in Ohio’s second district, today called for the withdrawal of his Republican opponent from the race. He did it because of her “denial of the Armenian Genocide.”

The Krikorian campaign is currently circulating this flier:

The press release is posted below:

David Krikorian’s Letter Regarding the Armenian Genocide

Letter – November 2, 2008.

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Libertarian running for Congress elated by new poll, with caveats

An email from Joseph Buchman, a Libertarian running for Congress in Utah’s 1st congressional district:

The KSL/Deseret News Poll released today shows a 300 percent increase for Libertarian Joseph Geddes Buchman in just the last three days!
According to their report, 12 percent of likely voters are voting for Buchman For Congress.
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C. Faye Walters guest on Internet Radio show

C. Faye Walters will be the guest on Sunday’s (today!) edition of Green Party Watch Radio from 3 to 3:30 PM. The show will be archived at the same link.

C. Faye Walters is the Green Party nominee for Congress from South Carolina’s forth congressional district. Her campaign covers Greenville, Spartanburg and union Counties, and has seen her covered on television several times.… Read more ...

Trouble with voting? Call Ralph Nader

On Ralph Nader’s website, a new page has been added to help voters vote. It will help you find the nearest polling place, help you learn how to write Nader’s name in (where that is needed), show you sample ballots, help you check your registration (or register on Election Day), help with early voting, help you if you experience problems when you vote, and help you “safeguard the vote” against election fraud and errors.… Read more ...

A fight between an independent and a Democrat in the Maine race for US Senate

A press release from Herbert Hoffman, independent running to represent Maine in the Senate:

November 2, 2008
Independent U.S. Senate Candidate Herbert Hoffman issued the following statement Sunday in response to reports that Democrat Tom Allen’s handlers would not let Allen meet with the editors of The Portland Phoenix unless the paper agreed not to interview Hoffman.
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A Socialist’s potential cabinet includes a few surprising choices

In a press release, Socialist Party candidate for president Brian Moore announced his first picks for cabinet members “if lightning strikes.” The diverse group of people included Mike Gravel for Secretary of State, Howard Zinn for Secretary of Labor, and the infamous Jeremiah Wright for UN Ambassador, among others.

The press release:

SPRING HILL, FLORIDA, November 2 — Responding to recent speculation regarding potential Cabinet members in an Obama Administration, Brian P.Read more ...

Court rules on Working Families ballot line in New York House race

The Hill reports: “A federal court ordered Alice Kryzan (D) not to appear as a third party candidate, potentially changing the game in New York’s hotly contested 26th district. A federal judge sided with New York Republicans and blocked Kryzan from appearing as the candidate of the Working Families Party (WFP), leaving primary opponent Jon Powers (D) on the ballot as the WFP nominee.… Read more ...