For the Mayor’s race in St. Louis, the League of Women Voters is sponsoring an inclusive debate. Appearing will be the state’s Green Party nominee, Elston McCowan; Libertarian nominee Robb Cunningham; independent Maida Coleman; and the incumbent, Mayor Francis Slay [Democrat]. [read more]
Arkansas: For the second time, the House Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs voted down HB 1863, a debate inclusion bill, aimed at heightening the profile of third-party and independent political candidates. The bill was proposed by Green Party elected official Richard Carroll of North Little Rock. [read more]
Political activist and comedian Randy Credico went to senate committee meetings in Albany dressed in a toga. Dressed as Diogenes, he wandered around asking if he could find “an honest politician.” Credico has begun exploring a run for Senate against Chuck Schumer. [read more]
Posted by Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.
The Libertarian Party, Green Party, and Nebraska Party (Nebraska affiliate of the Constitution Party) are no longer recognized in Nebraska, after their candidates for US Senate failed to gain more than five percent of the vote. Members of these parties will [read more]
Cindy Sheehan is a peace activist, and was the 2008 independent candidate for Congress against Nancy Pelosi in San Francisco. Sheehan has launched a new web-presence and a radio show called, “Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox.” [read more]