Daily Archives: April 29, 2010

Libertarian Chair candidate Root answers questions from ex-Vice-Chair Moulton

2006-2008 Libertarian National Committee Vice Chair Chuck Moulton recently posed 10 questions  for LNC Chair candidate (and 2008 LP Vice Presidential nominee) Wayne Root.  Root today gave his answers, below.  (Moulton later posted an admission that if he had known his questions would turn into IPR articles, he would have phrased the last question more diplomatically.) These questions were earlier answered by Chair candidate George Phillies here.  Read more ...

Green Party of Texas launches online ballot access petition

From On the Wilder Side, via Green Party Watch:

Despite overly restrictive ballot access hurdles, the Green Party intends to be on the Texas General Election ballot this Fall.  In the face of these restrictions, the Green Party of Texas has launched a controversial digital petition drive to reach eligible voters and draw attention to the absurdity and unconstitutionality of these laws that restrict voter choice and reasonable access to the ballot.… Read more ...

Socialist Alternative: Break with the two Corporate Parties!

Read the full piece at SocialistAlternative.org:

The Obama campaign inspired millions to actively participate in politics in an era when many media commentators assumed political activism to be dead. Millions were eager to engage in the political process and to make their voices heard. They felt that they were making history by ushering in “change.”

But what happened to Obama’s promises?Read more ...

DeCastro thinks Rubio is Too Liberal

The Sunshine News has a blog article on the Constitution Party US Senate candidate in Florida, Bernie DeCastro. He claims to be the most conservative candidate in the race, specifically calling out Republican Marco Rubio as too liberal.

Is Florida looking for a U.S. Senate candidate who is even more conservative than Marco Rubio?

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CP Candidate in Utah Comments on Democrats and Republicans

Scott Bradley is the Constitution Party of Utah’s candidate for the US Senate now occupied by Bob Bennett. He is interviewed here by the Cache Valley Daily.

This could be the year for a third party candidate according to Constitutional scholar Scott Bradley. Bradley is running for U.S. Senate on the Constitution Party ticket and is running against several Democratic and Republican candidates seeking the seat currently held by Sen.

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Will Crist Run As “No Party Affilliation” or “Independent”?

There is a story developing as to which ballot label Gov. Charlie Crist will choose to use if/when he leaves the Republican Party. Crist is running for the open Us Senate seat in Florida and is behind in the Republican primary by over 20 points. Polling has shown that the race is winnable for him in a three-way race in which he is an Independent.… Read more ...

Colbert Report Features Proposition 14

The popular nightly comedy-news show The Colbert Report, hosted by Stephen Colbert, will host California’s Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado as a guest tonight, April 29th, 2010.

The Santa Maria Republican will appear on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” to discuss Proposition 14, the open-primary measure on November’s ballot that he has pushed.

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