Daily Archives: July 26, 2010

WV Mountain Party’s Jesse Johnson joins US Senate race

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Charleston Gazette reports that Jesse Johnson has filed as the West Virginia Mountain Party (WV’s Green Party affiliate) candidate for the US Senate special election to fill the seat left by the late Robert Byrd. Johnson is a well-known campaigner [read more]

Connecticut Green Party announces candidate for state house

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Green Party of Connecticut announced today that Don Alexander is running for State Representative, House District 64 (Torrington, Sharon, Cornwall, Goshen, and Salisbury) this fall.

A resident of Torrington, Alexander is a quality assurance [read more]

Arkansas Green Party nominates slate of candidates

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Arkansas Green Party nominated several candidates at its state convention on July 24th. The candidates include two former state representatives, Jim Lendall for Governor and Bobby Tullis for Treasurer, as well as Rebekah Kennedy for Attorney [read more]

Jill Stein aiming for matching funds

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party gubernatorial candidate Jill Stein has set a goal of raising $125,000 by mid-September. Once Stein raises at least $125,000, her campaign is eligible for 1-to-1 matching funds. Here is an email [read more]

Bruce A. Dixon of ‘Black Agenda Report:’ Turn state Green parties into ‘red, black, and green parties’

Bruce A. Dixon – the “managing editor of Black Agenda Report, and a member since last year, of the state committee of the Georgia Green Party,” to which he adds, “Deal with it” – has written a piece in Black Agenda Report that proposes black activists leaving [read more]

NJ: Constitutionally Impaired Republican Congressman Will Face Challenge from Constitution Party Candidate

TPID:

Remember Congressman Frank LoBiondo?  He is the Republican lawmaker whose gross ignorance of the Constitution was revealed at a town hall meeting earlier this year.  LoBiondo was embarrassingly stumped when asked about Article 1 Section 1 of the Constitution, and stuttered that it might have something to do with [read more]

Where in the World Is Tom Golisano?

Billionaire Tom Golisano is a familiar face in New York state politics. However, he appears to be keeping his head low since his high-profile move to the Sunshine state. With rumors abounding about his potential support for Carl Paladino, pols have begun to wonder if he has quit New York politics for good or is simply waiting for the perfect opportunity to strike. [read more]