Daily Archives: August 21, 2010

Ill. Green gov. candidate to raise awareness of corporate personhood at two events in Springfield on Aug. 23

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Carbondale, IL—Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney will hold two events this Monday, August 23rd, with representatives from the organization Move to Amend in Springfield. Move to Amend is a consortium of over fifty organizations that are rallying against the creation of the classification of corporate personhood.… Read more ...

Report on the State Convention of the Constitution Party Faction of the California AIP

I have been looking for an account of last Saturday’s Convention of the Constitution Party faction of the California AIP, and lo and behold I found this at the Constitution Party website. Imagine that. Sorry this is a tad late, but here it is. The first paragraph is obviously referring to a photo that is not attached to the article.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Candidate Robert Owens Endorsed by Family First PAC

From the Constitution Party website:

(Delaware, OH)—Robert M. Owens, candidate for the office of Attorney General of Ohio, has been awarded the endorsement of the Family First Political Action Committee (Family First PAC) for the general election in November 2010.  This major statewide endorsement was based on Owens’ principled positions on family policy issues.… Read more ...

Oregon Progressive Party Nominates Candidates, Skips Gubernatorial Race

Richard Winger reports at Ballot Access News:

The ballot-qualified Progressive Party of Oregon held a nominating convention on August 19, and nominated five congressional candidates, one nominee for state office, and two for partisan county office.  The nominee for State Office is Walt Brown, who is running for Treasurer.  Brown was also the Socialist Party’s presidential nominee in 2004.

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John Monds May Force Runoff in GA Gubernatorial Race

From the Savannah Morning News:

In the latest InsiderAdvantage Georgia survey, [Republican Nathan] Deal had 45 percent and [Democrat Roy] Barnes had 41 percent. Libertarian John Monds had 5 percent; the other respondents were undecided.

The margin of error for the survey was 4 percent, so Deal and Barnes are statistically about even.

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