Various news about the Rhode Island Moderate Party since the election:
Most recently, the party’s chairman Robert Corrente stepped down from that position so that Ken Block, who had resigned while he ran for governor, could take over.
Party executive director Christine Hunsinger says former U.S. Attorney Robert Clark Corrente (kuh-RENT’-ee) resigned the week after the Nov. 2 election.
Block, an entrepreneur, got 6.5 percent of the vote in this month’s election, enough to guarantee the party a spot on the ballot.
In an editorial, the Providence Journal recommends that independent governor-elect Lincoln Chafee [read more]
The Hill.com reports:
If New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) decided to wage an independent bid for president in 2012, he would end up aiding President Obama’s reelection prospects, according to a new poll out [read more]
Third party candidates often do well in areas where one major party is substantially weaker than its rival. One can list numerous examples of this phenomenom: Minneapolis, San Francisco, parts of Massachusetts, rural Nevada, and Rhode Island among others. Other areas, [read more]
The Associated Press reports:
Less than a year after removing most limits on election spending by corporations and organized labor, the Supreme Court is signaling trouble for another campaign law that aims to curtail the political power of big [read more]