Daily Archives: November 29, 2010

Recent news from Rhode Island’s Moderate Party

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]

Wyoming Third Parties Show Growth, Discord

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]