Senator Lisa Murkowski ran as a write-in candidate for Senate in Alaska, after she was defeated in her primary by a candidate supported by Sarah Palin. Senator Murkowski has now officially been named winner of the state’s Senate race.
December 30th, 2010 · 11 Comments
Richard Winger of Ballot Access News: IndependentVoting.org is ‘a pressure group working to limit choices on the general election ballot’
December 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments
In over a century of struggle to avoid monopolization of the general election ballot to just the two major parties, there has never been a pressure group that worked in favor of restrictive ballot access laws, until very recently. Leaders of the former New Alliance Party, who have renamed themselves several times, now call themselves IndependentVoting.org. They hold themselves out as the leaders of independent voters, but they have become a pressure group working to limit choices on the general election ballot to just Democrats and Republicans.