By Nicole Gaudiano
Sen. Bernie Sanders is taking his progressive message to the first presidential primary voters in the nation Saturday.
The Vermont independent will hold a town hall meeting at New Hampshire’s Saint Anselm College, which has [read more]
JEN MCCLELLAN: Mimi Soltysik, you’re running openly as a socialist for State Assembly for the 62nd District of Los Angeles. Why you?
MIMI SOLTYSIK: When we decided locally to do something like this, the “me” part was secondary to the idea. We collectively [read more]
The election laws in the state of Illinois are not a topic that is discussed often outside of college courses or political organizations, but their effect on political discourse in Illinois is far-reaching.
Though many of the regulations are [read more]
H/T Ballot Access News
Excerpt from Howie’s run could cause Rounds headaches by Jonathan Ellis:
Gordon Howie is the new independent candidate, presuming he can cross the petition hurdle. So, potentially, the general election will have one Democrat, one Republican and two independents — Howie [read more]
Nick Troiano of Pike County, PA announced today that he is running for the U.S. House of Representatives as an independent, citizen-funded candidate from Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional district in this year’s election.
At a campaign kickoff at [read more]
By Linda Killian
District of Columbia voters went to the polls Tuesday, a few of them anyway, to vote in mayoral and city council primary elections. Unfortunately, although I am a Washington resident, I was not one of them. My non-participation wasn’t due to a lack of [read more]
By Ali Fidel, April 4, 2014
Who’s Ready to Awake the Nation?
Tickets for Free & Equal’s United We Stand Festival at UCLA on May 10th are on sale Friday, April 4th, at 10:00AM PT/1:00PM EST at the UCLA Central Ticket Office [read more]
Ralph Nader at Nader.org:
Perhaps there are lessons for other small communities from the conditions, positive and negative, of Winsted, Connecticut (the Town of Winchester), a community of about 11,000 people nestled in the beautiful Litchfield County [read more]
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today blasted a Supreme Court ruling that voided legal limits on contributions by individual donors to political campaigns.
“Freedom of speech, in my view, does not mean the freedom to buy the United States [read more]
“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.” ~Abraham Lincoln
The political scientist Juan Enriquez has observed that when empires fall, it is because people give up on their government, and stop believing that their leaders represent their interests. What was once a vibrant, engaged society becomes [read more]
You’ll be seeing a lot less of me here on IPR, now that I have money to spend and shopping to do! I’ll try to pop in from time-to-time with news of the third-parties and independents in this [read more]
Write-in winner for PA State Senate Scott Wagner. Image courtesy of Breitbart.com.
Believe it or not, write-in candidates are suddenly winning their elections. Media outlets are calling the two most recent incidents ‘warning shots’ to the two [read more]