The Reform Party is saddened by the lost of Janice Miller. Five months after announcing that she was diagnosed with lung cancer, Janice passed away, on February 8th, peacefully in her home. She was 71.
As a long time member of the organization, [read more]
From Ballot Access News:
According to this story, the new American Party of South Carolina, a centrist party, has a bigger student group at Winthrop University than either of the two major parties do. Winthrop University is in Rock Hill, and has existed since the 19th century, and is considered the best-ranked university in the state. Thanks to David Gillespie for the link.
From the article cited, written by Lindsay [read more]
Results of the IPO Caucus Election
IPO Caucus Election is now complete. Congratulations to:
Additionally, members adopted the following platform position:
The Independent Party of Oregon favors reducing special interest influence over our legislative process; increasing transparency in government, particularly with how our tax dollars are spent and how the public’s business is conducted in Salem; protecting Oregon consumers, particularly with respect to banks, insurance companies and private utilities; providing incentives for small businesses to thrive and for larger businesses to expand in Oregon in a way that returns more benefits to the public than it costs.
Independent [read more]
What are the leaders of Americans Elect doing now?
Why, touting their participation in marches for “campaign finance reform” that use the name of the deceased “Granny D” (aka Doris Haddock), who walked across the country at the age of 90 to bring attention to the [read more]
Forwarded by Cody Quirk:
Former LexisNexis Account Executive and current Glendale, AZ resident Suzie Easter is running for Arizona State Representative in Legislative District 22.
Suzie Easter began considering a run for state legislator a few years [read more]
By Braden Bunch
Hoping to drive both South Carolina and national politics to a more centrist position, organizers of the fledgling American Party of South Carolina formally announced their eligibility to appear on the 2014 general election [read more]
Jim Cook at Irreguar Times:
In the leadup to 2008 and 2012, the effort to elect a corporate presidential candidate through a privatized, corporate-controlled election began with a series of planted letters to the editor or op-ed pieces or TV interviews in which “opinion leaders” spoke of supposed “centrist” yearnings in the heartland and their [read more]
(The following story was originally published on MassLive)
SPRINGFIELD — As Evan Falchuk has spent his days and nights crisscrossing Massachusetts talking to voters and listening to their concerns, he says his campaign for governor has grown by leaps and bounds, [read more]
By Nicholas Hensley
Franking Privilege allows Congressional Representatives to send mail free of charge. This privilege is to be used for official business, and is supposed to be nonpartisan. According to franking rules, it is not to be used to [read more]
(The following was posted on Franciscolwhite.com.)
In the race to succeed Deval Patrick as the next governor of Massachusetts, Evan Falchuk stands out as the one brave new political voice. Detached completely from the who’s who of the Democratic Party and an [read more]
By Nicholas Hensley
On occasion, especially during elections, some politicians and candidates for congress or president promise tax policy reforms which typically refer to tax code changes. That has been the case for years, maybe a few decades. [read more]
Over the last several months, the Whigs have seen a significant increase in membership and support. The Whig message of a moderate pragmatic approach to government highlighted by focusing on logic, reason, and collaboration over ideology continues to [read more]