Archive for the 'Federal Races' Category

Will it be father vs. son for Congress?

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

The New York Times reports on an unusual race taking shape in the race for the Congressional seat that is being vacated by Representative Vito J. Fossella of Staten Island.

The Republican candidate is Francis H. Powers, 68. The Libertarian candidate may be Francis M. Powers, 47—he first has to win the LP nomination over [...]

Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate finishes ballot access drive

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Libertarian National Committee media release:

Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate finishes ballot access drive

Redpath says Virginians do not need “six more years of the same two parties”

Leesburg, VA - Libertarian Party National Chairman and candidate for U.S. Senate William Redpath will deliver more than 16,000 signatures to the Virginia State Board of Elections on Tuesday in [...]

Libertarian Party congressional contest in Wisconsin

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Libertarians in Wisconsin’s 3rd congressional district apparently have a couple of candidates fighting for the congressional nomination.

One candidate is businessman Ben Olson III. The other is University of Wisconsin faculty member Kevin Barrett. The Wisconsin Radio Network identifies Barrett as a “9/11 truther,” and Barrett identifies Olson as the “old” kind of libertarian [...]

Add a fourth Green candidate knocked out of race in Illinois

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

He is Troy Dennis of Mount Zion, the Green Party candidate in the 17th Congressional District.

Pantagraph.com reports that “the four candidates did not run in the primary, but were slated by the Green Party — a process which objectors claim was not handled properly.”

“This was really run by the Democratic machine,” Dennis said. “This wasn’t [...]

Three suburban Chicago Green Party candidates removed from ballot

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

Suburban Chicago’s Daily Herald reports:

The field of candidates narrowed in three suburban congressional districts Monday as the Illinois Board of Elections bumped Green Party candidates off the November ballot.

The three are 8th Congressional District candidate Iain Abernathy of Round Lake Beach, 10th District candidate David Kalbfleish of Arlington Heights, and 14th District candidate Robert Hill [...]

Barry Hermanson, Green Party congressional candidate focused on wanton waste of tax dollars at Pentagon

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Barry Hermanson is the California Green Party’s congressional candidate in the 12th district. His campaign focus: waste of tax dollars at Pentagon

Oregon CP nominates Chuck Baldwin & other candidates

Monday, June 9th, 2008

On Saturday, June 7th, at their statewide nominating convention, the Constitution Party of Oregon (CPO) nominated the following slate of candidates:

U.S. President – Chuck Baldwin
U.S. Vice-President – Daryl Castle
U.S. Senate – Dave Brownlow
U.S House District 1 – Scott Semrau
U.S House District 2 – Rick Hake
U.S House District 3 – Michael Marsh
U.S House District 4 – [...]

Libertarian Party files Ohio ballot access case

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Dave Harding’s Blog reports:

On June 6, the Ohio Libertarian Party filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the Ohio Secretary of State, alleging that the party is a qualified party and should have its nominees for president, vice-president, Congress and state legislature placed on the November ballot. Libertarian Party of Ohio v Brunner, 08-391.

The [...]

Green Party’s Cynthia McKinney endorsed by Black Agenda Report editor, Green Party Roundup

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

Cynthia McKinney endorsed by Black Report editor, and Green Party round up

Green Party’s Katherine “Kat” Swift birthday, and new “Seriously Green” documentary

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

Green Party’s Katherine “Kat” Swift birthday, in “Seriously Green” documentary

Associated Press Poll - excludes Greens, Libertarians, Constitution, includes Ralph

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

Ralph Nader at 6% in poll – shows

Green Party’s Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowasifza-Curry seeking VP slot

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

SKCM Curry seeking Green Party node for Vice President

Petition gathering citizens across America in 100 degree heat for signatures to get on the ballot

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

Independent Green L. Shirley Harvey in the 100 degree Richmond, Virginia summer heat to get on the ballot

Jesse Ventura invited to Green Party convention

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura may appear at Green Party convention in Chicago

“Change is in the air.” David Cobb Green Party 2004 Presidential Nominee

Saturday, June 7th, 2008

David Cobb is a columnist for a California newspaper.

CNN Poll excludes McKinney and Green Party has Barr 2% Nader 6%

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Latest CNN poll excludes McKinney and Green Party, has Barr 2%, Nader 6%

“Not one more cent for war!” John Olmsted, school teacher, Oregon Green Party candidate for congress

Friday, June 6th, 2008

“Not one more cent for war.” John Olmsted Oregon Green Party candidate for Congress

Former U.S. Senator Dean Barkley invited to Green Party convention

Friday, June 6th, 2008

A state Green Party has invited former U.S. Senator Dean Barkley to the Green Party convention

How Green Party leader won the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate in Montana

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Veteran Montana Green Party leader Bob Kellener wins GOP U.S. Senate nomination.

Steve Larrick protests debate exclusion at University of Nebrask-Lincoln

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate Steve Larrick protested debate exclusion last night in Nebraska

A real choice for real change, Abel Noah Tomlinson

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Green Party candidate for congress in Arkansas

Maryland Green Party candidate Gordon Clark launching campaign

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Green Party

Connecticut Green Party congressional candidate wants Bush/Cheney impeached

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Connecticut Green Party

Green Party’s Cynthia McKinney fundraiser Monday in Illinois

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

McKinney

Common Sense conservative Gail “for Rail” Parker makes U.S. Senate ballot in Virginia

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

State Board informs Parker