Archive for the 'Election Results' Category

“I am an independent voice speaking for each citizen, not for money, and not for special interests. I will return the voice of the individual to Washington.” Green Party’s Sheldon Schafer

Friday, June 13th, 2008

I am an independent voice speaking for each citizen, not for money, and not for special interests. I will return the voice of the individual to Washington.
Illinois Green Party’s Schafer.

Green Party Roundup

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Illinois Greens issue press release, Minnesota Green Party meeting.

Libertarian Green Party Candidate Steve Lee Childes

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

Libertarian Green Party candidate for Congress Steve Lee Childs

Ron Paul Tops One Million Votes

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Ron Paul finished third in the Indiana and North Carolina primaries tonight, but it looks like those showings of 8% and 7% respectively will be enough to push him past the one million vote mark.

As of this moment, Paul has added 60,757 votes to his total… with 15% of the votes still to be counted [...]

Analysis of California Primary

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

I was browsing several Secretary of State’s websites, when I trounced across California’s. I decided to take a look at the finalized primary results from February 5th. It was interesting to look at the numbers of each candidate, and especially how those votes corresponded for Ralph Nader and Cynthia McKinney in more than one primary.
Then [...]

Smith, “uncommitted” carry LP primaries

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

The Libertarian Party held presidential preference primaries in two of the “Super Duper Tuesday” states—California and Missouri—yesterday.

In California, Christine Smith dominated the 12-candidate field with 25.2% of the votes cast (95% of precincts reporting). Steve Kubby placed second with 17%, followed by Wayne Allyn Root with 13.9%. No other candidate exceeded 10%. Full results from [...]

AIP legislative candidate gets Second Place in special election!

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Recently there was a special runoff election in California State Assembly District 55, which is in the Long Beach area. Besides AIP candidate Charlotte Sadiyah Gibson, there was Libertarian candidate Herb Peters running against a lone Democratic candidate.

With little media coverage and no attention given, Charlotte nevertheless received 15.4% of the vote compaired to Herb’s [...]

Ron Paul’s Michigan Results

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

The New York Times titled it: Paul Beats Giuliani (Again):

The bad news for Rudolph W. Giuliani Tuesday night in Michigan was that Representative Ron Paul of Texas appears to have beaten him handily again, just as he did in Iowa.

With 89 percent of the precincts reporting at 11:20 p.m., Mr. Giuliani was in a distant [...]

McCain Wins NH; Ron Paul in Fifth Place

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

CNN has called the New Hampshire Republican primary for John McCain, with Mitt Romney back in second place. Here are some early results from about 12% of the precincts…

McCain – 9,952 (37% )
Romney – 7,673 (29%)
Huckabee – 3,236 (12%)
Giuliani – 2,508 [...]

Natural Law stronghold county supported Ron Paul

Monday, January 7th, 2008

Ballot Access News

Jefferson County, Iowa, was the stronghold of the Natural Law Party, while that party existed. The party was associated with the Maharishi and his Transcendental Meditation movement. That movement’s university is in Fairfield, the county seat and largest town in Jefferson County. In November 1992, Jefferson County has cast 22.8% of its vote [...]

Ex-LP Director to Blame for Iowa?

Friday, January 4th, 2008

[Editor’s Note: The writer of the article was incorrect when he implied that Joe Seehusen was responsible for the issues indicated below. I profoundly apologize to Mr. Seehusen for this inaccuracy, which happened under my watch. Actions are currently being taken to ensure that nothing of this sort happens again.—spg]

Should former Libertarian Party executive [...]

Iowa Caucus Results Open Thread

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

I’ll be at a political event tonight but I’m sure many of you will be discussing Iowa caucus results, so I thought this open thread might be helpful. Also, I’ll get the comments by e-mail on my cell phone, so I’ll have something to occupy my mind should the meeting be less than exciting [...]

N.Y. Independence Party gains a county legislator in NY

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Ballot Access News

New York upstate counties are governed by a partisan county legislature and a partisan county executive. In October 2007, one Orange County legislator, Michael Amo, switched his party registration from “Republican” to “Independence”.

The results of the November 2007 election for Orange County legislature were 10 Democrats, 10 Republicans, and Amo. Amo had been [...]

VA: Indy Scores 2% in Special Election

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

From Politics1.com, the latest results from the special election in Virginia’s 1st Congressional District:

As expected, State Delegate Rob Wittman® cruised to a landslide victory over Iraq War veteran Philip Forgit (D) in Tuesday’s special election. The vote: Wittman – 63%, Forgit – 35%, and Lucky Narain (Independent) – 2%. The seat is considered safely Republican. [...]

TX: Reflections on Bob Smither’s CD-22 Race

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

I work for the state’s largest yard sign printer, Michael Franks. He’s a Ron Paul Republican (he’s actually printing more 4×8s, 2×4s, etc. than any other print shop) and he personally put up the “Republicans For Smither” 4×8 yard signs last year in the chaotic CD-22* race south of Houston. Democrat Nick Lampson later won [...]

Libertarians Tipped Several Fort Wayne Races

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Libertarian candidates for city council in Fort Wayne, Indiana, are being credited/blamed for helping to defeat at least two incumbents. The Republicans feel that the Libertarians spoiled these races by drawing off traditionally GOP voters.

From Frost Illustrated…

Perhaps the number of candidate choices and the ideological differences candidates offered voters might be this year’s [...]

Greens Elected 16 Last Tuesday

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

The Green Party has released its final tally of Green victories from Election Day, November 6, 2007.

It appears that 16 Green candidates, out of 94 who ran on November 6, won their races for local office (pending confirmation of David Lussier’s county legislature victory in New York). A total of 142 Greens ran for public [...]

Reform Party Scores Good Showing in Penn.

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

The Reform Party is now a “semi-qualified” party in one of Pennsylvania’s largest counties. This news comes from Ballot Access News…

On November 7, the Reform Party nominee for Allegheny County Council-at-large, David Tessitor, polled 8.3% of the vote. Allegheny County contains Pittsburgh and is Pennsylvania’s second-most populous county. Tessitor had both a Democratic and [...]

Results from New Paltz town justice race

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Justin Holmes, who briefly obtained celebrity status for allegedly advocating the establishment of an armed militia at the State University of New York at New Paltz, ran for Town Justice in New Paltz, New York. He ran with the endorsement of the Libertarian Party of New York, but ran under the banner of [...]

Arin Sime’s Concession Email…

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Libertarian Arin Sime received about 8% of the vote in a 3-way State Senate contest in Virginia. Here is his concession email to supporters from earlier today…

I would like to thank all those who have helped this campaign. The results are in, and while they didn’t go our way, we can be very proud [...]

CPTX Video Sinks Bond

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

A good friend of mine, a Constitution Party member I attend school with, did the editing and producing of this video – it was footage shot with my Sony HandyCam, but the CP, you could say (spin) was instrumental in getting this out before the election results came in.

Hawkins Captures 4.2% in Syracuse

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

According to the Syracuse Post-Standard, Green candidate Howie Hawkins captured 4.2% of the vote in his race for Syracuse City Council…

Challenging the city’s incumbent lawmakers didn’t work out so well this year.

Bill Ryan and Kathleen Joy were re-elected by wide margins to their at-large council seats, beating back challenges from Republican Bill Harper, Green Howie [...]

Green Human Defeated in New Paltz

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

The Poughkeepsie Journal reports that Green candidate Margaret Human lost her bid for New Paltz city council, but no hard numbers yet…

It was a good night for Democrats in New Paltz, with that party’s candidates apparently winning each of the three contested races.

Incumbent Jane Ann Williams and David Lewis were apparent winners of the two [...]

Justin Jeffre Earns 7,000+ Votes

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Green candidate Justin Jeffre posted a respectable showing in his Cincinnati City Council race…

Justin Jeffre, a Clifton resident and former member of the pop group 98 degrees, emphasized the need for campaign finance reform and the concept of job training to combat crime. Jeffre studied history and political science while attending UC.

Running as a Green [...]

Greens Win Victories in Connecticut

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

The Green Party of Connecticut is celebrating victories in at least two races from yesterday. According to the New Haven Independent, the party elected a member to the New Haven Board of Alderman…

Savoring his victory Tuesday night, he said, “It’s the first time a Green candidate has unseated a well-entrenched incumbent Democrat with all [...]