Political surprises in Amityville

Amityville Village recently held their local elections. For those of you who know me, you are probably aware that I am always a little interested in what happens to the characters over in Amityville. -KW Amityville Village held their 2013 elections for Mayor and Trustees. Of three people running for Mayor, the winner was a […]

In Italy: Elections show success of new, anti-austerity party: “The Five Star Movement”

Italy’s “Five Star Movement” sounds a lot like the Green Party pillars and/or the Occupy Movement. Hope folks in the United States can keep linking in to the powerful, anti-austerity energy in Europe. (excerpt from) Common Dreams Big Winner in Italian Election? The Five Star Movement The Big Loser? Austerity Feb 26, 2013 / by […]

Wed 1/30/2013: Illinois Green Party suit in federal court

Green Party Federal Suit against State of Illinois Case: Jones v. McGuffage Location: Everett Dirksen Federal Building, Chicago Time: 1:30pm, Wednesday, January 30 Jones v. McGuffage is the suit filed by the Illinois Green Party and its candidate for 2nd Congress, LeAlan Jones, charging that Illinois statutes governing ballot access for the April 9th Special […]

LIPA Disaster: Blame Cuomo, Not Privatization

Cuomo wins this year’s Scott Walker false narrative award.

Election Results: Third Party, New York, Suffolk County focus

Jan 2013 Update: Best link for third party results for Presidential Race 2013 is at Independent Political Report: here. _________________________________________ Election links and results presented in a fairly random manner. Ian is registered Green Party. And, we are both third party activists from Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. So, that sways our presentation! For […]

Cataclysmic NY election/polling place news

(Corrected to clarify which NY voters qualify) Governor Cuomo has made an executive order that New York voters in federally-declared disaster counties may vote for President and statewide office at any NY polling place they like. But… There is a big problem.  Those voters could be giving up their right to vote for local races. […]

Jill Stein: You are powerful! Don’t waste your vote!

Jill Stein, Green Party candidate for President, gives a pre-election, voter pep talk. There are great quotes in here for people who want to get out the vote, and convince their friends to think out-of-the-box and vote third party or independent! See pull quotes under the video. Dr. Jill Stein says:

Tonight! Tues Oct 23rd: Third Party debate in Chicago

A Presidential Debate for third party candidates will happen tonight, Tuesday, October 23rd. Larry King will moderate. The venue is Chicago. Though, you can watch on line at Free and Equal, or on Link TV. The debate starts at 9pm EST (here in New York), which is 8pm CDT (where it is being held in […]

News12 LI excludes third party candidate from debate

Mike McDermott is on the ballot, as a Libertarian, for Congress, 3rd District, Long Island, NY. Even though he is ballot-qualified, News12 is excluding him from their debates. The e-mail excerpted below is from a Libertarian-minded, occupy friend. Please help if you believe in ballot access. Letters-to-the-editor might be useful. And, an e-mail for News12 […]

Presidential Debate Schedule for activists, occupiers, third party candidates, and independents

Presidential Debates should be for everyone. And, if you pay very close attention, you can find a way to attend a fair debate or to protest an unfair, exclusionary debate. Wednesday, October 3rd: – Regular, Duopoly Debate will occur in Colorado – Occupy The Debates March at 5:30 – Occupy The Debates “Afterrally Party” at […]

NY Primary Elections: Thursday. September 13th

At the Suffolk County Board of Elections, you can see unofficial, 2012 primary results: http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/BoardofElections/ElectionResults.aspx At the Nassau County Board of Elections, you can see unofficial, 2012 election results: http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/BOE/results.html -In a Nassau/Suffolk race: Where the district lines completely changed, incumbent NYS Assemblyman Saladino (Republican) retained the Republican line against a fierce, “conservative” challenger. NY […]

President 2012: New York Presidential Ballot Info (and national links)

Polling place info for NYC, Nassau, Suffolk, is at onthewilderside post: here. 11/2/12 Updates Suffolk County, NY Absentee Ballot Hours Extended & Changed Polling Places (pdf) h/t Suffolk NYCLU Receipt date of NY Absentee Ballots extended 10/5/12 update: NYS Presidential Ballot: (as finalized for Nov 2012)  DEMOCRATIC: Barack Obama REPUBLICAN: Mitt Romney CONSERVATIVE: Mitt Romney WORKING […]

Contest to Change the Name of Democracy Now!

Democracy Now does enough good-sounding reporting to keep some credibility, but when you come down to it they don’t support democracy.

2012 Long Island School Election Results

June 19th REVOTE results: Story at Long Island Press: here. All nine Nassau/Suffolk school districts passed budgets on the revote. Elmont School District passed a budget that was lower than the first proposed/rejected budget, but slightly higher than the budget tax cap imposed by NY State. __________________________________ Results are posted at Newsday (which is, unfortunately, […]

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