Guv cand Rich Whitney, LeAlan Jones & IL Green Party Sue WTTW over Debate Exclusion

    The Illinois Green Party and candidates Rich Whitney and LeAlan Jones filed suit in federal court late yesterday against public television station WTTW, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Public Broadcasting Service and President and CEO of WTTW Daniel J. Schmidt. Gubernatorial candidate Whitney and Senatorial candidate Jones were both excluded from debates […]

Hofstra Debate: Mainstream coverage ignores Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins

[For fuller comments on the Governor Debate, see onthewilderside eyewitness account: here.] I went to the NY Governor Debate at Hofstra tonight. Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor of New York, did pretty good. It is curious to me why Howie Hawkins has been so overlooked in the main stream media reviews of […]

Possible debate happenings: Twinkling, waving fingers

[For fuller comments on the Governor Debate, see onthewilderside eyewitness account: here.] KW: Thoughts and points of information on the Hofstra, NY Governor Debate of 10/18/2010 (This is kind of a message in a bottle. I am typing it at 3pm, and setting it to post after the debate starts…) So, part of the audience […]

debate floor commentary on Kimberly’s Newsday Letter to the Editor

[For fuller comments on the Governor Debate, see onthewilderside eyewitness account: here.] Lisa Tyson of the LIPC stopped by to compliment Kimberly on her Newsday Letter to the Editor about how Newsday Editorial on the Wyndanch school district was unfair. Lisa said she showed it around to community members in Wyandanch. Also had a spotting […]

Hofstra debate: more sightings

[For fuller comments on the Governor Debate, see onthewilderside eyewitness account: here.] They are asking everyone to take their seats they can fill in the empty seats from the reserve. There was spottings of former Nassau County executive Tom Souzzi, Suffolk Leg john Cooper, Nassau DA Kathleen rice, and the Suffolk Conservative Party chair. Suffolk […]

Want real change?: Third party options in the November 2010 Elections

Where to find third party, independent, and even write-in choices for the 2010 Elections:     For all US voters – A website which lists all statewide, Senate, and House of Reps candidates organized by state: Politics1.com For all US voters – A website with other voter information, including a searchable database: VoteSmart.org For all […]

Libertarian Sam Sloan files for Governor of NY

Until August 17, 2010 (Tuesday), statewide candidates running as independents, or on the lines of some third parties, can file their independent nominating petitions in Albany. At the NY State Board of Elections web-site, you can watch the petitions come in. Link for the constantly updated list is: here. As reported previously at Independent Political […]

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