Ballot Access activists create “How-To-Lobby” video, that would be useful for many causes

Found this video at Ballot Access News. It is specific to The Voter’s Choice Act, but could be applied to any grassroots lobbying. There are a few reasons why Ian and I think this video is great. It was created by a coalition of various third party activists. And, we know one of the actors […]

Video: Will Ralph Nader run for Prez in 2012?

Hat/Tip to Independent Political Report for this Ralph Nader update:

Ralph Nader makes Election Day appearance on Democracy Now!

from Democracy Now! Ralph Nader joins us on Tuesday’s show to discuss the 2010 midterm elections. If you wake up in the middle of the night with a great question for Mr. Nader about specific candidates, campaign issues, or ballot initiatives, post it here. We hope to have time to take a couple of questions […]

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 […]

In Maine: A newspaper helps the government suppress ballot access

KW: Seems like some letters of complaint to the Press-Herald are in order. from Ballot Access News, editor Richard Winger Portland, Maine Press-Herald Thinks Maine Ballot Access is Too Easy March 20th, 2010 The Portland, Maine daily newspaper, the Portland Press Herald, has this editorial in its March 17 issue. The editorial says it is […]

Good news for third party/independent candidates: Court decision on public campaign funding

KW: This is very good news for third party and independent candidates. Having government/public money set aside to fund candidates can be a healthy idea for getting all voices heard during election season. The idea is that people willing to run for office do not have to be rich to get their ideas out and […]

Nader files against Democratic National Committee

Ralph Nader is filing his final appeal in a lawsuit asking for justice with the Democratic National Committee, who unfairly challenged his petitions.

The if and the how: Bloomberg for NYC Mayor in Nov. 2009

Full story at “Your Nabe” Bloomberg re−election plans run into political obstacles Thanks to the head up from Ballot Access News: Bloomberg Likely to Run for Re-Election as an Independent Candidate February 6th, 2009 …It seems unlikely he [Mayor Bloomberg] can be the nominee of any of the qualified parties, because of political differences between […]

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