Third party anger: Libertarian & Green candidates sue debate commission

Green Party and Libertarian Party candidates join with Our America Initiative to file lawsuit against the duopoly debate commission. Ongoing coverage at Independent Political Report: here. Good mainstream news coverage below.

Exclusive 11/4/12 Debate Interviews with Nader & Presidential Candidates

Taped at the 11/4/12 third party debate moderated by Ralph Nader at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC,

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 […]

In Maryland: Libertarians, Greens get back on the ballot

Hat/tip to Independent Political Report (excerpt from) Maryland Reporter Libertarians, Greens get back on the ballot The Libertarian and Green parties regained their official status on election ballots Tuesday after retired Anne Arundel Circuit Judge Eugene Lerner found they had collected enough signatures on petitions. “It is great news for third parties in Maryland,” said […]

Is the US at war with Libya already?

Kimberly writes: Events are unfolding on the world stage so fast I can’t keep up. I thought with the Egyptian situation, we were on our way to peacefully toppling tyrants. It is so disheartening that in the wake of a fairly peaceful victory in Egypt, the US has accepted the violence in Libya, and jumped […]

On Blogtalk Radio, Wed 1/19: Brian Bittner & Andy Jacobs on Maryland ballot access petitioning and arrest

from IPR/Independent Political Report IPR Blogtalk Wednesday: Brian Bittner, Andy Jacobs on Maryland ballot access petitioning and arrest IPR blogtalk will be on…Wednesday at 8 PM Eastern (7 PM Central) with Brian Bittner, Andy Jacobs and myself [Paulie from IPR], plus possibly other people to be announced later. If you would like to join us […]

Veteran, third party petitioner, pepper-sprayed and arrested in Maryland

from Richard Winger of  Ballot Access News: Veteran Petitioner Andy Jacobs Arrested for Petitioning Outside Public Library in Maryland January 13th, 2011 Andy Jacobs, a professional petition circulator, has been arrested for collecting signatures in front of a public library in Maryland. He was working on the Green Party’s ballot access petition at the time. […]

A Christmas Message of Peace (from libertarian Lee Wrights)

KW writes: Thanks to my IPR community for the tip on this story… From a press release by Wrights 2012 Exploratory Committee: Christmas present to the troops – bring them home “They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; one nation shall not raise the sword against another, nor shall […]

Good news for Libertarians in NY!

In NY State, a party must receive 50,000 votes for Governor in order to gain automatic ballot status (and have its party name appear on the voter registration form.) News that the NYC vote tally is 17% higher than first reported, bodes well for the Libertarians, whose candidate, Warren Redlich, was close to the 50,000 […]

Monday, Nov 8th: My day at the Suffolk County Board of Elections

    Today I spent a few hours at the Suffolk County Board of Elections. I am a registered “blank”, who supports the rights of all third parties. I went with a pollwatching certificate from the Libertarian Party. And, I worked with Audrey Capozzi, who is the Vice Chair of the LPNY (state Libertarian Party) […]

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 […]

More reasons to end the wars now! (A Liberty perspective)

Hat/tip to Paulie at Independent Political Report for reporting on this story. -KW Libertarian Party Monday Message: 10 reasons to end the wars now Dear Friend of Liberty, The long wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been back in the news recently, and we just had the bizarre spectacle of the Republican National Committee Chairman […]

News and commentary: Boston Globe supports exclusion of third parties in debate

KW: Two stories, then, comments by Ian Wilder at the bottom… from Ballot Access News Massachusetts Democratic Nominee for U.S. Senate Wants 3-Candidate Debates December 15th, 2009 The Boston Globe has this story, which says that in the upcoming special election for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, the Democratic nominee, Martha Coakley, wants all the debates […]

2009 Suffolk County Elections

September 2010 Update: 2010 primary election results for Suffolk County: here. Link to 2009 General Election Results at Suffolk BOE: here. ________ Kimberly says: There is so little exciting or worthwhile in the Suffolk County elections this year. The only thing that interests me is making a small gesture of disapproval to the Democrats and […]

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