Green Party candidates : 2013 Election Day summary and highlights

Green Party celebrated victories and reelections across the U.S

Jail the STAR Tax Thieves

This would explain why the school officials and District Attorneys are silent on fraudulent STAR tax exemptions being theft from school taxes. It not about the money.

Green Party Prez Primary Update 2/13/12

First counts place Jill Stein in the lead; Green presidential questionnaires are now online: responses from Roseanne Barr, Stein on top issues and campaign plans

First Green Party Prez primary goes for Stein

Jill Stein scored a very big win at the state convention of the Ohio Green Party on Saturday, winning 90% of the vote in a four-way race in presidential balloting. The convention met in Columbus to select delegates to be sent to the Green Party presidential nominating convention in Baltimore this July. Ohio’s presidential preference […]

Does fracking cause earthquakes?: Expert in Ohio says, yes.

KW writes: I hope that with this admission from Ohio that fracking literally shakes the earth under our homes and feet, more folks in New York will struggle against fracking. I wonder how many people previously believed that man-made activity could cause earthquakes? This is eye-opening news. See links to fracking info for New York […]

From Tahrir to Wisconsin (via Politirature)

Dear activists, protesters & workers from Wisconsin, Ohio and other states, I was truly touched by your hundreds of thoughts and comments on my photos  from Tahrir holding that sign. I thank each and everyone of you, even those who  thought the photos were shopped, but I have few things to say. I’m an Egyptian ordinary […]

Interesting Voting Rights Act decision in Ohio

from Ballot Access News Federal Court in Ohio Approves Limited Voting for Euclid School Board Elections July 15th, 2009 On July 13, U.S. District Court Judge Kathleen O’Malley ruled that the city of Euclid, Ohio, should use Limited Voting in its school board elections. The decision, USA v Euclid City School Board, is here. Euclid […]

NY will probably lose one seat in US House and one in Electoral College

After the 2010 census has been held, the number of seats held by each state in the U.S. House of Representatives will change. The National Conference of State Legislatures expects that eight states — including New York — will lose one seat each, in the U.S. House and in the Electoral College.

Ohio city warned to avoid tainted water: government/industry mistake

The supplier accidentally gave the city water department “hydrochloric acid”, instead of “fluoride” to add to the water. Seems like it was caught in time, and no serious injuries. Though, it raises the issue of just how important the public water supply is, and should we be experimenting with dumping any chemicals into our water? […]

Power stories: More than 1 million Americans stuck in frigid darkness, etc.

I also read a news story this morning about a man, Marvin Schur of Michigan, who was found frozen to death in his home this week, he probably died a couple of weeks ago. He was older and living alone, and possibly had signs of dementia. After Marvin Schur did not pay his bills a […]

Good news for electoral activists: 6th Circuit issues excellent opinion

(excerpt from) Ballot Access News 6th Circuit Issues Excellent Opinion on Need to Treat All Voters Equally On November 26, the 6th circuit issued an opinion in League of Women Voters v Brunner, no. 06-3335, which has excellent philosophy about the protection given to each voter by the U.S. Constitution. This specific case was filed […]

Ballot Access News: Wins and Losses for IRV/Alternative Voting Systems

Having Instant Runoff Voting (where voters can rank the candidate they choose in preference order) and other Alternative Voting Systems are better for third parties. IRV takes away the chance or idea that a third party could possibly spoil an election. IRV also has other merits of increasing democracy, eliminating the “winner-take-all” system, and usually […]

Some states are starting to report results

Some states are starting to report results. I usually go to cnn.com for quick results. See state summary below.

Stealing the election: Watch out! Ohio now…could your state be next?

New story! This is from today! 2008, my friend! Who knows what dirty tricks the Republicans (and sometimes, their allies, the corporate elite Democratic leadership) may play at election time? For anyone who thought this would be a normal year – eek! Big, nasty move in Ohio. What could you do to make sure that […]

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