US Dept of Justice Decides Not to Take a Position on Counting Write-in Votes

(excerpt from) Ballot Access News U.S. Department of Justice Decides Not to Take a Position on Counting Write-in Votes July 30th, 2010 On June 30, the U.S. Justice Department said that the Department has decided not to take a position in the pending lawsuit Libertarian Party v District of Columbia Board of Elections, now pending […]

Warnings about “top-two primary” measure in California

KW: A colleague of mine noted that the article below, and the strong participation of California State Senator Abel Maldonado [Republican] in this debate, shows that — contrary to some people’s assertions — top-two primaries are something party bosses want (not something that would limit the power of party bosses.)

The power of writing in: Candidates win in PA, and other write-ins listed in media

KW: Perhaps because I am a poet, I find writing in to be a powerful tool, even if the idea or candidate I write in does not win. At least I get to express what I believe and what I demand (in order to get my vote the next time.) The usual people who see […]

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 […]

Scholastic Presidential Mock Election Unfair

Here is a recent Nader piece on the subject of Scholastic and the two party system over at Counterpunch. KW: Below, is an e-mail I sent around to third party circles and some Nader fans, on October 24, 2008. I also sent a request to Scholastic that week for a full report on their write-ins, […]

Oct. 9, 2007: NOW Meet the Candidates night

From Kimberly: Hi. I am announcing this because I like the work that the South Suffolk Chapter of the National Organization for Women does. But, also because, that group is enlightened enough to invite independent, third party, and write-in candidates. Please come support the progressive, write-in campaign of Green Party member Ahmad Ali-Mitchel-El for Suffolk […]

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