Normally a state Green Party chapter would be happy to have an extra $10,000 in the bank. The good folks in the Green Party of Florida are a bit concerned because that extra $10,000 came in the form of filing fees from five people unknown to the Florida Greens.
Stephen Williams, who recently received the endorsement of the Independence Party of Minnesota for Senate, was interviewed this past Friday on Almanac, a St. Paul based public affairs program. The six minute interview includes the soft-spoken Williams’ views on a national sales tax (which he believes will make American goods more competitive overseas and create a new stream of revenue from foreign goods sold here), corn ethanol (which he calls “an economic, humanitarian and environmental disaster”), and a brief pitch to Minnesotans to take advantage of the IP’s ballot-access and run for office.… Read more ...
I just recieved a press release from the Constitution Party which cited the American Independent Party’s new chairman, Jim King, talking about Chuck Baldwin. Also, the amount of money raised during Baldwin’s five day trip to southern California.
â€œ Chuck Baldwin is the only presidential candidate who squares up on the issues most important to Americansâ€, noted newly-elected AIP state chairman Jim King.
I last saw Vince Miller at the LP National Convention in Denver. According to Tom Knapp, Vince got Valley Fever soon after Denver, although the doctors at first thought it was pneumonia. I am saddened that Vince is no longer with us.
Please forward to interested persons or groups. I have been informed that 100 signatures of Green Party members must be received as part of approval process for presidential candidates. With this email I request Green party members to consider supporting my candidacy by sending a letter of support to Presidential Campaign Support Committee.… Read more ...
The following is posted on Last Free Voice by ElfNinosMom; the author is Steve Newton.
These same types of major party shenanigans to marginalize independents and smaller parties even after they overcome massive ballot access hurdles take place in states all over the country.