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Peace and Freedom Convention this Weekend – Four Candidates, including McKinney and Nader stand-off

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The State Convention for Peace and Freedom Party will convene on Saturday, August 2 and 3 at the Hawthorn Suites, 321 Bercut Drive, Sacramento California. At the convention Brian Moore, Gloria La Riva, Ralph Nader, and Cynthia McKinney will be seeking the Peace and Freedom Party’s presidential nomination. A debate among the four presidential candidates will be at the same location on Friday, August 1 at 7 p.m.

All of the candidates mentioned above are already on the ballot in other states, but Cynthia McKinney is the only one already on the ballot in California, the only state where Peace and Freedom is a ballot qualified party.

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  1. Nexus Nexus July 30, 2008

    What?? No Milnes??

  2. LaineRB LaineRB July 29, 2008

    Also, Nader could be in danger if LaRiva or McKinney use his comments on race against him.

  3. LaineRB LaineRB July 29, 2008

    This should be an exciting one. Ballot-Access news reported that Nader probably has a slight lead in terms of delegates but that could diminish as the second and third ballots come to a close. LaRiva could still win depending on where Moore and McKinney’s delegates go.

  4. donald raymond lake donald raymond lake July 29, 2008

    P2004: and even his own folks gave up on his write in electors after they blew it big time on the botched ballot access! Only last minute efforts by an unrelated good citizens group saved the 20K votes. [We are still awaiting the thank you card much less a 2008 request for services!] —–Citizens For A Better Veterans Home[s], founded in 1998

  5. Austin Cassidy Austin Cassidy July 29, 2008

    What will it cost Nader if he loses?

    Probably at least 200,000 votes. Maybe a little more.

    He got 240k in 1996 and 420k in 2000 and then only 20k as a write-in in 2004.

  6. paulie cannoli paulie cannoli Post author | July 29, 2008

    I don’t see Nader getting on in CA otherwise.

    He’d need 158,372 valid by Aug. 8. Good luck with that.

  7. Fred Church Ortiz Fred Church Ortiz July 29, 2008

    That is to say, a ballot line here. My understanding is that they’re collecting sigs, but they might be counting on the PFP again.

  8. Fred Church Ortiz Fred Church Ortiz July 29, 2008

    California, most likely.

  9. darren darren July 29, 2008

    what will it cost Nader if he can’t get their ballot line?

  10. paulie cannoli paulie cannoli Post author | July 29, 2008

    I’ll post it if anyone has a link to where it is online.

  11. Anti-Corporate Anti-Corporate July 29, 2008

    Does anyone know whether the debate will be on CSPAN? Or will it be streamed online?

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