Daily Archives: August 21, 2009

Portrait of a local election: an independent and third party perspective

This was posted at our blog, www.onthewilderside.com. I realized that while the article is specific to Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, some of the themes and strategies might be interesting as a snapshot of independent and third party action in local elections. -Kimberly Wilder

from onthewilderside.com
Ian and Kimberly’s Somewhat Random Comments on the Upcoming 2009 Suffolk County Elections
[third party]

Kimberly went to the Suffolk County Board of Elections and filled out some Freedom of Information (FOIL) requests.… Read more ...

Baldwin speaks on behalf of Oklahoma GOP candidate

Chuck Baldwin, the 2008 Constitution Party presidential nominee, appeared in Del City, Oklahoma, last week in support of Randy Brogdon, a Republican state senator running for governor in 2010. According to the Tulsa Beacon, Baldwin said, “It’s important to support men like State Sen. Randy Brogdon, who is running for governor.… Read more ...

Reason.tv interviews Libertarian Root

Reason.tv has a seven-minute interview with Libertarian presidential hopeful Wayne Allyn Root. Reason magazine Editor in Chief Matt Welch sat down with Root at Freedomfest in July.

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