Daily Archives: August 25, 2009

Chris Daggett: Mystery spoiler

A game of political hot potato is going on in New Jersey between the two major party gubernatorial candidates, with independent Chris Daggett playing the part of the potato.  Originally seen as a “spoiler” candidate who would appeal to voters who typically favor Republicans, an endorsement from the Sierra Club is changing that.… Read more ...

Illinois Green candidate for state representative holding ‘campaign kickoff event’ tonight

The following announcement was sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

TUESDAY, AUGUST 25TH, 8pm-11pm
COLE’S BAR, 2338 N Milwaukee Ave

CONTACT: David Sacks – Campaign Manager
dave@jeremykarpen.org – 773-557-9411

This Tuesday, August 25th, Jeremy Karpen will be holding his 2010 Campaign Kickoff Event, from 8pm-11pm at Cole’s Bar, 2338 N Milwaukee Avenue.

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Mayor candidate Naked Cowboy receives press in Canada

Thank you to Elizabeth Benjamin who posted the link on her daily round-up at the Daily Politics.

(excerpt from) Edmonton Sun
Naked ambition
N.Y. icon reveals his mayoral campaign brief

…”I’m already mayor,” the Naked Cowboy said. “I’ve been in Times Square for 10 years representing the city of New York around the world.

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Ferguson leaves post as Libertarian Party Communications Director

Donny Ferguson has left his position as Director of Communications for the national Libertarian Party after eight months. This is the latest big staff change for the LP this summer, following the arrival of new Executive Director Wes Benedict and the departure of Director of Outreach and Affiliate Relations Austin Petersen to take a post at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation.… Read more ...

[Thread for discussion on petitioners]

This post is being created in order to permit the ongoing debate over petitioning controversies to continue uncensored without mucking up unrelated topic threads. Please move all such discussion here.… Read more ...