Daily Archives: March 20, 2010

Green, Libertarian, Tea Party and Independent Activists Unite for Electoral Reform

At the Broward Palm Beach New Times blog, Gail Shepherd reports on a local event planned for today on “electoral disenfranchisement,” that will bring together Green Party, Libertarian Party, Tea Party and independent activists:

[Green Party activist] Jayne King has banded together with some strange bedfellows: She says that the Electoral Reform event she’s helping to organize for this Saturday has support from a whole spectrum of political activists.

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A small victory for electoral activism: Change in Mississippi law

from Ballot Access News
Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Setting a 5 p.m. Deadline for Presidential Elector Paperwork

On March 19, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour signed SB 3058. It sets a 5 p.m. deadline for presidential elector paperwork. The old law set the deadline date, but not an hour. This bill only came into existence because of the 2008 incident at which the Secretary of State’s office rejected the paperwork for Brian Moore, Socialist Party presidential candidate.

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