Daily Archives: December 12, 2011

Working Families Party Encouraged by Cuomo’s Talk of New Taxes

The Working Families Party is a labor-based party in New York that gave Governor Andrew Cuomo its ballot line in 2010. In New York one candidate can be listed multiple times if the candidate wins more than one party’s nomination. Cuomo is now reportedly considering establishing new taxes in order to boost state revenue.… Read more ...

Laurie Roth Makes Independent Run for President, Says AIP Will Put Her On the Ballot

Laurie Roth is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host based out of Washington. Roth’s talk show is reflective of her own conservative beliefs. Ms. Roth has, in the past, been active at the local level in the GOP, but has now announced a run for President in which she will seek the ballot-lines of Independent parties in various states.… Read more ...

Michael Badnarik Endorses Independent Candidate for Congress

Former Libertarian Party presidential candidate and constitutional scholar Michael Badnarik has announced an endorsement of an independent candidate for Congress in Colorado. His endorsement reads as follows:

Like so many Americans, I have come to distrust my government, and I have grown cynical about the election process.  My campaigns for President and for Congress made me realize how corrupt the process has become. 

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Third Party Voter Registration Statistics in NV, CA, AK, and NY

Nevada’s most recent voter registration statistics were posted in October of 2011.

Green Party: 3,033 (0.27%)
Independent American Party: 51,535 (4.55%)
Libertarian Party: 7,111 (0.63%)
Non-Partisan: 181,960 (16.05%)
Other: 3,945 (0.35%)


California’s most recent voter registration statistics are from February 2011.

American Independent Party: 417,567 (2.43%)
Green Party: 113,118 (0.66%)
Libertarian Party: 92,246 (0.54%)
Peace and Freedom Party: 58,470 (0.34%)
Other: 121,019 (0.70%)
No Party Preference: 3,507,119 (20.41%)


Alaska’s most recent voter registration statistics are from

Alaskan Independence Party: 14,866 (3.01%)
Libertarian Party: 8,073 (1.64%)
Non-Partisan: 80, 833 (16.38%)
Undeclared: 183,045 (37.08%)
Constitution Party: 29 (.01%)
Green Party: 2,130 (0.43%)
Veterans Party: 1,427 (0.29%)


New York’s latest registration statistics were reported on November 1, 2011.… Read more ...

Darcy Richardson Now On Ballot in Four States

Darcy Richardson, who has commented here at IPR for a long time and was once a contributor to IPR, is running a primary challenge in the Democratic Party against incumbent President Barack Obama. Mr. Richardson is now on the ballot in four states–Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, and New Hampshire.

Additionally, Darcy Richardson is hoping to get on the ballot in Pennsylvania, where petitioning is required, and be the only other Democratic candidate to do so.… Read more ...