Tag Archives: Attorney General

Liberty Lion: ‘Dan Halloran – The first Governor Elected On The Libertarian Party Line?’

Dr. Tom Stevens writes at Liberty Lion:

New York City Council Member Dan Halloran represents 161,000 constituents and is the highest elected Libertarian Party official in the nation elected from a single district in a partisan race. He ran as a fusion candidate and appeared on the ballot in 2009 as the candidate of the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Libertarian Parties.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Georgia Breaks Own Records With 2010 Election Results

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ATLANTA – The 2010 election did not result in any newly-elected Libertarians, however the Libertarian Party of Georgia is happy with the results. With nearly 1 million votes earned cumulatively by the first full slate of statewide candidates in the party’s history, the most important aspect of Tuesday’s results are the growth in support the Libertarian Party has seen in Georgia.… Read more ...

Vermont Progressives May Have Elected Seven State Legislators

H/T Ballot Access News:

Election Recap from the Vermont Progressive Party:

Vermont’s Progressives, largely avoided the lurch to the right witnessed across the country with Tuesday’s general election.

All five Progressive incumbents seeking re-election were returned to office. Brattleboro Representatives Sarah Edwards and Mollie Burke ran unopposed. This will be Mollie’s second term in Montpelier, and Sarah’s fifth, making her the senior member of the Progressive caucus.… Read more ...

Libertarian election results for Georgia

Libertarian election results for Georgia, along with larger party vote totals, found at Crazy for Liberty:

2010 Elections results from ajc.com and WSB-TV

Agriculture Commissioner
Candidate Votes
Gary Black – R 1,396,050 56%
J.B. Powell – D 996,077 40%
Kevin Cherry – L 89,477 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Attorney General
Candidate Votes
Sam Olens – R 1,321,236 54%
Ken Hodges – D 1,079,645 43%
Don Smart – L 86,739 3%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Georgia Supreme Court
Candidate Votes
David Nahmias Incumbent 980,107 48%
Tammy Adkins 719,070 35%
Matt Wilson 338,920 17%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:48 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Governor
Candidate Votes
Nathan Deal – R 1,336,583 53%
Roy Barnes – D 1,073,936 43%
John Monds – L 101,015 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Insurance Commissioner
Candidate Votes
Ralph Hudgens – R 1,337,593 54%
Mary Squires – D 1,047,599 42%
Shane Bruce – L 94,513 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Labor Commissioner
Candidate Votes
Mark Butler – R 1,368,702 55%
Darryl Hicks – D 1,011,340 41%
Will Costa – L 91,432 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Lieutenant Governor
Candidate Votes
Casey Cagle – R Incumbent 1,373,055 55%
Carol Porter – D 1,042,942 42%
Dan Barber – L 87,725 3%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

P S C – District 2
Candidate Votes
Tim Echols – R 1,376,145 56%
Keith Moffett – D 998,483 40%
Jim Sendelbach – L 93,012 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

School Superintendent
Candidate Votes
John Barge – R 1,336,577 54%
Joe Martin – D 1,029,526 41%
Kira Willis – L 121,909 5%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Secretary of State
Candidate Votes
Brian Kemp – R Incumbent 1,408,978 57%
Georganna Sinkfield – D 975,661 39%
David Chastain – L 103,979 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)… Read more ...

Steve Kubby: ‘Tahoe Cultivation Ordinance Unconstitutional, Dangerous & Can Get the Family Dog Shot’

New South Lake Tahoe Cultivation Ordinance is unconstitutional, dangerous and liable to get your family dog shot dead.

by Steve Kubby

Although I have publicly commended the South Lake Tahoe City Council for their new cultivation ordinance, recent events have made me realize that this ordinance is clearly unconstitutional and represents a profound threat to the freedom and safety of city residents and their innocent family pets.… Read more ...

Libertarian Dennis Hawver polls 22% among Kansas independents

Libertarian Party blog:

Dennis Hawver headshotThis SurveyUSA poll includes several Libertarian candidates for statewide offices in Kansas. Dennis Hawver, running for Attorney General, polled 7% overall, and 22% among independents.

The Libertarian candidates polled highest among voters who gave their party affiliation as "independent," and those who gave their ideology as "liberal".… Read more ...

Robert Owens Speaks To 9/12 Project In Cincinnati

Robert Owens is the candidate of the Constitution Party in Ohio for the office of Attorney General. He is speaking to a group called the “9/12 Project” in Cincinnati tomorrow evening.

At the invitation of the Cincinnati 912 Project, Robert Owens, candidate for Ohio Attorney General on the Constitutional Party ticket, will speak on the role of the Attorney General as it relates to state sovereignty, on illegal immigration, and on other matters Tuesday evening, June 15 at the Evendale Recreation Center.

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Schneiderman Looks Likely to Grab Working Families Party Nomination

New York Attorney General candidate Sen. Eric Schneiderman is running as a Democrat, but he will also be seeking the Working Families nomination. Ben Smith, a blogger at Politico, has reported on whether he is likely to get that nomination or not based on some subtle hints.

In the Attorney General sweepstakes to replace Andrew Cuomo, state Sen.

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Nader asks PA Attorney General to return certain campaign contributions

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader has run for President of the United States alternately as an independent candidate and as a Green Party candidate.

from Ballot Access News
Nader Asks Pennsylvania Attorney General to Return Campaign Contribution from Firm Under Investigation

June 23rd, 2009

In 2004, the large law firm Reed Smith coordinated the challenge to Ralph Nader’s Pennsylvania petition.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party urges ‘no’ vote on Eric Holder

Attorney General nominee hostile to Second Amendment rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. — America’s third-largest political party urged the Senate Wednesday to reject the nomination of Eric Holder to be Attorney General, citing his record of hostility to Second Amendment rights.

“The Attorney General is expected to defend our Constitutional rights, not infringe them,” said Libertarian Party spokesman Donny Ferguson, “Americans value the precious rights protected by the Second Amendment, and they demand the Senate reject this nomination.”

Nominated by President Barack Obama to lead the Justice Department, Holder earned the ire of gun rights groups while Deputy Attorney General under then-President Bill Clinton, from 1997 to 2000.… Read more ...

Update on Barry Cooper, Libertarian for Attorney General of Texas

Updates emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com by campaign manager Joey Dauben, and posted here by Paulie.

In this youtube clip, Cooper and Dauben are on the way to the Alex Jones radio program. Cooper says he is “99% sure” he is running, and says he has a “stash,” but not more than what he can eat – saying he practices the methods he preaches.… Read more ...

Ohio candidate for AG lauds ‘programs to support homeowners’

Independent candidate for Ohio Attorney General Robert Owens praised voluntary programs to help homeowners being foreclosed upon in a press release today. He mentioned his experience as a pro bono prosecutor and attacked the Democrat for proposing excessive government intervention.

The press release is posted below:

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Attorney General candidate Robert Owens released a
statement today supporting the Franklin County Homeowner Helpline as a
leading program to assist Ohioans facing foreclosure.
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