Tag Archives: Election Day

LI, NY: Local Green Party candidate gets coverage for himself and third party members throughout Long Island

A high profile, Election Day article at Long Island Press, features Green Party candidate Cesar Malaga. The article goes on to put Malaga in a context, with a list of past and present third party candidates and elected officials in Suffolk County.

(Excerpt from) Long Island Press
Green Party Hopeful Vies for Suffolk Legislature
by Timothy Bolger on November 8th, 2011

Cesar Malaga is a 73-year-old retired engineer from West Babylon and candidate for Suffolk County Legislature vying to become the first Green Party nominee to win a seat on Long Island, where only a handful of other third party hopefuls have done the same in the past.

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A Third Party Activist Suggests: Make Election Day Nov 8, 2011 “Party Transfer Day”

Kimberly Wilder writes: The following post and FaceBook page is from my husband and co-blogger, Ian Wilder. He is a Green Party member who created a nonpartisan FaceBook page to encourage a switch out of the Democratic Party and Republican Party.

Story at onthewilderside.com: here.

The FaceBook Page for “Party Transfer Day 11/8/2011” is: here.Read more ...

MA-Gov: Republican Credits Independent for Loss

From the Boston Herald via TPID:

Republican Charlie Baker, in his first public comments since Election Day, blamed Treasurer Tim Cahill and fizzling GOP enthusiasm for his defeat in an e-mail to supporters in which he also expressed sadness for failing to deliver a victory. . . . Baker finished 8 points behind Democratic Gov.… 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 ...

Wayne Root Profiled by AOL News today as 2012 Presidential Contender

Email from Wayne Root to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Wayne Root Profiled by AOL News today as 2012 Presidential Contender

Excerpt:

Sports Handicapper Gambles on Becoming President

Now that the Democrats have suffered a historic defeat on election day, a sports handicapper is doubling down on his goal of becoming President in 2012.

Wayne Allyn Root is a well-known Vegas sports handicapper and the current front runner to be the Libertarian Party’s nominee for the 2012 presidential race after being the running mate to 2008 nominee Bob Barr.… Read more ...

David Franke: ‘Fun on Election Day’

Posted by David Franke at LewRockwell.com blog:

I don’t look at voting as a patriotic duty, or as having any intrinsic importance (there isn’t a worthless Fed note’s difference between the major parties). Rather, I look at it as a form of self-expression; whenever possible, you try to give a finger to the incumbent crooks.… Read more ...

Boston Tea Party News

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com by Boston Tea Party National Committee Chair Darryl Perry:

Today is mid-term election day – if you are inclined to vote, please take another look at the list of endorsed candidates here.

There are currently 2,057 active (non-blocked) members of the Boston Tea Party. The largest Facebook group
has 1,488 members.… Read more ...

Warren Redlich for Governor: ‘Please Vote!’

http://wredlich.com/ny/2010/11/please-vote/:

It’s Election Day. Thanks to all of our supporters for your effort and encouraging words.

Now please vote. Polls opened at 6 am and they close at 9 pm.

And now, some words from the media …

“We’ve been particularly impressed by Libertarian candidate Warren Redlich … who distinguished himself at the lone gubernatorial debate with reasonable, well-considered, educated responses to discussion of the state’s problems.… Read more ...

Springfield IL State Journal Register: Green Whitney and Libertarian Green are better choices than Scott Lee Cohen

Journal-Register article sent to us by Scott West:

On Election Day, some people will be tempted to mark their ballot for Scott Lee Cohen, the independent candidate for governor.

They will look at their ballot and see the names of Republican Bill Brady and Democrat Pat Quinn and think about all the negative advertising the two have lobbed at each other.… Read more ...

Laura Wells, California Green for Governor, Appears in Court on Election Day on “Trespassing” Charge from Debate

Ballot Access News:

Laura Wells, Green Party gubernatorial nominee, will appear in court in San Rafael, California, on election day. She was arrested for trespassing last month when she tried to sit in the audience for one of the Jerry Brown-Meg Whitman major party gubernatorial debates. She and her attorney, Matt Gonzalez, are holding a press conference on the county courthouse steps at 12:30 p.m.… Read more ...

Sarah Palin Endorses Tom Tancredo

This is late breaking news. See the PPS:

First, I want to tell you the latest.  With one day to go we remain in a statistical dead heat with the tax and spend, pro-amnesty Hickenlooper.  It’s just remarkable!  Hickenlooper has spent over $4 million in his campaign and we just broke $1 million last week.… Read more ...

Results from Illinois’ fifth congressional district

It’s like November here at Independent Political Report, with the results from Burlington and Illinois rolling in.  The results from Illinois’ special congressional primary are available at:

http://www.chicagoelections.com/dm/general/SummaryReport.pdf

At the time of posting this, 404 out of 486 precincts have been counted.  The Green primary results are (so far):

Alan Augustson (NOTE:  Augustson dropped out of the race)     47     12.05%
Mark Arnold Fredrickson     57     14.62%
Deb Leticia Gordils     128     32.82%
Matt Reichel     133     34.10%
Simon Ribeiro     25     6.41%
Total     390… Read more ...