Tag Archives: Georgia

Libertarian State Leadership Alliance Schedules Executive Board Meeting

On Sun, Nov 10, 2013 at 10:13 AM, Brett Bittner wrote:

Please find below the proposed agenda for tonight’s call.
Here is the call-in information for those wishing to participate:
Dial-in number: (559) 546-1200
Meeting ID: 118-921-788
Meeting link: https://www.freescreensharing.com/meetings/118-921-788
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Libertarian State Leadership Alliance
Executive Board Meeting (via teleconference)
November 10, 2013 – 8 PM Eastern/5 PM Pacific
Agenda
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2008 Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Bob Barr Announces Bid For U.S. Congress In 2014 As A Republican

From Bob Barr.com: 

“Smyrna, GA, Thursday, March 28, 2013”

“Former Congressman Bob Barr, who represented the 7th District of Georgia in the House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003, today announced he would seek the Republican nomination for the 11th District seat currently held by Rep. Phil Gingrey.

Yesterday Congressman Gingrey declared his candidacy for the United States Senate seat for which incumbent Saxby Chambliss will not seek reelection.

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Libertarian David Staples May Be Competitive In Georgia Statewide PSC Race

Via Brett Bittner:

The following message is forwarded at the request of LP Georgia’s Chairman on leave, Daniel Adams:

If the Libertarian Party wants to attain its biggest victory since our inception, they’ll donate today. www.votestaples.com/

In 2008, I informed people that we had a race in Georgia that had the potential for an LP candidate to top the one million vote mark running as a Libertarian in a state wide race… to which we were scoffed at and told we’d never come close and at most we could expect only 250k.

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Southern Party of Georgia: How to Get Off the U.S.S. Titanic – Part III

This is the third in a series of essays sent out by the Southern Party of Georgia. I posted the first one, but somehow missed the second one (available here). Below is the third. Each one contains an essay from a different Southern state on why they would be better off without the United States.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Georgia: Remembering the Sacrifices of our Forefathers

Thoughts on the 4th of July

Your Role in Preserving our Grand Republic

America’s Founding Fathers pledged their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor to the cause of freedom. To those of us who are 236 years removed from the American Revolution that may sound like nothing more than idealism.… Read more ...

Green Party of Georgia: End Torture in Prisons Now

The Green Party of Georgia has been making noise regarding the solitary confinement of 37 non-violent prison workers in 11 prisons across the state. Members of the Green Party have pledged to begin a hunger strike July 2nd if their demands have not been met.

On December 17th, 2010, in a meeting with representatives of over a dozen advocacy and community groups in Georgia, Timothy Ward, Facilities Director with the Department of Corrections acknowledged that 37 inmates had been subjected to ‘protective custody’ on suspicion of having served as instigators of the December 2010 strike, based on evidence that contraband cell phones had been confiscated from their personal property.

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Georgia Ballot Access Suit Makes Atlanta Journal Constitution Front Page

This is an e-mail from Garland Favorito. Again, I hesitate to post blatant fund raising appeals, but a ballot access challenge making the front page of a major newspaper is worth passing on:

VoterGA Supporters,

The recent ballot access law suit filed by the Green Party of Georgia and the Constitution Party of Georgia made the front page of the Atlanta Journal Constitution on Saturday June 2.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Georgia: Georgia Ballot Access Lawsuit Needs Your Help

This is a fund raising appeal, but it contains a lot of information on the Georgia ballot access lawsuit:

Many of our faithful supporters over the years know the problem of Georgia election law and ballot access for our candidates. New supporters, know this: only “major” political parties in Georgia (Republicans and Democrats) get automatic ballot access, state-subsidized primary elections, etc.… Read more ...

Green and Constitution Parties File Georgia Lawsuit to List Presidential Candidates on Ballot

Below is a press release from Garland Favorito at VoterGA.

ATLANTA, GA – The Green Party and Constitution Party of Georgia filed a federal lawsuit on Friday attempting to force Secretary of State, Brian Kemp, to list their Presidential candidates on the 2012 ballot. The lawsuit is similar to recent suits that were successful in Ohio and Tennessee.… Read more ...

Libertarian Brett Bittner Faces No Opposition In Campaign to Join Local Board of Education

Brett Bittner is essentially now an elected member of the Marietta County Board of Education. With qualifying closed, he is facing no opposition in his campaign. Bittner is the Executive Director of the Libertarian Party of Georgia and, unless a strong write-in candidate emerges, will be the third elected official in Georgia.… Read more ...

Bob Barr Offers Comments On Gary Johnson and Libertarian Party

Bob Barr penned an article for The Daily Caller recently which lauds the Libertarian Party for selecting former two-term Governor Gary Johnson as its nominee.

At its national convention in Las Vegas over the weekend, the Libertarian Party chose its standard bearers for the upcoming presidential election. The selection of former Republican New Mexico Gov.

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Cynthia McKinney to Run for Her Old Congressional Seat

Cynthia McKinney is a former Democratic Congresswoman from Georgia who switched to the Green Party and ran for President in 2008. Now, according to this article, McKinney is intent on getting back to Congress, this time as a Green.

Since February she has made a few public appearances in her old district but stayed low key with her plans.

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