Tag Archives: Governor

Lt. Gov. candidate Brian Jones on 2014 Green campaign in NY: ‘Building a strong, independent political movement is the hard work that lies before us’

Brian Jones was the Green Party candidate for Lieutenant Governor in New York in 2014.  Together with gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins, Jones received almost 5 percent of the vote, in one of the most well-organized and visible Green Party campaigns in 2014.  In a post on the leftist website The Jacobin, Jones reflects on running an openly socialist campaign that sought to create an independent, working class alternative to the two major parties.… Read more ...

Green for Governor in NY Howie Hawkins nearly triples 2010 vote, places well ahead of Working Families Party

One of the Green Party’s most active and visible campaigns in 2014 was Howie Hawkins’ Green campaign for Governor of New York (with anti-school-privatization activist Brian Jones as his Lt. Governor candidate).  With the results nearly entirely in, he has received about five percent of the vote with almost 175,000 votes. … Read more ...

Ohio Green Dennis Spisak Declares for Governor

Ballot Access News:

On November 24, Dennis Spisak said that he will seek the Green Party’s nomination for Governor of Ohio. He was the party’s nominee in 2010, and he polled 1.52% in a four-party race. It is very likely that the Green Party will intervene in the pending Libertarian Party lawsuit, arguing that the new ballot access law cannot be applied for the 2014 election.

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Liberty Crier: Additional Gubernatorial Debate Planned, Libertarian Robert Sarvis Included

Posted at The Liberty Crier:

An additional televised debate has been announced and Robert Sarvis has been invited to participate. The debate is being hosted by radio station KissRichmond.com and local news channel 8 at wric.com.

Virginians are invited to the Radio One and 8 News Gubernatorial Community Forum on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Virginia War Memorial 621 South Belvidere Street Richmond, VA 23220.… Read more ...

Free and Equal Debate Thread

No one will be in charge, per se, of liveblogging this event. But this is the relevant place for IPR commenters to leave their thoughts on the debate that is being aired on C-Span, Al-Jazeera English, Ora.tv, and LinkTV. The debate will be moderated by Larry King and the participants include former Virginia Congressman Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, Dr.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson and Wayne Root Co-Host Online Town Hall Monday

Gary  Johnson & Wayne Root C0-Host Online Town Hall
 
January 27, 2012, Santa Fe, NM – Former New Mexico Governor and current presidential candidate Gary Johnson will be joined Monday, January 30, by nationally-known Libertarian leader and commentator Wayne Allyn Root for a live on-line Town Hall. Participants who go to www.garyjohnson2012.com will be able to ask questions of Governor Johnson and Mr.… Read more ...

Muth: Wayne Root Odds On VP Favorite at LP Con

Chuck Muth’s “Silver State Confidential” Newsletter, in it’s most recent issue, says:
“The odds-on favorite to land the Libertarian Party’s vice-presidential nomination – should former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson win the presidential nomination – is Las Vegan Wayne Allyn Root, who was the LP’s veep candidate in 2008.”

He continues: “However, there is also talk of former South Carolina Gov.… Read more ...

Bruce Cohen: Gary Johnson Announces Libertarian Presidential Bid

Bruce Cohen’s post-announcement coverage published on his blog and submitted to IPR:

Gary Johnson had his much anticipated Press Conference this morning at 10 AM Mountain Time in the Capitol Rotunda of New Mexico.

He formally ‘left’ the GOP yesterday, and has absolutely milked every drop of PR possible out of the process of changing parties.… Read more ...

Root: Jon Corzine Scandal Exposes Liberal Ponzi Scheme

By Wayne Allyn Root

Newsmax.com Feature Article
We’re all in trouble when the joke is on our most connected politicians. Jon Corzine is the former CEO of Wall Street powerhouse Goldman Sachs. Even God shudders when the CEO of Goldman walks in the room (or so Goldman executives think). Corzine left Goldman with a half billion-dollar fortune and became a United States Senator.… Read more ...

Green Party Watch: Special WV Governor election today with Mountain Party candidate Baber

IPR note from Paulie: Independent Marla Ingles and America’s Third Position Party candidate Harry Bertram are also in the race. See Poli-Tea for some details on that.


Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

West Virginia is holding a special election for governor today, October 4, and one of the candidates is the Mountain Party’s Bob Henry Baber.… Read more ...

Alternet Interview with Bob Henry Baber, WV Mountain Party gubernatorial candidate

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Over at Alternet, Jeff Biggers has published a detailed interview with Bob Henry Baber, the West Virginia Mountain Party’s candidate for governor in an October 4th special election:

In a blatant genuflect to the coal industry’s stranglehold over state politics, the West Virginia Broadcasters Association blocked the participation of popular Mountain Party gubernatorial candidate Dr.

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Baber for Governor: West Virginia October 4th Special Election

Jack Wagner at the Free Independent-Sun:

I support the elimination of the food tax. I am opposed to new taxes on the middle class and small businesses and favor tax relief.… Read more ...