Tag Archives: grassroots

New Johnson ad: “Choice, it’s what’s for dinner.”

War in Afghanistan?

Obama : Yes.

Romney: Yes.

Governor Gary Johnson:

Bring our troops home NOW.


Abolish the IRS?

Obama : No.

Romney: No.

Governor Gary Johnson:

End income, corporate and capital gains tax,

Replace them with a fair tax.


Medical Marijuana? End the Drug War?

Obama : No.… Read more ...

Latest Articles on Americans Elect at Ballot Access News and Irregular Times

Since our last update:

At Ballot Access News:

Americans Elect Web Page Posts New National Ballot Access Petition Count

The Americans Elect web page now says the group has obtained 1,903,444 signatures on petitions to get on the ballot, so far. This contrasts with the figure of three weeks ago, which was 1,829,264.

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Libertarian Party of Ohio on their progress

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:


Republicans won the 2010 mid-term elections based primarily on a huge resurgence of public interest in Libertarian platforms of smaller government involvement and common sense fiscal conservatism. While the tidal wave of Republican enthusiasm has swept the GOP back into power, they weren’t the only party to make significant gains on Tuesday, states the Libertarian Party of Ohio’s Political Director Michael Johnston.… Read more ...

American Conservative Party: ‘Now What?-the ACP in 2011’

Forwarded to IPR by Don Lake:

Last night was a fantastic night for America.

Record turnouts all over the country…a decided swing from the Progressive Democrats in the direction of the (mostly) Progressive Republicans.

There were a few that made it in, though, that might not play ball…Rand Paul from Kentucky, just might not work so well with the Big Government ruling class, and Jim Demint has proven he is willing to buck the status quo.… Read more ...

‘A Small Party Pushes To Be a Statewide Force,’ writes the New York Times

In Friday’s New York Times, an article on page A25 profiled the Working Families Party, a party founded in 1998 that is unique to the New York region (even though it is “being built right now in Oregon, South Carolina, and Delaware”). It was subtitled “A Field Operation With a Liberal Agenda” and described the party’s strategy for achieving its goals, which is unlike anything seen in larger third parties.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader launches nationwide grassroots ‘Get Out the Vote Ground Operation’

Independent candidate for president Ralph Nader launched a nationwide grassroots get-out-the-vote effort today. His campaign is opening 22 offices across the nation, hiring 40 new full time staff members, distributing 20,000 yard signs, 500,000 “pieces of literature,” 100,000 bumper stickers, and 250,000 “lapel stickers.”

Also, the campaign has introduced a new page to its website, where you can find all of local the staff of the campaign on a map of the nation.… Read more ...