Tag Archives: Maryland

Sobhani Scores 17% in US Senate Race in Maryland

Rob Sobhani spent more than $5 million of his own money in order to run for the US Senate in Maryland as an Independent. Sobhani faced three other candidates, the Democratic incumbent, Republican challenger, and Libertarian Party candidate Dean Ahmad.

With 99.8% of precincts reported, Sobhani has captured 17% of the vote, placing third.… Read more ...

Maryland Libertarian Muir Boda in 2-Way Race for House

Posted by Staff at LP blog:

Libertarian Muir Boda is seizing the opportunity to advance liberty as the only candidate on the ballot challenging entrenched incumbent Republican Andy Harris in Maryland’s 1st District Congressional race.

Boda said, “Both the Democrats and Republicans are bankrupting our nation by devaluing our currency and spending astronomical amounts of money on wars, nation building and a myriad of wasteful programs.… Read more ...

Maryland US Senate poll shows Independent Rob Sobhani tied for 2nd

While US Senator Benjamin L. Cardin is polling safely at 50%, he still has to worry about two different candidates competing for his seat.

Republican Dan Bongino and independent Rob Sobhani are in a dead heat for second, the poll by Gonzales Research & Marketing Strategies found. Cardin was the choice of 50 percent of voters, followed by Bongino with 22 percent and Sobhani with 21 percent.

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Independent Candidate in Maryland Submits 77,000 Signatures

In Maryland, the number of signatures required for an independent to make the statewide ballot this year was 34,713. One candidate has submitted over 77,000 signatures. A validity rate of just 50% would be enough to guarantee his ballot status.

On June 25, S. Rob Sobhani filed approximately 77,000 signatures in order to be on the ballot as an independent candidate for U.S.

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Constitution Party Presidential Candidates Answer Extensive Questionaires

There are five presidential candidates vying for the nomination of the Constitution Party. Each of them answered a questionnaire which was put out by the Constitution Party of Indiana a couple of months ago. They are posted online. Michael Kennedy of Maryland, Laurie Roth of Washington, Susan Ducey of Kansas, Robby Wells of North Carolina, and Virgil Goode of Virginia.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Presidential Debate Involves Six Candidates

Saturday, March 31, there will be a presidential debate amongst six candidates seeking the nomination of the Constitution Party. The debate will be held in Lansing, Michigan at 10 a.m., at a restaurant at 3420 South Crayts Road. This event is free to the public, but seating will be limited.

The six candidates that will be attending and participating in the debate are: Susan Ducey of Kansas, former Congressman Virgil Goode of Virginia, Michael Kennedy of Maryland, J.

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In fundraising pitch, Jill Stein campaign updates supporters on progress toward receiving public funding

Today Jill Stein’s campaign, aimed at securing the Green Party’s nomination for president, sent out a fundraising email with the pitch of “Double Your Green.”  That is, if Stein raises $5,000 in donations of $250 or less from 20 or more states, the federal government will then match donations of that amount dollar-for-dollar. … Read more ...

Update on Candidates for the Green Party Presidential Nomination

Green Party Watch held a presidential poll with the following results:

1,792 votes cast, Jill Stein received 1,223 of them, or 68%. Roseanne Barr, who had just entered the race in the last week, picked up 526 votes, or 29%. There were 35 votes for Kent Mesplay, and 8 votes for Harley Mikkelson

GPW reports that Roseanne Barr is very active on Twitter, and had tweeted a challenge to Bill Maher, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to have both herself and Jill Stein on their programs.… Read more ...

Michael Peroutka Funds Roy Moore’s Run for Office

Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has, for several years now, been linked with the Constitution Party. Every presidential election cycle he is rumored to be flirting with the Constitution Party and he has maintained links with certain high profile members and former members of the Constitution Party for years. Now he has thrown his hat into the ring for Chief Justice, running for his old job as a Republican.… Read more ...

Maria Allwine: Baltimore press ignoring Green candidates

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Maria Allwine, former Maryland Green Party gubernatorial candidate, recently had a letter published in the Baltimore Sun decrying the newspaper’s failure to cover Green Party candidates in local elections:

As usual, The Sun does a grave disservice to its readers and Baltimore City voters by refusing to acknowledge that there are Green Party candidates running in the general election.

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Memorial bike ride honors Natasha Pettigrew, 2010 MD Green Party US Senate candidate

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Gazette.net reports on a bike ride held in memory of Natasha Pettigrew, the Maryland Green Party’s 2010 US Senate candidate who was killed by a motorist while riding her bike last year:

Sophie Chan-Wood didn’t know Natasha Pettigrew, but when the avid cyclist heard about a Saturday morning memorial ride honoring the Cheverly woman, she saw an opportunity to ride to Prince George’s County via the Watts Branch Trail from Washington, D.C.

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Maryland Reporter: Libertarians, Greens Get Back on the Ballot

From an article by Len Lazarick published on June 22, 2011, on MarylandReporter.com:

The Libertarian and Green parties regained their official status on election ballots Tuesday after retired Anne Arundel Circuit Judge Eugene Lerner found they had collected enough signatures on petitions.

“It is great news for third parties in Maryland,” said Libertarian Party Chairman Bob Johnston.

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