Tag Archives: Midterm Elections

Highest number of states with a ballot-qualified party besides Democrats and Republicans since 1918

Ballot Access News:

In the aftermath of the November 2010 election, 35 states plus the District of Columbia have at least one ballot-qualified party other than the Democratic and Republican Parties. This is the highest such number, immediately after a midterm election, for any election since 1918.

The 15 states without a ballot-qualified party (statewide), other than the Democratic and Republican Parties, are: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Ohio on their progress

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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 ...

Ralph Nader: Dems Face Losses to “Most Craven Republican Party in History”

Democracy Now:

With total campaign spending projected to hit $4 billion, the 2010 election is on track to be the most expensive non-presidential contest in US history. For analysis of the 2010 midterms, we speak to former presidential candidate and longtime consumer advocate and corporate critic, Ralph Nader. [includes rush transcript]… 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 ...

11/2/2010: Ralph Nader makes Election Day appearance on Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!, a Pacifica Radio program that broadcasts on stations including WBAI 99.5FM in New York City, has announced via Twitter and FaceBook that Ralph Nader will be a guest on their show for Tuesday, November 2, 2010. Moments after the morning taping, DN! will usually have a rush transcript and/or video posted at its website.… Read more ...