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Dr. Tom Stevens announces plans to form Personal Freedom Party in New York

In IPR comments on a previous post, Dr. Tom Stevens writes

In light of the continued failure of the LP in New York, the Personal Freedom Party will be giving it a shot in 2014. They just adopted a platform which you can see at:
http://drtomstevens.blogspot.com/2010/11/personal-freedom-party-adopts-platform.html

This assumes that the LPNY in fact failed to obtain the 50,000 votes in the race for Governor that are required to obtain ballot status.… Read more ...

The fate of New York’s cross-endorsing parties

Austin Cassidy reports at Uncovered Politics that the New York Taxpayers Party will probably not qualify for a ballot line:

In New York, which allows fusion, it seems that finding statewide results broken down by party is nearly impossible. The state’s Board of Elections certainly doesn’t do it. Their idea of election night reporting is a letter explaining why they won’t bother, because it’s very hard to collect such information and report it.

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Lazio, Paladino and their alternative party backup plans

According to Quinnipiac polling, “Former Congressman Rick Lazio leads businessman Carl Paladino 47 – 35 percent among New York State Republican likely primary voters in the race for Governor, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. But 18 percent of Republican voters remain undecided and 49 percent of those who do name a candidate say they might change their mind before the September 14 primary.… Read more ...

Carl Paladino Will Be On Ballot As Taxpayers Party Gubernatorial Candidate Even If He Doesn’t Get Republican Nomination, But He Wouldn’t Campaign

Ballot Access News:

The July 30 Buffalo News has this confusing story, which seems to say that if Carl Paladino loses the New York Republican gubernatorial primary on September 14, he will still be listed on the November ballot as the nominee of his new Taxpayers Party. But, if he loses the Republican primary, he would not campaign in the general election.… Read more ...

Carl Paladino says he will not run as a Taxpayers Party candidate if he loses Republican Primary

H/T Clay in IPR comments. Tom Precious in Buffalo News:

ALBANY — Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino said he will not continue to run for governor on a new third-party line if he does not win September’s Republican Party primary against Rick Lazio.

The claim by Paladino, made in a NY1 television interview today, appears to call into question the push for the new party Paladino is trying to create.… Read more ...

Carl Paladino update

New York Taxpayers Party candidate Carl Paladino is a “threat” to Republican candidate Rick Lazio in the Republican primary, according to the Wall Street Journal:

Written off by Republicans as a blustery, gaffe-prone thorn, Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino is emerging as a serious threat to Rick Lazio’s campaign for governor.

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