Tag Archives: Pacifist Party

Boiling Frog Party Looks to Heat Up Colorado U.S. Senate Race

Gary Swing, who has previously run for various offices as a Green and as a Pacifist, has announced his intention to hop into the 2016 Colorado U.S. Senate race – as a Boiling Frog.

On the newly-formed party’s website, Swing lays out the party’s vision. He’s strongly in favor of marinara legalization:

I support the legalization of marinara.

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23 Presidential candidates are on the ballot in at least one state

Ballot Access News reports

This year, 23 presidential candidates are on the ballot in at least one state. That is the highest in U.S. history except for 1992, when there were also 23. Generally there are more such candidates in periods of great public unhappiness.

Here is a list, with the predominant party label for each, and the percentage of the voters that will see their names on the ballot:

Barack Obama, Democratic, 100.0%
John McCain, Republican, 100.0%
Bob Barr, Libertarian, 94.5%
Ralph Nader, independent, 85.2%
Cynthia McKinney, Green, 70.5%
Chuck Baldwin, Constitution, 59.8%
Gloria La Riva, Socialism and Liberation, 26.8%
Roger Calero or his stand-in James Harris, Socialist Workers, 25.0%
Brian Moore, Socialist, 21.5%
Alan Keyes, America’s Independent Party, 18.1%
Charles Jay, Boston Tea, 10.0%
Gene Amondson, Prohibition, 9.6%
Thomas Robert Stevens, Objectivist, 8.0%
Richard Duncan, independent, 4.6%
John Joseph Polachek, New, 4.3%
Jeffrey Boss, Vote Here, 3.0%
Jeffrey Wamboldt, We the People, 2.5%
Ron Paul, Taxpayers/Constitution, 2.0%
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Alternative Presidential Candidates Debate will be streamed live tonight

According to http://www.alternativecandidatesdebate.com/

An Alternative Presidential Candidates’ Debate will be held in Nashville from 7 to 9 pm (central time) on October 6th, one day prior to the McCain-Obama debate in Nashville. The debate is open to all third party candidates for President in the United States as well as the major party nominees.

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Colorado sets a new record for number of Presidential candidates on the ballot

Posted at Ballot Access News:

The November 2008 Colorado ballot will list 16 presidential candidates. This is the most crowded ballot in U.S. history for president at a general election. The previous record was 14, set in 1992 in three states (Iowa, Tennessee, and Wisconsin).

This year, it appeared that 18 candidates would be on in Colorado.

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Coalition for October Debate Alternatives to hold Third Party Presidential candidates debate in Nashville, October 6

CODA press release

9.23.08 Nashville, TN: The Coalition for October Debate Alternatives (CODA) announced today the Presidential Candidate’s Alternative Debate to take place October 6th, in Nashville, Tennessee. The debate is open to all third party candidates for President in the United States as well as the major party nominees. The debate, which is scheduled to take place on the campus of Vanderbilt University on Monday, October 6th will feature several Presidential Candidates who have confirmed attendance including Brad Lyttle of the US Pacifist Party, Charles Jay of the Boston Tea Party, Frank McEnulty of the New American Independence Party and Brian Moore of the Socialist Party.… Read more ...

Candidates rush to Colorado ballot

Ballot Access News reports presidential candidates Jonathan Allen (Heartquake 08), Gene Amondson (Prohibition), Gloria LaRiva (Socialism), Brian Moore (Socialist), Elvena Lloyd-Duffie (Republican), Bradford Lyttle (Pacifist), and Frank McEnulty (unaffiliated) filed for Colorado’s ballot by Tuesday’s deadline.

Since the Constitution, Democratic, Green, Libertarian, and Republican parties still have time to submit the names of their nominees, there could be more than a dozen presidential tickets on the Colorado ballot.… Read more ...