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Insurance Commissioner Vote saves Peace & Freedom Party

Under California law, a party needs to poll at least 2% for one of its candidates for statewide Constitutional office to retain ballot status. In 1998 the Peace & Freedom Party lost ballot status when it failed to poll 2% for any of its nominees.

A voter registration drive restored the Peace & Freedom Party to the ballot, and it has run candidates in recent elections. This year, the only PFP candidate to beat the 2% requirement was Dina Padilla, running for Insurance Commissioner. Ms Padilla has so far received 262,641 votes, for 3% of the total. The vote for Ms Padilla has kept the Peace & Freedom Party on the ballot for four more years.

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Gene Berkman

Owner of Renaissance Books in Riverside, CA. Longtime activist in The Libertarian Movement

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  1. The, a coalition of Americans united for the purpose of establishing truly representative government, elected for the November 2014 election in California.

    For peace, good will and cooperation through a democratic all party system called Proportional Representation (PR), vote for the “Coalition of Seven plus One”, counting Gail Lightfoot [Libertarian] running for US Senate office.

    •Chelene Nightingale [Constitution Independent] for Governor

    •Diane Templin [American Independent] for Attorney General

    •Pamela Brown [Libertarian] for Lt. Governor

    •Karen Martinez [Peace and Freedom] for Controller

    Merton Short [American Independent / Constitution] for Secretary of State
    Marylou Cabral [Peace and Freedom] for Secretary of State

    •Debra Reiger [Peace and Freedom] for Treasurer

    •Dina Padilla [Peace and Freedom] for Insurance Commissioner

    •Plus Gail Lightfoot [Libertarian] for US Senate

    See the eballots “Tie Breaker #2” at the US Parliament’s forum posts.

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