Press "Enter" to skip to content

Libertarians, Greens, & Level the Playing Field (formerly Americans Elect) file lawsuit against Comm. on Pres. Debates

Press Release via the Libertarian Party:

The Libertarian Party joined Level the Playing Field, the successor group to Americans Elect, and the Green Party to file a lawsuit aimed at the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), a Democratic- and Republican-run agency that sets rules designed to exclude third parties and independents from presidential debates.… Read more ...

Jim Cook at Irregular Times investigates Americans Elect reemerging as Level the Playing Field

Jim Cook has been doing investigative reporting for the better part of a decade about Americans Elect and their previous incarnation as Unity ’08. In the last several days he has posted a trio of articles about the organization’s latest incarnation as Level the Playing Field:

Americans Elect returns as the Level the Playing Field Foundation (and Mystery Follows)

A tip of the pen to Richard Winger of Ballot Access News, who broke the leading edge of this story:

Americans Elect is back.

Read more ...

California disqualifies Americans Elect; 1787 for America winds down toward oblivion

null

Ballot Access News:

The California Secretary of State has determined that Americans Elect is no longer a qualified party in California. This is because it neither has enough registrations to qualify, nor did it poll 2% for any statewide race in the June 2014 primary.

Read more ...

Jim Cook: Americans Elect Corporate Leaders Ditched Populism Entirely to Support 2014 Private Equity Senate Candidate

null

Jim Cook at Irregular Times:

Last October, I noted the strong connection between Americans Elect corporate leadership and the 2014 Senate candidacy of private equity candidate Greg Orman through an entity called the Committee to Elect an Independent Senate, founded by Americans Elect CEO and private equity financier Peter Ackerman.… Read more ...