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Posts tagged as “Albany”

New York Libertarians sue for ballot access, accuse state of failure to count votes

From New York LP chair Mark Axinn via LP blog:

Libertarian Party Candidate Files Lawsuit against NYS Board of Elections for Failure to Count Votes

Warren Redlich, the Libertarian Party’s candidate for Governor of New York in the 2010 election, today filed a lawsuit in Albany County Supreme Court against the New York State Board of Elections, directing the state agency to cease ignoring votes cast for the Libertarian Party.

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Albany Times Union prints opinion piece in favor of making ballot access less strict

Read the full piece here.

The most successful minor parties survive by simply endorsing one of the major party candidates for governor, in the hopes that 50,000 New Yorkers will vote for that candidate, but on a protest line. If the candidate has made, or is believed to have the potential to make, decisions in contradiction to the ideology of the minor party whose line he or she won, the minor party’s beliefs and purpose are compromised.

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Onthewilderside posts opinion piece and contest on the subject of bipartisanship

An opinion piece and contest announcement from onthewilderside.com:

The Wilderside’s “We Want More Than Bipartisanship Contest”
by Kimberly Wilder for onthewilderside.com

Political blogger Elizabeth Benjamin caught a great line from an editorial that NY State Senate Majority Leader John Sampson (D) wrote: “Bipartisanship is the only tool that will help fix New York’s problems.”

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