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Pennsylvania: Libertarian and Green Parties slam GOP Judicial Choice

News Release

For Immediate Release – May 19, 2011

www.lppa.org & www.gpofpa.org

Contact: Lou Jasikoff at ljasikoff@gmail.com or 570-677-2607
Carl Romanelli at cjromanellii@yahoo.com

Libertarian and Green Parties slam GOP Judicial Choice
“Stabile not deserving for Superior Court Judge”

Wilkes-Barre, PA—Pennsylvania Libertarian Party chair Lou Jasikoff declared the GOP’s choice for Superior Court Judge as nothing short of shameful.… Read more ...

Michigan Tea Party Loses Ballot Access Lawsuit

Ballot Access News:

On August 30, the Michigan State Court of Appeals ruled that “The Tea Party” should not be added to the ballot because of discrepancies over its name. In many official documents it had said its name is “The Tea Party”. But on the petition sheets, the name of the party is “Tea Party”.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Will Sue to Get on Illinois Ballot

Ballot Access News:

The Constitution Party of Illinois expects to file a lawsuit on September 1 to get its statewide slate of candidates on the Illinois ballot. Illinois requires 25,000 valid signatures. After employees of the State Board of Elections checked each signature, they found 25,017 valid signatures. But then members of the Board reduced the valid number to 22,000.… Read more ...

Socialist Party of Michigan Asks for Reconsideration in Ballot Access Case

Ballot Access News:

On August 25, the Socialist Party of Michigan asked for reconsideration in its ballot access lawsuit, Socialist Party of Michigan v Land, in Ingham County Circuit Court. On August 18, the judge had ruled that the party had filed the case too late. The brief for reconsideration points out that Michigan can’t start printing its November ballot yet anyway, because the lawsuit over whether the Tea Party should be on the ballot is still unresolved.… Read more ...

Tea Party Files Ballot Access Lawsuit in Michigan

Ballot Access News:

On August 25, the group that submitted a petition to be on the Michigan ballot as a political party called the Tea Party, filed a lawsuit to obtain a place on the ballot. The case is The Tea Party v Board of State Canvassers, state court of appeals, Lansing, 299805.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA update

From City Beat via Third Party and Independent Daily:

OH: City Beat Profiles Dan La Botz, Socialist Party Candidate for US Senate

As Republicans and Tea Party members continue to throw around the term “socialist” as a sort of epithet, LaBotz, a Clifton resident, is one of just three national candidates from the Socialist Party, and the only one running for a Senate seat.… Read more ...