Tag Archives: Boston Globe

Green for Mass gov. Jill Stein publishes op-ed in the Boston Globe

Much of the piece is devoted to the “spoiler” issue.  Read the full thing here.  H/T to Third Party and Independent Daily.

If they were sincerely concerned about preventing any “spoiling’’ of elections, the Massachusetts Democrats could simply pass Ranked Choice Voting. But that’s been sitting in the Legislature untouched for 10 years.

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Nat Fortune, MA Green for auditor, profiled in Boston Globe

Posted by Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Boston Globe has an article entitled “The Battle for State Auditor” profiling this year’s candidates for Massachusetts State Auditor, including Nat Fortune of the Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party:

An especially interesting political profile in the auditor’s race belongs to Green-Rainbow Party candidate Nathanael Fortune.

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Green Party issues press release to support Libertarian Joe Kennedy’s right to debate

Hat/tip to: Wicked Local

From a press release at the Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party web-site. The press release was dated December 17, 2009. It appears from this article, that as of December 18, 2009, the candidates have agreed on including Joe Kennedy in the debates.

Voters Deserve Open Senate Debates Says Green-Rainbow Party
December 17, 2009

Including independent candidate Joseph L.

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Boston Globe: ‘This Kennedy wants to cut government’

h/t http://www.kennedyseat.com/

Joe Kennedy’s website: http://joekennedyforsenate.com/

Previous IPR coverage: Martha Coakley, Scott Brown, Joseph Kennedy agree to series of debates in race for Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat

Rich Rubino at Politics DMZ: ‘Yes, Joe Kennedy can win the Massachusetts U.S. Senate Race’

Earlier Coverage

Matt Viser has a two page article about Joe Kennedy in the Boston Globe..… Read more ...

Boston Globe lobbies against 3-candidate debate

from Ballot Access News
Boston Globe Doesn’t Like 3-Candidate Debates

December 15th, 2009

The Boston Globe of December 16 has this editorial, telling the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in next month’s special election that she is wrong to refuse to debate, unless all three ballot-qualified candidates are invited. [Ie: Democrat Martha Coakley is demanding a three-way, all-candidate debate]

The person who wrote this editorial probably doesn’t know that in Minnesota in 1998, every gubernatorial debate included Jesse Ventura, and there were dozens of such debates, all year long, in the primary season as well as the general election season.

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