Tag Archives: California

Super Tuesday: Phil Collins Leading California’s AIP Presidential Primary

No. Not that Phil Collins . . .

The Prohibition Party’s 2020 presidential nominee Phil Collins is leading the American Independent Party (AIP) Presidential Primary, held on Super Tuesday, with 32.8 percent of the vote.

Not all the votes have been counted, but according to the California Secretary of State website, the current tally is:

  • Don Blankenship – 7,197 votes (19.5%)
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Super Tuesday: Update on Grundmann for Congress

Last month we covered Grundmann for Congress’ release of a radio advertisement. Now with the results in from Super Tuesday, we have the following update, originally published at Saturn’s Repository:

Don Grundmann finished in sixth place in the March 3 jungle primary for California’s 15th Congressional district with 936 votes or 1.4

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Grundmann for Congress Releases Radio Commercial

The campaign for Dr. Don Grundmann (website) of the Constitution Party released a radio commercial informing voters about his 2020 candidacy for California’s 15th Congressional District in the March 3 open primary.

Listen to the one minute ad below along with the transcript beneath:

DR. GRUNDMANN: Did you know that Planned Parenthood has killed more than 20 million Blacks, according to BlackGenocide.org

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Los Angeles Libertarian Kevin Shaw Wins Lawsuit Against Campus Free Speech Zone


A Los Angeles college student who sued his school for allegedly curbing his right to free speech after it prevented him from passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution was vindicated in court this week.

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), which represents nine schools, including Pierce College, agreed on Wednesday to settle a lawsuit filed against them last year by student Kevin Shaw after he was barred from passing out copies of the document because he wasn’t in the school’s designated “free speech zone,” which measured 616 square feet or about the size of three parking spaces.… Read more ...

Two Green Party Congressional Candidates Advance to General Election in California Primary

On June 5th, California held its Top-Two Primaries for the 2018 elections. In two of the congressional primaries, Green Party candidates managed to get second place in primary results, and thus advance to the general election ballot. These were Kenneth Mejia in the 34th congressional district, and Rodolfo Cortez Barragan in the 40th congressional district.… Read more ...

Istvan: Aging is a disease

Zoltan Istvan, the Transhumanist Party’s 2016 presidential candidate, is now seeking the Libertarian Party’s 2018 nomination for governor of California. Istvan reports on the Google+ social network that The Daily Dot has published “[t]he first of my major #Libertarian policy articles for my California gubernatorial run.”

Titled “Why aging is a disease,” with the teaser “The future of Libertarianism could be radically different,” the piece argues that aging, disease and other “natural” ills are no less violations of the non-aggression principle than is human initiation of force:

A challenge has recently been posed to the non-aggression principle.

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Breaking: Dr. Don Grundmann to Announce Presidential Candidacy

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Dr. Don Grundmann, chairman of the Constitution Party of California informs me he will seek the 2016 presidential nomination of the Constitution Party.  Grundmann, a 64 year old chiropractor from San Leandro, California has twice sought the White House and is currently running for U.S. Senate.

I stumbled upon the news after asking Grundmann about the use of the phrase “Upon my election to the Presidency” on his official Senate campaign website.  … Read more ...

Live Stream (and then video) Scheduled: 2016 Southern California Libertarian Regional Conference

An annual event by the San Bernardino County Libertarian Party and the Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County.

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Judge Jim Gray: Liberty and the Right to Travel

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January 4, 2016

Liberty requires the right to unrestricted foreign travel, so our government generally should have no right to impede that travel. It does have the right to place some reasonable conditions upon that right – but only in those rare occasions in which that travel is for the purpose of causing material harm to our national safety or interests.… Read more ...

Supreme Court declines to hear “Top Two” appeal from California minor parties

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is turning away a challenge from minor political parties in California that claim they are essentially excluded from general election ballots because of the state’s top-two primary system.

The justices on Tuesday rejected an appeal from the Green and Libertarian parties, among others.

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Lawsuit Filed in California Challenging Anti-Prostitution Law

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This was sent to me by Starchild for publication here

The Libertarian Party of San Francisco is among the supporters of a lawsuit aimed at overturning California’s anti-prostitution law. Here is a press release from the Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project, which funded the suit.

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But Not When It Counts: A Critique of CA’s Top-Two Primary

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Feb 12, 2015

By Andrew Gripp

Let’s imagine there are three voters all in the same district: Mr. Blue, Mrs. White, and Mrs. Green.

•Mr. Blue is a registered Democrat, and his favorite candidate is also a Democrat, Candidate L – a liberal. His second preference is Candidate M – a moderate Democrat.… Read more ...