Earlier today the California ballot-qualified American Independent Party (AIP) nominated Reform Party and Alliance Party presidential nominee Rocky De La Fuente for president and rapper Kanye West for vice president. According to Ballot Access News, the decision was unanimous save for one abstention among twenty delegates. Even though Prohibition Party presidential nominee Phil Collins had won the party’s nonbinding presidential primary in March, De La Fuente, who finished second in the primary, paid AIP vice chairman Mark Seidenberg cash, according to FEC records, which likely improved his chances of winning the nomination.… Read more ...
Longtime peace activist Cindy Sheehan, who was the Peace and Freedom Party’s 2012 vice presidential nominee and the party’s 2014 nominee for governor of California, wrote the following statement yesterday on her Facebook page. She has given IPR permission to republish:
Since some of you only believe mainstream sources on the Coronavirus, the WSJ today reported that 50k deaths here in the US are from nursing homes….that’s… Read more ...
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%)
- Phil Collins – 12,097 votes (32.8%)
- Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente – 7,815 votes (21.2%)
- Charles Kraut – 4,431 votes (12.0%)
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Don Grundmann finished in sixth place in the March 3 jungle primary for California’s 15th Congressional district with 936 votes or 1.4 percent.
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:
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DR. GRUNDMANN: Did you know that Planned Parenthood has killed more than 20 million Blacks, according to BlackGenocide.org
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 ...
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 ...
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:
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A challenge has recently been posed to the non-aggression principle.
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.
An annual event by the San Bernardino County Libertarian Party and the Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County.… Read more ...
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 ...
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.