Tag Archives: Delaware

Three Parties Re-Qualify for Delaware Ballot

Richard Winger reports that the Green Party, Working Families Party, and Constitution Party have all re-qualified as parties in Delaware, due to meeting the requirement of having 600 registered voters.

During the month of May, volunteers and paid workers have been working hard in Delaware to increase the number of registered voters in the Green Party, the Constitution Party, and the Working Families Party.

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Libertarian Party of Delaware Applauds Ron Paul, Endorses Green Party Candidate

The Libertarian Party of Delaware recently had their state convention and passed a resolution praising Republican Presidential candidate and Congressman Ron Paul of Texas, himself a former Libertarian Party candidate.

Resolution Recognizing the Achievements of Dr. Ron Paul

The Libertarian Party of Delaware wishes to recognize the achievements of Dr Ron Paul in promoting libertarian principles.

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Update on Candidates for the Green Party Presidential Nomination

Green Party Watch held a presidential poll with the following results:

1,792 votes cast, Jill Stein received 1,223 of them, or 68%. Roseanne Barr, who had just entered the race in the last week, picked up 526 votes, or 29%. There were 35 votes for Kent Mesplay, and 8 votes for Harley Mikkelson

GPW reports that Roseanne Barr is very active on Twitter, and had tweeted a challenge to Bill Maher, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to have both herself and Jill Stein on their programs.… Read more ...

Update on Modern Whig Party: new website, new state chapters

The Modern Whig Party has a new website, Modernwhig.info.

From their blog:

“The MWP is proud to announce new state chapters in Oklahoma, Oregon, Mississippi, Florida, and Arizona. These chapters have been organizing since November of 2010. The MWP is also currently working on new chapters in Ohio and Delaware as well.… Read more ...

Delaware Libertarians Call for Alternative Party Representation on Redistricting Board

Dover Post via Third Party and Independent Daily:

Dover resident Will McVay is chair of the Kent County Libertarian Party, and he thinks
Levy Court’s Democratic majority should take this redistricting cycle as an opportunity to involve minor political parties.

At Levy Court’s January business meeting, McVay, who gained notoriety during a failed run for the state House last fall, publicly asked commissioners to consider appointing someone who isn’t a member of either major party to the redistricting commission.… Read more ...

Tom Knapp: ‘Iced Tea: The Unsweetened Truth About Tuesday’s Elections’

Posted at Center for a Stateless Society by Tom Knapp. Knapp was formerly involved as a candidate for office and party officer in the Libertarian Party as well as the Boston Tea Party (the latter of which he founded). He has since disavowed electoral politics and is currently promoting the Ⓧ2012 project to organize deliberate non-voters.Read more ...

Delaware Independent Party, Blue Enigma Party Nominate Candidates

Ballot Access News:

On August 25, the Independent Party released the names of its nominees for U.S. Senator and U.S. House. Also the Blue Enigma Party released the name of its nominee for U.S. Senate. See this story, which also covers the Constitution Party’s failure to regain its spot on the ballot this year.… Read more ...

Delaware State Court Says Major Parties May Exclude Members of Minor Parties From Running in Major Party Primaries

Ballot Access News:

On July 20, a Delaware Superior Court Judge ruled that the Democratic and Republican Parties may exclude members of minor parties from running in major party primaries. See this story. The case had been filed by two Libertarian Party members, who are also running in November for public office as Libertarian Party nominees.… Read more ...

Working Families Party Concerned for Baseball Player

The Working Families Party of New York has indicated their opposition to the Anti-Illegal Immigration Law in Arizona in a unique way–by expressing concern about a Yankee pitcher.

“Will Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera have to show ID to take the mound next year?” wonders the Working Families Party in email calling for the Yankees and Mets to boycott the All-Star Game in Arizona next summer.

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If signed, bill in state of Delaware will double number of registrants required for minor party status

from Ballot Access News
Delaware Bill, Doubling Number of Registrants for Minor Parties, Passes Legislature

January 28th, 2010

On January 28, the Delaware Senate passed HB 245, so now it goes to the Governor. The bill takes effect as soon as the Governor signs it. The bill doubles the number of registrants for a party to be recognized from one-twentieth of 1%, to one-tenth of 1%.… Read more ...

Libertarian Wendy Jones running for Delaware State Senate in August 3rd special election

Posted by Steve Newton at Delaware Libertarian:

From Jim Rash, Chair of the Libertarian Party of Delaware:

The Libertarian Party of Delaware is proud to announce that Gwendolyn (Wendy) Jones will run for the 19th Senate District in the special election to be held August 3rd on the Libertarian Party ticket.

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