Tag Archives: endorsements

Congressman Scott Rigell (R-VA) says he will vote for Gary Johnson

Scott Rigell, Official Portrait, 112th Congress.jpg

Congressman Scott Rigell (R-VA) becomes the first sitting congressman to say he will vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson for President. Read the Politico article here, published today. Quote from the article:

“I’ve always said I will not vote for Donald Trump and I will not vote for Hillary Clinton,” Rigell told the New York Times.

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Johnson Campaign Endorses 26 More Candidates

The following Media Release from the Gary Johnson Campaign includes 1 Gubernatorial, 4 US Senate, 10 US House, 1 State Senate, 7 State House and 3 other candidate endorsements.

The campaign has also announced monthly conference calls for all interested endorsed candidates as well as all other Libertarian candidates requesting or considering requesting endorsement by the campaign.  … Read more ...

Green Party campaign news, more endorsements for Green candidates in 2011 races across the US


For Immediate Release:

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

List of endorsements for Green Party candidates: http://www.gp.org/candidates/endorsements-2011.php

Green Party elections and candidates http://www.gp.org/elections.shtml / http://www.gp.org/elections/GOTV.php

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party candidates have continued to receive endorsements in local races across the US.… Read more ...

Boston Tea Party News

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com by Boston Tea Party National Committee Chair Darryl Perry:

Today is mid-term election day – if you are inclined to vote, please take another look at the list of endorsed candidates here.

There are currently 2,057 active (non-blocked) members of the Boston Tea Party. The largest Facebook group
has 1,488 members.… Read more ...

Jesse Johnson, Green for US Senate in WV, ‘endorsed by legendary mavericks’

From the Jesse Johnson for Senate campaign:

CHARLESTON, WV: Mountain Party candidate Jesse Johnson, who is running to fill Robert C. Byrd’s vacant U.S. Senate seat, has won endorsements from historical heavyweights Senator Mike Gravel (D-AK) and Congressman Ken Hechler (D-WV). In West Virginia, the Mountain Party is the affiliate of the Green Party of the United States.… Read more ...

Ordinary Rhode Island residents endorse Moderate Ken Block

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Warwick– With Bill Clinton stumping for Frank Caprio, Mayor Bloomberg endorsing Chafee and former Presidential Candidate, Governor Mitt Romney endorsing John Robitaille, the Ken Block for Governor Campaign felt it was appropriate to announce that Ken Block is endorsed by everyday, hardworking Rhode Islanders.

“While it’s always nice to have famous people visit Rhode Island, and while we have the utmost respect  for the President, former President, Mayor, and Governor,” said campaign spokesperson Amanda Alvarez, “what really matters is the endorsement of the people.”… Read more ...

ME-Gov: Independent Eliot Cutler Receives Avalanche of Endorsements

In Maine’s gubernatorial race, it appears that Independent candidate Eliot Cutler has all the momentum.  Republican front-runner Paul LePage has maintained a weak lead with roughly 33% support in the polls, while support has begun to erode for Democrat Libby Mitchell.  But support for Cutler has doubled over the last month, leaving him poised to give LePage a run for his money on election day. … Read more ...

Green Change: ‘Help a Green who can defeat the Machine’

From Green Change via Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Jeremy Karpen’s clean-money Green campaign for the IL State Assembly is poised to pull off an upset victory against his Chicago Machine opponent.

Jeremy and his volunteers have already knocked on 7,000 doors and made 3,000 phone calls. Jeremy has earned enthusiastic endorsements from leading newspapers, unions, and voter groups.… Read more ...

US Senate candidate John Mertens receives two endorsements

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate John Mertens has received the endorsements of two different non-partisan organizations. The Connecticut Citizens for Ballot Initiative, a non-partisan grass roots organization dedicated to bringing Initiative and Referendum to Connecticut, issued a press release today announcing the endorsement.

Mertens also received an endorsement from Chair and Founder of Free and Equal Christina Tobin, following the Free and Equal U.S.… Read more ...

Green candidates win key labor endorsements


While Dems take labor support for granted and cave in to corporate lobbies, Greens fight for working people; Greens say “We don’t have a shortage of work ethic in America, we have a shortage of work”

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on labor http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-labor.php

WASHINGTON, DC — Green candidates for Congress and other public offices have drawn important endorsements from unions and labor organizations, as well as union leaders and rank and file members throughout the US.… Read more ...

John Jay Myers endorsements

Via email from John Jay Myers to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

I hereby endorse John Jay Myers for LNC chair. I feel John is completely familiar with the tenets of Liberty based on the Constitution and would be the best representative for the Libertarian National Committee Chair.
Richard W. Forsythe
Candidate for Texas State Rep District 61

I’ve known John Jay Myers for some time and know that he’s has the energy of three regular humans, the creativity surpassing the rest of the field as it pertains to solving the problems of our National party – and in leveraging our strengths.… Read more ...

Dr. James Lark joins five other past Libertarian National Committee members in endorsing Mark Hinkle for LNC chair

Email from Mark Hinkle. Links added:


Thanks for continuing to mention my candidacy for LP Chair.

I’ve just added Jim Lark to my list of past LP Chairs who are endorsing me.

That makes 6 now.

I wonder if any LP Chair candidate has every had 6 past LP Chairs as endorsers?… Read more ...