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California Greens and Peace and Freedom Candidates Charge Rules Unfairly Prevented Them From Running

Via http://peaceandfreedom.org/home/:

The following press release was issued jointly by the Peace and Freedom Party and the California Green Party on January 26, 2011.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Contact: Cres Vellucci 916/996-9170

Candidates Rejected for 4th Assembly Special Election Race Charge Rules Unfairly Prevented Them From Running, Limiting Voter Choice; Lawsuit Considered

SACRAMENTO – At least two potential candidates prevented from running in the 4th District Assembly seat special election are charging it’s because there was an extremely short time period – only two days after Gov.… Read more ...

Liberty Point: Win or lose, Libertarians make a difference

Brian Irving at Liberty Point:

North Carolina’s Libertarian candidates are optimistic that regardless of the outcome of Tuesday’s election, their campaigns have made a difference. They are optimistic because of the reaction they’ve received from voters unhappy with the two major parties.

“Voters are quite polarized this year, so my results are going to depend on turnout of unaffiliated and disenchanted Republican voters, plus a low Democrat turnout,” said Lon Cecil, candidate for U.S.… Read more ...

Free and Equal: Back-to-Back U.S. Senatorial Candidate and Gubernatorial Candidate Debates to Take Place at Northern Illinois University

Press release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

DeKalb, Ill. -The first U.S. senatorial candidate debate organized by Free and Equal Elections Foundation, to be hosted by Northern Illinois University at DeKalb, has been rescheduled for October and expanded into a back-to-back debate event including Free and Equal’s fourth gubernatorial candidate debate. Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity will sponsor the debates.… Read more ...

Mary Norwood Gets No Relief From Deadline in State Court

Ballot Access News:

On July 27, a lower state court in Georgia ruled that the deadline for paying the fiing fee must be complied with strictly. Therefore, Mary Norwood is off the ballot as an independent candidate for Chair of the Fulton County Commission. The petition deadline was July 13, and she complied with that.… Read more ...

$26.10 keeps California Libertarian off the ballot

One of the more absurd examples of our flawed electoral system, via Third Party and Independent Daily:

A lousy $26.That’s how much money kept would-be Libertarian Party candidate Savva Vassiliev off the June primary ballot in the 27th Assembly District.

Vassiliev, 24, a self-described actor-writer from Carmel, planned to use his candidacy to speak out for gay marriage, legal marijuana and lower taxes, among other issues.

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