Gloria La Riva, perennial candidate and socialist activist announced she would run for President as the party of Socialism and Liberation’s Nominee a third time. La Riva has previously run for President in 2008 and 2016 as the PSL nominee, was a placeholder presidential candidate in 1992 and 2012, and has run for various offices affiliated with the Peace and Freedom Party.… Read more ...
Richard Winger reports over at Ballot Access News that the Party for Socialism and Liberation has announced their Presidential ticket.
Last month, the Party for Socialism and Liberation announced that it will run Peta Lindsay for President, and Yari Osorio for Vice-President. This will be the party’s second presidential campaign. In 2008, it ran Gloria La Riva for President.
The New York State Board of Elections recently revised its official November 2008 election returns, to include some votes from Queens that has been accidentally omitted from the earlier official tally. The new returns show 162 more votes for Ralph Nader, 82 more votes for Bob Barr, 72 more votes for Cynthia McKinney, 20 more write-in votes for Chuck Baldwin, 19 more votes for Roger Calero, and 10 more votes for Gloria La Riva.
The Party for Socialism and Liberation will be holding a “Fight Back” conference at the University of California Los Angeles this weekend, apparently as both a primer for newcomers and an organizational session for stalwarts eager to move forward past the campaign season:
Food and gas prices are skyrocketing worldwide, the environment is being destroyed, and the sharp economic recession has thrown millions of workers out of their jobs and onto the streets.
This year, 23 presidential candidates are on the ballot in at least one state. That is the highest in U.S. history except for 1992, when there were also 23. Generally there are more such candidates in periods of great public unhappiness.
Here is a list, with the predominant party label for each, and the percentage of the voters that will see their names on the ballot:
In addition to their presidential candidate’s tour of the nation, the Party for Socialism and Liberation is sending their vice presidential candidate, Eugene Puryear, on a speaking tour of the Northeast. The topic will be the same as that of Gloria La Riva’s speeches: “Economic Crisis and Endless War: Causes, Questions, and Solutions.”… Read more ...
I am heading out of town for a while, so I figured I’d go ahead and give my guess about the vote totals for alternative party presidential candidates to leave you with something to talk about. I will refrain on offering a final prediction on the overall winner, though right now I expect the Democratic ticket to win by three to six percentage points.… Read more ...
The Party for Socialism and Liberation’s presidential candidate Gloria La Riva will begin her nationwide speaking tour tomorrow, October 10th. The subject of the tour is “Economic Crisis and Endless War: Causes, Questions, and Solutions.” The candidate’s schedule is posted below, and will be posted again as the tour progresses.
Friday, October 10
Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa