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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 ...

Indianapolis Star: Secretary of State race may give Libertarians 10% for major party status

Carrie Ritchie at the Indianapolis Star:

As the polls close today, Libertarians are hoping that their secretary of state candidate might have garnered a big enough portion of the vote to turn them into a major political party.

Mike Wherry would have to get at least 10 percent of the vote, which might be a long shot, but the party hoped to pick up a few votes after allegations of voter fraud against Republican candidate Charlie White came to light, said Chris Spangle, executive director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana.… Read more ...

Libertarian candidate Rebecca Sink-Burris profiled in Indianapolis paper

Posted by Staff at Libertarian Party blog:

Rebecca Sink Burris is a member of the Libertarian National Committee and our 2010 candidate for U.S. Senate in Indiana. Today the Indianapolis Star writes about her:

In November, Sink-Burris, 58, will square off against Republican political veteran Dan Coats and Democratic U.S.

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Indiana Libertarian Party nominee for Secretary of State Mike Wherry visiting two county fairs this week

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (6/22/10) – Libertarian Party nominee for Secretary of State Mike Wherry will be visiting two county fairs this week.  He will be at the booth of the Libertarian Party of Rush County at the Rush County Fair on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (June 22 and June 24) and will attend the Wayne County Libertarians’ booth on Wednesday evening, June 23.… Read more ...

Indianapolis Libertarians blast GOP-sponsored tax hikes, bailouts

Press release at LP.org. Posted to IPR by Paulie.



NDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Senator Luke Kenley (R) and Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard (R) presented the State’s plan to bail out the Indianapolis Capital Improvement Board (CIB) today. Instead of asking the users of CIB properties in Indianapolis to step up and pay their fair share first, lawmakers will be considering a statewide increase of alcohol taxes, ticket taxes, food and beverage taxes, and the Innkeepers tax.… Read more ...