Tag Archives: John Krupa

Poll Shows 18% Would Vote for a Tea Party Candidate Over Major Parties in TX

Earlier today IPR reported on the results for the Green and Libertarian Parties in various Texas statewide races. However, I later found one really interesting question wedged in the results.

Q20. Do you consider yourself to be part of the Tea Party movement?
1. Yes 31%
2. No 69%
Q24.

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Phila. Bulletin: Third Parties Want Ballot Laws Changed

From the Philadelphia Bulletin:

When threatened with a legal challenge to the signatures on the nominating petitions, third party candidates do not have the necessary funds to fight back, said Bonita Hoke, executive director of the non-partisan League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania.

“It is all too easy for major party candidates, with access to large sums of money, to successfully challenge the nomination petitions of minor party candidates who may lack the resources needed to defend their candidacy and pay the fines if the challenge is successful,” said Ms.

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Tea Partier John Krupa Withdraws From Gubernatorial Race

From the Associated Press via Pennlive.com:

John Krupa, a self-proclaimed “tea party” candidate for governor, has withdrawn from the race in the face of a challenge of his petition signatures.

Krupa’s lawyer, David Montgomery, said he signed the withdrawal papers on Sunday. He filed them Monday, just before a hearing on a challenge to Krupa’s candidacy was to begin in Commonwealth Court in Philadelphia.

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Libertarian and Tea Party Candidates May Influence PA Gubernatorial Race

So claims the Pittsburgh Post Gazette:

 …in this year’s race for governor, the lineup of candidates who have apparently qualified for the ballot suggests a scenario that could, in a tight race, hurt the Republican front-runner, Attorney General Tom Corbett.

In addition to his Democratic opponent, Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato, the ballot will include Marakay Rogers, the Libertarian Party candidate, and John Krupa, running under the banner of the tea party…

Current polling — Mr.

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