The Libertarian and Green parties of Maryland issued the following statement regarding the difficulty of petitioning for ballot access during the Coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to Ballot Access News for providing the link.
The Maryland Libertarian and Green Parties are calling on the General Assembly, Governor, and Board of Elections to place them on the ballot for the November general election, due to the COVID-19 outbreak.… Read more ...
Rob Sobhani spent more than $5 million of his own money in order to run for the US Senate in Maryland as an Independent. Sobhani faced three other candidates, the Democratic incumbent, Republican challenger, and Libertarian Party candidate Dean Ahmad.
With 99.8% of precincts reported, Sobhani has captured 17% of the vote, placing third.… Read more ...
Libertarian Muir Boda is seizing the opportunity to advance liberty as the only candidate on the ballot challenging entrenched incumbent Republican Andy Harris in Maryland’s 1st District Congressional race.
Boda said, “Both the Democrats and Republicans are bankrupting our nation by devaluing our currency and spending astronomical amounts of money on wars, nation building and a myriad of wasteful programs.… Read more ...
While US Senator Benjamin L. Cardin is polling safely at 50%, he still has to worry about two different candidates competing for his seat.
Republican Dan Bongino and independent Rob Sobhani are in a dead heat for second, the poll by Gonzales Research & Marketing Strategies found. Cardin was the choice of 50 percent of voters, followed by Bongino with 22 percent and Sobhani with 21 percent.
In Maryland, the number of signatures required for an independent to make the statewide ballot this year was 34,713. One candidate has submitted over 77,000 signatures. A validity rate of just 50% would be enough to guarantee his ballot status.
On June 25, S. Rob Sobhani filed approximately 77,000 signatures in order to be on the ballot as an independent candidate for U.S.
Saturday, March 31, there will be a presidential debate amongst six candidates seeking the nomination of the Constitution Party. The debate will be held in Lansing, Michigan at 10 a.m., at a restaurant at 3420 South Crayts Road. This event is free to the public, but seating will be limited.
The six candidates that will be attending and participating in the debate are: Susan Ducey of Kansas, former Congressman Virgil Goode of Virginia, Michael Kennedy of Maryland, J.
Today Jill Stein’s campaign, aimed at securing the Green Party’s nomination for president, sent out a fundraising email with the pitch of “Double Your Green.” That is, if Stein raises $5,000 in donations of $250 or less from 20 or more states, the federal government will then match donations of that amount dollar-for-dollar. … Read more ...
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 ...
Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has, for several years now, been linked with the Constitution Party. Every presidential election cycle he is rumored to be flirting with the Constitution Party and he has maintained links with certain high profile members and former members of the Constitution Party for years. Now he has thrown his hat into the ring for Chief Justice, running for his old job as a Republican.… Read more ...
Maria Allwine, former Maryland Green Party gubernatorial candidate, recently had a letter published in the Baltimore Sun decrying the newspaper’s failure to cover Green Party candidates in local elections:
As usual, The Sun does a grave disservice to its readers and Baltimore City voters by refusing to acknowledge that there are Green Party candidates running in the general election.
Gazette.net reports on a bike ride held in memory of Natasha Pettigrew, the Maryland Green Party’s 2010 US Senate candidate who was killed by a motorist while riding her bike last year:
Sophie Chan-Wood didn’t know Natasha Pettigrew, but when the avid cyclist heard about a Saturday morning memorial ride honoring the Cheverly woman, she saw an opportunity to ride to Prince George’s County via the Watts Branch Trail from Washington, D.C.