Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Candidates for Libertarian Presidential nomination to debate at Massachusetts LP Convention October 9

Gold Mass Group: State LP Convention

October 9, 2011 10:00 AM
Tweed’s Restaurant
229 Grove Street, Worcester

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Carl Person (confirmed attending)
Brian Irving (surrogate for R. Lee Wrights, confirmed attending)
R. J. Harris (may attend)
Roger V. Gary (may attend).

The Moderator
George D. J. Phillies
Former Candidate, President of the United States

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Mark Miller campaign news: Debate report, Planned Parenthood endorsement

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Mark Miller’s campaign for Massachusetts State Representative in the 3rd Berkshire District has been busy in the final weeks leading up to the October 18th special election. This is Miller’s second run for the office, after earning 45% of the vote in 2010.… Read more ...

Mass Alliance endorses Mark Miller for MA State Rep

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party has announced another endorsement for Mark Miller, the Green candidate for MA State Representative in the 3rd Berkshire District:

Breaking News! Mark just today received the endorsement of the Mass Alliance, the foremost coalition of progressive organizations in Massachusetts, including economic and social justice, labor, immigrant, environmental, womens, gblt and progressive Democratic organizations.

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Green Party Nominee in Massachusetts Special Legislative Race Has Biggest Campaign War Chest So Far

Ballot Access News:

On October 18, Massachusetts holds a special election to fill the empty State House seat, in the Berkshire 3rd district. So far, Green Party nominee Mark Miller has more funds in his campaign bank account than any of his three opponents. He is opposed by a Democrat, a Republican, and an independent.… Read more ...

Independent Bruce Burleson Running for Congress in Massachusetts

Emailed to IPR:

Independent 9th District Congressional candidate Bruce Burleson’s campaign is officially underway. Flyers are going up, Burleson is meeting and greeting voters at local shopping centers, yard signs are on their way, and he has also just launched a campaign website. The site details much of Burleson’s views on a variety of issues, including Social Security reform and management of America’s foreign policy in the Middle East.… Read more ...

Root: The Strike – As Ayn Rand Predicted

As Ayn Rand Predicted, the Wealthy are Going on Strike Against Obama.

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and creator of ROOTforAmerica.com

The U.S. economy is crumbling. Businesses are collapsing in record numbers. Jobs have disappeared. Tax revenues are down dramatically. Coincidence?

Everything happening today under Obama resembles the storyline of Ayn Rand’s famous book, Atlas Shrugged, one of the most popular books of all time, selling over 7 million copies.… Read more ...

George Phillies: The Libertarian Future is Here and Republicans Have Only Bad News Incoming

Written by George Phillies
June Liberty for America

The Libertarian Future is Here
and Republicans have only bad news incoming.

Exciting news from the Pew Trust. They just completed their latest study of American political opinions. They do these every few years, with careful statistical analysis. You can read the whole study at people-press.org/2011/05/04/beyond-red-vs-blue-the-political-typology/
The implications of the latest study are totally spectacular for the libertarian political movement.… Read more ...

In MA, Green state rep. candidate ‘expects to win’ in 2011, after getting 45% in 2010

From the Berkshire Eagle:

PITTSFIELD — Mark C. Miller, the Green-Rainbow party candidate who challenged state Rep. Christopher N. Speranzo last November, formally announced he’s a contender for the seat Speranzo has to give up if he’s confirmed for the Central Berkshire District Court clerk-magistrate job.

In an announcement to supporters Thursday, Miller said he plans to run for the 3rd Berkshire District seat, which covers most of Pittsfield.

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Richard Winger: Libertarian Party Asks U.S. Supreme Court for Extension of Time to File Cert Petition in Presidential Stand-in Case

From Richard Winger over at Ballot Access News:

On March 17, the Massachusetts Libertarian Party asked the U.S. Supreme Court for an extension of time in which to file a cert petition in Barr v Galvin. Such extensions of time are fairly easy to obtain. Barr v Galvin is the Massachusetts case over whether unqualified parties have a right to use stand-in presidential candidates on their ballot access petitions, given that qualified parties have the right to change their presidential and vice-presidential nominees.… Read more ...

Poli-Tea: Independent Majority in Massachusetts

From Mass Live via Poi-Tea:

ong-term, the percent of the state’s 4 million voters not affiliated with a political party leapt from 40.6 percent of the total in 1982 to 51.9 percent in 2010. Over the same 28-year period, the percent of registered Democrats in the state fell from 45.3 percent to 36.5 percent.… Read more ...

Massachusetts Libertarians Schedule National Political Event in New Hampshire

Email from George Phillies:

Massachusetts Libertarians have organized a national political event ‘The Future of the Libertarian Political Movement’. The event will be held Sunday, June 19 at the Highlander Inn in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Keynote speaker Judge John Buttrick of Arizona will speak at lunch. Libertarian Presidential candidates will debate.… Read more ...

Massachusetts Pirate Party becomes an official political designation

Via contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Somerville, MA, February 26th, 2011 – With the WikiLeaks controversy,
net neutrality concerns, and a need for a voice in the protection of
the internet, one group of people have decided to stand up and answer
the call for these issues. The Massachusetts Pirate Party, MAPP for
short.

The Massachusetts Elections Division has approved the MAPP’s political
designation petition.… Read more ...