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Posts tagged as “mayor”

Ben Walsh elected Mayor of Syracuse


The minor party candidate Ben Walsh has been elected the new mayor of the Syracuse, New York. Ben Walsh was the candidate of the Independence, Reform, and Upstate Jobs parties. Ben Walsh received 54.4% of the vote, while Democratic Juanita Perez Williams received 38.1%, Green Howie Hawkins received 4.1%, Republican Laura Levine at 2.5%, and Working Families Joe Nicoletti at 1%.… Read more ...

Tony Hall statement on “sanctuary city” policy

Emailed to IPR:

Last week’s San Francisco Bay Guardian forum revealed that despite a diversity of opinion among San Franciscans, every single candidate at the forum agreed that not only do they support “sanctuary city” policies – every candidate agreed that they will reverse Gavin Newsom’s decision to report undocumented immigrant felons to federal authorities.… Read more ...

Independent Candidate in Ohio Re-Files Ballot Access Lawsuit in Federal Court

Ballot Access News:

On September 19, Tim Quinn, an independent candidate for Mayor of Elyria, Ohio, at the November 8, 2011 election, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court to get on the ballot. His petition was not questioned, but he was still kept off the ballot because he voted in the partisan primary.… Read more ...