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Gary Johnson raises nearly $1.8 million in money bomb over two days

From American Third Party Report:

Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee, often says that the only way he can win the election is if he is included in the presidential debates along with his major party rivals.

Yesterday, Johnson’s campaign decided to make a full throttle attempt to get Johnson into the presidential debates by launching a money bomb.… Read more ...

Tancredo Money Bomb Raises Over $125,000

This is an e-mail from the Tancredo campaign. It is from yesterday so the time references are for yesterday.

I have some incredible news: Our Road to Victory Money Bomb has raised over $125,000!

Thank you so much for your support.

I just got off the phone with Bay. While we didn’t meet her original goal, she is confident that we can still spread our message across this great state.… Read more ...

Update on Tancredo Money Bomb

The following is from the Tancredo campaign:

At midnight tonight, my Road to Victory Money Bomb comes to an end.

Tomorrow morning, my campaign manager – Bay Buchanan – will make our final media purchases.

My campaign a still far away from her original goal, but I have some wonderful news:

Due to a technical issue, the Money Bomb ticker did not count a large number of donations.… Read more ...

Rich Whitney, Green for Illinois Governor: ‘Money Bomb’ today; promises to keep state’s National Guard out of war

Posted by Walter at Green Party Watch:

Green Party IL gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney will be having a “money bomb” this Wednesday December 9th. Whitney hopes to raise $50,000 from the the day’s donations. There will also be a funraising event that same night at Callihan’s Irish Pub 760 E.… Read more ...

Mike Gravel: Please help fund a direct democracy documentary

Today Mike Gravel posted a video to Youtube promoting a November 10th money bomb to fund a documentary about The National Initiative for Democracy, a plan for national ballot initiatives.  A few days ago, a kind of teaser trailer was also posted on Mike Gravel’s Youtube channel.  Both are below, along with a transcript from the one featuring Senator Gravel.… Read more ...

Salt Lake City Weekly covers the race for third

From the Salt Blog

The third party presidential candidates are escalating their campaigns to fight exclusion and garner mainstream attention. A common thread within these candidates is their opposition to the Wall Street bailout package.

Ralph Nader, Independent candidate, has been particularly busy. Before the debate, supporters were encouraged to “hack” the debate with online comments questioning Nader’s exclusion.

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Trevor Lyman’s ThirdPartyTicket.com more than half way to 10,000 pledge goal for organizing alternative Presidential debates

Trevor Lyman is more than half way towards his goal of raising 10,000 pledges to stage a debate with all the candidates who are on enough state ballots to have a mathematical chance of winning the election. Lyman is previously known for organizing Ron Paul’s money bombs. Currently, ThirdPartyTicket.com lists the number of people who have pledged to help fund the proposed alternative debate as follows:

9/29/08 – 5,782 pledges
9/28/08 – 4,695 pleges
9/27/08 – 702 pledges

Lyman proposes to hold the debate at a yet to be announced location in New York City.… Read more ...

BreakTheMatrix seeks support for third party winner-take-all fundraiser

BreakTheMatrix, a social networking and media company spearheaded by moneybomb promoter Trevor Lyman, is attempting to organize a money bomb for a third party presidential candidate. Which of Chuck Baldwin, Bob Barr, Cynthia McKinney or Ralph Nader that candidate will be shall be determined by grassroots donors themselves, with the candidate showing the most support also receiving the entire donation pool.… Read more ...

Nader campaign organizes money bomb for Constitution Day

At www.constitutionpledge.com, Ralph Nader supporters have been busy organizing a mass donation day and pledging to donate money that will go toward a candidate who they trust will uphold the Constitution.  Their goal is to raise $80,000 for Nader on September 17th. The money bomb is being managed by Jon Kraus, a former Mike Gravel campaign staffer.… Read more ...