The American Independent Party is the largest ballot-qualified party in California according to registration numbers. The party has stated its preference to have a presidential candidate on the ballot in 2012, but it is not at all clear what candidate the convention will choose. The American Independent Party has moved its convention back by two months, from June 8th to August 11th.… Read more ...
Chelene Nightingale, a candidate for Governor of California under the banner of the American Independent Party, spent the weekend campaigning at the California Eagle Forum, which was held in San Diego with over 350 attendees. The Eagle Forum is an organization of non-partisan conservatives headed by Phyllis Schlafly. This article describes the event’s happenings:
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Also attending and speaking at the Conservative forum were California Senatorial candidate Chuck DeVore, local San Diego sheriff candidate Jay LaSuer and two gubernatorial candidates – independent Chelene Nightingale and Republican Larry Naritelli, who both resonated with the conservative crowd more than the two leading contenders; billionaire Republicans Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner.
An interesting article from Ballot Access News:
The election for California Secretary of State has three well-known election law activists this year, although the type of election law activism each has engaged in are very different from each other.
Christina Tobin is the only candidate seeking the Libertarian Party nomination.