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Pennsylvania Green Party Called for Fracking Ban on Earth Day

The following comes from an April 23rd article on PhillyBurbs.com:

Rush-hour traffic zipped by them. The chilly wind blew through them. But that did not prevent some 30 determined environmentalists and conservationists from bringing their battle against “fracking,” a controversial drilling process using pressurized fluids to bring natural gas to the surface, to the streets of downtown Norristown in time for Monday’s Earth Day.… Read more ...

Free and Equal: Pennsylvania Political Insiders Intimidate Third Party and Independent Candidates to Drop Out of Races on Threat of Extensive Challenge Fees

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Every third party or independent candidate who filed for statewide office this year has been removed from the ballot in a blatant display of intimidation. Organizers from several political parties and voter rights organizations held a press conference, August 23, to explain what happened and why.

Attending were: state Sen.… Read more ...

PA Libertarians Turn In Petitions for Guv, US Senate

From the Associated Press via Centre Daily Times:

Libertarian Party candidates are submitting nominating petitions to run for Pennsylvania governor and for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Arlen Specter.

A Department of State spokeswoman said Monday that Libertarian Douglas Jamison submitted enough signatures to make the ballot for Senate, while fellow party member Marakay Rogers has enough signatures to quality for the governor’s race.

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Green Carl Romanelli Sues Pennsylvania State Employees Who Worked on his 2006 Petition Challenge

Ballot Access News:

On July 12, Carl Romanelli, Green Party nominee for U.S. Senate in 2006, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the state employees who worked on challenging his petition while they were supposed to be working on state business. The eleven-page complaint also points out that the challengers used state government computers and the legislature’s database of registered voters.… Read more ...