On this day 155 years ago Hiram Johnson was born to Annie De Montfredy and 1 term representative Grove Lawrence Johnson. While Hiram spent a lot of his time in public life as a member of the Republican Party, he has a large impact on the minor party political sphere that should not be overlooked as well.… Read more ...
U.S. District Court Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove will hear oral argument in Libertarian Party of Kentucky v Grimes, 3:15cv-86, on Thursday, May 19, at 11 a.m. in the federal courthouse in Frankfort, Kentucky. Case number 3:15cv-86. The Constitution Party is a co-plaintiff.
The issue is Kentucky’s failure to have a procedure by which a previously unqualified party can become a qualified party, in advance of an election.… Read more ...
On December 4, the Libertarian Party and the Constitution Party filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky definition of a qualified party. The case is Libertarian Party of Kentucky v Grimes, e.d. 3:15cv-86.
Kentucky is the only state in which it is impossible for a party to ever be ballot-qualified until it polls a particular share of the vote for President.… Read more ...
Press Release via the Libertarian Party of Milwaukee County:
Milwaukee Libertarians: GOP debate proves Broadcasters Assn. ban on third-party candidates is unjustified
For the past two decades, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association has exercised a monopoly on organizing general election debates between candidates for Governor and Senator. In that time, they have not once allowed any candidate other than the Republican and Democratic nominees to participate.… Read more ...
Curtis, founder and CEO of the news aggregator website Fark, has polled in the mid- to high single digits in the scant three-way surveys that have been conducted of the race to date. The independent candidate hopes to build on those numbers after being allowed to participate in a debate (to favorable reviews) with the major party nominees held in Louisville earlier this month.… Read more ...
(The following was posted on the Progressive Party of Vermont’s website.)
Submitted by Mari Cordes on Mon, 2013-12-16 01:00
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that around 40 percent of people in the United States are forced to work when they or a family member are ill. If they must stay home, they risk losing pay or their jobs because they have no provision for any amount of sick time.
(The following was a Press Release published on the Progressive Party of Vermont website.)
Submitted by Vermont Progres… on Wed, 2013-12-18 10:56
BURLINGTON – Selene Colburn will seek the Progressive nomination for the City Council seat being vacated by outgoing Ward 1 Councilor Kevin Worden. Selene, a librarian at the University of Vermont and a Trustee on the Burlington Library Commission, brings a rich understanding of issues important to Ward 1 residents.
(The following was posted on the Progressive Party of Vermont’s Facebook page on December 9th.)
It’s official – both Progressive Burlington City Councilors up for reelection this March are definitely running! This is going to be an exciting year in Burlington.Will they be joined by other Progressive candidates? We’ll keep you posted – look for news here soon!
(The following was published yesterday and the Oregon Progressive Party’s website.)
by Ralph Nader
21 Ways the Canadian Health Care System is Better than Obamacare
Costly complexity is baked into Obamacare. No health insurance system is without problems but Canadian style single-payer full Medicare for all is simple, affordable, comprehensive and universal.… Read more ...