Tag Archives: Sacramento

Chris Rufer: A Libertarian Argument Against the City’s Subsidy for a Downtown Sacramento Arena

proposed sports arena

Here’s an op-ed from today’s The Sacramento Bee

I want to express my appreciation for the article about the proposed construction of the downtown arena and my role in opposing the city subsidy (“Tomato-paste mogul helps bankroll arena subsidy fight,” Page A1, Feb. 9). I also want to make clear that my political donations primarily support Libertarian organizations and candidates, not conservative ones.… Read more ...

Major Donation Received by Libertarian Party of Sacramento

Change ahead

Written by Janine Kloss, Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Sacramento County

For Immediate release

Sacramento, CA, July 2, 2013 — Much excitement has been brewing within the Libertarian Party of Sacramento County (LPS). Since taking office on April 19, 2013, the new officers have hosted three business meetings and two mixers with excellent attendance.… Read more ...

California Greens and Peace and Freedom Candidates Charge Rules Unfairly Prevented Them From Running

Via http://peaceandfreedom.org/home/:

The following press release was issued jointly by the Peace and Freedom Party and the California Green Party on January 26, 2011.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Contact: Cres Vellucci 916/996-9170

Candidates Rejected for 4th Assembly Special Election Race Charge Rules Unfairly Prevented Them From Running, Limiting Voter Choice; Lawsuit Considered

SACRAMENTO – At least two potential candidates prevented from running in the 4th District Assembly seat special election are charging it’s because there was an extremely short time period – only two days after Gov.… Read more ...

Green Party of California analyzes 2010 election results

News Advisory

Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010
Contact: Laura Wells 510-504-4254 lwlaura@yahoo.com
Derek Iverson 323.481.8984 diversen@cagreens.org
Cres Vellucci 916.996.9170 cvellucci@cagreens.org

GREEN PARTY POSTS KEY MAYORAL, LOCAL WINS; State and Congressional candidates also garner high vote totals, including more than 20% in South State race

SACRAMENTO – The Green Party of California claimed key mayoral and supervisorial victories in local election results, and its state and congressional candidates garnered significant votes totals Tuesday far above party registration, according to party officials.… Read more ...

Adrian Galysh: ‘Alex Padilla’s SB 602 requires food handlers to get a license to flip burgers for minimum wage, but none to mis-manage the state for $95,281/year’

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

VAN NUYS, CA: Adrian Galysh, candidate for California State Senate, district 20 (San Fernando Valley), responds to Senator Alex Padilla’s “Food Safety” law that will require food handlers to pay licensing and training fees, “While this bill may bring in millions of dollars of “easy money” for the government, it is taking money out of the pockets of 1.4 million hard working Californians that need it the most.… Read more ...

American Independent Party Factions Hold Rival State Conventions

The American Independent Party of California is split between two factions of activists. One faction supported Alan Keyes for President in 2008 and wants the AIP of California to be affiliated with the America’s Independent Party, a nationally organized third party organized around Keyes’ run for President. That faction held its state convention this weekend which reportedly attracted as many as 11 delegates, or as few as 9.… Read more ...

Smaller Parties Again Demonstrate in Front of Schwarzenegger Fund-Raising Event Concerning Proposition 14

Ballot Access News:

On May 24, twelve minor party and independent activists demonstrated in front a Sacramento restaurant. Inside, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appeared. Guests paid $5,000 each to be at the event, and the money went toward the campaign for Proposition 14, the top-two measure on the June 8 ballot.

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Laura Wells announces bid for Green Party of California’s gubernatorial nomination

Laura Wells, who ran for California state controller in 2002 and 2006, has announced that she is running for governor of California.  This makes the Green Party primary a contested one, since Deacon Alexander is also running.  On her blog, she wrote,

During the announcement event I had many opportunities to communicate the message to FIX THE MONEY in our great state.

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Peace and Freedom Convention this Weekend – Four Candidates, including McKinney and Nader stand-off

Via Polidoc Productions

The State Convention for Peace and Freedom Party will convene on Saturday, August 2 and 3 at the Hawthorn Suites, 321 Bercut Drive, Sacramento California. At the convention Brian Moore, Gloria La Riva, Ralph Nader, and Cynthia McKinney will be seeking the Peace and Freedom Party’s presidential nomination.

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Ten Presidential Nominating Conventions Coming in August and September

Posted at Ballot Access News

At least ten presidential nominating conventions will be held in August and September:

1. The Peace and Freedom Party meets in Sacramento, California, on August 2-3.
2. The Natural Law Party of Michigan meets on August 9.
3. The Independent Party of Delaware meets on August 16.

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