Tag Archives: St. Louis

Super Tuesday: Update on Grundmann for Congress

Last month we covered Grundmann for Congress’ release of a radio advertisement. Now with the results in from Super Tuesday, we have the following update, originally published at Saturn’s Repository:

Don Grundmann finished in sixth place in the March 3 jungle primary for California’s 15th Congressional district with 936 votes or 1.4 percent. 

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Pictures From the Libertarian Party National Chairman Debate

I was unfortunately unable to find an individual picture of George Phillies at the podium, but he was included in the shot of all the candidates at the table and participated during the debate. Thanks to Nicholas Sarwark and Mark Noble for pictures via Twitter.

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Boston Tea Party holding national convention online

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com yesterday:

The Boston Tea Party National Convention opened tonight at 7PM ET and will conclude one week from that time. You can monitor all convention activity at http://bostontea.us/node/831

Douglass Gaking
Chair, Boston Tea Party National Committee

According to wikipedia:

The Boston Tea Party is an American political party, named after the original Boston Tea Party of 1773.

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Kn@ppster: Boozing on a budget at the Libertarian National Convention

Posted by Tom Knapp at St. Louis on the Cheap (for maps see original):

“Cheap” is certainly a relative term when it comes to alcoholic beverages. To some it means a bottle of MD 20/20. To others it means mass market “beer.” And so on and so forth. In any case, popular demand (yes, really) decrees that I put up some advisories on booze as Libertarians begin arriving in St.… Read more ...

Supporters rally around Rev. Elston McCowan, facing trial after St. Louis Tea Party incident

Posted by Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:


Rev. Elston McCowan, a prominent Green Party member in St. Louis, is facing trial in the aftermath of an altercation that occurred outside a St. Louis town hall meeting in 2009. As Green Party Watch previously reported,

Elston McCowan, a Baptist minister and SEIU union official who ran for mayor of St.

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Libertarian National Convention: Attention delegates – useful info

Via email and LP blog:

Dear Libertarian,

I hope you will attend our National Convention in St. Louis. If you haven’t decided whether to attend yet, it’s still not too late — you can even show up unannounced. However, there are some risks you need to be aware of if you show up to the convention without registering in advance, and without confirming your delegate status.… Read more ...

LP blog: Please reserve hotel by May 6 for 2010 St. Louis Libertarian Party National Convention

LP blog:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Please make your hotel reservation for the LP National Convention in St. Louis as soon as possible.

We need to book a sufficient number of rooms by May 6, so that the LP isn’t charged a large penalty by the convention hotel. Additionally, after May 6, the hotel might release some of our unbooked rooms to the general public in phases.… Read more ...

Boston Tea Party national convention may have live events in St Louis while Libertarian national convention is underway

Posted by inDglass at http://www.bostontea.us/node/776:

Get Involved!

The Boston Tea Party National Convention will be held at www.bostontea.us from Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 7:00 PM ET to Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 7:00 PM ET. Live events at times and places to be determined may also be held in St.… Read more ...

Carolyn Marbry: ‘Floor FREE! But we’re not through yet’

by Carolyn Marbry
http://www.libertyforall.net/?p=3914

Many of us wrote resolutions and campaigned very hard to bring the required floor fee issue to the attention of the states and their delegates and to get people to speak out against it. Many of us argued passionately against the convention floor fee online and in person.… Read more ...

Campaigns enter their final twenty four hours

Various local elections and a special congressional election are all being held tomorrow, April 7.  There are a few Green Party candidates and one member of the Greens/Green Party USA running for office.  Low turnout is expected in each election, and the results should be interesting.

Matt Reichel

In Illinois’ fifth congressional district, a special election is being held to fill the vacancy left by Rahm Emanuel when he went to work at the White House. … Read more ...

Green Mayoral Candidate’s Van Firebombed in St. Louis

The election for mayor of St. Louis is set to be held April 7th, between a Democrat, a Green, and an independent. Rev. Elston K. McCowan, the Green candidate, was the most “agressive,” according to the St. Louis Beacon. Last night, his van was firebombed. Here’s an excerpt:

The election for mayor of St.

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A wide open debate in St. Louis, Missouri

from STLtoday.com/St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Slay to face challengers in mayoral debate
By Jake Wagman / March 23, 2009

ST. LOUIS — Mayor Francis Slay will face independent candidate Maida Coleman in a debate next week sponsored by the League of Women Voters.

Green Party* nominee Elston McCowan and Libertarian Robb Cunningham have also agreed to participate.

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