Tag Archives: Steven Porter

Green, Democrat-turned-independent, and Libertarian-turned-Republican face off in Erie, PA

On November 3, the citizens of the 6th city council district will decide who will represent them – a Green, an independent, a Republican, a Democrat, or an incumbent Republican running a write-in campaign.

The Green candidate is Bert Taylor, a construction superintendent who “is interested in the proposed community college.”… Read more ...

Minor Party candidates in Pennsylvania

If you’re voting in Pennsylvania this November – or voting by absentee ballot for candidates in Pennsylvania – what are your minor party and independent options? I have tried my best to compile a list here. Feel free to point out what I’ve missed in the comments. Also, if you compose a list like this for your own state, I would be more than willing to post it.… Read more ...

Steven Porter, independent in PA’s 3rd, appeals court decision to kick him off of the ballot; case goes to state Supreme Court

On September 9, Dr. Steven Porter – running to represent Pennsylvania’s 3rd district in the US Congress – announced that his attorney had filed an appeal to a Senior Commonwealth Court Judge’s decision to throw him off of the ballot. The appeal is based mostly on two facts: one, the judge stated in his decision that the signatures were valid but they coudn’t be counted because Porter had filled in the address of some of them, and two, the similar case of Dow v.… Read more ...

Judge kicks independent off of the ballot in Pennsylvanian Congressional race

Picked up on Keystone Politics

In Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional district, which includes Erie and the surrounding area, an independent candidate for US Congress has been removed from the ballot, but “has no intention of dropping out of this race.”

Why has Steven Porter been demoted to the status of write-in?Â… Read more ...