Tag Archives: Stop Common Core Party

Candidates Find Success on the Reform Party Line

From the Reform Party website:

The Reform Party of New York announced six outright victories on the Reform Party line. This victory came after the Reform Party of New York and Stop Common Core joined together to administer and protect the Reform Party ballot line.

Marisa Muratori and Dennis Dickinson won Lake George Supervisory positions.… Read more ...

Reform Party of New York Has Over 2,000 People on Ballot

From the Reform Party website:

The Reform Party wishes to clear up recent errors by media outlets. The ballot qualifying Reform Party of New York is associated with the Reform Party National Committee. This affiliation was due to the merger of the Stop Common Core Party and the Reform Party of New York.… Read more ...

New York Conservative Party is Unhappy that Rob Astorino is Going Ahead with “Reform Party”

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

This article says that Rob Astorino, the Republican nominee for Governor of New York last year, is going ahead with plans to change the name of his puppet party, “Stop Common Core Party”, to “Reform Party.” The story also says the Conservative Party of New York asked him not do this, but to no effect.… Read more ...

Stop Common Core Party Will Change its Name to “Reform Party”

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

The Stop Common Core Party, which is a ballot-qualified party in New York state, is in the process of changing its name to “Reform Party.” See this story. This is the first time a ballot-qualified party named “Reform Party” has ever existed in New York.… Read more ...

Several Single-State Parties Score High Vote Totals, Minnesota IP Loses Party Status

This report outlines some strong (and not-so-strong) performances turned in by political parties that are currently active in only one state:

In Hawaii, Hawaii Independent Party candidate Mufi Hannemann won more than 11% of the vote in his race for Governor.

In Massachusetts, United Independent Party candidate Evan Falchuk appears to have come in third in his race for Governor with more than 3% of the vote.… Read more ...

Ballot Access News: Minor Parties Have a Lot Riding on Their Percentage of the Vote on November 4

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

One of the reasons the November 4 election is suspenseful is because there are so many states in which it is difficult to predict whether various minor parties will poll enough votes to obtain, or keep, recognized party status.

Alabama: although no minor party candidate has any candidates on the ballot for statewide office, parties can also obtain recognized party status, for county office only, if they poll 20% of the vote for a countywide county office.… Read more ...

Five Candidates Remain on New York Gubernatorial Ballot, Two Removed

From Ballot Access News:

On September 26, the Rent is 2 Damn High Party petition for New York Governor was held invalid. See this story. The story does not mention another ticket, the candidacy of Michael J. Carey under the label “Life & Justice”; but according to the New York State Board of Elections web page, that petition was also invalidated.… Read more ...