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Independence Party of Minnesota holds balance of power in close race for Governor

According to the New York Times election results board, with 100% of precincts reporting, only 0.5% separates the Democratic and Republican candidates. Additional votes which may be counted, such as provisional ballots, make this race too close to call.

Tom Horner of the Independence Party got 11.9% in this race, with several other candidates in the race:

Chris Wright Grassroots Party 7,513 0.4%
Farheen Hakeem Green Party 6,188 0.3%
Ken Pentel Ecology Democracy Party 6,178 0.3%
Linda Eno Resource Party 4,092 0.2%

In the other three gubernatorial races which the NY Times considers too close to call at this time:

Illinois, 99% reporting – 0.5% separate the Democrat and Republican

Scott Lee Cohen Independent 134,219 3.6%
Rich Whitney Green Party 99,625 2.7%
Lex Green Libertarian Party 34,293 0.9%

In Connecitcut, again 0.5% separate the Democratic and Republican candidates.… Read more ...

U.S. Senate candidate John Mertens endorses Tom Marsh for Governor, proposes federal aid to states

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate John Mertens has endorsed Independent Party gubernatorial candidate Tom Marsh. “Tom Marsh has been honest about the huge challenges facing Connecticut in regards to the budget shortfall, and the sacrifices that will be necessary,” said Mertens. “His honest assessment demonstrates the need for another round of direct federal aid to states to help reduce the cuts in education and other services that will be necessary.… Read more ...

Connecticut Independent Party Chooses Elected Official to Run for Governor

From Ballot Access News

April 27th, 2010
The Independent Party of Connecticut has chosen Tom Marsh to run for Governor this year. He is an elected Selectman in Chester. Marsh was elected as a Republican, but has now switched his registration to show membership in the Independent Party. The Independent Party nominated Ralph Nader for President in 2008 and is ballot-qualified for some offices in Connecticut.… Read more ...