Tag Archives: top two primary

Free and Equal Elections Foundation to file lawsuit over Prop 14

Christina Tobin
StopTopTwo.org Chair
(415) 599-5222
christina@freeandequal.org

StopTopTwo.Org and Ralph Nader Release Statements on the Passing of Proposition 14

Sacramento, June 9, 2010 – StopTopTwo.Org and Ralph Nader released statements today regarding the passing of Proposition 14, the Top Two Primaries Act. Proposition 14 was largely funded by corporations to restrict California’s ballot access laws and voter rights.… Read more ...

Top Two Primary, Proposition 14, Passes in California

Every party, including every third party, in California opposed Proposition 14, but that did not stop it from passing tonight. With 54.7% of the votes reporting statewide, the measure has 56.5% voting for it. The final 44.5% of votes that are as of yet unreported is unlikely to change the wide lead that Proposition 14 has in the reported votes.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle Opposes Proposition 14

The first press release to come out of the Libertarian Party headquarters in the aftermath of the 2010 National Convention is about opposing Proposition 14, signaling that the new administration intends to make Proposition 14 an issue in the coming week before the June 8th California primary.

WASHINGTON – Mark Hinkle, newly elected chair of the National Libertarian Party, and former chair of the Libertarian Party of California, issued the following statement today about California’s Proposition 14, the “Top-Two” elections measure:

“Californians, please vote NO on Proposition 14.

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Last Day of LP National Convention, Meeting of New LNC

The last day of the National Convention consisted of the last officer elections and, after the convention was adjourned, a meeting of the new Libertarian National Committee.

The election for the five open at-large seats on the LNC were held early this morning. Nominated candidates were: Dr. Tom Stevens, Wayne Root, Kevin Knedler, John Jay Myers, Lee Wrights, Rebecca Sink-Burris, Judge Jim Gray, Sam Sloan, Bill Redpath, Dr.… Read more ...

StopTopTwo.Org Announces Two Events for Wednesday: San Francisco Labor Council Press Conference and Marin Libertarian Party’s Pre-Primary Event

Contact:
Christina Tobin
(415) 599-5222
christina@freeandequal.org

Cres Velucci
(916) 996-9170
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StopTopTwo.Org Announces Two Events for Wednesday: San Francisco Labor Council Press Conference and Marin Libertarian Party’s Pre-Primary Event
WHAT StopTopTwo.Org announces two events for Wednesday:

* The San Francisco Labor Council will hold a press conference at noon.… 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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LNC Chair candidate Mark Hinkle raises funds for No on Prop 14 TV Ad campaign

Email from Mark Hinkle:

Dear Libertarian allies,

My friend June Genis, a long long time Libertarian, is mounting a grassroots effort to buy TV ADS to expose the lies behind Prop 14 on the June 8th primary ballot.

The Libertarian Party of California is a conducting a tele-marketing campaign to reach registered libertarians, but we also need to reach voters and TV is one of the best way to do that on a massive scale.… Read more ...

Idaho Libertarian Times Podcast # 32: George Phillies, Prop 14 in California & the National Convention

Posted at idaholibertariantimes.com, by way of http://newpathforthelp.org/:

Podcast#32 Sat May 22 2010

George Phillies comments on Proposition 14 in California & gives useful website links to help defeat it & talks about this week in his campaign & the upcoming Libertarian Convention in St. Louis.

 
https://www.stoptoptwo.org/donate/  or
http://libertymanager.com
contact: Beau Cain, 1-877 884 1776
go to the prop14 link to signup to help stop this bad idea.Read more ...

Ballot Access News: Monterey County Herald Makes Gaffe in Editorial on Proposition 14

Ballot Access News:

The Monterey Herald of May 23 has this somewhat ambivalent endorsement of California’s Proposition 14, the top-two ballot measure on the June 8 ballot. The Herald discusses some of the problems with Proposition 14, but ends by saying it still endorsed the measure because the California League of Women Voters supports it.… Read more ...

Firedoglake Blog Posts Extensive Analysis of Proposition 14

Ballot Access News:

Firedoglake has this detailed analysis of California’s Proposition 14, the top-two ballot measure in the June 8, 2010 primary. Firedoglake was founded in 2004 by Jane Hamsher, and has received award for being one of the best political blogs. It now has 20 writers. This particular analysis is by Jon Walker.

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June Genis: Time running out to get Anti-Prop 14 ads on the air

There is still a chance that we may be able to buy some more of the Green/P&F type cable TV ads but time is running out. It will take 2 days to produce an LP version (although at this point I personally don’t care whose names are on them).

If people will pledge money (please indicate if you’re willing to use the Green or P&F versions or require an LP version) please send me you pledges at junegenis@gmail.com.… Read more ...

Ballot Access News: California Libertarian Phone Bank Has Already Telephoned 2,000 Voters on Proposition 14

Ballot Access News:

California Libertarians have set up a phone bank to ask voters to vote “No” on Proposition 14, the top-two ballot measure that is on the June 8 ballot. The volunteers have already made 2,000 phone calls, according to Libertarian office manager Beau Cain. It is not clear if that means 2,000 numbers were dialed, or whether it means 2,000 conversations have actually taken place.

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