Tag Archives: Victory

PSL: ‘Election results: right-wing shift or anger at the status quo?’

Brian Becker at PSLweb.org:

Class-wide struggle is brewing

Do the Nov. 2 election results signal a major shift to the right and a resurgence of conservatism among the people? Is that what the capture of 66 House seats by the Republicans indicates? That is the fundamental message from the corporate media and by many in the milieu of pro-Democratic Party liberalism, such as the ACLU.… Read more ...

Arkansas Greens likely to pick up Saline County collector seat this November

From the Benton Courier:

Joy Ballard was nominated for the collector position at a meeting July 17.

Ballard said she never has claimed an affiliation with any political party and has considered herself as an independent.  However, to have her name actually appear on the ballot required her to affiliate with a political party. 

Read more ...

Green constable reflects on victory

On November 3rd in various towns in Connecticut, several Green Party members were elected to the largely symbolic and partisan office of constable.  One of them, a college student named Cole Stangler, reflects on his victory:

Last week, I  became a constable in my Connecticut hometown, representing the Green Party. I ran for constable, a government position requiring me to deliver court summonses, to highlight the significance of third parties.

Read more ...

Kubby celebrates an anniversary

I worked with Steve Kubby on his recent campaign for the LP Presidential and Vice Presidential nominations. Although we did not win, we came close to getting the VP nomination. In this letter to supporters, Steve talks about how far he has come and what he plans to do next. I know he has (or at least had) plans on seeking down-ticket political office in the future, although he does not discuss that here, and I haven’t talked to him about it lately.… Read more ...