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Constitution Party Costs GOP Seat in Maryland House

Constitution Party Costs GOP Seat in Maryland House

Michael Dawson, the Constitution Party’s candidate for Maryland House of Delegates in District 34B, appears to have cost the Republicans a seat. Incumbent Democrat David Rudolph was re-elected with less than 50%. With 99% of the vote reporting, Dawson is drawing well over the margin of victory for the Democrat… David D. Rudolph (Dem) 6782 […]

Green Party Local Officials Celebrate Re-Election Wins

Green Party Local Officials Celebrate Re-Election Wins

Gayle McLaughlin, the Green Party’s mayor of Richmond, California was re-elected to office on Tuesday with 40% of the vote. The race is technically non-partisan, but McLaughlin is well known as a Green. Bruce Delgado, another Green mayor in a nonpartisan race was also re-elected easily. Delgado is mayor of Marina, California. Michael Beilstein and […]

Several Independent and Minor Party State Legislative Wins

Several Independent and Minor Party State Legislative Wins

There are currently 10 independent or minor party candidates, that we know of, leading in state legislative races around the country. In Maine, independent Benjamin M. Chipman is leading in the race for State House District 119. Also, Richard Woodbury captured Senate District 11 as an independent, beating both a Republican and a Democratic challenger. Maine also […]

Respectable Showings: David Nolan, Scott Bradley

Respectable Showings: David Nolan, Scott Bradley

While neither candidate did exceptionally well, both Libertarian David Nolan (pictured) and Constitution Party candidate Scott Bradley posted very respectable showing in their U.S. Senate races. In Arizona, with John McCain easily winning re-election, Nolan polled just short of 5% of the vote statewide. With 92% reporting in that race, Nolan has 61,244 votes. That […]

Doug Hoffman Costs Republicans a Pick-Up in U.S. House Race

Doug Hoffman Costs Republicans a Pick-Up in U.S. House Race

New York Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman had suspended his campaign before the election, but that didn’t stop people from voting for him. In fact, Hoffman polled about 3 times the margin of victory for Democratic Congressman Bill Owens. Hoffman’s 9,500 votes or 6% is very likely the cause of Republican Matthew Doheny’s defeat. Here […]

Write-In Votes Leading in Alaska Senate Race

Write-In Votes Leading in Alaska Senate Race

Write-in votes are currently leading in the Alaska Senate race for the seat held by Lisa Murkowski. Most media is reporting this as Murkowski leading, but there are more than 100 qualified write-in candidates running in this race. All we know for sure is that Republican Joe Miller hasn’t won a clean victory. A tip […]

Ed Thompson Falls Short in Wisconsin

Ed Thompson Falls Short in Wisconsin

Former Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Ed Thompson narrowly lost a race for Wisconsin State Senate, running as a Republican. With almost all votes counted, Thompson trails incumbent Democrat Kathleen Vinehout by about 300 votes. For those who don’t remember, Thompson is the brother of former Wisconsin governor and Presidential candidate Tommy Thompson.    Ed Thompson has served […]

NY Conservative Wins Judicial Race, Beats Democrat and Republican

NY Conservative Wins Judicial Race, Beats Democrat and Republican

In the race for Suffolk County Family Court judge, with 85% of the votes reporting, it appears that a candidate of the NY Conservative Party will win. Bernard Cheng is leading a Democrat and a Republican. Here are the numbers we have so far, according to Newsday.com… Bernard C. Cheng (C) 48.14% – 261,040 votes […]

Cutler Comes Up Short in Maine Gubernatorial Race

Cutler Comes Up Short in Maine Gubernatorial Race

Independent Eliot Cutler appears to have come up a bit short in the race for governor of Maine.  With more than 90% of the votes counted, Cutler has fallen behind Republican Paul LePage by about 6,000 votes or 1%.  Since the interior counties seem to be reporting slower, and those areas are going heavily for […]

Talk About a Tight Race...

Talk About a Tight Race…

In Ohio’s 99th district, independent Tammy Roesch captured well over the margin of victory in an extremely tight race. Based on her campaign website, Roesch sounds like a tea party-style candidate, so it would be safe to assume that she cost the Republican, Casey Kozlowski, a victory in a VERY tight race for State House… […]