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Bernie DeCastro Running for Sheriff

Bernie DeCastro Running for Sheriff

Florida Constitution Party chairman and former U.S. Senate nominee Bernie DeCastro is aiming a bit lower next year, launching a bid to be elected sheriff of Marion County. DeCastro finished in 7th place in the unusual 2010 Senate contest that also featured then-governor Charlie Crist running as an independent alongside a Democrat and a Republican.   DeCastro […]

The Sudden Death and Flawed Rebirth of the Florida Tea Party

The Sudden Death and Flawed Rebirth of the Florida Tea Party

The Florida Tea Party, an officially recognized political party in the state of Florida, was disbanded earlier this month by former party chair Peg Dunmire. In 2010, the TEA Party gave many state Republicans cause for concern when they filed more than two dozen candidates for office.  Most were inactive campaigns for state house of […]

Green Wins Backing of UAW in Massachusetts City Council Bid

Green Wins Backing of UAW in Massachusetts City Council Bid

The United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2322 and the Massachusetts State UAW have thrown their support behind Green Party candidate Rick Purcell in his quest to win a seat on the Holyoke City Council. “I’m thrilled to have the UAW’s endorsement of my candidacy,” said Purcell. “Union workers fought for and won improvements that we all now […]

Indianapolis Star Endorses Republican Incumbent Over Libertarian Ed Coleman

Indianapolis Star Endorses Republican Incumbent Over Libertarian Ed Coleman

Ed Coleman first won a seat on the Indianapolis city council in 2007 as a Republican, capturing one of four at-large positions.  He jumped ship and joined the Libertarian Party in early 2009 and now, instead of trying to get re-elected city-wide, he is challenging incumbent Republican councilman Jack Sandlin in the District 24 race.   […]