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Independent Greens Help to Put Virgil Goode on Virginia Ballot

Independent Greens Help to Put Virgil Goode on Virginia Ballot

Former Virginia Congressman Virgil Goode, the Constitution Party’s nominee for President, was polling at 9% in his home state according to a survey released last week. However, it seems that the ex-lawmaker has had to rely on significant help from the Independent Green Party of Virginia to secure enough petition signatures to win a spot […]

“With a June unemployment rate of 9.2% and the fewest new jobs added in nine months,  it’s time for Washington to stop fiddling while Rome is burning," said former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson.

RECENT POLLING: Gary Johnson at 13% in New Mexico, 5% Nationally

Public Policy Polling reports that former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson is still in double-digits in his home state.  Polling at 13%, Johnson’s support is remarkably widespread and draws almost equally from Obama and Romney in the state.  In fact, as PPP notes, among partisan voters Johnson only takes a significant share of Republicans, but […]

Rocky Anderson Selects Author, Ex-Gang Member as Running Mate

Rocky Anderson Selects Author, Ex-Gang Member as Running Mate

Former Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson reminded everyone he was still in the race yesterday, announcing the selection of Luis Rodriguez as his Vice-Presidential running mate on the nascent Justice Party ticket. The Anderson campaign describes Rodriguez as “a leading Chicano writer, speaker, gang expert and interventionist, and activist for justice in urban peace, […]

Barbara Howe

POLL: Libertarian Barbara Howe at 9% in North Carolina Governor’s Race

Barbara Howe, former Libertarian Party state chair and current gubernatorial candidate in North Carolina, registered the support of 9% of respondents in Public Policy Polling’s  latest survey of 775 North Carolina voters taken from July 5th to the 8th.  This is in line with a SurveyUSA poll taken back in May that pegger her support […]

WATCH: Gary Johnson Campaign Releases Drug War Video

WATCH: Gary Johnson Campaign Releases Drug War Video

In what is perhaps the clearest and most persuasive video that the Gary Johnson for President campaign has released, the Libertarian nominee explains in simple terms why the war on drugs has failed. The drug issue is an excellent hook to use when reacting out to disaffected Democrats, and a perfect way to distinguish Johnson […]

The Green Party's Jill Stein

Greens Meet, Nominate Stein/Honkala at Low-Key Baltimore Convention

It’s official!  The Green Party nominated Dr. Jill Stein as its candidate for President over the weekend at the party’s national convention in Baltimore. Following a state-by-state roll call vote in which Stein came out with 193.5 delegate votes to 72 votes for actress and activist Roseanne Barr, the party unanimously selected Cheri Honkala as […]

Cheri Honkala

Stein Taps Honkala to Join Green Party’s Ticket

Presumptive Green Party nominee Jill Stein has selected anti-poverty activist Cheri Honkala as her running mate. Honkala is National Coordinator for the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, described as “one of the country’s largest multi-racial, inter-generational movements led by the poor and homeless.” She has spent nearly three decades working to build the movement […]

Virgil Goode Polls 9% in Virginia

Virgil Goode Polls 9% in Virginia

On the ballot as the Constitution Party candidate, former Virginia Congressman Virgil Goode is pulling 9% of the vote in his home state, according to this poll from Public Policy Polling. Goode’s presence on the ballot is bringing Romney down seven points to 35%, while hardly moving Obama at 49%.  When PPP polled on Goode […]

Time Capsule: CPPA Formally Backs ‘Fighting Bob’ for President

Time Capsule: CPPA Formally Backs ‘Fighting Bob’ for President

Meeting in Cleveland’s Municipal Auditorium on this day in 1924, the Conference for Progressive Political Action (CPPA) formally nominated the ailing Robert M. La Follette of Wisconsin for president by acclamation. Gathering on the 148th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, the CPPA convention was a sight to behold, a seemingly “strange and timeless mixture […]