Archive for October, 2005

Unofficial Final Numbers in California…

Wednesday, October 5th, 2005

With a 20% turn-out, Republicans dominated today’s special Congressional election. How did Jim Gilchrist do? Not bad, but not great.

JOHN CAMPBELL (REP) . . . . . . . . 36,640 - 46.0%
MARILYN C. BREWER (REP) . . . . . . 13,272 - 16.7%
JIM GILCHRIST (AI) . . [...]

Colorado Libs Aim to Recall Commissioner

Wednesday, October 5th, 2005

If they’re successful in forcing this issue onto the ballot, perhaps this could act as a model for other LP county organization from around the nation.

From The Daily Sentinel:

The 50-person Delta County Libertarian Party unanimously supports recalling first-term Commissioner Jan McCracken and will proceed with drafting a recall petition to remove her from office, Chairman [...]

Gilchrist Results…

Tuesday, October 4th, 2005

If you want to continue watching the results from today’s special election as they pour in, check out the Orange County website…

http://www.oc.ca.gov/election/Live/e26/results.htm

UPDATE: Republican John Campbell won the absentee votes by a huge margin, however, Jim Gilchrist is surging upward as votes cast on election day are counted.

Current results: Campbell 49.6%, Brewer 15.6%, and Gilchrist has [...]

Early Results - Gilchrist Trailing Badly

Tuesday, October 4th, 2005

Republican John Campbell might actually have a shot of avoiding a run-off in today’s special election to fill California’s 48th Congressional seat.

With the first results just coming in, American Independent (Constitution) candidate Jim Gilchrist, the founder of the Minutemen Project, is running a very distant fourth place. If Campbell remains above the 50% mark, [...]

Election Day for Gilchrist…

Tuesday, October 4th, 2005

Today is the special election in California’s 48th Congressional District. All eyes will on Constitution candidate Jim Gilchrist to see how strong support for his candidacy really is.

The election will almost certainly be headed for a run-off… but it will still be quite interesting to see how well Gilchrist performs today.

Special Election in Georgia…

Monday, October 3rd, 2005

It appears that the Constitution Party has a promising candidate in a County Commission race down in Georgia. Taken from a posting on the Georgia CP’s website…

Special Election - Heard County Commissioner Post 1 - November 8

Mr. Robert Daniel, Constitution Party candidate for Heard County Commissioner Post 1, has qualified in a special election [...]

Trouble inside the Constitution Party?

Monday, October 3rd, 2005

The following appears to be a letter of resignation from Janine Hansen, Western State Chairman of the Constitution Party. It was forwarded to us by someone who received it as a member of this Yahoo Group.

Janine Hansen
186 Ryndon Unit 12
Elko, Nevada 89801

September 9, 2005

Dear Chairman Clymer and Constitution Party Executive Committee,

This is my letter [...]

Moore Launches Bid for Governor

Monday, October 3rd, 2005

Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was fired in 2003 for disobeying a federal order to remove a Ten Commandments monument from a courthouse, said on Monday he would be a Republican candidate for governor of Alabama in 2006.

Moore has long been rumored as a potential Constitution Party candidate for President. One would [...]

Matching Funds for Green Council Candidate

Sunday, October 2nd, 2005

Looks like a little bit of good news for the NYC Green Party and candidate Robyn Sklar…

The Official Press Release:

The New York City Campaign Finance Board confirmed today that the Robyn Sklar for City Council campaign will be receiving matching funds.

“This is the first time in history that a Green Party candidate in District 26 [...]

I just got the strangest email…

Saturday, October 1st, 2005

I received this email earlier tonight and I have absolutely no idea what to make of it. It was sent to my address as well as 3 or 4 very minor third party general contact email addresses.

A search for his name doesn’t bring up much information, so I seriously doubt this is a [...]

LP Financial Crisis?

Saturday, October 1st, 2005

Check out this report written by George Phillies on the current state of the Libertarian Party’s fundraising activities…

http://www.smallgov.org/?p=93

It seems that September was the party’s worst month in over a decade.

Weicker to Challenge Lieberman?

Saturday, October 1st, 2005

Politics1 brings us this interesting story about a potential political comeback for former Governor Lowell Weicker…

In Connecticut, former US Senator and former Governor Lowell Weicker is sounding like a possible Indy candidate against US Senator Joe Lieberman (D) next year. Weicker, a liberal, served three terms in the US Senate as a Republican before being [...]