Archive for November, 2005

I need your help…

Friday, November 4th, 2005

If you are a candidate or campaign worker involved in a race that ends next Tuesday, I want to hear your story and see your photos. Pictures of sign wavers, campaign events, the candidate talking to voters, or anything else you’ve got… send it on over!

Also, if you’re holding an election night party… please [...]

NYC Offers Video Voter Guide

Friday, November 4th, 2005

This New York City video voters guide is really an excellent way to hear the message of each of the candidates in next week’s city-wide races.

They include all of the minor party candidates, and give everyone equal time to state their case.

Jimmy McMillan, the “Rent is Too Damn High” Party mayoral candidate, is my personal [...]

Libertarian Wins Colorado Race

Friday, November 4th, 2005

On Tuesday, Libertarian Doug Anderson won a seat on the Lakewood, Colorado city council. The results from the Colorado LP’s website are:

Doug Anderson 2,780 votes - 40.6%
Tom Booher 2,663 votes - 38.9%
Rich Olver 952 votes - 13.9%
Walt Heidenfelder 454 votes - 6.6%

Potts Picks Up Endorsements

Friday, November 4th, 2005

Russ Potts, Republican State Senator and independent candidate for Governor of Virginia, has added a few new endorsements to his campaign. These come in the form of support for his transportation program.

Transportation and education have been the key themes of the Potts campaign, and the focus of most of their television advertising.

The Press Release [...]

News Bits…

Friday, November 4th, 2005

The California Libertarian Party has taken positions on next week’s ballot questions. In short, the party has endorsed all 3 of the governor’s reform proposals and rejected or taken no position on the other items. To read the detailed statement, click here.

The Fannie Lou Hamer Political Action Committee of Albany, NY has endorsed [...]

Disgraced Former Aide Turns Candidate?

Thursday, November 3rd, 2005

Well, this is kind of unfortunate…

From WJLA News:

He’s back, and he’s thinking about running for governor.

After months of silence, we’re hearing from Joseph Steffen, the aide to Governor Ehrlich who resigned in February after using an Internet message board to repeat rumors about Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley.

Steffen tells The Baltimore Sun that he’s considering a [...]

Green Endorsed in City Council Race

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

The Minneapolis Star Tribune has endorsed Green Party city council candidate Cam Gordon. This could wind up being a nice win for the party next week…

Voters have a tough choice in Ward 2’s Seward, Prospect Park and Cedar-Riverside neighborhoods, all clustered near the University of Minnesota. Both candidates are smart and capable. Our narrow [...]

Florida Libertarians Thwart Eminent Domain

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

Interesting bit published in the Sierra Times on the efforts of Libertarians in Florida to fight eminent domain…

The Free Congress Foundation has one word to describe Libertarians when they’re busy organizing coalitions to get things done: formidable.

Critics of the Libertarian Party, who focus on their modest if growing number of office-holders, are often unaware of [...]