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NY Green, Libertarian Gov Candidates in Debate with D, R candidates tonight
Email from Mark Axinn:
This is it!
8:00 p.m. tonight (Eastern Daylight Time), Wednesday, Ocotober 22 (right about exactly the time I am posting this -p).
Libertarian candidate Michael McDermott debates Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo, Republican challenger Rob Astorino and Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins in Buffalo, New York.… Read more ...
Evan Falchuk Sues to Regain Spot in Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debate of October 27
On October 22, Evan Falchuk, gubernatorial nominee of the United Independent Party of Massachusetts, filed a lawsuit in state court, seeking to regain his invitation to the October 27 debate. See this story. The basis for the lawsuit is breach of contract.
A man jumped the White House fence but was immediately apprehended, the Secret Service said.
Bob Helland Responds to Rep. Simon?s Election Reform Proposals
Bob Helland is the Independence Party of Minnesota’s candidate for Secretary of State. From the candidate’s tumblr:
Today, DFL candidate Steve Simon released what he calls ?Next Generation Election Reform Proposals?.
He made two proposals that he would work towards passing legislation in support of.
1. Automated DVS Registration
Independent Shogan Polling at 8% in Colorado U.S. Senate Race
From Austin Cassidy at Uncovered Politics:
Dr. Steve Shogan, an independent candidate for U.S. Senate in Colorado, is polling at 8% in the latest Quinnipiac survey. Shogan is a neurosurgeon and attorney. He served on the Colorado Boxing Commission from 2001 to 2013.
The Times's David E. Sanger remembers a conversation with Ben Bradlee about an article in The Times.
Independent Candidate Chris Stockwell Lays Out Full Platform in New E-Book
Stockwell just authored the e-book, Forward Together: Moving Beyond Polarization and Gridlock in Washington, DC. The introduction by journalist and author Linda Killian describes Stockwell?s candidacy as ?an effort that is worthy to be remembered.?
A key ingredient in Stockwell?s platform, as laid out in his book, is economic recovery.… Read more ...
Independent in U.S. House Race in Maine is Polling Ahead of the Republican
From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:
According to this story, a poll for the Maine U.S. House race, First District, shows that although the Democratic incumbent is far in the lead, the independent in the race is outpolling the Republican nominee. The results are: Democrat Chellie Pingree 51.4%; independent Richard Murphy 10.4%; Republican Isaac Misiuk 8.7%; undecided 29.5%.… Read more ...
Blogger Joshua Evans Reports on Libertarian Party of Massachusetts Convention
Packing into the dining hall of Tweed?s Restaurant and Pub in Worcester, Libertarian stalwarts from across the Commonwealth assembled over this past weekend to continue their push to change the Massachusetts state government.… Read more ...
As a young reporter, interviewing for a job with Ben Bradlee was momentous, intimidating and always memorable. My turn came in 1988.
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