Louisiana has not had any minor party nominees for Congress on the ballot, with the party label, since 1972. But this year, under the newly liberalized law passed in 2004, Libertarian candidates for Congress will be on the ballot with … Continue reading
Some people think that because U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman is now the nominee of a new party in Connecticut, that he can’t possibly still be a registered Democrat. However, he is still a registered Democrat. Only eleven states prohibit someone … Continue reading
On August 9, the deadline, U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman turned in approximately 18,000 signatures, to qualify to be on the November ballot as the nominee of the “Connecticut for Lieberman Party”. The requirement is 7,500.
On August 9, California Superior Court Judge Gail Ohanesian refused to place several major party nominees on the November ballot. Sonoma County Republican Party v McPherson, 06-cs-01078, Sacramento. The candidates had each polled a substantial number of write-ins in the … Continue reading
On August 8, a lower state court judge in West Virginia upheld the state’s early May petition deadline (for all minor party and independent candidates other than presidential candidates). McClure v Manchin, 04-c-2197, Kanawha Co. Circuit Court. The case will … Continue reading
On August 8, Tom DeLay announced that he is withdrawing his name from the Texas general election ballot, for U.S. House, 22nd district. It is likely that the Texas Republican Party will now launch a write-in candidate. The only names … Continue reading