Kentucky is one of only two states with no statewide offices up this year (North Carolina is the other one). August 8 is the last deadline for minor party and independent candidates in Kentucky. In the six Kentucky U.S. House … Continue reading
Between May 1 and August 7, Democratic registration in Connecticut increased by 28,886 voters. There were 14,506 voters who changed from “independent” to “Democratic”, plus 14,380 newly registered voters who registered as Democrats. That’s an increase of almost 5% in … Continue reading
on August 7, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia refused to assist the Texas Republican Party, in its lawsuit to let Congressman Tom DeLay resign and be replaced by a new Republican nominee. Since the U.S. Supreme Court is not … Continue reading
Nebraska defines “party” to be a group that either circulated a petition signed by 1% of the last gubernatorial vote, or a group that polled 5% in the preceding election. In 2004, the Constitution Party was on the ballot in … Continue reading
Max Linn, Reform Party candidate for Governor of Florida, kicked off his campaign on August 6 with a pledge to spend $1,000,000 of his own money on the campaign.
On August 5-6, the Michigan Green Party, which is ballot-qualified, nominated its candidates. Doug Campbell was nominated for Governor, and David Sole for U.S. Senator. There are twelve U.S. Senate races this year that are considered somewhat competitive. Of those, … Continue reading