Monthly Archives: January 2010
On January 13, the Executive Director of the South Carolina Democratic Party sent a letter to Brian Doyle, who wants to run in this year’s Democratic primary for U.S. House, 3rd district. The incumbent in that seat is not running for re-election. The letter says, “Brian: As I am sure you are aware, the Party […]
New London, Connecticut Daily Newspaper Editorial Calls for Eliminating Discriminatory Parts of Public Funding Law
The New London, Connecticut newspaper The Day has this editorial, calling on the Connecticut legislature to eliminate the parts of the state’s public funding law that discriminates against candidates who are not Democrats or Republicans.
The California Secretary of State has assigned proposition numbers to the six statewide ballot measures that will be on the ballot on June 8, 2010. The “top-two open primary”, which was put on the ballot by the legislature, will be Proposition 14. Thanks to Calitics for this news. The ballot measure for public funding of […]
TIME Magazine has this story on the Independence Day Party of Vermont, which plans to run a gubernatorial candidate and at least 7 candidates for the State Senate this year. Thanks to several people who sent me the link.
Sudan is preparing for its first free democratic presidential election in 24 years. Unfortunately, presidential candidates are being kept off the ballot due to ballot access petition technicalities. See this story.
On January 28, the Illinois Supreme Court issued an order putting a Republican candidate for the Illinois legislature back on the ballot. Cynthia Hebda is a Republican running for State House, 59th district, which includes part of Lake County and part of Cook County. Before she decided to run, she had signed the petition to […]