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Jill Stein Wins Wisconsin Presidential Primary

Jill Stein won the Green Party presidential primary in Wisconsin yesterday, with a strong victory over Roseanne Barr and two other candidates. [...]

Wisconsin Presidential Primary Settled This Saturday

Only voters registered with the Green Party in Wisconsin can vote, and the ballots have to be submitted by mail, to arrive at Green Party headquarters this Saturday at the latest. It’s on Saturday, then, that the primary results will be calculated and announced. [...]

Newt Gingrich for President of the Moon

Newt Gingrich wants to be President so that he can build home for himself on the Moon? Fine. Let’s give it to him. Only, let’s not make him President of the United States of America. Let’s make Newt Gingrich President of the Moon, and then have the Russians ship him off on a Soyuz rocket to serve out his term there, in a capsule on the side of the crater, the ruler of all he can see. [...]

Americans Elect Director Christine Todd Whitman promotes Jon Huntsman, in Direct Violation of Bylaws

News Item: Christine Todd Whitman Joins the Board of Directors of Americans Elect – November 2011.

News Item:

Former New Jersey Gov. Christie Todd Whitman, who is leading a group to draft a third-party presidential candidate, is encouraging Jon Huntsman to make an independent bid for the White House.

“I would hope he would do [...]

Primary Obama Billboard Campaign Needs $1300 in 8 days

Would you like to see a billboard supporting a primary challenge from the left for Barack Obama? The funding effort to stick one up needs $1,300 more by the morning of May 10. Spread the word and pass the hat.

Feingold For President – The Best Liberal Christmas Present Ever

As a U.S. Senator, Russ Feingold has persisted in defending Americans’ constitutional rights when other members of Congress walked away from the fight. That makes Feingold a perfect representative of liberals who have become disenchanted with Barack Obama’s abandonment of progressive causes. [...]

Dump Obama, Primary Obama, Walk Away or Hijack?

There’s been a big to-do in the partisan Democratic blogosphere in the wake of Jeff Roby’s call for the formation and invigoration of a Dump Obama movement:

It is time to develop a tactical focus to our discontent. Now is the time to begin a Dump Obama movement. I hold to the following:

(1) The [...]

Progressive Independence Proposes Presidential Candidates Not Named Obama

At Progressive Independence, Jeff Roby has moved beyond his negative-themed call for progressives, liberals, socialists and other left-minded Americans to Dump Obama as President in 2012. Adopting a positive perspective, Roby has asked the important question: if Barack Obama is to have a primary challenger within the Democratic Party or a third party challenger in [...]

9-14 Primaries: When do polls close? Where can I find results?

UPDATE: If you’re looking for advice on how to find election results for the November 2, 2010 congressional elections, read here.

Delaware: polls close at 8 pm. Track official primary results at the Commissioner of Elections web page. Better unofficial results via Politico.

District of Columbia: polls close at 8 pm. Track primary results at [...]

In Swag Searches, GOP Attention Still Focused on McCain and Palin

This past March, I looked into the number of searches made by people looking for various forms of gear at CafePress featuring the names of various possible Republican presidential contenders for 2012. (If you log in to CafePress.com, you can find out how many people searched for bumper stickers, buttons or shirts for sale featuring [...]

Obama Opposes Democracy for Democrats in NY

Other Democrats are still considering challenging Gillibrand. Let’s see if they can withstand President Obama’s push to have the Democratic Party keep its hold on power by appointments rather than through elections. [...]