Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Socialists second-largest party in Oklahoma?

This Oklahoma Gazette article on ballot access quotes a Common Cause official saying that, "the Socialists were the second-biggest party in Oklahoma for a while".

Richard Winger of Ballot Access News says this is an exaggeration, but he adds: "The Socialist Party got 20.8% of the gubernatorial vote in 1914", and "after the 1914 election, the Socialist Party had 6 state legislators in Oklahoma", compared to 22 Republicans.

Even if we weren't the second-largest party in the past, you can help make us the largest in the future!

Monday, June 8, 2009

Brian Moore Files Court Brief Against Mississippi

08 June 2009

Ballot Access News

"On June 8, Brian Moore, the 2008 Socialist Party presidential nominee, filed his brief in Moore v Hosemann, 09-60272, in the 5th circuit. The issue is whether the Secretary of State should have accepted the paperwork to put Moore on the ballot last year..."

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