Saturday, January 12, 2013

Constitution Party and Socialist Party Legislative Nominees in Indiana did Suprisingly Well

12 January 2013 

By Richard Winger 
Ballot Access News

"The Socialist Party ran two legislative nominees, both in the Indianapolis area. In the 39th House district, the state chair of the Socialist Party, John Strinka, polled 9.77% in a two-person race. The Socialist Party, before 2012, had last had legislative candidates on the ballot in Indiana in 1946, and none of the 1946 candidates polled more than .4%. Also in 2012, Socialist Party nominee Ronald Haldeman polled 3.35% in a two-person race against a Democrat. He probably would have done better, but he was running in a black majority district with a black incumbent, and Haldeman is white...."

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Pat Noble, 19-Year-Old Socialist, Takes New Jersey School Board Seat

7 January 2013

 By John Celock
The Huffington Post

"A 19-year-old socialist took office last week as the member of a local school board in New Jersey.

Pat Noble, a pharmacy clerk, was sworn-in as a member of the Red Bank Regional High School Board of Education after defeating an incumbent in November's election, reported. Noble is the founder of the Socialist Party of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, which seeks to promote socialist ideals in the two Jersey shore counties...."

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Saturday, January 5, 2013

19-year-old Socialist takes seat on Red Bank Regional's Board of Education

5 January 2013

By Rob Spahr

"In March 2011, Noble helped co-found the Socialist Party of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. And then he spent the better part of the last two years campaigning, first for Freeholder then for Board of Education.

'You reach more people, more quickly when you win an election,' said Noble, whose father, Peter, is a member of the Board of Education for the Red Bank Borough Public Schools. 'People would rather hear from a candidate than some guy on a street corner, especially on socialism when a majority of them are capitalists.'

Now, Noble said he plans to stand up for his socialist beliefs as a member of the Red Bank Regional school board...."

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Thursday, January 3, 2013

19-Year-Old Becomes RBR's Newest BOE Member

The Red Bank resident, who ran with the backing of the Socialist Party USA, defeated incumbent Nilsa Samol in November's election. 

3 January 2013

By Amy Byrnes
Red Bank-Shrewbury Patch (NJ)

"A 19-year-old Red Bank resident joined two returning members Wednesday night to be sworn in as members of the Red Bank Regional Board of Education.

Patrick Noble, who ran as the 'socialist candidate' in November, took the oath for a three-year-term along with Michael N. Megill of Little Silver and Randy Mendelson of Shrewsbury...."

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