Daily Archives: December 24, 2015

The Constitution Party wants $53k for its lawsuit over SB54

File photo: Count My Vote volunteers work to collect signatures in October of 2013.by Ben Winslow

SALT LAKE CITY — In a new legal filing, the Constitution Party of Utah is asking taxpayers to shell out more than $53,000 for attorneys fees in fighting the state over a lawsuit over the so-called “Count My Vote compromise” law.

The Constitution Party said the costs were incurred joining the Utah Republican Party in its lawsuit against Senate Bill 54, which provides an alternative to candidates to get on the ballot by gathering signatures versus the caucus/convention system. The Utah GOP sued Governor Gary Herbert and the state, arguing it violated their First Amendment right to free association…

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Austin Petersen discusses presidential campaign platform

Austin Wade Petersen, a Libertarian Party presidential candidate, discusses his platform in the following video released December 23rd.

Libertarian Austin Petersen’s presidential campaign adds technology officer

From Libertarian Party presidential candidates Austin Wade Peteresen’s Facebook page:

On the same day, Petersen also filed to be on the Missouri Libertarian Party’s presidential primary ballot.

Lp.org: Early Christmas gift to LP

From LP.org:

Many thanks to Michael Chastain of Austin, Texas for contributing $24,000 to the LP recently. He contributed $4,000 for Oklahoma ballot access plus $20,000 to help finance a major project to distribute door hangers in 2016 featuring the World’s Smallest Political Quiz. Continue reading