Independent Voters in New York City Will be Permitted to Choose a Reform Party Primary Ballot for Mayor

Ballot Access News The Reform Party is ballot-qualified in New York, and has decided to let independent voters participate in its Mayoral primary being held on September 12, 2017.  This will be the first time any party in New York has let independent voters vote in an actual primary.  Some years ago the Independence Party …

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New Registration Data for the United States

Ballot Access News The new national registration totals for the United States, in the 32 jurisdictions in which the voter registration form asks the applicant to choose a party, are: Democratic 44,706,349 (40.30%) Republican 32,807,417 (29.57%) independent & misc. 30,818,334 (27.78%) Libertarian 511,277 (.46%) Green 258,683 (.23%) Constitution 97,893 (.09%) Working Families 52,748 (.05%) Reform …

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New Kentucky Registration Data

Ballot Access News On July 18, the Kentucky State Board of Elections posted new voter registration data. The percentages: Democratic 50.57%; Republican 40.98%; Libertarian .24%; Green .05%; Constitution .01%; Socialist Workers .003%; Reform .003%; independent and miscellaneous 8.13%. The November 2016 percentages had been: Democratic 51.23%; Republican 40.47%; Libertarian .23%; Green .05%; Constitution .01%; Socialist Workers .003%; …

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New Delaware Registration Data

Ballot Access News The July 1, 2017 registration totals for Delaware can be seen at this link. The percentages: Democratic 47.29%; Republican 28.00%; Independent Party .83%; Libertarian .23%; Green .12%; American Delta .11%; Working Families .06%; Constitution .04%; Reform .01%; independent and miscellaneous 23.31%. The percentages in November 2016 were: Delaware 47.49%; Republican 28.03%; Independent Party …

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Updated New York Registration Data

Ballot Access News As of July 20, 2017, here is the New York registration data: Democratic 5,757,022; Republican 2,683,161; Independence 441,472; Conservative 146,278; Working Families 41,706; Green 26,138; Libertarian 6,463; Women’s Equality 3,186; Reform 1,473; other and independent 2,404,570. The new percentages are: Democratic 50.01%; Republican 23.31%; Independence 3.84%; Conservative 1.27%; Working Families .36%; Green …

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Working Families Party’s Nominations Process for New York City Mayor Will be Challenged

Ballot Access News New York state election law generally lets state party organizations file paperwork that permits members of other parties to enter that party’s primary. But the law explicitly says that for the three citywide offices in New York city, including Mayor, the paperwork must be filed by officers of the New York city …

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Epoch Times Publishes Story about Rocky De La Fuente

Ballot Access News The Epoch Times is a newspaper with circulation around the world, and is headquartered in New York city. Here is a lengthy and very favorable story about Rocky De La Fuente, who is currently seeking the Republican nomination for Mayor of New York city. The last part of the story does describe his presidential …

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New Louisiana Voter Registration Data

Ballot Access News Here is a current tally for voter registration in Louisiana, for all parties, qualified and unqualified alike. All the qualified parties increased their share of the registration since November 2016, except for the Democratic Party. The June 30 percentages for the qualified parties are: Democratic 44.07%; Republican 30.12%; Independent Party 1.94%; Libertarian .48%; Green …

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U.S. District Court in Texas Uphold’s “Sore Loser” Law as Applied to Presidential Independent Candidates

Ballot Access News On May 18, U.S. District Court Judge Robert Pitman, an Obama appointee, upheld Texas’ sore loser law as applied to presidential candidates. Kennedy v Pablos, w.d., 1:16cv-1047. The case had been filed in 2016 by Rocky De La Fuente, who had appeared on the Texas Democratic presidential primary ballot in March 2016, …

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Election Results in Two New York State Special Legislative Elections

Ballot Access News On May 23, New York held special elections to fill vacancies in the 30th State Senate district in Manhattan, and the 9th Assembly district on Long Island. The results are here. To see the Assembly election, toggle out of “Senate”. For the State Senate race in Manhattan, the results by party are: …

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