Category: Ballot Access

Activists Protest Exclusion from the Ballot

Originally posted at peaceandfreedom.org. on March 28, 2016. Fifteen people, mostly members of the Peace and Freedom Party of California, along with others concerned about ballot access and democracy, protested in front of the Ca. Secretary of State‚Äôs office in…

Key Date For Candidates

Originally posted at peaceandfreedom.org. on January 4, 2016. The following information applies to state offices and party central committees. The procedure and deadlines for the Presidential primary are different and are explained in this article. For a discussion of central…

Running for Office in 2016

Originally posted at peaceandfreedom.org. on December 14, 2015. The following is a general introduction to the processes for the coming 2016 election. Anyone seriously considering running for political office as a Peace and Freedom candidate is also advised to consult…

Become a Leader in the Peace and Freedom Party

By C. T. Weber Originally posted at peaceandfreedom.org. on December 14, 2015. See also this list of deadlines. Every organization needs to have a dedicated, hard working group of people to organize, build and help it grow. This is its…

Top Two Elections: Bad for Democracy

In June of this year your ballot changed dramatically. Except for the Presidential primary (which hasn’t changed), you no longer vote in a primary election for candidates to represent your political party in November. Instead, you vote on which two…