Category Archives: Presidential Campaign

20 Nov

Rocky De La Fuente Is Suing Arizona over Requirement that Independent Presidential Candidates Need Almost Twice as Many Signatures as New Parties

Back on July 20, 2016, independent presidential candidate Rocky De La Fuente filed a federal lawsuit against Arizona, over the number of signatures for an independent presidential candidate. The 2016 requirement for independents for president (and all other statewide office) was 35,514 signatures. The 2016 petition requirement for newly-qualifying parties was 20,119. De La Fuente […]

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09 Nov

Election 2016: How About You Whine a Little, Democrats?

Can someone please call a waaaahmbulance for Paul Krugman? At a little after 9pm on November 8, the economist and New York Times columnist fired the starting gun on America’s quadrennial whinefest: “Btw, Jill Stein has managed to play Ralph Nader,” he tweeted. “Without her Florida might have been saved.” Early the next morning, about […]

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08 Nov

Meet presidential candidates Rocky and Castle

WEAR — Sure you have heard of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Gary Johnson and Jill Stein but did you know there are two other candidates on the presidential ballot? Meet Darrell Castle and his running mate Scott Bradley. They are representing the Constitution Party in the 2016 presidential election. Castle is from Memphis Tennessee, his […]

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08 Nov

Presidential election headlines many choices today

The moment many people have been waiting for — the end of the election season — is right around the corner. Shakopee-area residents join people across the nation as the presidential race headlines Tuesday’s general election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Shakopee-area voters will see a total of nine choices […]

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08 Nov

East Robertson High holds mock election

East Robertson High School held mock elections for students in grades 6-8 on Thursday, Oct. 27, and for students in grades 9-12 on Tuesday, Nov. 1. All ERHS social studies teachers helped organized the events. During enrichment periods over the past two weeks, students studied and discussed the election process, campaigning, platforms and more. High […]

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08 Nov

High turnout anticipated for Tuesday election

The contents of this article have been modified since its original posting. On Tuesday, voters will finally head to the polls to cast ballots in the much-anticipated 2016 general election. Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said he’s hopeful Tuesday’s election will […]

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