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Salon: WATCH: Green Party candidate Jill Stein says she's not to blame for Trump's fluke victory, Democrats still doomed 2017-02-04 Fiery Green nominee makes a coherent case about the many failures of American democracy. But she'
The Nation.: Why the Green Party Continues to Demand Presidential Recounts 2016-12-21 Presidential recounts are not about changing election results. At least, that is not their primary purpose. At their core, recounts are about ensuring confidence in the integrity of the voting system.
AlterNet: Recount Fiascos Reveal the Profoundly Pathetic State of Voting in America 2016-12-15 The Pennsylvania legal fight continues, but lessons are learned about how states don't verify the vote.
KOKH FOX25: Green Party drops bid for statewide Pennsylvania recount 2016-12-04 MARC LEVY, Associated Press: The Green Party is dropping its court case seeking a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election. It had wanted to explore whether voting machines and systems had been hacked and the election result manipulated.
WOAI: Green Party's Stein files for Wisconsin recount 2016-11-26 ASSOCIATED PRESS: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has filed a request for a recount with Wisconsin election officials.
NOLA.com: Third-party candidates' impact on election has yet to be determined 2016-11-09 With voter distrust of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at record highs, 2016 seemed poised for a third-party candidate to take advantage – and a decent chunk of the vote. | Early results showed Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein, combined, pulling 5 percent or less of the vote in most states in early returns; Johnson had won more support in his home state of New Mexico.
KOB.com: New Mexico picks Clinton in presidential race 2016-11-09 New Mexico's five electoral votes went to Hillary Clinton, according to projections from NBC News.
New Mexico Political Report: Libertarians one step closer to major party status in NM 2016-11-08 The Libertarian Party of New Mexico's membership numbers are now high enough to qualify the group for major party status. Now that determination lies on how many votes former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson receives on election night in the state. If Johnson wins five percent of the vote in New Mexico, the state's Libertarian […]
Breitbart News: Exclusive–Breitbart/Gravis Swing State Poll Roundup: Florida, New Mexico, Virginia, North Carolina and Michigan 2016-11-07 These Breitbart/Gravis five swing state polls show a nation in flux as America's 2016 presidential election ends Tuesday night.
Daily Utah Chronicle: Third Party and Independent Candidates for the 2016 Presidential Election 2016-11-07 Although no third party or independent candidate has carried a state since 1968, dissatisfaction with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump..
KOB.com: Poll: Trump, Clinton in dead heat for New Mexico votes 2016-11-07 The survey shows 46 percent of those polled in favor of Clinton, with 44 percent in favor of Trump. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson received 6 percent in the survey, with Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein receiving 1 percent. Two percent of those polled indicated another candidate, and less than one percent remain undecided.
Liberation: In Albuquerque HS student vote, landslide win for La Riva 2016-11-07 Liberation Staff: Members of the PSL presented its party platform and candidates Gloria La Riva and Dennis Banks. They participated in a faculty-organized debate with campaign representatives from five of the eight certified parties on the ballot in New Mexico. | When the floor was opened up to student questions, an LGBTQ student fired the first shot in what became a student body war waged against the Republican party reps.
Portland Tribune: Libertarian Gary Johnson woos younger voters 2016-11-04 Gary Johnson is unlikely to win the presidency himself, but on a campaign swing Thursday night in Portland, he said he offers a better alternative to either of the major-party candidates. | Johnson said Americans as a whole will lose no matter whether the Democratic or Republican nominee wins Tuesday. | To reporters before the rally, Johnson speculated that one or more lawsuits could focus on sexual assault after the Oct.
Fox 2 Detroit: FOX 2 Mitchell Poll: Clinton's lead stays at 3 percent over Trump in Michigan 2016-11-03 EAST LANSING, Michigan — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton maintained her 3 percent lead last night according to the latest Fox 2 Detroit/ Mitchell Poll of Michigan. In the four-way ballot question that includes Libertarian Party candidate former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein, it is Clinton 47% – Trump 44% – Johnson 4% – Stein 3% while 2% are undecided. Clinton has a 5 percent lead…
The National Business Review: Hillary hanging on by a finger nail 2016-11-02 The state of the horse race, with less than a week to go. Trump has all the momentum. Trends among the 31m early voters.
The State News: Jill Stein and Gary Johnson hold third party candidate forum 2016-10-31 Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate and Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party candidate will hold a presidential forum that will be broadcast on PBS.
The Miami Hurricane: Third-party voters stand by their candidates despite unlikely win 2016-10-27 Amidst the bulk of supporters for major presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, a few students at the University of Miami are voting for third-party candidates. While each student has specific reasons for supporting these candidates, the general consensus is the same: the current major candidates gunning for the White House are unacceptable.
New Mexico Political Report: Johnson run could push NM Libertarian Party into major party status 2016-10-26 New Mexico could see a Libertarian primary election on the same day as the Democratic and Republican primaries in 2018. That will depend on the outcome of this year's presidential election and if the state's Libertarian Party can boost its membership numbers. Currently the Libertarian Party is considered a minor party in New Mexico, along […]
New Mexico In Depth: The challenges of wooing a diverse Latino vote in 2016 2016-10-14 Those who watch the Latino vote closely note Latinos tend to vote at significantly lower rates than non-Hispanic whites in presidential elections. They wonder if that will change this year despite the fact that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump maligns Mexican immigrants while Democrat Hillary Clinton woos Spanish-language voters.
The Inquisitr: Who Is Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson? What Does He Stand For, And Can He Win? 2016-10-13 Who is Gary Johnson? What does he stand for and, equally important, can he win? A third-party presidential candidate in 2016, Gary Johnson represents the Libertarian Party and his name has become more widely known than either Green Party candidate Jill Stein or independent conservative candidate Evan McMullin. | Gary Johnson began a lucrative financial career when he founded a construction subcontracting company in the 1970s.
Philly.com: Third-party alternatives to Trump, Clinton lose support as election nears 2016-10-08 If ever a third-party presidential candidate was going to break out and shake the U.S. political system to its core, it seemed that 2016 could have been the year.
The Racquet: Viewpoint: Third party voting in upcoming Presidential Election 2016-10-04 Whitney Storvick: With an election as infuriating as this year's, more and more people are talking about third party voting. Yes, there are more candidates running for President of the United States than Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Former New Mexico governor and Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson as well as physician and Green Party candidate Jill Stein are actively campaigning to be Commander in Chief. Given our choices, I understand the desire…
Newsmax: Poll: Gary Johnson Could Win New Mexico, Create Electoral College Deadlock 2016-10-03 Gary Johnson is riding high in New Mexico, according to a new poll — so much so that he could even best Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the November presidential election, a top numbers-cruncher says.
Chicago Tribune: How to say this nicely? Both third-party candidates would be terrible presidents. 2016-09-30 Catherine Rampell: Both third-party candidates would be horrible presidents.
The National Memo: Aleppo, Arrests, And The Danger Of Third Parties 2016-09-30 Gary Johnson is on the ballot in all fifty states, competing with the major party nominees for your vote.
The Detroit News: Poll: Gary Johnson cuts into Trump's Michigan coalition 2016-09-30 Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is starting to hurt Donald Trump's campaign in Michigan — and Republican leaders know it. | Johnson, a former Republican governor of New Mexico, is cutting into Trump's potential pool of voters in a four-way race with Democrat Hillary Clinton and Green Party candidate Jill Stein, according to a new poll conducted Tuesday and Wednesday for The Detroit News and WDIV-TV.