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Power of the Ballot Debate Watch Party and Comedy Show Set Off GOTV Mobilization Efforts with Celebrity Talents BPhlat, Erin Jackson...
ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Call it the calm before the midterm election storm. Georgia Black Women's Roundtable (GA BWR) treated staff, volunteers, local and national leaders, and members of the community to a night filled with tasty food, great company, and a lot of laughter when they hosted a Power of the Ballot Debate Watch Party and Comedy Show this past Friday, October 14 at IBEW Local 613.
Dan Robin, Attorney General Candidate in Illinois, Offers Best Possible Challenge to President Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dan Robin, Libertarian Party (LP) candidate for Illinois Attorney General (AG), intends to file a lawsuit against the student loan servicers for fraud if they follow President Biden's forgiveness plans. Daniel K. Robin of Schaumburg is an attorney with 45 years of experience. He is running for Attorney General to make Illinois into a refuge of liberty.
Politics: L.A. Sheriff Villanueva’s Reelection Campaign Releases New Campaign Video and Fundraising Numbers
SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The campaign to re-elect Sheriff Alex Villanueva announces the launch of its new campaign video airing across local Los Angeles TV stations and online. Additional endorsements this month include: The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 13 workers Union Local and the El Monte Police Officers Association.
ATLANTA, Ga., May 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Helen Butler, executive director of the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda (GCPA), issued the following statement about election integrity during the Georgia Primary on May 24, 2022.
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York Young Elite Association (NYYEA) hosted a fundraiser for New York State Governor candidate and Congressman Tom Suozzi at the Penn Club on March 30th. Over 50 attendees spanning political, business, and academic sectors gathered together and discussed with Suozzi his views and insights on political and social issues.
SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The campaign to re-elect Sheriff Alex Villanueva will hold its kick off rally this Saturday, March 26 in Santa Fe Springs. The rally is the first of several planned over the next several months. The Santa Fe Springs office will be the first of several campaign offices throughout L.A. County.
Campaign to Re-Elect L.A. Sheriff Villanueva in 2022 Announces First Endorsements and Diverse Campaign Staff in Advance of June Primary
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The campaign to re-elect Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced via social media its first set of major endorsers today, including Gloria Romero, former State Senator and Majority Leader of the California State Senate. Sheriff Villanueva was elected in 2018 on a campaign of "reform, rebuild and restore."
LINCOLNTON, Ga., March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After several attempts by the Lincoln County Board of Elections to reduce the number of polling places in Lincoln County Georgia, the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda and other voting rights groups were elated that the voice of the voters was heard and their efforts to stop the board from closing seven locations to create one was successful.
WHEELING, W.Va., Jan. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tuesday the 18th in a YouTube post about the Candidate visiting Pool's Castle. Tim Pool runs a popular podcast, more popular than CNN. He has the power to help promote an unknown Congressional candidate like the one running in his District, Craig Roberts.
PRESS CONFERENCE WED. JAN. 19, 2022: Coalition of Voting Rights Activists Will Deliver Petition to Stop Lincoln County from Eliminating All...
ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the U.S. Senate continues to discuss voting rights amid national efforts to disenfranchise voters, the new Lincoln County Board of Elections will vote Wed. Jan. 19, 2022 on whether to close all polling places except one. A coalition of voting rights activists will present a petition to the board at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 19, and a press conference will follow. The petition drive was coordinated by the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda (The Peoples Agenda) among others.
Janet D. Foster Announces 2022 Campaign for California Assembly in Newly Formed District, Greater Long Beach Area
LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Janet D. Foster, elected member of the Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee representing Assembly District 70, political advocate and healthcare leader, today announced her intention to run for California Assembly representing the newly drawn district in the greater Long Beach area that likely includes Long Beach, Signal Hill, Catalina Island and parts of Carson.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced today that his campaign for his reelection has raised over $1.25 million. Sheriff Villanueva has just under $1M on hand and raised over $900k in 2021. Sheriff Villanueva's strong fundraising lead has come from thousands of donors across LA County.
Can a Comedian Named ‘Satan’ Join Congress? CA Congressional Candidate Steve Hill Says He’s an American Patriot
PALMDALE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Steve Hill, a former Marine, retired peace officer and self-described, part-time "activist comic" known as "Satan" is running for 27th congressional district to rid the region of political corruption. He explains he chose the "Satan" moniker as a symbol of rebellion against entrenched, overly-comfortable authority.
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Monday December 13, 2021, Conservative Activist, Award-Winning Television Journalist, and Realtor Carmen Maria Montiel filed to run for US Congress, Texas District 18, in the March 2022 Republican Primary.
Good and SMART America First Republican Patriot announces primary campaign run for West Virginia’s 1st District against a ‘sellout loser RINO’
WHEELING, W.Va., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pro-Cannabis Republican Candidate for Congress, Craig "X" Roberts, The General Pharmer, was sitting on his hotel balcony overlooking the Caribbean Sea when an FBI agent from Wheeling West Virginia called his cell phone. The agent wanted to know about January 6 insurrection and the events that took place at the U.S. Capitol.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- NYC Mayoral Candidate Cleopatra Fitzgerald says: "No One Is Above The Law." Lady Cleopatra asks: Courts, Judges, Attorneys or others in higher office to please put attention to the issues that need justifiable laws or alterations as history and the present shows there are tyrannical laws bringing about disruption and decline whereas prosperous laws deliver harmony and order.
ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georgia voters head to the polls, and some cities may need runoff elections this month. To educate citizens about alternatives to this system, Better Ballot Georgia, Inc (BBGa), an all-volunteer, Georgia non-profit proclaims November to be "No More Runoffs Month."
HOPKINS, Minn., Oct. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Citizens 4 Stiele, Sam Stiele recently announced formulation of Raspberry Fund Scholarship. Mentoring is one of the most important actions we can take to support a strong city for years to come. Throughout my campaign, I have shared that a focus during my mayoral term will be mentoring others to lead in the future.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to New York City's Mayoral candidate, Cleopatra Fitzgerald, "National and international security are indispensable for the safety of citizens, tourists, immigrants and residents," and she's bringing some injustices to light. She knows that creating agencies, departments, sectors, industries and infrastructures are global governments' approach to developing coordination, but they don't always work.
UNIVERSAL CITY, Texas, Oct. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- I am excited to announce my candidacy as a Republican in the 28th U.S. Congressional District of Texas. I'm running for Congress because I'm sick of illegal immigrants pouring into our country. I'm tired of the caravans swarming our border. I don't like illegal alien criminals putting my family or yours, at risk.
HOPKINS, Minn., Sept. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sam Stiele announces "We Lean Local" Platform. A lot of people talk about politics and reflect on what is happening nationally. Local government impacts our lives perhaps more than any other vote we cast. When you think about who is at the helm in local government those are the people planning future city needs.
TIGARD, Ore., Sept. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nick Hess, local business owner and entrepreneur, announced today his candidacy for the Republican nomination as Oregon Governor for the 2022 election. Mr. Hess is running as a moderate, fiscal conservative in hopes of bringing Oregonians together.
HOPKINS, Minn., Aug. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Citizens 4 Stiele announced today candidacy of Sam Stiele for mayor of Hopkins. "I didn't see a mayoral candidate that represented me," Stiele said in a statement. "We need someone who knows this town inside and out. Hopkins needs a leader who believes that progress is a balancing act, one who offers open communication."
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., July 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A tenacious fighter, attorney, mother and anti-child trafficking advocate, Melissa Martz hit the streets three months ago to garner community support for Florida's 18th Congressional District. Her first quarter FEC filings show she did just that by raising $202,000.
Attorney, Mother and Child Advocate Melissa Martz Announces Bid for Florida’s 18th Congressional District
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A tenacious fighter, attorney, mother and anti-child sex trafficking advocate, Melissa Martz begins her congressional campaign to unseat U.S. Congressman Brian Mast in 2022. A main tenet of her platform is to protect the inalienable rights and innate value of each individual in District 18, which covers parts of Port St. Lucie, Fort Pierce, Stuart, Jupiter and Palm Beach.
Georgia Black Women’s Roundtable Break from Battling Voter Suppression to Honor Valiant Women of the Vote
ATLANTA, Ga., April 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the ongoing efforts of many leaders to suppress the voices of Georgia residents, Black and Brown voters turned out in record numbers, electing the most diverse leadership in the state's history. The Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda's women's network, Georgia Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) recognized the historic leadership of local Black women.
The country’s most successful non-partisan congressional candidate Michael Moore announces 2022 campaign
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In 2020 Michael Moore challenged incumbent Democrat Ilhan Omar for Minnesota's fifth congressional district. Moore was the only U.S. congressional candidate in the country facing both a Republican and Democratic candidate who received more than 9% of the general election vote. Today Moore's campaign announced they will again challenge Omar.
ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - MEDIA ADVISORY -- Just a day before they must fight in court against the purging of Georgia voters, the Transformative Justice Coalition and Rainbow PUSH Coalition will join the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda, community leaders and organizers from across the state for a press conference to kick-off the John Lewis "Good Trouble" March and Votercades to mobilize voters for the U.S. Senate runoff races and Public Service Commission race on Jan 5, 2021.
NEW YORK., N.Y., Dec. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cleopatra Fitzgerald is a New York City native and she's announcing her 2021 run for mayor. The Cleopatra Fitzgerald For The Five Boroughs campaign message is: "Back to life to real solutions."
Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda Expands GOTV Activities for Georgia Senate Runoff Amid Ongoing Efforts to Disenfranchise Black Voters
ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ongoing efforts to suppress and invalidate the voices of Black voters in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Georgia have galvanized the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples' Agenda (Peoples' Agenda), Clayton County Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) and other groups to register, educate and mobilize voters for the upcoming Senate runoff elections.
Royse Events to Host the 2020 California Statewide Candidates Forum on Oct 10: The Future of California
MENLO PARK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Royse Events LLC, a nonpartisan organizer of technology and policy events, today announced its upcoming 2020 California Statewide Candidates Forum. The CASC Forum will provide a virtual platform for candidates from across the state to briefly share their vision for California's future.
MONROE, La., Aug. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Phillip Snowden Campaign announces, mentor and retired engineer, Phillip Snowden on August 29, 2020 will officially announce his candidacy to represent the hard-working people of Louisiana's 5th Congressional District. The announcement will occur at 11 a.m. in his childhood home of Dubach, Louisiana near the Hamilton Warehouse Event Center (124 Hico Street).
EIDSON, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blair Walsingham, Democratic Congressional nominee in Tennessee's 1st District will award two "Freedom Grants," $500/month for one year to district residents. Walsingham says that her Freedom Grant, not dependent upon a vote for her, is intended to "empower individuals to move beyond survival."
HARLEM, N.Y., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- District Leader Oz Sultan announced today that he is the reformed Republican candidate for New York's 30th District for State Senate. Sultan, a Harlem resident, has gone from a Harlem Resident to a District Leader for the 70th Assembly.
Stand Up Delaware’s Reopen Schools Committee has submitted a White Paper to Governor Carney and Secretary of Education Susan Bunting
DOVER, Del., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stand Up Delaware, a Facebook group launched on April 13, 2020 by two special needs mothers, Lisa McCulley and Didi Figueroa, has formed a "Reopen Schools Committee" for the purpose of composing and launching a White Paper with a common sense, scientific, feasible approach to reopening our schools in Delaware.
EIDSON, Tenn., June 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blair Walsingham, candidate for US Congress TN District 1, announced today an endorsement by former presidential candidate Andrew Yang and his non-profit, Humanity Forward. Yang's campaign focused on Human Capitalism and Universal Basic Income, inspiring a movement to end partisan politics and seek solutions driven by data.
Healthcare Executive SHEILA CHERFILUS-MCCORMICK, J.D. Qualifies for the August Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings
MIRAMAR, Fla., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, J.D., Democratic candidate for Florida's 20th Congressional District announces she has qualified for the upcoming Democratic Primary against Incumbent Alcee Hastings who is in his 3rd year of aggressive treatment for late stage pancreatic cancer. Mrs. McCormick is the CEO of Trinity Healthcare Services, a home health company with offices in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
SUN CITY WEST, Ariz., April 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bob Olsen announced that he is running for the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Arizona's 8th Congressional district. "I think of representing the people of Arizona in Congress as the culmination of my life's work," stated Olsen.
Climate Action Group, 350 Bay Area Action Creating Climate Report Cards for California and Local Candidates
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Climate action group 350 Bay Area Action today announced climate report cards, to be issued for 2020 Bay Area candidates for the California Assembly and the state Senate. Local candidates in crucial city council and supervisorial races will also be rated.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women and the Vote NYS announces that a new initiative, timed to coincide with the 19th Amendment Centennial, is being launched to develop a mobile-friendly online database with interactive map of gravesites across New York State of the suffragists who worked tirelessly to bring about women's right to vote.
AVONDALE ESTATES, Ga., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2019 Candidate for Mayor and former City Manager Clai Brown has issued the following statement to ensure Avondale Estates citizens have access to facts on matters that may determine their November 5 election-day decisions about the future of their unique city and community.
WASHINGTON D.C., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An Assembly of 600 citizen-delegates is being established by NewUnity.Org and it is expected to eventually become a third-chamber of Congress via constitutional amendment, creating a tri-cameral legislature. The first session of the Assembly is scheduled to start in early 2020. Any U.S. citizen over the age of 18 can be a delegate to the Assembly, provided they satisfy some eligibility requirements.
Air Force Pilot and Trump National Security Council Advisor August Pfluger Announces Campaign for TX-11
SAN ANGELO, Texas, Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, August Pfluger (R-San Angelo) announced his campaign to represent Texas' 11th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. For nearly 20 years, Pfluger has served his country as an elite F-22 fighter pilot, a decorated Air Force officer, and most recently, as a key national security advisor to President Trump.
SAN ANGELO, Texas, Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Donald Eugene Lowe respects politics. He was a 2016 presidential candidate, but this time around he's hoping to run on the Democratic ticket. He considers himself a "man of the people," not "for the people" and believes he's "a better choice."
Mitchell T. Tracy, Republican Candidate for Clark County Commissioner District F Says Democrats Insert RINO Republican into Race
LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mitchell T. Tracy, Republican candidate for Clark County Commissioner District F is fed up. He says that Tisha Black, a Harry Reid Democrat, is running on the Republican Party ticket, but she's a 'never Trump Republican' who is going up against him, an authentic pro Trump, Reagan conservative.
Bonneville GOP Legislative District sends nominees to replace Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis to Idaho Gov C.L. Butch Otter
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Sept. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Republican Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis of Legislative District 33 was sworn in as U.S. Attorney for the State of Idaho on September 22, 2017, creating a vacancy in the state Senate when Senator Davis resigned on September 21, 2017, the Bonneville County Republican Central Committee announced today.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, Sept. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bonneville County Republican Central Committee has set the Idaho Falls City Council Forum on October 4 at 6:30 p.m. and the Mayoral Forum October 5 at 6:30 p.m. All forums will be held at the Bonneville County Commissioner's Chamber at 605 North Capital Ave., Idaho Falls, Idaho.
SAN ANGELO, Texas, June 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Four years ago, Donald Eugene Lowe launched his presidential campaign and ran for president in 2016. Today, he continues to be dismayed by the direction of the country and maintains his position that he is the right choice for president of the United States in 2020.
Candidate Donald Eugene Lowe Says He Could Still Stop President-Elect Donald Trump Based on Loopholes
SAN ANGELO, Texas, Nov. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No matter party affiliation, everyone can agree that this year's elections were heart-pumping. And for Donald Eugene Lowe, it might have even been a bit more so. Why? To date, he says that he is the first person in history to become a President-Elect Alternate. It's the law - a combination of many, in fact.
Libertarian Railroad Commission Candidate Mark Miller Wants Voters to Declare Independence from Two-Party Rule
AUSTIN, Texas, July 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Texas Libertarian Candidate Dr. Mark Miller urges voters to declare independence from two-party rule. With Govs. Gary Johnson and Bill Weld representing the Libertarian Party at the top of the ballot this year, the next highest contest in Texas will be the statewide election of Texas Railroad Commission, for which Miller is running.