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Florida’s 18th Congressional District: Melissa Martz’s Campaign Finishes Q1-21 with Strong Grassroots Support

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Melissa Martz begins her congressional campaign to unseat Florida U.S. Congressman Brian Mast in 2022

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

GA Black Women’s Roundtable Takes Break from Battling Voter Suppression to Honor Valiant Women of the Vote

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 US congressional candidate Michael Moore launches 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.

GA Media Advisory: Kick-Off of John Lewis Good Trouble Marches and Votercades Through Georgia

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 City Mayoral Candidate Campaigns for Back to Life to Real Solutions

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 Among Disenfranchised 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.

On October 10, Royse Events to Host 2020 California Statewide Candidates Forum: The Future of California

MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Phillip Snowden Campaign Formally Announces His Run for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District

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).

Tennessee’s 1st Democratic Nominee Blair Walsingham Announces her ‘Freedom Grant’

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."

Oz Sultan Announces Campaign for New York’s 30th District Senate Seat

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.

Public Policy Action Group, Stand Up Delaware’s Reopen Schools Committee submits White Paper to Gov. Carney and Secy. of Education 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.

Candidate Walsingham and Yang Team up to Promote Basic Income in Tennessee

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 in Florida

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.

Bob Olsen Announces 2020 Democratic Candidacy for Arizona Congressional District 8

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.

350 Bay Area Action Creating 2020 Climate Report Cards for California and Local Candidates

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Women and The Vote NYS Initiative Honors State Suffragists, coincides with the 19th Amendment Centennial

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 Mayoral Candidate Clai Brown Refutes Disinformation for 2019 Campaign

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.

NewUnity.Org Offers Real Change: Expanding Congress to Include a Citizens Assembly

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 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.

Deon D. Jenkins, a Calif. Democrat, Announces 2020 Run for President on Platform of Reparations

VALLEJO, Calif., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Deon D. Jenkins, also known as grass roots hip hop organizer Alpha Leo, announced today that he has filed with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) as a Democratic Presidential Candidate in California, for the 2020 election.

Donald Eugene Lowe is A New Face in the 2020 POTUS Democratic Race

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."

Republican Candidate for Clark County Nevada Commissioner 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.

City of La Mesa California offers Official Proclamation in Support of Ferret Legalization in State

LA MESA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mayor Mark Arapostathis and all members of the La Mesa City Council issued a proclamation on November 9 urging the California State Legislature to pass ferret legalization legislation, non-profit Legalize Ferrets announced today.

Bonneville GOP Legislative District sends nominees to replace Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis to Governor 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.

Bonneville GOP in Idaho City Announces City Candidate Forum on Oct. 5

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.

Dr. Don Harte and the National ‘Health Care’ Debate: A Loss of Health AND Liberty

CORTE MADERA, Calif., July 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist and former Libertarian State Senate candidate, is offended by the current debate on so-called "health care," and thinks that you should be, too. "This is a created, an imagined problem of government being responsible for propping up an already highly profitable industry - Medicine," according to Dr. Harte.

Mr. Donald Lowe Ramps up his 2020 Presidential Campaign as the Right Choice

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.

Still in the Race! Donald Eugene Lowe Says He Could Still ‘Stop’ President-Elect 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.

World’s Largest Participation Trophy for Donald Trump Campaign Run Dedicated in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Oct. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A nine-foot-tall trophy featuring a large gold and sienna head of Donald J. Trump on a gilded plinth is scheduled to be dedicated in Las Vegas next month before the election. The monumental statue, believed to be the World's Largest Participation Trophy, in honor of Donald Trump's presidential run, was sculpted by the commissioned artist Daniel Edwards. The dedication is scheduled for November 4 ,2016, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

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.

Local Republicans Censure Representative Tom Hackbarth

OAK GROVE, Minn., June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Senate District 31 Republican Executive Board unanimously agreed upon a vote of no confidence in Representative Tom Hackbarth (HD31B) after he breaks his commitment to abide by the endorsement.

Top-Notch Volunteer Joins Assemblymember Mike Gipson’s Political Campaign

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Volunteer recruitment is one of the toughest tasks when it comes to running a tight political campaign. That's why Assemblymember Mike Gipson was thrilled to meet and recruit Alicia Amerson, a political science graduate with well-honed interpersonal and leadership skills, coupled with global views. And, from June 3 through June 5, she will be a part of the Mike Gipson GOTV (Get Out the Vote) Campaign. She's recruited others to help too.

Donald Trump May No Longer Be the GOP Presumptive Nominee says Challenger Donald Lowe

SAN ANGELO, Texas, June 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Donald Eugene Lowe is officially announcing that he will be the challenger at the Republican convention in the nomination bid for the White House. "It's been done before and it can be done again," Lowe says.

Announcing the Trump Insults Playing Cards: full color caricatures of all the people whom Donald Trump has insulted

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Quantum Results is excited to announce the launch of the Trump Insults Playing Cards on Indiegogo, 54 full color caricature cards of the people in politics, entertainment and the media whom Donald Trump has insulted. Our cards include drawings of Hillary Clinton, President Obama, Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Rosie O'Donnell, Kim Kardashian, Madonna and even the Pope. All of the major former Republican Presidential candidates are pictured, accompanied by Trump's insults. Do your part to Make America Great Again. (VIDEO)

MNGOP Delegates Seek to Repudiate Donald Trump

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an unprecedented move, officers and delegates within the Republican Party of Minnesota (MNGOP) have announced their intention to repudiate their party's presumptive nominee for president, organizing under the name Conservatives for Candidates of Character. At an upcoming meeting of the party's state central committee, the group will propose a prohibition on MNGOP expenditures in support of the controversial candidate.

Frustrated with Presidential Candidate Choices? Donald Eugene Lowe Offers Alternative

SAN ANGELO, Texas, May 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- He's an independent write-in, libertarian, republican conservative. He's presidential candidate, Donald Eugene Lowe, and he's announcing his run for president under the Republican Party with vice president, Shaun Reynard Richardson, by his side.

Vivica A. Fox to Host 2016 DNC Watch Party Celebrating the Black Vote

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Actress, producer and businesswoman, Vivica A. Fox, will join chair of the Darby County PA Democratic Party, Richard Womack Jr, to host the DogonVillage 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) Watch Party complete with dinner, dancing, DJ, and a live performance. Themed, 'Celebrating the Black Vote,' the soiree will be held Tuesday July 26, 2016 in the ballroom of the Sheet Metal Workers Union hall on Penns Landing in Philadelphia.

Reagan Economist Dr. Arthur Laffer Endorses U.S. Senate Candidate Tom Del Beccaro’s Flat Tax

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tom Del Beccaro, former Chairman of the California Republican Party and U.S. Senate candidate, today announced Dr. Arthur Laffer's endorsement of Del Beccaro's nationwide and California flat tax.

Independent Write-In Presidential Candidate Promises to Deliver: Learn More in Worldwide Broadcast

SAN ANGELO, Texas, Dec. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Donald Eugene Lowe says he has been preparing for this role his whole life. And, he plans to share the details of his presidential campaign and promises in a worldwide broadcast scheduled to take place on December 23 at 1:01 p.m. EST. Interested parties can also attend the event live at the Clarion Hotel at 441 Rio Concho Drive in San Angelo.

Donation Pages, Inc. Announces Launch of a New Political Fundraising Website

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Donation Pages, Inc. (DPI) today announced the launch of its recently enhanced political fundraising website. The new platform incorporates unique technology to provide a web-based automated crowd fundraising capability with cloud storage specifically designed for the complexities of political and nonprofit fundraising and micro-targeting advocacy.

Palin Supporters Announce Super PAC

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Supporters of Governor Sarah Palin announce the formation of The Political Earthquake PAC/Grassroots4Palin, a Super PAC which will independently advocate on behalf of Palin and the leadership and vision that she has for our nation.

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches 10-Day Voter Education and Mobilization Countdown

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 28, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4 election, this past Saturday the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) kicked-off an aggressive 10-day voter mobilization countdown to close out its #Vote4Justice Campaign focused on motivating Black women and youth voters to seize the voting power they have to impact the outcome of the 2014 Midterm Elections and effect issues they care about in their local communities.

Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act Squanders Millions

PENSACOLA, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act squanders millions on bonuses and 'consultant' handouts and pushes serious issues off until after elections, says Republican Florida District 1 Congressional candidate John Krause.

Black Women Prepare for Midterm Elections with Report on Black Women in the U.S. and Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., June 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to a 2013 U.S. Census Bureau report, African American women outvoted every other demographic in the 2012 election so it is clear to the Black Women's Roundtable Public Policy Network (BWR), that Black women will play a significant role as major influencers in the midterm election.

The Libertarian Party of Texas Will Have 132 Candidates on the Ballot this November

AUSTIN, Texas, May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Libertarian Party of Texas will have 132 candidates representing them on ballots across Texas this November. With nominated candidates running for offices at all levels, ranging from County Clerk to U.S. Congress, U.S. Senate, and Governor, the Libertarian Party of Texas is running a large slate of candidates.

U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode Supports Ban on Drilling Near Drinking Water

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Senate Candidate Gail Goode (D-NY) yesterday supported a six-month ban on hydraulic drilling for natural gas near upstate watersheds that supply drinking water to the New York metropolitan region.

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