U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, center.Image via the Chester County Democratic Women’s Leadership Initiative. The Chester County Democratic Women’s Leadership Initiative (CCDWLI) recently welcomed U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a 2020 presidential candidate, to Chester County for its Fall Gala.
The leader of Turkey’s centre-right opposition Good Party (İYİP) on Tuesday said her party would have no objection to the main opposition mayors of Istanbul and Ankara as presidential candidates in the next elections. Meral Akşener in an interview with Karar TV said that she had exerted efforts for both...
The Arewa Youth Forum, (AYF) Monday disclosed that what the nation needs beyond 2023 is a pan-Nigerian President that will carry everybody along and work for the development of the country. Reacting to the report credited to Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC)...
A new research by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has found that a presidential candidate will need at least $100 million to win an election in Ghana. “And for the cost for running for president, the study estimated that the most viable sum of money that a person who needed to run for president was $100 million…this is why we need to engage in conversations more to reform the state of monetisation of Ghana’s politics,” a CDD-Ghana representative said.
Prof Frederick V. Rael has been teaching for almost 20 years in various local colleges and universities in the Philippines. The Philippine election of 2022 is upcoming. The filing of the candidacy last October signaled the start of the circus-like campaign. Filipino voters are again being courted by political candidates through their beautiful campaign jingles and expensive TV ads as well as enticing posts on Social Media. Troll armies ( now a seasonal job in the Philippines) are getting their handsome paycheck again. Social media are flooded by fake accounts, fake news, and constant bickering of political candidates.
Amazon Prime Video has released a new trailer and poster for their upcoming documentary Mayor Pete about former presidential candidate and sitting Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg. We get a look into how Buttigieg took the leap from upstart small-town mayor to presidential hopeful and how the political life took its toll on his family. With his husband Chasten Buttigieg standing beside him in the poster and the caption "A campaign love story," it's clear how Buttigieg's run was a team effort.
Ned’s post on Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment walks through challenges pertaining to former president Donald Trump’s eligibility. It’s a sound legal analysis (although I’m sure there are disputes among some as to the facts, and there’s much uncertain about the politics), but I wanted to build on one point he raises: “That way, if Trump is judicially ruled ineligible—becoming constitutionally equivalent to Obama—his name can be kept off the ballots in 2024, and no voter will waste a vote by casting a ballot for a constitutionally ineligible candidate.”
The road to the White House is long, expensive, and exhausting. Becoming a candidate is only the beginning of the election process. Successful candidates must both persuade voters that they deserve their individual votes and garner the critical votes of electors in the Electoral College. You are watching: Who was...
The MP’s support in South Jeolla Province plummeted 13.9 percentage points to 49.4 percent. It enjoyed 63.3 percent support there in early October, before Lee became its official presidential candidate, suggesting growing disillusionment supporters in the southwestern region. Other surveys also show Lee lagging behind the PPP’s leading presidential hopefuls,...
Pandora Papers: Nigeria’s Anti-graft Agency, EFCC Invites Ex-Vice Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi For Questioning
The previous governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, whose secret and unlawful offshore actions PREMIUM TIMES reported within the ongoing Pandora Papers sequence, has been summoned for questioning by the EFCC, Nigeria’s anti-corruption company. It’s the first recognized motion by any Nigerian legislation enforcement company since PREMIUM TIMES began reporting...
‘Mayor Pete,’ Documentary On Pete Buttigieg’s Historic Presidential Run, Opens 33rd NewFest LGBTQ+ Festival
NewFest, New York’s LGBTQ+ film festival, kicks off tonight with one of the most prominent documentaries of the fall.Mayor Pete, directed by Jesse Moss, goes behind the scenes and on the stump with Pete Buttigieg as he became the first openly gay major presidential candidate, vying for the Democratic nomination.
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Former Texas Congressman and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has thrown his support behind former State Sen. Don Huffines in the race for Texas Governor. In a statement released on Thursday, Paul announced his support for Huffines, who is currently challenging Gov. Greg Abbott for the Republican nomination for his job in 2022. Paul praised Huffines as the right candidate for Texas and called on voters to get out and demand a change.
Ex-President of the Senate, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu has emerged as consensus candidate for the National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Zoning Committee had zoned the position to the North ahead of the opposition party’s convention on October 30-31. Ayu, ex-Minister of Internal Affairs from Benue State, was chosen on Thursday after a second meeting of a northern caucus at Bauchi State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja. The three Northern zones presented a candidate each for screening for a consensus candidate.