ARTICLES & OP-EDS

BERNIE SANDERS AND THE THIRD PARTIES

July 17, 2015

With Bernie Sanders running for the Democratic nomination, the Center for Competitive Democracy asserts the value of the third-party candidate.

GAZETTE'S 'SPOILERS' EDITORIAL IS POLITICAL BIGOTRY

August 19, 2014

Fourteen years after the debacle that was the 2000 presidential election, isn’t it time for Democrats to admit that Green Party candidate Ralph Nader did not “put the Republican Bush-Cheney ticket into the White House"?

WHEN ONE PARTY CONTROLS THE DAY

January 20, 2014

The United States’ political system is among the most anticompetitive of any Western democracy, due largely though not entirely to the major parties’ deliberate efforts to exclude competitors.

WHAT WOULD IMPROVE AMERICA'S ELECTIONS

December 12, 2012

Congress should establish one reasonable ballot-access standard for all federal candidates.

KEEPING VOTING HONEST

December 16, 2011

Attorney General Holder should demand that the parties stop suppressing voter choice, which Republicans and Democrats both do by using legal technicalities to force qualified candidates off the ballot.

SOME POLITICAL PARTIES REMAIN OUTLAWS IN PA.

October 18, 2010

The state's courts have shut out minor-party candidates by allowing Republicans and Democrats to collect large money judgments from anyone who attempts to challenge the major parties.

INVESTIGATE SABOTAGE OF NADER EFFORTS

July 17, 2008

There is evidence that the Nader petitions were the target of widespread and deliberate sabotage

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