Obscure Presidential Candidates, Part II: Viva Splatt!

Posted by Ann | Friday, October 10th, 2008

[Ann Raber is a BallotVox co-curator.] Bolobilly, an animal control officer from St. Paul who would like it to be known that he is both "male" and "taken," was inspired by the simple message of a relative unknown: [Bolobilly / Flickr] He says: "Finally--someone I can really believe in." Splatt is keeping his campaign ...

Neither McCain Nor Obama Means Change

Posted by Katherine | Monday, July 28th, 2008

PJ Chmiel from Louisville, Kentucky, is a vegan graphic/web designer who'd like to make his own clothes someday. He was rooting for Kucinich, but now he'd be happy with a choice of Ralph Nader or Cynthia McKinney. He thinks the two-party system is "bullshit" and has no love for McCain ...

Libertarian Convention

Posted by Katherine | Friday, May 30th, 2008

Libertarians held their nominating convention last weekend in Denver, CO. They picked, as their candidate, former Georgia Republican representative Bob Barr. Apparent Libertarian Carlos attended the convention and recorded the scene on the floor: [is a brahmin / Flickr] Much of the post-convention talk seems to center on whether or not Barr ...