The Peace and Freedom Party will confront the Secretary of State here Wednesday for omitting two of the party’s candidates from the presidential preference primary ballot. Supporters are expected to carpool to Sacramento from different parts of the state.
When: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at 10:00am
Where: Secretary of State Building, 1500 11th Street, Sacramento (MAP)
What: Press conference and rally
Sponsors: Peace and Freedom Party, Freedom Socialist Party, Party for Socialism and Liberation
At the press conference, The Freedom Socialist Party will announce plans to sue Secretary of State Debra Bowen to reinstate Stephen Durham to the Peace and Freedom Party presidential primary ballot. Speakers on behalf of the Peace and Freedom Party, Party for Socialism and Liberation, Freedom Socialist Party, National Lawyers Guild, Radical Women, the L.A. March 4th Committee to Defend Public Education and Social Services and others will also testify to growing public support for socialists on the ballot.
After a short rally, protestors will deliver petitions to Bowen’s office that demand she immediately reinstate Stephan Durham and Peta Lindsay to the Peace and Freedom Party presidential ballot.