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Statewide Primary Election
Date Tuesday June 05
Time 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
At your local polling place. (To find your polling place, you can use the League of Woman Voter's website: http://smartvoter.org/ ).
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorYour local Registrar of Voters
Send the status quo a message and vote for alternative candidates! For example, DON'T vote for Dianne Feinstein! Instead, vote for Peace and Freedom candidate Marsha Feinland! And DON'T vote for Nancy Pelosi! Instead vote for Green candidate Barry Hermanson!

Recommendations from the Peace and Freedom Party and the Green Party are listed below. (Note: The Green Party of Alameda County also has a 12-page Voter Guide, available here: http://acgreens.wordpress.com/voter-guides ).

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Peace and Freedom statewide endorsements (from: http://www.peaceandfreedom2012.org/ -- which also has links to more info about the candidates and propositions ):

Presidential Primary: The State Central Committee has not taken a position for or against any of the four candidates in the Peace and Freedom Party Presidential primary.

Legislative offices: The Peace and Freedom Party has endorsed these candidates for Congress and the State Legislature.

•U.S. Senate – Marsha Feinland
Also on the ballot for U.S. Senate and giving Peace and Freedom as his party preference is Kabiruddin Karim Ali.

•U.S. Congress
◦34th District – Howard Johnson
◦37th District – Adam Shbeita (write-in candidate)

•State Senate
◦9th District – Mary McIlroy (write-in candidate)
◦33rd District – Lee Chauser (write-in candidate)

•State Assembly
◦9th District – C.T. Weber
◦15th District – Eugene E. Ruyle (write-in candidate)

Statewide ballot measures:
•Proposition 28 (term limits) – we have not taken a position on Prop. 28
•Proposition 29 (cigarette tax) – vote No on Prop. 29

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Green Party of Alameda County endorsements (from: http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2012/05/03/18712736.php ):

*Federal Offices
President -- Roseanne Barr, Kent Mesplay, and Jill Stein are running in our Primary -- Please see writeup!
U.S. Senator -- Marsha Feinland
U.S. Representative, District 13 -- No Endorsement, please see write-up

*State Offices
State Senate, District 9 -- Mary McIlroy (write-in)
State Assembly, District 15 -- No Endorsement, please see write-up
State Assembly, District 18 -- Contested open seat: No Endorsement, please see write-up

*Superior Court Judge
Seat 20 -- Tara Flanagan

*County Supervisor
District 4 -- No Endorsement, please see write-up
District 5 -- No Endorsement, please see write-up

*County School Board
Area 4 -- Geraldine Sonobe

*Local Measures
B -- Peralta Community College District Parcel Tax -- No Endorsement, please see write-up
C -- City of Alameda Sales Tax -- No

*State Propositions
28 -- Term Limits -- Yes, with reservations
29 -- Tobacco Tax -- No

*County Committee
Green Party County Council -- See statements in Voter Guide




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7 a.m. is start of voting on Election Day; Tobacco Kills 16,000/yr in CalPeace & Freedom VoterTuesday May 29th, 2012 8:49 AM
Vote Yes on 29 and Vote Peace & Freedom or GreenPeace & Freedom VoterSunday May 27th, 2012 4:41 PM

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