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Berlin Connecticut needs candidates from a third political party to stop the strict partisan voting on the Town Council

There are approximately 5,000 unaffiliated registered voters in Berlin, Connecticut in comparison to approximately 4,000 Democratic voters and 3,000 Republican voters. There must be reasons why voters did not register with either of the two major political parties. 449 more words

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Berlin Connecticut needs candidates from a third political party to stop the strict partisan voting on the Town Council

There are approximately 5,000 unaffiliated registered voters in Berlin, Connecticut in comparison to approximately 4,000 Democratic voters and 3,000 Republican voters.  There must be reasons why voters did not register with either of the two major political parties. 449 more words

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El “bronquito” Kumamoto Triumphs as an Independent Candidate

6/11/2015 by Victoria Dagli 

25 year-old Pedro Kumamoto made history this past Sunday, June 7, 2015, by becoming the first independent candidate to ever win a legislative position in the State of Jalisco.  361 more words

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Independent Wins Mexican Governorship

6/8/15 Wall Street Journal

A maverick former mayor became Mexico’s first independent candidate to win a governor’s seat, riding a wave of voter anger against the country’s traditional political parties. 97 more words

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Mexico elects ‘El Bronco’ in show of mounting frustration

06/09/15 Aljazeera

Three years ago, the star of Mexico’s 2012 electoral stage was the young, elegantly groomed and carefully crafted political figure of Enrique Peña Nieto, who returned the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) to presidential power after 12 years on the sidelines — a stretch during which homicides and human rights abuses raged across the country. 52 more words

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A Fragmented Political Landscape

By Andrew Selee

It’s too early to know the full impact of yesterday’s elections in Mexico, but there is no question that these were far more momentous than midterm elections usually are, with profound short-term and long-term consequences for the future of Mexico’s political system.  444 more words

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Independent Wins Mexican Governorship

06/08/15 Wall Street Journal

MONTERREY, Mexico—A maverick former mayor became Mexico’s first independent candidate to win a governor’s seat, riding a wave of voter anger against the country’s traditional political parties. 48 more words

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