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Put Down The Bong Pick Up The Ballot Says Los Angeles Mayoral Candidate

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With 3 hours left to vote in California’s least-watched major election, pastor Craig X. Rubin is reaching out to Los Angeles’ 420 community and asking them to, ‘Put down the bong and pick up the ballot.’ He told supporters, ‘In the remaining hours call a friend and get out the vote.’ This election is going to have a historically low turnout and a few thousand stoners could win it for Pastor Rubin of the Family Church in Pasadena.

‘Last on the Ballot, First in Your Heart’ Craig Rubin’s Catchy Slogan in Los Angeles’ Mayor Election to Guide Him to Victory

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With ten candidates running for mayor Tuesday March 3rd in this year’s election – and most people thinking the mayor is sure to win again – one candidate, Pastor Craig X Rubin, is predicting a big upset and he explains why. ‘We are the only campaign with a positive base of support. The lying mayor is running on safety (the city isn’t safer) and my best opponent is running on an anti-Latino campaign in the largest Latino city in the world, outside of Mexico City.’

Medical Marijuana Author Endorses Craig X Rubin for Mayor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dennis Peron, the senior citizen who wrote Proposition P back in 1991, says, Vote for Craig Rubin. Proposition P was the nation’s first medical marijuana legislation and has inspired national change. When it was introduced 80-percent of the voters in California’s county and city supported medical use. Since then nearly two dozen states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes. Dennis Peron, the man who started the medical marijuana movement, has come out in support of Mayoral candidate Craig X Rubin.

Fox News Joins Major News Organizations Promoting Marijuana Candidate with Air Time for Craig Rubin

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Craig Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is certainly happy that Michael Phelps is not going to be prosecuted, but is still organizing an international boycott against Kellogg’s. He is even happier that marijuana seems to be the subject d’jour the month before the L.A. Mayoral election. Rubin, who recently has become a fixture on Los Angeles television and radio, is the off-beat candidate challenging the current mayor in ‘The City of Angels.’

International Boycott of Kellogg’s Products Called for Over Michael Phelps Firing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millions of Americas are currently unemployed with hundreds of thousands being added to the unemployment roles monthly. Michael Phelps is obviously not unemployed, but he has been fired by Kellogg’s as their spokesman. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is calling for an international boycott of all Kellogg’s products as a result of his firing.

Obama is Powerless Over DEA Says Candidate Craig Rubin

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The pro-medical marijuana candidate said, ‘While the DEA is raiding local marijuana facilities against the wishes of President Barack Obama our mayor says nothing. When I am Mayor I’ll protect patients and clubs.’ L.A.’s current mayor has ducked debating candidate Craig X Rubin who is challenging him for another term as leader of the City of Angels.

Marijuana Leads to Harder Things Says Mayoral Candidate as He Gains in Polls

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Law enforcement has said marijuana leads to hard things. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for L.A.’s mayor race, agrees, ‘Barack Obama wrote that he smoked marijuana. The Super Bowl MVP smoked pot, the greatest Olympian of all time, the world’s highest paid actor and some of the world’s top educators have all smoked grass, so by looking at these results one can conclude that marijuana does lead to harder things….like a leadership position in your chosen field.’

Marijuana in the News Propels Craig Rubin to New Highs in Los Angeles Mayor’s Race

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three months ago Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes was cited for marijuana possession, Olympian Michael Phelps outed with a bong, brother of Barack Obama jailed for possessing one joint of cannabis, so marijuana has been in the news a lot this week. One candidate for the officer of Mayor of Los Angeles in the upcoming election is hoping the trend continues. Craig Rubin says, ‘Marijuana is the way out of the economic crisis. Here in California, marijuana is the number one cash crop.’

Craig Rubin in Mayor’s Election Agrees with Barack Obama

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The War on Drugs has been an utter failure. We need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws, said President Barack Obama January 21, 2004. This quote comes from a video being passed via YouTube.com We need to rethink how we are doing the Drug War. Currently we are not doing a good job. Out of the wide group of candidates running for public office in California, one particular candidate – Craig X Rubin – stands out from the field because he claims legalizing marijuana will create jobs.

Pro-Marijuana Mayoral Candidate Craig X Rubin Looks for Jesse Ventura Style Victory

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Major papers are saying that there is no competition for Villaraigosa’s mayoral job. Especially considering that he is sitting on a huge financial war chest. Will that fact and the fact he is planning to run for Governor while not having accomplished much hinder him? Pastor Rubin says, ‘Yes’ and looks for Ventura style victory. (VIDEO – VNR)

ElectionMall Campaign Headquarters Becomes the Biggest Election Night Party in DC

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Where will you be on Election Night? A good bet would be at ElectionMall’s Campaign Headquarters, the Ultrabar just blocks away from the White House and Capitol. Celebrate this Election Night 2008 with celebrities, ambassadors from nine countries, friends and colleagues, professionals young and old alike and possibly your very own congressmen. Everyone is welcome whether Democrat, Republican or Independent.

New Children’s Book Lets Kids Know ‘Mama Voted for Obama!’

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building on the success of ‘Why Mommy is a Democrat’ and ‘Why Daddy is a Democrat,’ author and political activist Jeremy Zilber announces the release of his third self-published children’s book, ‘Mama Voted for Obama!’ (ISBN: 978-0-9786688-2-2). With its Seuss-like use of repetition, rhythm, and rhyme, Mama Voted for Obama offers a whimsical celebration of Obama’s historic presidential campaign while providing his supporters an entertaining way to let their kids know how they voted in 2008.

Ron Paul Style Politician, Craig X Rubin, Running for Mayor of Los Angeles Gives Press Conference

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Craig X Rubin held a press conference at the Los Angeles Press Club Monday evening, September 29th, to announce his plans as the next Mayor of the City of Los Angeles. In the next election he detailed how he planned to go after the current Mayor at his base. Despite being a ‘white boy’ from the Westside, Candidate Rubin is a fluent Spanish speaker, who even ad-libbed some Spanish in a guest appearance he made on Showtime’s hit series ‘Weeds’ starring Kevin Nealon and Mary-Louis Parker.

WiseUSA ’08 – A Global Meditation Program Aimed at Influencing the American Election

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gaiafield Center for Subtle Activism (GCSA), sponsored by the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), announces the launch of WiseUSA ’08, a non-partisan, free global meditation and prayer program to run from October 1st to November 6th 2008, designed to draw forth wise leadership from both politicians and citizens during and beyond the U.S. presidential election. (VIDEO – VNR)

City of Angels a Heavenly Place to Live Promises Pastor When Elected Mayor of Los Angeles

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Advisory: Press Conference — Controversial religious leader, and now Los Angeles Mayoral candidate, Pastor Craig X Rubin of the Family Church (formerly of Temple 420), is taking questions from the press and public in an open interview press conference as he announces his candidacy for Mayor of the City of Los Angeles. (VIDEO – VNR)

Keep Raising Money Online and Spend It All By November 4 Says ElectionMall CEO

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall’s CEO and Founder, Ravi Singh, will reveal industry secrets on winning this election through the strategic use of the Internet in tomorrow’s Campaigns and Elections one day seminar. Singh will discuss what campaigns must do in the last 45 days before Election Day in order to win. ElectionMall’s topic is ‘Effectively Using the Internet in the Final Days’ from 2:45 to 3:45.

Ultimate Republican Trivia Book Released by Marshall Rand Publishing

ROYAL OAK, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than fifty-five million Americans proudly call themselves Republicans. However, many individuals support political parties without fully understanding the history behind them. Author and historian Scott Paul Frush wants to shed light on one of the parties that has made a difference in this country by examining its rich history in the book, ‘Ultimate Republican Trivia: 1001 Fun and Fascinating Facts’ (ISBN: 978-0974437415, Marshall Rand Publishing).

Greg Conlon Believes U.S. Fiscal Policies Need to Change and Federal Government Expenses Need to be Cut 10-Percent

SAN CARLOS, Calif., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greg Conlon, recently elected in the June Primary Election as the Republican Candidate for U.S. Congress in California’s 12th District, believes Congress and the country’s fiscal policies need to change to strengthen the value of the dollar and significantly decrease oil and gasoline prices in the U. S. The 12th District includes most of San Mateo County and the Southwestern portion of the City of San Francisco.

U.S. Senate Candidate Unveils New ‘Weapon’ for Bringing Issues to Voters

SPEARFISH, S.D. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although political campaigns for national office are hideously expensive these days, you don’t necessarily have to spend big to spend smart. South Dakota Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sam Kephart’s campaign is employing a unique web-based technology to reach new donors and potential voters.

Former American Idol Contestant Antonella Barba Becomes Spokesperson for ElectionMall’s Voter Space

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American Idol’s season six brought Antonella Barba into public view. Despite leading in Internet polling and search engines, Antonella was eliminated (sounds like a fate known by certain politicians). Now Antonella is back in the spotlight but not for glamour or show biz. The senior at Catholic University is reaching out to the new generation of voters by singing the National Anthem, promoting talking avatars, and addressing first time voters on their essential participation for a better democracy.

ElectionMall, Google, and Iowa GOP Provide Real-Time Results of 2008 Iowa Caucus

DES MOINES, Iowa – Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The highly anticipated Iowa Caucus will finally take place this evening and instead of waiting for local and cable news outlets to report the results, Americans can view the Caucus results in real-time. In an historic collaboration between ElectionMall Technologies, the Iowa Republican Party, and Google; voters, bloggers and politicos will be able to view actual county breakdowns once the results are phoned in.

Romney Agitates Confederate Descendants

ELM SPRINGS, Tenn. – Dec. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sons of Confederate Veterans leader Christopher M. Sullivan issued the following statement in response to the CNN Republican debate Wednesday 28 November: Mitt Romney proposes himself to be president of the United States but last night he clearly demonstrated not only his ignorance (more).

Campaign Security Goes On High Alert as 2008 Presidential Race Heats Up

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No one wants to talk about it. There is something that politicians don’t want you to know. It’s understandable considering politicians are not in the habit of displaying weakness. The reality is that many campaign websites are insufficiently protected from hackers and fraudulent sites. ElectionMall CEO, Ravi Singh has pioneered this issue since 2000.

ElectionMall and CompleteCampaigns Combine to Give Internet Boost for Campaigns

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Benjamin Katz of CompleteCampaigns.com and Ravi Singh of ElectionMall.com announced today that they are forming a strategic partnership to offer campaigns a ‘one-stop-shop’ online. Alliance dramatically changes how candidates run in 2008.

Former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young Joins the Advisory Board of Penny PAC Which Addresses Americans’ Top Concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Andrew Young, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and civil rights leader, has joined the advisory board of Penny PAC. Penny PAC is a non-partisan political action committee that focuses on education, energy, economic development, health care and homeland security, issues that consistently rank among the top concerns for Americans on public opinion polls.

Black Group Launches Two New TV Ads Blasting Cardin and Ford as Bad for Black Voters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blacks for Economic Security Today (BEST) on Saturday released two television advertisements that attack two Democratic candidates for turning their backs on the African-American population. To view: www.besttrustfund.org.

Illinois’ Black Legislators to Host Two-Day Community Engagement Summit and Scholarship Gala

MATTESON, Ill. – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first time in five years and just five days before the upcoming mid-term election, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) will host a state-wide conference in hopes of engaging community activists, religious and business leaders and concerned citizens on a wide variety of issues. The two-day summit will take place Thursday and Friday, November 2 – 3, 2006 at the Matteson Holiday Inn located in south suburban Matteson Illinois.

Leading Political e-Greeting Card Website Offers New Print Tool for Campaign and Voters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. (electionmall.com), a non-partisan provider of technology to campaigns and elections, has re-launched one of its popular online political products, Eyardsigns.com, with a new on-demand print feature that allows campaigns and voters to produce professional quality postcards, invitations, and greeting cards all at their computer keyboard.

Election Security Seal Program to Demonstrate on Capital Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At a first of a kind opportunity on Capitol Hill, members of Congress, congressional staffers, senior policy experts, and the staff of the Bush Administration will have the chance to view ElectionMall Technologies’ Election Security Seal Program at the Congressional Internet Advisory Committee Reception and Technology Fair.

Historic Announcement in Mexican Politics: ElectionMall to Bring Technology to Mexican Candidates for 2006

MONTERREY, Mexico – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a non-partisan leading provider for campaigns and elections technology worldwide headquartered in Washington D.C., has launched the first website of its kind in Mexico to provide services, tools, and products to candidates, political organizations, and voters in anticipation of the upcoming 2006 Mexican elections.

ElectionMall Develops Powerful Email System for Campaigns and Elections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company in campaigns and elections, announces the launching of its Get-Out-the-E-mail system. ElectionMall’s Get-Out-the-Email system is a one-of-a-kind advanced application that is tailored to those that are involved in the campaigns.

First Ever E-Democracy Symposium: ‘Campaign Guru’ to Speak

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online campaigning expert and CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. Ravi Singh will discuss how candidates engage and inform voters through the Internet at the first ever international conference focused on local e-democracy. The International Symposium on Local E-Democracy will explore leading e-democracy trends around the world and will include field visits to area government and community e-democracy projects.

First Ever Webmaster Certificate Program Announced

LAS VEGAS, NV – July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online campaigning expert and CEO of ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. (www.electionmall.com) Ravi Singh announced the launch of the first-ever webmaster certificate seminar. The webmaster seminar, which is being conducted by ElectionMall Academy, will provide political activists and campaign managers with the necessary knowledge to utilize the expanding role of technology in campaigns.

MEDIA STATEMENT: Blogger & FEC Government Hearings Alternative – ‘ElectionMall.com introduces Blogger Identity Seal (BIS)’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the proposed FEC regulations of Internet web logs, ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., a leading non-partisan provider of on-line campaign technology solutions, is developing a Blogger Identity Seal (BIS). BIS will provide an alternative to the FEC government concern that Bloggers must ‘identify’ themselves as a media or non-media identity.

ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. to Sponsor Personal Democracy Forum Conference: Ravi Singh to Speak on New Technologies for Campaigns

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Campaign technology company, ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., today announced its sponsorship of the Personal Democracy Forum Conference. The event is taking place today at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center in New York City. The second annual conference will bring together online technology experts and political insiders to discuss new trends in political technology. Ravi Singh, CEO and founder of ElectionMall Technologies, Inc., will be a featured speaker at the event.

Ukraine’s Maidan International Election Observation Group: Moldovan Parliamentary Elections Flawed

KYIV, Ukraine /Send2Press Newswire/ — The Maidan International Election Observation Group (the Maidan Group) believes that some parts of the Parliamentary Election in the Republic of Moldova were free and democratic but with violations reported in several parts of the country.

ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. Sponsors eNaugural.com Ball

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Campaign technology company, ElectionMall Technologies, Inc. announced Wednesday that it will sponsor the high-profile, high-tech inaugural night celebration, eNaugural.com Ball. The event will be a coming together of leaders of the high-tech community, elected officials and the media to celebrate the start of the President George W. Bush’s second term.