As the Fifth Estate goes to press we received word that the Michigan Secretary of State has certified the Michigan New Politics Party to appear on the November Ballot.

In a telephone interview with state party chairman, Bert Garskoff, he stated that the party will quickly hold a state convention where many feel Black Panther leader, Eldridge Cleaver’s name will be put in nomination as the party’s presidential nominee.

Garskoff also told the Fifth Estate that a national Peace and Freedom-New Politics Party convention will be held in Ann Arbor on Aug. 17 and 18.

Details of New Politics developments will be reported in the next issue.