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Augustus Invictus Discusses the Libertarian Party

Augustus Invictus

Augustus Sol Invictus, a Florida attorney who received extensive media coverage for his 2016 campaign for the Libertarian Party’s nomination for U.S. Senate, posted the following as the fourth newsletter for The Revolutionary Conservative.  Invictus gave IPR permission to republish.

I am proud to announce that my son, Cesare Zagreus Invictus, was born this morning in the Waxhaws, just a stone’s throw from where Andrew Jackson was born in South Carolina.… Read more ...

American Independent Party Nominee Inaugurated as President

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Today, Chief Justice John Roberts administered the presidential oath of office to businessman Donald Trump, the 2016 presidential nominee of the American Independent Party (AIP) (platform).  Trump was also the nominee of the Republican Party.

The AIP placed Trump on the ballot in California, where he received 4,483,810 votes (31.49%), his third largest statewide total after Texas and Florida.  … Read more ...

Civil Rights Leader & Libertarian Party Member Roy Innis Dies

Last week, Roy Innis, a Civil Rights leader and registered member of the Libertarian Party, died at age 82.  He had suffered from Parkinson’s Disease.

Innis’s history of Civil Rights activism dates back to the 1950s when he became involved with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), which organized sit-ins and protests of racial segregation.  … Read more ...

Ron Paul Wins an Electoral Vote

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The Libertarian Party’s 1988 presidential nominee Ron Paul received an electoral vote today from a faithless Texas elector as the Electoral College met to officially elect Donald Trump the next president.

Paul, a former Republican Congressman who twice ran for president as a Republican, left the party in 2015 and changed his registration back to the Libertarian Party.  … Read more ...

Rob Sherman Dies in Plane Crash

As reported by Ballot Access News and the Associated Press, Rob Sherman, former chairman of the Green Party of Cook County (Illinois) and frequent Green Party candidate for public office, died in a plane crash over the weekend.

The McHenry County Coroner confirmed Sherman died after crashing his small plane into a cornfield on either Friday or Saturday.  … Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: The Trump Victory

Chuck Baldwin, the Constitution Party’s 2008 presidential nominee, posted the following on his blog Chuck Baldwin Live in reaction to the election of Donald Trump.

Let’s be honest: we saw a historic election Tuesday night. The only election coming close to the stunning proportions of this election was Ronald Reagan’s first election in 1980.Read more ...

Wikinews Publishes “Final Pleas” From Three Third Party Candidates

In the sixth and final edition of the monthly Wikinews series on the 2016 presidential election, three candidates not invited to Free & Equal’s 2016 presidential debate were provided an opportunity to write a final statement to voters.

Those making their final plea include: America’s Party nominee Tom Hoefling (who asked to use the same statement he made as a final plea as his party’s nominee in 2012); Socialist Party USA and Natural Law Party presidential nominee Mimi Soltysik, and former Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania Tax Assessor James Hedges, nominee of the Prohibition Party.… Read more ...

Short Wikinews Interview with Darryl Perry

As part of Wikinews’ monthly series on the 2016 presidential election, I briefly interviewed write-in presidential candidate Darryl Perry.

On September 29, writer and former 2016 Libertarian Party (LP) presidential candidate Darryl Perry, the newly-elected chair of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire (LPNH), announced the creation of a write-in campaign for president across several states.… Read more ...

Augustus Sol Invictus Launches Website

Originally published at The Saturnalian

Invictus War Room

Former Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Augustus Sol Invictus, chairman of the Orange County, Florida Libertarian Party, launched a new website today at 12:23 am EDT, the precise moment at which the Moon became full over Invictus’ hometown of Orlando.

Invictus announced the new site, titled Invictus War Room, via press release on Facebook.… Read more ...

Wikinews Interviews Independent Presidential Candidate Laurence Kotlikoff

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For the August edition of my monthly Wikinews series covering the 2016 presidential election, I interviewed Independent presidential candidate Laurence Kotlikoff.

Kotlikoff, the former senior economist on President Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers and current economics professor at Boston University is on the ballot in Colorado and Louisiana with running mate Edward E.Read more ...

CA AIP to Nominate Donald Trump for President

According to J.R. Myers, founder and chairman of the Alaska Constitution Party, a source from within the California American Independent Party (CA AIP) reports that the Party has decided to nominate Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for president.

As Ballot Access News reported last month, Trump likely won the CA AIP’s June primary through write-in votes, though such votes were not officially counted.… Read more ...

Ivanka Trump Wins Reform Party Primary Election

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According to the New York City Board of Elections, businesswoman Ivanka Trump, daughter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, won the Reform Party’s primary election for U.S. Congress in New York’s 12th Congressional District.

Trump received 2 write-in votes.  Three other candidates each received one.

The 12th District includes parts of Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn.  … Read more ...