Category Archives: Non-left/right parties

Independent Party of Florida Regains Qualified Status

Ballot Access News:

On April 20, the Florida Secretary of State acknowledged that the Independent Party is again a qualified party. On February 20, 2017, the Secretary of State had revoked the party’s status because of tiny technical flaws in its financial reports.

The party re-filed. It now has the same status that it did last year, except that because the party ceased to be recognized for a few months, the state changed the voter registration records of all the party’s members so that it doesn’t now have any members, except for a few individuals who re-registered into the party on April 20-21.… Read more ...

Zoltan Istvan: ‘Is monetizing federal land the way to pay for basic income?’

Zoltan Istvan at TechCrunch. Istvan was the presidential candidate of the Transhumanist Party in 2016 and is seeking the California governorship as a Libertarian in 2018. Due to California’s laws the party has no say in who runs with its label, and multiple Libertarians can be on the primary ballot against candidates of other parties and non-party candidates with no party nominations.Read more ...

Rocky De La Fuente Keeps His Georgia Ballot Access Case Alive

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On March 31, Rocky De La Fuente filed an amended complaint in his Georgia ballot access lawsuit, to cure certain problems with his original complaint. De La Fuente v Kemp, n.d., 1:16cv-2937. The case challenges the July 1 deadline for independent presidential candidates to submit their presidential elector candidates, and also Georgia’s failure to have any uniform standards for checking the validity of signatures from one county to the next.… Read more ...

Anonymous deepthroat source: President Trump set to return to Reform Party

A deepthroat source close to President Trump has leaked an upcoming announcement that the President has had it with the incompetent losers running the Republican Party. The President has already told Congressional Republican leaders privately that they’re fired after they failed to pass the replacement legislation for Obamacare and have allowed investigations into alleged Trump campaign, transition and administration ties to the Putin government to keep moving forward.… Read more ...

Centrist Project Meets in Chicago, Hopes to Win Support for Independent Candidates for U.S. Senate in 2018

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The Centrist Project is meeting in Chicago, April 1-2. See this story. The group hopes to back independent candidates for U.S. Senate in 2018 in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. They have been joined by Joel Searby, who was Evan McMullin’s campaign manager in the presidential election of 2016.… Read more ...

Rocky De La Fuente Announces Run as a Republican for Mayor of New York City

Rocky De La Fuente Announces Run as a Republican for Mayor of New York City

This New York Post story says Rocky De La Fuente has announced that he is seeking the Republican nomination for Mayor of New York City. Thanks to Frank Morano for the link.

http://nypost.com/2017/03/22/millionaire-from-california-throwing-hat-into-mayoral-race/

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SC Green candidate David Kulma attends a meet-n-greet: Goldman Sachs vs Adjunct Professor

David Kulma, Green for Congress in SC's 5th

Green Party Watch:

SC Green candidate David Kulma attends a meet-n-greet. Three Democratic candidates address Rock Hill Rising.

Green Party candidate David Kulma attended a forum where retired Goldman Sachs executive Archie Parnell and two other Democrats addressed Rock Hill Rising.

March 15th in Rock Hill South Carolina a group of citizens took their virtual community to the “real world” by hosting a gathering of three contenders for the Democratic Party nomination in SC Congressional District 5.… Read more ...

FOX 13: State dissolves Independent Party of Florida

TAMPA (FOX 13) – Hundreds of thousands of voters registered with the Independent Party of Florida started receiving letters this week notifying them that their political party has disbanded. The move has left the party founder, Ernie Bach of Largo, furious with what he considers an over-reaction by the Florida Division of Elections.… 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 ...

National aggregate US House, Gubernatorial vote totals by party, 2016

Gubernatorial Totals by Party, 2016:

Here are national totals for gubernatorial races, by party, for the November 2016 election:

Republican 9,688,152
Democratic 9,288,358
Libertarian 392,890
Green 69,107
Independent Party of Oregon 47,481
Constitution 23,441
Independent American 15,912
Liberty Union 8,912

Independent candidates got 30,019. UPDATE: totals have been corrected to fix a Delaware error.

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Opposition News: Alt parties make gains, shuffle rankings in presidential results (2016 vs. 2012)

By Mark Wachtler at ONN:

(ONN) Now that all of the 2016 Presidential election ballots have been counted and certified, including write-ins, we can see which opposition third parties grew, shrunk or stayed the same. With two unpopular candidates nominated by the two establishment parties – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump – most of America’s third parties grew exponentially.… Read more ...

National aggregate US Senate vote by party, 2016



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The total vote cast for U.S. Senate on November 8, 2016, by party, was:

Democratic 51,297,372
Republican 40,784,703
Libertarian 1,788,027
Green 695,604
Working Families 428,854
Conservative 267,186
Independence 150,457
Constitution 124,587
Independent Party of Oregon 59,516
Women’s Equality 45,297
Independent American 27,340
New Independent Party 17,649
Reform 17,781
American 11,923
Unity 9,336
Socialist 6,888
Liberty Union 3,241
American Shopping 1,393

Independent candidates received 461,960 votes.… Read more ...