Category Archives: Non-left/right parties

Unity Party now a ‘Minor Party’ in Colorado

Content from a media release distributed by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office.

DENVER, June, 7, 2017 — Colorado has added another minor party to its rolls – the Unity Party.

As of Monday afternoon, Colorado Secretary of State records showed the Unity Party with 1,002 registered voters. Passing the 1,000-voter mark gave the party its status for at least the next two general elections, in 2018 and 2020.… Read more ...

Nicholas Hensley: ‘Time for Nonpartisan Special Investigation’

reformparty.org:

The recent firing of FBI director Comey has sparked bipartisan interest in a special nonpartisan investigation. The Reform Party would like to voice its support for a nonpartisan special investigation into White House ties with the Russia. If Republican Congressman believe that there is nothing for the Trump Administration to hide, they should allow an investigation to proceed in order to clear any speculation of illegal activity from the White House.

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Jason Sorens: County map of relative strength of the LP 2016 presidential ticket

Found on FB, from Jason Sorens by way of Rachel Durden Varley. Blue represents the strongest performing counties and red the weakest.

Andy Craig comments: There were some slight variations — Utah, New Mexico, both for fairly obvious reasons – but the same basic pattern shows up in Perot’s results, past LP campaigns, Ron Paul’s primary results, and even Nader’s 2000 results.Read more ...

Nine Constitutional Ballot Access Cases Pending in U.S. Courts of Appeals

Ballot Access News:

At least nine constitutional ballot access cases are pending in various U.S. Courts of Appeals around the nation. Here is a brief status summary:

1. The Eleventh Circuit has all the briefs in Hall v Merrill, 16-16766. The issue is whether Alabama can require a petition of 3% of the last gubernatorial vote in special elections for U.S.… Read more ...

Unity Party’s Hammons Offers $2,000 for Unity Voter Registrations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Joe Gibbs
Communications Director
801-560-9929
communications@unityparty.us

Thornton, Colorado – Unity Party of Colorado Chairman Bill Hammons (www.billisrunning.com) is offering $2,000 no-cost life insurance policies to the next 15 voters willing to update their voter registration to “Unity” and thus help the Unity Party of Colorado place all of its candidates directly onto the 2018 and beyond General Election ballots, no gathering of signatures required.… Read more ...

Peter Gemma: The Impact of Non-Voters

Peter Gemma at The American Thinker:

Dr. Billy Graham has observed that, “bad politicians are elected by good people who don’t vote.”

In Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District special election last week, 57 percent of registered voters stayed home. The race repeatedly made national news because it was possible that a Democrat could be elected to that seat for the first time since 1979.… Read more ...

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

Ballot Access News:

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

Ballot Access News:

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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