Category Archives: Non-left/right parties

Reform Party Releases Official Statement on Presidential Nominee

The following is from the Reform Party website:

The Reform Party has chosen Roque “Rocky” de la Fuente as its presidential contender. Between Rocky’s campaign and party efforts, Roque de la Fuente and the Reform Party have successful put together approximately twenty five ballot lines, but hope to establish ballot access in up to forty-two states.… Read more ...

Interview: Reform Party Secretary explains why Rocky De La Fuente was chosen as the party’s nominee


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Originally published at American Third Party Report:

Exclusive, follow-up interview for American Third Party Report with Nicholas Hensley (earlier today, the Reform Party announced Roque De La Fuente as its presidential nominee):

In early July Reform Party Secretary Nicholas Hensley sat down for an interview with American Third Party Report.Read more ...

Outgoing Reform Party chairman David Collison addresses the Reform Party’s postponement of its presidential nomination


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On July 30th, 2016, Richard Winger of Ballot Access News reported that the delegates at the Reform Party’s national convention in Bohemia, New York voted to postpone the selection of the party’s presidential nominee to August 8th. When asked for comment, outgoing Reform Party chairman David Collison responded with the following statement:

David Collison here, outgoing Chairman of the Reform Party National Committee. … Read more ...

Dan Phillips: The Reform Party’s Branding Problem and Election 2016

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Dan Phillips, also known as Red Phillips, is a longtime IPR contributor. He published the following article today at

Recently I wrote an article regarding Darcy Richardson’s candidacy for the Reform Party nomination. Well a funny thing happened at the Reform Party Convention last weekend. Instead of picking a nominee, they postpone the decision until 8 Aug.… Read more ...

Reform Party holds national convention but postpones selection of presidential nominee to August 8th


Richard Winger of Ballot Access News reported the following today:

The Reform Party national convention of July 30 has voted to postpone the choice of a presidential nominee until August 8. The party is likely to nominate the presidential candidate who has qualified for the most state ballots by then.

Even though the new national chair of the Reform Party (effective January 1, 2017) is from New York, it appears the ballot-qualified Reform Party of New York will not place the nominee chosen by the national convention on the New York ballot.

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Zoltan Istvan, Transhumanist Party presidential candidate, says he will likely come in 5th place in election

American Third Party Report: From an email sent by Transhumanist Party presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan to ATPR  yesterday (video below is from July 26th, 2016 – 6 minutes):

I am likely to get 5th overall in the US Elections, accoring to reports and media. We were recently at both the RNC and DNC.

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Dan Phillips: Sanders’ Supporters Should Consider Darcy Richardson


Dan Phillips, also known as Red Phillips, is an IPR contributor. He published the following article regarding Darcy Richardson, a candidate for the Reform Party’s presidential nomination, on on July 29th, 2016:

I recently became aware that Darcy G. Richardson is seeking the Presidential nomination of the Reform Party. The Reform Party is holding its national convention starting today, 29 July through 31 July in Bohemia, New York.… Read more ...

Thomas L. Knapp announces his candidacy for the Reform Party’s vice-presidential nomination

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IPR contributor, writer and libertarian activist Thomas L. Knapp made the following announcement today at

Attn: Delegates attending the Reform Party’s 2016 national convention, July 29-31, Bohemia, New York

I, Thomas L. Knapp, hereby declare myself a candidate for the Reform Party‘s 2016 vice-presidential nomination. My declaration to this effect is pursuant to having been named as the preferred running mate of prospective 2016 Reform Party presidential nominee Darcy Richardson.… Read more ...

Darcy Richardson: “The Johnson-Weld Libertarian Ticket: The Duopoly Gains an Ally”

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Darcy G. Richardson is an IPR contributor, historian, author and activist. On July 22nd, 2016, he announced that he will be seeking the Reform Party’s presidential nomination, which will be decided July 29th-31st in Bohemia, New York. The following article was published on his campaign website:

As Alice famously said, things are getting “curiouser and curiouser.”

In a year of the “outsider,” it’s rather peculiar that the Libertarian Party — the country’s only nationally-organized third party expected to be on the ballot in all fifty states this autumn — is fielding a ticket comprised of two former Republican governors, neither of whom  has had a negative word to say about presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.… Read more ...

Darcy Richardson will seek the Reform Party’s presidential nomination


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Originally published at American Third Party Report:

IPR contributor and commentator Darcy G. Richardson will be seeking the Reform Party’s presidential nomination at the party’s national convention in Bohemia, New York, which will be held  next week from July 29th-31st, this ATPR/IPR editor has learned.

In an an email sent today to this editor, Richardson said:

I’ll be seeking the Reform Party’s presidential nomination next weekend in Long Island. 

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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 ...