Category Archives: Right-wing minor parties

Prohibition Party’s Bill Bayes to Run for President

According to Rick Knox, national chairman of the Prohibition Party, Bill Bayes, the Prohibition Party’s 2016 vice presidential nominee, will seek the 2020 presidential nominations of both the Prohibition and Constitution parties.

Bayes, 66, lives in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where he owns a manufacturing business.  He is a former teacher and band director.  … 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 ...

Evan McMullin may run for Congress as an independent; poll shows he could win

Ballot Access News:

On Friday, April 21, Evan McMullin appeared on MSNBC for about one and one-half minutes. He said he hasn’t decided whether he will run for public office in 2018. There has been speculation that he might run for U.S. Senate or U.S. House in Utah as an independent.

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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 ...

American Independent Party reaffiliates with Constitution Party

According to wikipedia

The American Independent Party (AIP) is a far-right political party of the United States that was established in 1967. The AIP is best known for its nomination of former Governor George Wallace of Alabama, who carried five states in the 1968 presidential election running on a segregationist platform against Richard M.

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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 ...

VinePair Magazine Interviews Three Prohibition Party Leaders

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

VinePair is a publication that celebrates the beverage alcohol experience. It has an interview with three leaders of the Prohibition Party here.

From the article cited, written by Nick Hines:

To be fair, the Prohibition Party was far from a major contender. It only received a total of 5,525 votes.… Read more ...

American Independent Party Nominee Inaugurated as President

Credit: Getty Images

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 ...

The Federalist Party in 2017

This email was forwarded to me. I am not yet on their email list.

This new year has brought about a combination of hope and fear in America. As Federalists, we share both perspectives. There is hope in hearing about a few plans to reduce government power, but there is also concern that these reductions will be mere tokens compared to the planned perpetuation of government overreach as well as increases in the federal budget.… 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



Ballot Access News
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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 ...