Tag Archives: Charles Jay

Candidates endorsed by the Boston Tea Party surpass a million votes

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com by Darryl W. Perry, Chair of the Boston Tea Party National Committee:

Preliminary results show that over 1 million votes were casts for BTP endorsed candidates (1,129,631). While no BTP endorsed candidate won election Tuesday night, there were several good showings. Eighteen candidates received at least 20% (8) or 20,000 votes (13); 3 of whom – Michele Sallach-Grace (NE Auditor of Public Accounts) Christopher W.… Read more ...

Charles Jay: Eulogy for former running mate Marilyn Chambers

Email from Charles Jay



When it comes to Marilyn Chambers, I really have a hard time finding a place to begin. Only now have I sufficiently been able to get my thoughts together to write anything.

We talked often, and certainly on holidays. When I didn’t hear from her on Easter Sunday, I decided to call her after I got home from a family gathering.… Read more ...

Third Party candidate and adult film star Marilyn Chambers dead at age 56

The AP, Sassyqarla entertainment news, and other media outlets report that the body of Marilyn Chambers, whose real name is Marilyn Ann Taylor, was found at her home Sunday evening. Sassyqarla reports that no foul play is expected, but an autopsy will be performed.

As noted at the archives of www.politics1.com and at Wikipedia.org, Marilyn Ann Taylor ran for Vice President of the United States in 2004, on the “Personal Choice Party” ticket, a quasi libertarian party.… Read more ...

Jay unlikely to run for president again

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel today has a feature on this year’s Boston Tea Party presidential nominee, saying that “when he loses, Charles Jay loses big. … The number of votes Jay won in the three states in which he was on the ballot — Florida, Colorado and Tennessee — topped 2,300.… Read more ...

Documentary profiles Charles Jay and Brian Moore

Video found at tilzy.tv… Read more ...

How did IPR contributors and readers do on election day?

IPR founder GE shared 23,740 votes with 16 others in a slate of presidential electors pledged to Bob Barr, .4% of the vote.

Contributor Paulie Cannoli shared 4,983 votes with 8 other Alabama presidential electors pledged to Bob Barr, .2%.

Contributor Tom Knapp took 8,576 votes in Missouri’s 2nd congressional district, for 2.3%.… Read more ...

AP profiles Boston Tea Party’s Jay

The AP has a generally positive feature piece on Boston Tea Party presidential candidate Charles Jay today. Jay said, “Obviously this is a party that wants low or no taxes, and I think we’re just naturally rebellious. We’re bad boys and bad girls.” Jay “said he and his party, which counts 500 members nationwide on its Web site, also have one clear goal.… Read more ...

23 Presidential candidates are on the ballot in at least one state

Ballot Access News reports

This year, 23 presidential candidates are on the ballot in at least one state. That is the highest in U.S. history except for 1992, when there were also 23. Generally there are more such candidates in periods of great public unhappiness.

Here is a list, with the predominant party label for each, and the percentage of the voters that will see their names on the ballot:

Barack Obama, Democratic, 100.0%
John McCain, Republican, 100.0%
Bob Barr, Libertarian, 94.5%
Ralph Nader, independent, 85.2%
Cynthia McKinney, Green, 70.5%
Chuck Baldwin, Constitution, 59.8%
Gloria La Riva, Socialism and Liberation, 26.8%
Roger Calero or his stand-in James Harris, Socialist Workers, 25.0%
Brian Moore, Socialist, 21.5%
Alan Keyes, America’s Independent Party, 18.1%
Charles Jay, Boston Tea, 10.0%
Gene Amondson, Prohibition, 9.6%
Thomas Robert Stevens, Objectivist, 8.0%
Richard Duncan, independent, 4.6%
John Joseph Polachek, New, 4.3%
Jeffrey Boss, Vote Here, 3.0%
Jeffrey Wamboldt, We the People, 2.5%
Ron Paul, Taxpayers/Constitution, 2.0%
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Boston Tea Party adopts Campaign for Liberty four point program, elects new officers

The Boston Tea Party is having its convention, as IPR previously reported. In the interest of disclosure, two of the at-large candidates (Tom Knapp and Neil Stephenson) also write for IPR.

Here is a press release from party founder Tom Knapp sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com on behalf of the party:

Midway into its second biennial convention — held entirely online — America’s new libertarian political party has chosen a new slate of national officers, adopted the program of “the Ron Paul R3VOLution,” and partially completed work on amendments to its bylaws.

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Boston Tea Party Chairman: ‘Charles Jay is lying’

Boston Tea Party Chairman Jim Davidson has responded to the criticisms made by his party’s presidential candidate Charles Jay.

The internecine conflict has its roots in allegations of child molestation levied against one of the party’s many “favorite son” vice-presidential candidates, John Wayne Smith of Florida — who also happened to be the state party’s chairman.… Read more ...

Charles Jay slams BTP Chairman Jim Davidson; Florida BTP disaffiliates from national

“I didn’t involve myself in all of this to play in a sandbox with children,” says Charles Jay, in reference to internal disputes within the Boston Tea Party.

“This stuff is getting more ridiculous with each passing day,” Jay continues. “Apparently [National Chairman Jim] Davidson feels he has the right to monitor private conversations that take place between BTP Florida members, including those that exclusively concern my campaign, and has accused those who wish to speak freely with others as being ‘conspirators’ in a ‘secretive cabal.’ That’s quite a vivid, and I daresay, childish imagination at work.… Read more ...

My presidential vote total predictions

I am heading out of town for a while, so I figured I’d go ahead and give my guess about the vote totals for alternative party presidential candidates to leave you with something to talk about. I will refrain on offering a final prediction on the overall winner, though right now I expect the Democratic ticket to win by three to six percentage points.… Read more ...