Tag Archives: Idaho

Idaho GOP Candidate Had Recent Third-Party Ties

John-Eynon

Sent to me by Cody Quirk
Posted to Idaho News .

Until recently, Republican state superintendent candidate John Eynon was secretary of the state’s Constitution Party.
He left the third party shortly before filing paperwork to run on the GOP ticket.

Eynon’s campaign manager downplays the maneuvering — describing Eynon as a 40-year Republican who left the GOP for about 12 to 18 months.… Read more ...

Richard Mack’s Work With Third Parties Draws Criticism

Former Arizona Sheriff Richard Mack is running for U.S. Congress in Texas’ 21st district as a Republican. He is scheduled to speak at a Lincoln Day dinner in Idaho next month. Mack’s history of participation with other political parties has become an issue for 14 members of the Kootenai County Republican Party, who wrote a letter to their Central Committee Chairwoman regarding the selection of Richard Mack as a speaker.… Read more ...

Root: The Strike – As Ayn Rand Predicted

As Ayn Rand Predicted, the Wealthy are Going on Strike Against Obama.

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and creator of ROOTforAmerica.com

The U.S. economy is crumbling. Businesses are collapsing in record numbers. Jobs have disappeared. Tax revenues are down dramatically. Coincidence?

Everything happening today under Obama resembles the storyline of Ayn Rand’s famous book, Atlas Shrugged, one of the most popular books of all time, selling over 7 million copies.… Read more ...

Mary Ruwart: Open letter to the Florida and Idaho Libertarian Party State Executive Committees

By Mary Ruwart at Liberty for All. Republished with permission from Liberty for All publisher Lee Wrights.

by Mary J. Ruwart, LNC At-large

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to you in my capacity as an At-Large Representative of the Libertarian National Committee (LNC), which is in receipt of your resolutions concerning Mr.Read more ...

WA Green Party to host Pacific Northwest Green gathering in Seattle Nov. 13

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Green Party of Washington State (GPoWS) will be hosting a regional gathering of members (and potential members) of the Green Party on Saturday, 13 November 2010. Greens from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, Alaska, and beyond are invited to join us in Seattle for a day of fun, including motivational speakers, music, and food.
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Constitution Party 2010 Election Highlights

by Gary Odom
National Field Director
at constitutionparty.com

 
2010 Election
 
Brings Victories and Near Misses; Highlights
Progress And Reveals Challenges As The
Constitution Party Looks To The Future
 
 
Congratulations To Nevada…Again! 
 
In 2006, the Independent American Party, the Constitution Party’s state affiliate in Nevada elected two of its candidates to office.  This year it doubled up and elected four:three who were elected for the first time and one who who re-elected.Read more ...

Independent Jana Kemp at 6% in Idaho Governor’s Race

Early results posted by Austin Cassidy at Uncovered Politics See the article there for more about Kemp and her race.

Butch Otter (REP) – 78,501 votes (62%)
Keith Allred (DEM) – 39,296 votes (31%)
Jana Kemp (IND) – 7,313 votes (6%)
Ted Dunlap (LIB) – 1,514 votes (1%)
Pro-Life (IND) – 953 votes (1%)

Independent Jana Kemp Draws Unlikely Applause in Idaho Debate

Austin Cassidy at Uncovered Politics:

All five candidates for governor of Idaho met for a debate on Thursday, in front of a packed crowd at the Idaho Capitol and broadcast on Idaho Public Television.

Attending the showdown were Republican governor Butch Otter, Democrat Keith Allred, Libertarian Ted Dunlap and independents Jana Kemp and Pro-Life Richardson.… Read more ...

Uncovered Politics ‘Oddball’: Pro-Life (formerly named Marvin Richardson)

Austin Cassidy at Uncovered Politics:

Today’s oddball in the spotlight is Pro-Life.

Yes, that’s the man’s name.

Marvin Richardson legally changed his name to “Pro-Life” after an Idaho court refused to allow him to be listed on the ballot with the label in a 2006 race for Governor as the Constitution Party candidate.

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Idaho Republican Party Steals Constitution Party Platform?

From Capitol Hill Blue via TPID:

Joined by tea party members, Ron Paul disciples and old-guard conservatives, Beck strode into the three-day confab in Idaho Falls amid a swelling national tide of frustration with Washington, D.C., magnified by Idaho’s already rightist tilt. When it was over, a majority of the 500 delegates had transformed their platform with a spasm of anti-fed outrage — and anger at Republicans who Beck thinks have strayed from the fold.… Read more ...

Edgar Steele, Attorney for White Supremacists, Is Rejected by Constitution Party of Idaho

Edgar Steele is an attorney who has represented various racist groups and white supremacists in court. His claim to fame amongst that community is that he defended the Aryan Nations in the lawsuit that eventually put them under. Apparently Edgar Steele has political ambitions, too.

“I have defended and provide legal advice to probably more of the politically incorrect than has any other attorney in America today,” Steele said in a May 2009 essay available on his website.

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Idaho: Constitution Party Candidate’s Membership in Militia Draws Media Attention

Posted at http://thirdpartydaily.blogspot.com/

From the Bonner’s Ferry Herald:

Every able-bodied Idaho male 18 through 45-years old, already belongs to the militia, according to Jeff Stankiewicz. That is outlined in the Idaho Constitution, said Stankiewicz, major of the 21st Battalion of North Idaho’s Lightfoot Militia.

A member of the Constitution party, Stankiewicz is challenging incumbent assessor Dave Ryals in the Nov.… Read more ...