Tag Archives: Independents

Evan McMullin campaign: “We intend to win Utah”

American Third Party Report: In a new video released earlier today by the Evan McMullin presidential campaign, McMullin’s chief strategist Joel Searby said:

We’re building our Utah victory operation, where we are actually going to go in Utah. And that is, I think – will largely be driven by the some of the folks in this room, saying “here’s what think we need to do to go get that done.

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David Earl Williams III becomes first Illinois congressional candidate to endorse Gary Johnson

American Third Party Report: David Earl Williams III, an independent, officially qualified write-in candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 9th district and a former GOP candidate in the same district in 2014 (he received 14,158 votes, or 47.6% of the total, in the GOP primary running as a Ron Paul Republican), has become the first congressional candidate in Illinois to officially and publicly endorse Gary Johnson for president, via Dewforcongress.com one hour ago (Williams will be attending a meeting of the Libertarian Party of Chicago on September 8th, 2016 and is planning on joining the Libertarian Party soon):

Dear Fellow American, 

My opponent, Jan Schakowsky endorses Hillary Clinton for President, while the Republican candidate, Joan McCarthy Lasonde seems ashamed to come out with who she’ll be supporting.The question is, who will I finally endorse and support on November 8, 2016?

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David Earl Williams III endorses Libertarian candidates; will deliver speech on Saturday

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David Earl Williams III

David Earl Williams III is an independent write-in candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 9th district who is affiliated with the Libertarian Party of Illinois. He published the following press release earlier today:

Dear Fellow American, 

It’s been awhile since the last press release, so I wanted to check back in with all my supporters and constituents of Illinois 9th.… Read more ...

Dan Phillips: Evan McMullin? NeverTrump Still Doesn’t Get It

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Evan McMullin

Dan Phillips, also known as Red Phillips, is an IPR contributor. He originally published the following article regarding the entry of independent candidate Evan McMullin into the presidential race on August 10th, 2016 at EconomicPopulist.org:

We have long been promised that if the convention coup plot failed, as everyone who knows anything about the process knew it would, and Donald Trump emerged as the Republican nominee, that the NeverTrump bitter-enders planned to put forth an independent challenger to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to represent self-proclaimed “real conservatism” and/or “real Republicanism.” After some teasing by author Brad Thor that never materialized, NeverTrump has found its candidate.… Read more ...

Steven Wilson: “A Modern Thomas: the haunting of the United States of Joseph Goebbels”

Steven Wilson, a write-in candidate for president, sent the following article for publication at ATPR; he originally published it on his website on July 28th, 2016:

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If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.  For the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the state.
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Independent Candidate Enters Race for U.S. House in Illinois

Map of Illinois’ 10th congressional district

From the Aquarian Agrarian:

Originally Written on March 27th, 2016

Edited on March 29th and 30th, 2016

Joseph Kopsick, a 29-year-old resident of Lake Bluff, is running as a New Party candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives. He will be fighting to represent Illinois’s 10th District, along with some other recognizable names.… Read more ...

NH: “preponderance of the evidence” that Sanders is a Democrat

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has long chosen to self-describe on the ballot and in Congress as an Independent. In spite of that, he has always caucused with the Democrats in the House and Senate, and has always endorsed the Democratic nominees for President. In exchange for this, the Democratic Party of Vermont has agreed since 1990 to not back any Democratic challengers to Sanders, even in years when a nominal Democratic candidate was on the ballot.… Read more ...

Sanders: Independent or Democrat? Either way he’ll be on Democratic primary ballots

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (?-VT)

Whether or not somebody is a member of a party, or affiliated with a party, is not always a straightforward question. In his FEC Form 2 filing for his presidential candidacy, Bernie Sanders listed his “affiliation” as “Democratic Party.” However he continues to hold himself out as an Independent, and also still lists himself in the Congressional directory as an Independent.… Read more ...

Breitbart: The War on Libertarians and Independents

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Found in Breitbart .
October 28, 2014
By Jason Scheurer

The U.S. electoral system is a farce. It is controlled with the same mastery with which Coke and Pepsi dominate the soda market. It is sold to the American public as if the free and open exchange of ideas is what’s inside, but the hidden ingredients are toxic to the body politic.… Read more ...

Jeffrey McCormick of Boston Jumps into Massachusetts Governors Race as Independent Candidate

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By Matt Murphy

Jeffrey McCormick, a founding partner of the Boston venture capital firm Saturn Partners, has filed papers to run for governor in 2014 as an independent, adding a new dynamic to the 2014 field already crowded with a handful of Democrats, one Republican and another independent.

McCormick, who lists a Beacon Street address near the Public Gardens, formed an account to run for governor on Monday morning with the Office of Campaign and Political Finance.… Read more ...

Joe Lieberman Makes Pitch for 3rd-Party Candidates in Roanoke College Address

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By Tiffany Holland

Former vice presidential candidate and retired U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman visited Roanoke College on Wednesday night to discuss the partisan politics of Congress, which he feels are detrimental to the country and said the country needs more strong third-party candidates.

He also said there should be a “strong emergence of a third party in this country.”

He acknowledges that third-party candidates usually do not succeed, but they can leave a lasting effect on a race.… Read more ...

Independent Presidential Candidate Announces Location for 9/11 Koran Burning Event

Independent 2016 presidential candidate Dr. Terry Jones sent out the following press release yesterday, announcing the location of a Koran burning ceremony scheduled for September 11, 2013.

WORLDWIDE BURNING OF 2,998 KORANS ON SEPTEMBER 11th, 2013

LOCATION:  4090 LAUREL CREST COURT, MULBERRY, FL 33860

We have secured a location in the Tampa Bay area for our September 11th event.… Read more ...