Tag Archives: Natural Law Party

Wikinews Publishes “Final Pleas” From Three Third Party Candidates

In the sixth and final edition of the monthly Wikinews series on the 2016 presidential election, three candidates not invited to Free & Equal’s 2016 presidential debate were provided an opportunity to write a final statement to voters.

Those making their final plea include: America’s Party nominee Tom Hoefling (who asked to use the same statement he made as a final plea as his party’s nominee in 2012); Socialist Party USA and Natural Law Party presidential nominee Mimi Soltysik, and former Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania Tax Assessor James Hedges, nominee of the Prohibition Party.… Read more ...

Ballot Access News: Minor Parties Have a Lot Riding on Their Percentage of the Vote on November 4

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

One of the reasons the November 4 election is suspenseful is because there are so many states in which it is difficult to predict whether various minor parties will poll enough votes to obtain, or keep, recognized party status.

Alabama: although no minor party candidate has any candidates on the ballot for statewide office, parties can also obtain recognized party status, for county office only, if they poll 20% of the vote for a countywide county office.… Read more ...

Michigan Natural Law Party chooses Rocky Anderson for President

As Richard Winger reports at Ballot Access News, the Michigan Natural Law Party, one of the remnants of the now defunct national Natural Law Party, has nominated Justice Party nominee, former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson for president, giving him ballot access in the swing state of Michigan.… Read more ...

Dennis Mikolay: ‘When politics comes naturally’

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com by Dennis Mikolay:

THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE ABOUT THE NATURAL LAW PARTY APPEARED IN THE MONMOUTH
UNIVERSITY “OUTLOOK” ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2010.

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WHEN POLITICS COMES NATURALLY
By Dennis “DJ” Mikolay

Whenever the public becomes discontent with government policy, the masses
start to recognize the ineffectiveness of the two-party duopoly.… Read more ...

Presidential Race 2012: Third party stats concerning ballot status

from Ballot Access News
Minor Party Presidential Ballot Status, Compared to Four Years Ago at this Point

November 5th, 2010

The Libertarian Party now has an automatic spot on the 2012 presidential ballot in 26 states.  If it meets the vote tests in New York and/or Utah, that will go up to either 27 or 28. … Read more ...

Socialists Brian Moore and Stewart Alexander send their thanks

Ed, Art, Socialist Party Members, Family and Friends:

No, it is Stewart and I who wish to thank all of the SP members, friends, family and volunteers who worked so hard, and gave of themselves so generously in our 2008 campaign.

A special thanks goes out to Matt Erard, our National Ballot Access Coordinator, for his diligent, effective and smart efforts in helping us qualify on eight state ballots and 22 others as official “Write-In”
candidates.… Read more ...

Natural Law Party nominates Moore in Miss., Nader in Mich.

Ballot Access News is reporting that the Natural Law Party of Mississippi has given their ballot line to Socialist Party USA candidate Brian Moore.

The Natural Law Party of Mississippi is one of only two remaining state affiliates of the once formidable, by third-party standards anyhow, Natural Law Party. The other affiliate is in Michigan, where ballot-access laws allow a party to continue fielding candidates so long as a statewide candidate receives at least 1% of the total for the most recent winning candidate for Secretary of State (in practice, about 0.5%).… Read more ...

Natural Law Party puts Ralph Nader on Michigan ballot

Close on the heels of his victory in California, where the Peace and Freedom Party just put Nader on the ballot, the Natural Law Party of Michigan just did the same. Ballot Access News reports:

On July 30, 2008, the Michigan Natural Law Party nominated Ralph Nader for president, and submitted the needed paperwork.

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Ten Presidential Nominating Conventions Coming in August and September

Posted at Ballot Access News

At least ten presidential nominating conventions will be held in August and September:

1. The Peace and Freedom Party meets in Sacramento, California, on August 2-3.
2. The Natural Law Party of Michigan meets on August 9.
3. The Independent Party of Delaware meets on August 16.

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In the year 2000…

Here’s a blast from the past: interviews I did with Libertarian Harry Browne and Natural Law Party candidate John Hagelin from September and October 2000, respectively. Unfortunately, interviews I did with Socialist David MacReynolds and Constitution Party nominee Howard Phillips have been lost to the ages.