Tag Archives: Rocky Anderson

Anderson says “good strong challenge” needed from alternative parties

rocky Former Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson, who received 43,018 votes as the Justice Party presidential nominee in 2012, spoke with MintPress News about the need for alternative party presidential candidates in 2016.

Though Anderson said he will not run himself, he said, “We need a good strong challenge, not with the expectation necessarily that somebody’s going to win the election, but that they’re going to help change the course of the debate.”

Anderson “professed his support for Vermont Sen.… Read more ...

OAI Google Hangout: Briefing on Presidential Debate Lawsuit

Rocky Anderson’s May Day Speech

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(The following is the text from the Justice Party’s 2012 Presidential candidate Rocky Anderson’s May Day speech. It was published on Rocky Anderson’s website on June 1st.)

REMARKS AT MAY DAY CELEBRATION
by Ross C. “Rocky” Anderson
The word “tyranny” means cruel and oppressive rule, under power that is arbitrarily and unequally applied according to the dictates of one or more people instead of according to law.
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Working Totals for Third Party Presidential Candidates

Most people are aware now that Governor Gary Johnson received over 1% of the vote, including over 1.1 million raw votes. However, it has been harder to find information about the Presidential candidates who did not perform as well.

Jill Stein currently has 396, 684 votes–she is expected to clear 400k easily once all votes are in, including write-ins.… Read more ...

Third-Party Candidates Speak Out on Election Night

Video of November 4 Third-Party Debate

Here is a video from the November 4th third-party debate, which featured Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party, Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party, Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, and Jill Stein of the Green Party.

Click here for the video

Nov 4th Prez Debate in DC (and info for Nov 5th Debate)

Free & Equal Presidential Debate link – here –  scheduled for TONIGHT, Monday, November 5th at 9pm EST

Re: Nov 4th Debate in DC:
At onthewilderside, Ian Wilder has produced and posted exclusive interviews with 4 presidential candidates and moderator Ralph Nader.

Taped at the 11/4/12 third party debate moderated by Ralph Nader at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC, The candidates from four political parties – Gary Johnson (Libertarian), Jill Stein (Green), Virgil Goode (Constitution) and Rocky Anderson (Justice) met for a two-hour debate

Videos include:

Ralph Nader on How to Improve the Debate Process

Jill Stein on What is a Wasted Vote

Gary Johnson on Media Blackout of Non-corporate Candidates

Rocky Anderson on Needed Changes to Election System

Constitution Party presidential candidate Virgil Goode on Needed Changes to Election System

Photos of the DC event at onthewilderside Flickr:
Nader Presidential Debate photo gallery

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Info on the upcoming, November 5th Free & Equal Debate:

Monday: November 5th
Free & Equal Debate

9pm to 10:30pm EST

Streaming at
freeandequal.org/live

Larry West: Ballot Status and Registered Write-In Status By Presidential Candidate, 2012

From IPR comments, original research by Larry West as to which presidential candidates are on the ballot in which states, and which ones are registered write-in candidates in which states. Larry West is the only source for this information and I have not attempted to verify or correct it, but corrections – preferably with links to sources/evidence – are welcome in the comments.Read more ...

Ralph Nader to Moderate Final Presidential Debate on Nov. 4th

The following MEDIA RELEASE was posted at

www.nader.org

earlier today.

For Immediate Release
October 25, 2012

What: Third Party Presidential Debate

When: Sunday, November 4, 2012
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
CURRENTLY ONLY OPEN TO CREDENTIALED MEDIA

(Washington, D.C.) – The candidates* from four political parties – Gary Johnson (Libertarian), Jill Stein (Green), Virgil Goode (Constitution) and Rocky Anderson (Justice) – will meet for a two-hour debate on Sunday, November 4, 7:30 p.m.… Read more ...

October 23rd Debate Winners Announced: Johnson and Stein Move On

On October 23rd, Free and Equal hosted a debate in which Governor Gary Johnson, Congressman Virgil Goode, Mayor Rocky Anderson, and Dr. Jill Stein all participated. It was aired on C-SPAN and a number of other channels. There was a round of voting lasting 24 hours at the Free and Equal website which determined which two debate participants would move on to the next debate.… Read more ...

More on Free and Equal’s First Third-Party Debate

Also, here is an article and short video from Al Jazeera English .

PBS News Hour Gives Coverage to Third Party Debate, Letterman Shows Brief Clips

The PBS News Hour is an extremely popular television news show. Today it showed a five minute segment on the third party debate hosted by Free and Equal. Additionally, David Letterman’s The Late Show also did a brief segment, right at the beginning of the show–poking fun at each of the four candidates present.… Read more ...