Tag Archives: Tom Tancredo

Fmr. Congressman Tom Tancredo leaves GOP to become independent

In a piece published at Breitbart, Former Congressman Tom Tancredo (R-CO) announces that he is formally renouncing his membership in the Republican Party, in favor of being a no-party independent.

In a panel discussion at the University of Colorado after the recent Republican debate, I was asked by a student why she should be a Republican.

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Red Phillips: Who Should I Write-in in 2016 Presidential Polls?

The following was posted on the Conservative Heritage Times website. Red Phillips is a contributor here at IPR.

August 21, 2013

RedPhillips

Posted under Conservatism & Constitution Party & Election 2016 & Libertarian Party &Paleoconservatism & Rand Paul & Republican Party

OK, so the 2016 polls are starting to appear in my inbox and as pop-up ads, etc.

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Tom Tancredo:”Prohibition has failed us”

Former Congressman Tom Tancredo was the American Constitution Party candidate for Governor of Colorado in 2010. He received 37% of the vote, and qualified The American Constitution Party as a major party in Colorado.

This year, activists have qualified Amendment 64 as a measure on the Colorado ballot to legalize possession and recreational use of marijuana.… Read more ...

Steve Stockman Boasts Endorsements From Constitution Party Players

In 1994, Republican Steve Stockman (R-TX) upset longtime incumbent Democrat Jack Brooks in an east Texas congressional seat. While he lost two years later, during that time Stockman forged tight links on the ‘constitutional conservative’ right.

Now Stockman is running for Congress in TX-36. He faces Baytown businessman Steven Takach in a Republican primary runoff on July 31st.… Read more ...

Former Congressman and Current Candidate Steve Stockman Endorsed by Tom Tancredo

Steve Stockman is a former one-term member of Congress and current candidate for U.S. Congress in Texas. The district he is running in is newly created but shares some overlapping areas with his old congressional district. Stockman has, from time to time, been associated with the Constitution Party. He spoke at a recent National Committee meeting of that party in order to help train candidates and was rumored as a Presidential, Vice Presidential, and campaign manager selection in 2008.… Read more ...

Howard Phillips Retires

According to HowardPhillips.com, Howard Phillips retired on January 11 as chairman of the Conservative Caucus, which he founded in 1974.

Howard Phillips, founder of The Conservative Caucus (TCC) and its Chairman since 1974, has resigned, saying that recent health problems required that he “direct my energies on my health, my family life, my spiritual priorities, and my writings.” He affirmed his gratitude “for the opportunities God has given me to work with such fine people and I remain wholeheartedly supportive of the important work and mission of this organization.”

Phillips, now 70, led TCC through successful battles to block ratification of the SALT II Treaty, begin the SDI missile defense program, repeal the Catastrophic Coverage Act, prevent passage of Hillary Clinton’s socialized medicine scheme, and persuade the House of Representatives to impeach President Bill Clinton.

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Americans Elect Qualifies for Colorado Ballot, Lamm and Tancredo Criticize Effort

Dick Lamm is a former Governor of Colorado and once pursued the Presidential nomination of Ross Perot’s Reform Party. Tom Tancredo is a former Republican Congressman and in 2010 he ran for Governor as a candidate of the American Constitution Party. Both figures were not only prominent members of third parties, but were taken quite seriously by voters and media alike.… Read more ...

Early Constitution Party Presidential Candidate Considerations for 2012

IPR has been contacted by a number of top Constitution Party activists and leaders over the last couple of weeks who claim to have inside knowledge of the presidential aspirations of several would-be candidates, amongst them several former members of Congress.

Former Congressmen Tom Tancredo and Virgil Goode are considered to be the frontrunners for the nomination if they want it.… Read more ...

Tom Tancredo, Gary Johnson, Richard Mack among speakers at ‘Save America Convention’

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com. Several of the speakers have Libertarian and Constitution Party connections: Tom Tancredo was the 2010 Constitution Party candidate for Governor of Colorado, although he has since then returned to the Republican Party. Gary Johnson was previously a dues paying member of the Libertarian Party. Sheriff Richard Mack was the The Libertarian Party candidate for U.S.Read more ...

Two Constitution Party Gubernatorial Nominees Lead The Pack In Popular Vote Among Alternative Party Candidates

Constitution Party News via TPID:

Tom Tancredo’s American Constitution candidacy in Colorado won 620,632 votes. This total is far and away the top votal total for any candidate outside the Democrat or Republican Party. It appeared near the end that he might win the race. His total percentage nearly doubled his poll numbers when he entered the race.… Read more ...

Colorado Constitution Party Prepares for Major-Party Status Following Tancredo’s Run for Governor

TPID:

From Denver Westword:

By inching over 10 percent of the vote last Tuesday, Dan Maes saved the Colorado Republican Party from the humiliation of falling to minor-party status. But while Tom Tancredo didn’t win the race, his 30 percent-plus of the vote elevated the American Constitution Party to a major Colorado party.

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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 ...