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CA AIP to Nominate Donald Trump for President

According to J.R. Myers, founder and chairman of the Alaska Constitution Party, a source from within the California American Independent Party (CA AIP) reports that the Party has decided to nominate Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for president.

As Ballot Access News reported last month, Trump likely won the CA AIP’s June primary through write-in votes, though such votes were not officially counted.… Read more ...

Wikinews: Interview with California American Independent Party Primary Winner

Originally published at Wikinews 

Alan Spears

Alan Spears

Though most of the media attention of the June 7 California primary focused on the Democratic and Republican races, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump winning each, respectively, the Peace and Freedom Party, the Green Party, the Libertarian Party, and the American Independent Party (AIP) all held primaries as well, owing to the fact that each has attained the status of political party in the state; a designation reserved for parties that can show they have registered members totaling greater than 0.33% of registered voters in the state, and maintained with either keeping registered voters at that percentage or holding 0.067% of registered voters while winning at least two percent of the vote in a statewide election.… Read more ...

Is Todd Palin Running for President? CA-AIP Submits Names for Presidential Primary

The American Independent Party of California, the largest single-state third party in the nation by registration has submitted to the California Secretary of State a list of candidates for its presidential preference primary, which is non-binding. Amongst the names is the husband of former Republican nominee for Vice President in 2008, Sarah Palin.… Read more ...

Keyes running mate: ‘No way’ a Christian could vote for Obama

A story on Monday’s Fox News Special Report, on ministers challenging IRS regulations on candidate endorsements from the pulpit, featured the Rev. Wiley Drake of First Southern Baptist of Buena Park, California, who is the vice presidential nominee of America’s Independent Party. Drake was shown saying, “According to my Bible and in my opinion, there’s no way in the world a Christian could vote for Barack Hussein Obama.” The report noted Drake’s leading role in challenging the IRS rule, but did not mention that he is a candidate himself, nor did it mention his party’s presidential candidate Alan Keyes.… Read more ...

Running mate to endorse Keyes from pulpit

KNBC.com of Los Angeles reports that “a firebrand Buena Park preacher is among a group of ministers who plan to violate the Internal Revenue Service ban on political speech by nonprofit groups in hopes of generating a test case.” The Rev. Wiley Drake of First Southern Baptist Church, who is Alan Keyes‘s running mate on the America’s Independent Party ticket, will endorse Keyes from the pulpit on Sunday.… Read more ...