Author Archives: Fernando Mercado

About Fernando Mercado

The host of the Progressive Oriented YouTube Channel E Pluribus Unum, which has the main focus of educating people on Minor Parties, their history, and their candidates. So when an 11 Year Old Website with that same goal says they needed new writers, I felt the need to carry this torch.

Third Green Party Presidential Debate in Muncie, Indiana

The third of the Green Party Presidential Debates was held on September 20 in Muncie, Indiana and hosted by the Green Party Black Caucus.

The candidates in attendance were Howie Hawkins, Dario Hunter, Ian Schlakman, Dennis Lambert, David Rolde, and Chad Wilson.

Topics covered include: How each of the candidates would grow the Green Party, combating Racism, how they would combat Climate Change, among others.… Read more ...

Mike Gravel corrects the record on Campaign Email urging voters to donate to Howie Hawkins

In an email sent by the campaign staff of former senator and 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Mike Gravel, Mike Gravel reportedly urged supporters to donate to the Howie Hawkins Presidential Campaign with the subject line “Mike Gravel Endorses Howie Hawkins for President”

Many individuals, including Green Party Presidential Candidate Sedinam Moyowasifa-Curry questioned the “endorsement”, due to the Greens still being in the middle of their primary but the Gravel campaign reassured that this decision was all Gravel’s.… Read more ...

Jerome Segal to run for President under Bread and Roses Party

American Philosopher, Political activist, President of the Jewish Peace Lobby, and 2018 Democratic Maryland Senate Candidate. Jerome Segal has announced his candidacy for President in 2020 under the Bread and Roses banner.

The Bread and Roses Party, founded in 2018, identifies itself as “socialistic in its ideals” and “open to New Socialists and Non-Socialist alike.” It isn’t poised to try and rival the two major parties, but rather seeks to inject, through campaigns, new ideas, new policies and new leaders.”

In response to the Spoiler Myth, they have chosen not to run candidates in Swing States.… Read more ...

George Galloway to run for against Tom Watson as an Independent

George Galloway, former member of parliament representing The Labour Party from 1987 to 2005 and the Respect Party from 2005 to 2015 has announced his intention to run in the West Bromwich East constituency against Labour Party Deputy Leader Tom Watson. Galloway plans to stand as a Pro-Brexit, Pro-Corbyn, Socialist, Populist candidate due to Watson’s stances on Brexit and alleged Anti-Semitism in the Labour Party.… Read more ...

First Green Party Presidential Debate in St. Paul, Minnesota

The Green Party has been running a Presidential Nomination process as other parties have, as such they have had some debates to help the members who plan to vote in their party’s primary. The first one was held on July 19.

The candidates who participated in this debate were Sedinam Kinamo Cristin Moyowasifa-Curry, Howie Hawkins, Dario Hunter, David Rolde, and Ian Schlakman (Via Telephone).… Read more ...

Ross Perot, Two-Time Presidential Candidate, Dies

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Henry Ross Perot, best known for running for president twice, passed away on July 9th after a battle with leukemia.

Perot’s initial campaign for president as centrist oriented Independent campaign gained nationwide support, even earning him a spot on the 1992 General Election Debates, the only time the US had 3 candidates for President on the debate stage.… Read more ...

Ian Schlakman: Hawkins Team Sends Letter Demanding I let Hawkins Have an Unfair Advantage

From Green Party Presidential Candidate Ian Schlakman at Medium.

The Green Party, just like the Democratic Party, is in the thick of its own Presidential Primary. As Greens, we are very familiar with other parties rigging elections and playing dirty tricks to help their corrupt candidates. Of course Greens are pro-democracy and fight for fair and open elections all over the country. … Read more ...

Howie Hawkins 2020 and Third Party Presidential Nominations

On May 28th Green Party founder and Perennial New York Candidate Howie Hawkins announced he’d run for the Green Party Presidential Nomination, later that same day the official Green Party twitter made a now deleted post commemorating his entry into the race. Immediately afterwards another Green Party Presidential Candidate, Ian Schlakman, immediately questioned the tweet calling to the attention the fact that they did not do so for the other Green Party Presidential Candidates.… Read more ...

Independent Political Report turns 11 today (and Paulie turns 47)

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On May 20th, 2008 Independent Political Report went online with its first post, which just outlined it’s goals while decrying its predecessor Third Party Watch. In the 11 Years since then many third party activist and politicians contribute to the site, got many spinoff and sister blogs including an unaffiliated website Alt-Right site that bears a name that’s the equivalent of a sequel anime, and even had a brief stint on BlogTalkRadio.… Read more ...

Interview with Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowasifza-Curry, Green Party Presidential Candidate

Show Premise: On E Pluribus Unum’s Fireside Chats I usually go over political news, . Though I will also do the occasional interview with a politician such as when I interviewed John Wolfe Jr, a minor Democratic Party candidate for President in 2012 and 2018 Senate Campaign, two times actually.… Read more ...

Third Party Power grab in North Carolina’s two vacant Congressional Districts?

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North Carolina will hold two special elections for it’s two vacant House Seats. One for it’s Third Congressional District, which has been left vacant after the passing of Paleolibertarian Representative Walter B Jones, which will be held on September 10th. As well as one in the highly contested Ninth District, which will be held on November 5th.… Read more ...

New York State Legislature To Vote On Fusion Voting Ban

The New York State Legislature, which is primarily controlled by Democrats, will be introducing legislation on Monday to ban its longstanding Electoral Fusion Law. This move has been criticized by Third Party activists for being a punishment of the Working Families Party for backing Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic Primary.Read more ...