Author Archives: Fernando Mercado

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 ...

Joe Collins leaves Green Party to run as a Republican (Plus another party)


Joe Collins, Who had previously registered to run as a Republican before changing his affiliation to run with the Green Party has changed his party affiliation again to run as a Republican. While he’s expressed interest in the small government ideology espoused by economic rightists, this may be for the best as his views may not fit well with the Ecosocialist Green Party.… Read more ...

Interview with Ian Schlakman, 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 ...

Elijah Manley enters the 2020 Presidential Election

Elijah Manley, who ran for the Green Party nomination in 2016 despite being 16 at the time has announced his intentions to run for President in 2020. After being asked he clarified that he was seeking the Socialist Party USA’s Nomination, while being open to running for the Green Party Nomination as well.… Read more ...

Zoltan Istvan drops out of 2020 Libertarian Primary

Transhumanist Party Presidential candidate in 2016 and Libertarian California Gubernatorial Candidate in 2018, Zoltan Istvan was the second person to announce he was running for the Libertarian Party nomination in 2020.

However Istvan announced on January 11, that he was not running as a Libertarian in 2020. Stating on his website:

“While I believe in many liberty-minded ideas, the Libertarian Party is currently not for me, so a few months ago I left it, and I’m no longer a member.

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James Jobe to run for VA House 96 Libertarian Nomination

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James Jobe is a 22 year old resident of James City County Virginia. Despite his youth, Jobe has been very politically active. In 2016 Jobe ran a Write In Candidacy for the US Presidency under the Justice For Harambe Party, and plans to do so again in 2020 under the Seize the Memes of Production Banner.… Read more ...

Roger Harris: The New Congress and the Rolling Catastrophe of the US Body Politic

Bathed in the soothing waters of the Blue Wave, such that it was, a new US Congress will be baptized on January 3rd. But what portends when “Mad Dog” Mattis, arch racist Jeff Sessions, and deep state spooks are canonized by self-identified liberals and leftists as bulwarks against fascism?

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2020 Green Party primary candidates and speculation

Ever since it’s creation, the Green Party has been known for nominating candidates like consumer advocate Ralph Nader in 1996 & 2000, political activist David Cobb in 2004, former representative Cynthia McKinney in 2008, and physician Jill Stein in 2012 & 2016. It’s also been involved in a heap of controversy due to Nader and Stein being attributed to the loss of the Democratic Candidates in each of their latter races via the debated spoiler effect.… Read more ...