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 alongside the latest political news of the day. So when an 12 Year Old Website with that same goal says they needed new writers, I felt the need to carry this torch.

Movement for a Peoples Party announces Marianne Williamson and Mike Gravel as speakers

Former Senator Mike Gravel and Author Marianne Williamson, both of whom ran for the Democratic Nomination in 2020, have been announced as speakers at the 2020 Peoples Convention. The goal of which is to discuss the idea of forming a Progressive Independent Party and their game plan for 2022 and 2024.… Read more ...

Movement for A Peoples Party to hold Peoples Convention on August 30th

Movement For A People’s Party, a group founded with the intention of translating the Bernie Sanders movement into an Independent Political Party in the vein of the People’s Party of William Jennings Bryan, will hold a convention on August 30th from 4-6 pm Eastern Time to discuss strategy for the 2022 and 2024 Elections.Read more ...

Dario Hunter and Mark Charles announce Running Mate Changes

In the remaining months of the campaign, progressive Independent candidates Dario Hunter and Mark Charles announce alterations to their presidential tickets.

Green Party turned Independent candidate Dario Hunter, who will be on the ballot in Colorado under the banner of the Progressive Party, has announced Penobscot Nation activist Dawn Neptune Adams will replace Darlene Elias as his running mate.… Read more ...

Mark Charles chooses Sedinam Moyowasifza-Curry as running mate

In a livestreamed Washington Convention to gain ballot access Independent Presidential Candidate Mark Charles has formally nominated former Green Party Candidate Sedinam Moyowasifza-Curry to be his running mate.

Moyowasifza-Curry’s decision comes after many candidates, including now Independent Dario Hunter, have voiced criticisms over the Green Party’s Presidential Primary

The event is linked down below and Charles Campaign website can be found here

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Dario Hunter to run as an Independent Green

After the Green Party Presidential Convention nominated Howie Hawkins, Green Party Runner Up Dario Hunter released a video on Twitter announcing that he would run as an Independent Green in the General Election, citing previous allegations of Electoral Rigging by the Green Party in favor of Hawkins.

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Dario Hunter challenges Green Party’s alleged corruption

Former Yungstown Board Member and current Green Party runner-up Dario Hunter, released a statement decrying alleged favoritism within the Green Party in favor of presumptive nominee Howie Hawkins. Citing Hawkins given campaign opportunities while others could not, members of the Hawkins Campaign retaining high membership of the national party leadership, and candidates being removed from certain state primary ballots.… Read more ...

IPR celebrates its 12th year combating the duopoly

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12 years ago today, the Independent Political Report first went online to fill in the void that the demise of Third Party Watch brought. In its dozen year existence it has served as a hub for Third Party Politicians and activists across the political spectrum to combat the Two Party Duopoly of the United States in it’s own unique way.… Read more ...

4th Green Party Debate hosted by @greenballot

The Fourth Green Party debate hosted online by Green Ballot.

While all Green candidates were invited, but only Sedinam Kinamo Christin Moyowasifza Curry, Chad Wilson, and Kent Mesplay attended.

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Justin Amash announces exploratory committee for the Libertarian Nomination

Independent Representative Justin Amash, who left the Republican Party on July 4th 2019, has announced his intention to form an exploratory committee to seek the Libertarian Party’s nomination.

Amash stated on Twitter:

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Montana Green Party expresses concerns over down ballot candidates

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On March 3rd, the Montana Green Party stated that they will not be filing down the ballot candidates in the upcoming elections in their state, though warned of potential false Greens seeking the nomination in order to exploit the “Spoiler Effect” against the Democrats running for those seats, one of which being former Governor Steve Bullock running for the highly contested Senate Seat.… Read more ...

North Carolina Third Party Candidates

In the wake of the March 3rd Primary in North Carolina, it would be beneficial to go over the Minor Party/Independent candidates running in North Carolina Elections. None of the candidates will going through a primary:


In the highly contested Senate Bid, two Third Party Candidates have filed for the Seat.… Read more ...

Free And Equal Elections to host Minor Party Debate March 4th


Electoral reform organization, Free & Equal Elections is set to host a multi-party open Presidential Debate on March 4th, co-hosted by Open the Debates, an organization with similar intentions.

All 2020 Presidential candidates are invited to participate, however only 18 have been confirmed to attend:

    • Robert Ardini, Republican Party
    • Ken Armstrong, Libertarian Party
    • Don Blankenship, Constitution Party
    • Brian Carroll, American Solidarity Party
    • Mark Charles, Independent
    • Souraya Faas, Libertarian Party
    • Erik Gerhardt, Libertarian Party
    • Howie Hawkins, Green Party
    • Zoltan Istvan, Republican Party
    • Jo Jorgensen, Libertarian Party
    • Adam Kokesh, Libertarian Party
    • Charles Kraut, Constitution Party
    • Gloria La Riva, Party for Socialism and Liberation
    • J.R.
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