Category Archives: Non-left/right parties

American Solidarity Party Member Appointed to Local Council Office in Ohio

The American Solidarity Party of Ohio has announced that Christopher Zehnder, a former Vice-Chairman of the party, has been appointed to a seat on the Hartford, Ohio village council.  Hartford is a small community with about 400 residents located in the center of the state.

“We hope that all will join in and applaud him for his efforts to grow our party across the Buckeye State,” proclaimed a statement from the Ohio ASP.… Read more ...

Prohibition Party of New York Responds to Cuomo’s 2021 State of the State Address

The Prohibition Party of New York issued its response to Governor Cuomo’s 2021 State of the State Address. The party released a six-page document critically evaluating the governor’s address and providing their own vision and proposals for state policy.

The full document is available on their website.

The Prohibition Party of New York responded to governor Cuomo’s statements about the federal government’s failures in responding to the coronavirus, by stating that the Cuomo administration’s response also had its own flaws which exacerbated the situation.… Read more ...

American Solidarity Party Chairman Skylar Covich Celebrates Wikipedia’s 20th Birthday

Wikipedia turned 20 today and the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) marked the occasion with an interview of one of Wikipedia’s longtime administrators, the current chairman of the American Solidarity Party and longtime friend of IPR, Dr. Skylar Covich.

According to AFB, Covich, who was born blind, has edited Wikipedia since 2003 when he was still in high school.… Read more ...

New Minor Parties Gear Up for Mexican 2021 Midterms

The United States’ neighbor to the south, Mexico, will be holding their equivalent of the midterms in July of 2021. Mexico has a similar electoral system to ours: President and a 2 Chamber Legislature, however their country has reforms such as proportional representation which have let minor parties thrive. Evident by the fact that 10 parties will have equal footing in the upcoming elections, 7 of which are considered “major” to a degree.… Read more ...

Reform Party: Our Greatest Challenges Will Not Be Solved By Violence

The following was posted today at ReformParty.org

In response to the events in Washington, DC and across the country, the Reform Party Executive Committee has released this statement:

There is anger in this country – anger that politicians on both sides have caused. For years, the rhetoric and policies from those elected to office have sought to divide us.… Read more ...

Alliance Party January 2021 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter today updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

With the new year comes new beginnings. National Chair Jim Rex, who graciously, and wonderfully,  stepped in to fill in for Brian Mistrot announced he would step down Dec 31. By unanimous vote of the National Committee Darcy Richardson was elected to fill his term.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Go Vote for a Long Overdue Raise!

Author and consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Independent presidential candidate and Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Independent presidential candidate and the Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee, published the following editorial today on his website Nader.org. 

Lots of people have Georgia and its crucial two Senate runoff elections next Tuesday on their minds.… Read more ...

Questions Nicholas Hensley Refuses to Answer

Over the summer Reform Party chairman-elect Nicholas Hensley requested an interview with IPR.  Questions were sent to him.  He refused to answer them.

After Hensley became chairman earlier this month, IPR reminded him of the questions but still he refused to answer.

Here’s the questions that were too difficult for Hensley to answer:

1.… Read more ...

Alliance Party: Announcement!

The Alliance Party sent out the following press release on Tuesday:

One of the two National Vice Chair’s of the Alliance Party, Michael Burger, has announced that he is stepping down from the position effective Jan 10, 2021. As National Vice Chair of the Modern Whig Party, Michael was instrumental in bringing people together to Denver in October of 2018 to found the Alliance Party.… Read more ...

Alliance Party Announces Darcy Richardson as Next Chairman

Alliance Party political director Tim Cotton sent out the following email yesterday announcing the selection of 2020 Alliance Party vice presidential nominee Darcy Richardson as the next chairman of the Alliance Party.  He replaces the outgoing chairman, former South Carolina Education Superintendent Jim Rex.  Richardson is a longtime IPR contributor. 

The National Chair of the Alliance Party, Dr.… Read more ...

Alliance Party December 2020 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter Monday updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

The Alliance Party wishes you a
Happy and Safe Holiday Season

As 2020 comes to a close we reflect on our successes and upon our learning opportunities in order to properly move forward into 2021 and beyond.… Read more ...

Nicholas Hensley Now Officially the Reform Party National Chairman

Longtime Reform Party National Committee Secretary Nicholas Hensley officially became chairman of the party on December 3 after outgoing chairman Bill Merrell took an early exit from the post.

Hensley was elected chairman at the virtual 2020 Reform National Convention last summer but his term was not expected to begin until next year.… Read more ...