Category Archives: Non-left/right parties

American Free Soil Party Has First Candidate

The American Free Soil has its first candidate. The Rev. Dr. James W. Clifton will be on the November 5th ballot for Town Council in the Town of Millersburg, IN. He will run against the GOP nominee. No Democrat will be on the ballot.

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Florida Reform Party Chair Joe Wendt Announces POTUS Bid

Joe Wendt, Chairman of the Florida Reform Party, hasthrown his hat in the ring for the Reform Party 2020 Nomination. He joins Darcy Richardson and others who have, or soon will also announce. Joe has been active in politics for many years. He made his announcement via his FaceBook page, Joe Wendt on September 6 at 9:16 AM:

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“I have decided to enter the Presidential race and run for the Reform Party’s Presidential nomination.… Read more ...

Prohibition Party Celebrates 150th Anniversary

On September 1st, the Prohibition Party celebrated the 150th anniversary of its first national convention in Chicago, in 1869. The Prohibition Party bears the distinction of being the oldest living minor party in the United States, and the third oldest living political party in the U.S., following the Democratic and Republican Parties.… Read more ...

Prohibition Party Nominates New Ticket, Selects New Chairman

The Prohibition National Committee held a conference call on August 24th. The party selected its new presidential ticket for 2020. Phil Collins was nominated for president, and Billy Joe Parker was nominated for vice-president. The party selected Randy McNutt as its new national chairman, and James Hedges as its new vice-chairman.… 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 ...

Prohibition Party presidential Candidate, C.L. Gammon Holds Campaign Event in Tennessee

On June 8th, C.L. Gammon, the Prohibition Party presidential candidate for 2020, held a campaign event in Hartsville, Tennessee. The event was hosted by the Trousdale County Historical Society and was attended by about 50 people. C.L. Gammon spoke about his campaign and the Prohibition Party, and he responded to questions from the audience.… Read more ...

Interview with Richard Lamm, former Governor and 1996 Reform Party Primary Candidate

1. On July 9, 1996 you announced your campaign for the Reform Party’s presidential nomination. The next day Ross Perot announced that he would be running too. What was your reaction to his announcement?

I was surprised and offended. He had said to me directly that he was not going to run.… Read more ...

Prohibition National Committee Meets, Gammon and Collins Selected as Presidential Ticket

On April 14th, a meeting of the Prohibition Party’s national committee was held by conference call. The committee had to select a new presidential ticket following the resignation of its initial presidential candidate, Bill Bayes, on March 30th. The PNC selected Connie (C.L.) Gammon as its new presidential candidate, and Phil Collins as its new vice-presidential candidate.… Read more ...

Faux News: Former candidate seeking Reform Party nomination Donald Trump “cuts aid to three Mexican countries” in Central America

In 2000, New York based professional TV wrestler, real estate and gambling magnate and Trump crime family boss Donald Trump unsuccessfully sought the nomination of the Reform Party (which had previously nominated Ross Perot and ended up nominating Patrick Buchanan) for president. The Reform Party was also known for having another professional wrestler, Jesse Ventura, serve as Governor of Minnesota.… 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 ...

Libertarian, United Utah Chairs Lobby Legislature to Eliminate Straight-Party Voting Option


Utah State Senator Dan Hemmert, Utah Libertarian Party State Chair Dr. Joe Buchman, and Utah State Representative Brady Brammer at the podium of the Utah State Senate Chamber.  (Note: Dr. Buchman ran as the Libertarian candidate for State Senate District 14 with (R) Dan Hemmert in 2016 and for Utah House 27 with (R) Brady Brammer in 2018. Read more ...