Category Archives: Right-wing minor parties

American Shopping Party Shopping for a Presidential Candidate, Favors Jason Momoa

A couple days ago, Ballot Access News reported that the American Shopping Party (ASP), which has ballot access in Hawaii, is considering nominating a presidential ticket of businessman Rocky De La Fuente for president and entertainer Kanye West for vice president.  This is the same ticket the American Independent Party (AIP) nominated for the California ballot last month. Read more ...

AIP Nominates Rocky De La Fuente/Kanye West Ticket; Darcy Richardson Responds

Earlier today the California ballot-qualified American Independent Party (AIP) nominated Reform Party and Alliance Party presidential nominee Rocky De La Fuente for president and rapper Kanye West for vice president.  According to Ballot Access News, the decision was unanimous save for one abstention among twenty delegates.   Even though Prohibition Party presidential nominee Phil Collins had won the party’s nonbinding presidential primary in March, De La Fuente, who finished second in the primary, paid AIP vice chairman Mark Seidenberg cash, according to FEC records, which likely improved his chances of winning the nomination.… Read more ...

Jim Hedges Provides an Update on Prohibition Party Ballot Access Efforts

Last week, Jim Hedges, the vice chairman of the Prohibition Party and the party’s 2016 presidential nominee provided the following update on the ballot access efforts for the party’s 2020 ticket of Phil Collins for President and Billy Joe Parker for Vice President:

We were notified today that Collins/Parker have qualified in Colorado.
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Wikinews Interviews Three More Third Party Vice Presidential Candidates

As part of the June 2020 edition of the Wikinews feature on the 2020 presidential election published yesterday, I conducted three short interviews with three vice presidential candidates.  Those candidates were Prohibition Party of Georgia chairman Billy Joe Parker of the Prohibition Party, historian Darcy Richardson of the Reform, Natural Law, Alliance, and American Delta parties, and educator Tiara Lusk of the Life and Liberty Party.… Read more ...

Life and Liberty Party Nominates First Presidential Ticket

The Life and Liberty Party has nominated its first ever presidential ticket. At its national convention held on June 27, 2020, J.R. Myers and Tiara Lusk were nominated as the Life and Liberty Party Presidential and Vice Presidential nominees, respectively.

J. R. Myers ran for Constitution Party President in 2016, but ultimately fell short to Darrell Castle who received 54% of the vote on the first ballot at the Constitution Party National Convention.… Read more ...

Kanye West Names Running Mate, Introduces the Birthday Party

During an interview today with Forbes, rapper Kanye West says the political party for his 2020 presidential bid is the “Birthday Party.”  He reveals little known Wyoming preacher Michelle Tidball as his running mate.  In addition, he details his generally right wing political views and lists his wife Kim Kardashian and billionaire Elon Musk as his campaign advisers.… Read more ...

Life and Liberty Party Holds First National Convention, Nominates Ticket

The conservative Life and Liberty Party held its first national convention this past Saturday on Zoom, as reported at American Third Party Report.  It nominated party chairman J.R. Myers of Alaska for president and professor Tiara Lusk of Idaho for vice president.  According to the party’s website, it is currently on the ballot in Arkansas and is attempting to appear on several others.… Read more ...

Pat Buchanan: Will Churchill’s Statue Be Next to Fall?

Patrick J. Buchanan was the Reform Party’s 2000 presidential nominee.  He is a leader of the paleoconservative movement that prefaced the creation of the Constitution Party and other smaller right wing parties.  Buchanan published the following editorial today on his official website Buchanan.org:

On Gen. George Washington’s orders, the Declaration of Independence, signed in Philadelphia, was read aloud to his army.… Read more ...

Pat Buchanan: Assaulted and Vilified, the Cops Save the Cities

Patrick J. Buchanan was the Reform Party’s 2000 presidential nominee.  He is a leader of the paleoconservative movement that prefaced the creation of the Constitution Party and other smaller right wing parties.  Buchanan published the following editorial today on his official website Buchanan.org:

On the fifth night of rioting, looting and arson in Minneapolis, the criminal elements were driven from the streets.… Read more ...

Pat Buchanan: Coexistence with China or Cold War II?

Patrick J. Buchanan was the Reform Party’s 2000 presidential nominee.  He is a leader of the paleoconservative movement that prefaced the creation of the Constitution Party and other smaller right wing parties.  Buchanan published the following editorial today on his official website Buchanan.org:

Under fire for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump, his campaign and his party are moving to lay blame for the 80,000 U.S.… Read more ...

White Nationalist Billy Roper Defends 2020 Presidential Candidate Joe Wendt

White nationalist Billy Roper, former member of the National Alliance, founder of the now-defunct White Revolution, and current coordinator of The Shieldwall Network, defended 2020 Reform Party presidential candidate Joe Wendt, who represented Roper in Roper’s 2012 campaign for the Boston Tea Party’s (BTP) presidential nomination.  Wendt has given various excuses for his participation in Roper’s campaign: claiming it was someone else with a similar name, that he had been hacked, that he was pulling a prank on the BTP, a prank on Roper, a practical joke, and, most recently, that he had simply made a mistake,

Before seeking the nomination, Roper’s far right activities and views were well publicized. … Read more ...

Prohibition Party Provides Update on Ballot Access

The latest issue of The National Prohibitionist, the official publication of the Prohibition Party, provides the following update on ballot access for the party’s presidential ticket:

There is hardly anyone on sidewalks and
in other traditional places for petitioning.
Going door-to-door exposes both the peti-
tioners and the residents to germs picked
up elsewhere.

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