Category Archives: Third parties, general

Legal Marijuana Now Party founds MAGA Patriots Party of Nebraska

Mark G. Elworth: marijuana activist and perennial candidate has announced his intentions to create a second political party in his home state of Nebraska, under the name “MAGA Patriots Party”.

In a Facebook Post, Elworth has stated his intentions for forming this new party was to “get real people in office” and that he was still committed to getting the Legal Marijuana Now Party on the ballot.… Read more ...

Our Revolution LA Disaffiliates with People’s Party

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Just as the People’s Party announces it has registered as a party in California, Our Revolution Los Angeles, one of their largest allies in the states has chosen to disaffiliate from their coalition.

In a statement released February 7th, Our Revolution LA cites undemocratic leadership elections, lack of transparency, and toxic behavior in regards to dissent as the primary reasons for the disaffiliation.… Read more ...

The Patriot Party: Not Trump’s First Third Party Flirtation

It’s been circulating recently that outgoing President (now Former President Donald Trump) has been considering trying to start his own third party. The only detail that is known is that he would want it to be called The Patriot Party.

It would not be Donald Trump’s first dalliance with third party politics.… 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 ...

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American Solidarity Party Candidate Qualifies for Wisconsin Senate Special Election

Ben Schmitz of Sun Prairie, a software developer who serves in the National Guard, has filed more than 400 signatures to successfully qualify for a spot on the ballot in an upcoming Wisconsin special election. The contest to fill a vacancy in the District 13 seat of Wisconsin’s State Senate will include 4 Republicans, a Democrat, and 2 minor party candidates.… Read more ...

‘Let’s Party: A Movie to End the Duopoly’ Finds Major Support on Crowdfunding Site

‘Let’s Party’ is the brainchild of indie film director Brad Leo Lyon and is planned to be a hybrid documentary film with elements of narrative story built into it. The film project is currently raising funds via IndieGoGo and over the weekend was ranked as the #1 Trending CREATIVE CAMPAIGN on the popular crowdfunding platform.… Read more ...

Peoples Party registers In Maine

The People’s Party (previously the Movement for A Peoples Party) has officially registered to be a political party in Maine, the first step towards their goal of being a viable alternative to the Two Major Parties come 2022.

Their State Coordinator Lindsey Weeks was quoted as saying “We are very excited to file today, a lot of Mainers’ work went into getting to this moment.Read more ...

The Green Papers Has a Useful Chart on Write-in Access

The Green Papers website includes a useful chart on its site showing where all 2020 presidential candidates have attained ballot access and official write-in access.  It does not count states without limits on write-in votes.

Click here to see the chart.

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2020 Presidential Election Predictions

Make your predictions for the 2020 presidential election in the comments below.

Here’s some questions to consider:

  1. Who will win the election?
  2. Are the polls accurate?
  3. What will the Electoral College vote be?.
  4. What percentage of the vote will Jo Jorgensen receive?
  5. What will be Jorgensen’s strongest state?
  6. What percentage of the vote will Howie Hawkins receive?
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WATCH HERE: Free & Equal Election’s Open 2020 Presidential Debate (October 24)

The Free & Equal Elections Foundation held a debate yesterday in Cheyenne, Wyoming featuring third party and independent presidential candidates.  Video of the debate from the YouTube broadcast is embedded below.

The debate begins around the 9:17:00 mark:

Participants included:

Blankenship confirmed for the event but ultimately decided not to participate.… Read more ...

Free & Equal Elections: Information about Today’s Debate

Free & Equal Elections Foundation sent out the following presser yesterday advertising the debate taking place later today and how you can watch it.  Like the last debate, Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen will not participate.

This Saturday, October 24th at 6pm MT, Free & Equal presents our 3rd Open Presidential Debate of 2020.… Read more ...

Free & Equal Elections: Third Open Presidential Debate Announced for October 24th

Free & Equal Elections Foundation sent out the following press release announcing a third presidential debate scheduled for October 24.  Several candidates have been invited including Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen who chose not to participate in the second Free & Equal debate last week.

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