Liveblog in comments: LNC E-Meeting July 19, 2020 at 8pm eastern

Notice of LNC E-Meeting July 19, 2020 at 8pm

The Chair will be preparing a final agenda but items of business will include Introductions, Appointment of Assistant Treasurer, and Committee Selections for the Executive Committee, APRC, Ballot Access Committee, and EPCC.

Libertarian Party is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.… Read more ...

Kanye’s Out! (Or is He?)

Rapper Kanye West ended his Independent  2020 presidential campaign according to Steve Kramer, who was hired to coordinate ballot access efforts in Florida and South Carolina.  West announced his candidacy on July 4.  Most observers did not take the announcement seriously.  West later outlined his views in an interview with Forbes that seemed to suggest his run was real. … Read more ...

Jo Jorgensen: Three Bills I Look Forward to Signing into Law

2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen sent out the following statement today about the three bills she plans to sign into law as President: 

I talk a lot about laws I want to repeal and bills that I would veto as President. However, there are three bills, already introduced in Congress, that I look forward to signing into law.… 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 ...

Ralph Nader: The Day The Rats Vetoed Congress — Available Now!

Consumer advocate Ralph Nader, the 1996 and 2000 Green Party presidential nominee, 2004 Reform Party presidential nominee, and 2008 Peace and Freedom Party presidential nominee,  has authored at least 40 books in his lifetime including the classic Unsafe at Any Speed (1965) and the fictional Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!Read more ...

Green Party: Howie Hawkins/Angela Walker Presidential Ticket Nominated

With the conclusion of the 2020 Green National Convention, the party released the following statement about its nomination of Howie Hawkins for President and Angela Walker for Vice President. 

At approximately 4:00 p.m. ET on July 11, Greens chose Howie Hawkins and running mate Angela Walker to be the party’s presidential and vice-presidential nominees.… Read more ...

New Chairman Elected For Libertarian National Committee

A new chairman has been elected to the Libertarian National Committee at the 2020 National Convention.

Joseph Bishop-Henchman, who served as an at-large member of the LNC from 2018-2020 was elected on the second ballot for the chairman election. Bishop-Henchman received 43.81% of the vote in the first round with Joshua Smith, also an at-large member from 2018-2020, coming in second with 33.71% of the vote.… Read more ...

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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Green Party 2020 Convention

The 2020 Green Party Virtual Presidential Nominating Convention is taking place today beginning at Noon (ET).

Watch live on Facebook, with ASL.

Watch live at www.gp.org with live text translations.

 

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Darrell Castle: The Barbarians Are Inside the Palace

Darrell Castle, the 2008 vice presidential nominee and 2016 presidential nominee of the Constitution Party, released his podcast The Castle Report today along with a transcript of the show excerpted below: 

Hello this is Darrell Castle with today’s Castle Report. Today is Friday July 10, 2020 and on this Report I will be talking about the movement to cleanse history by removing any trace of it from our conscious thought and the result that action is sure to bring.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: The Enduring Case for Demanding Trump’s Resignation

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. 

Today’s New York Times headline boldly exclaimed, “PRESIDENT IS ‘NOT ABOVE THE LAW,’ JUSTICES DECIDE.”… Read more ...

One Year After: The Reform Party Remembers Ross Perot

One year ago today, Texas industrialist Ross Perot died at the age of 89.  The Reform Party, which Perot founded after his monumental 1992 Independent presidential campaign and for whom he served as their inaugural 1996 presidential nominee, released the following statement at the time of his death:

Today, the nation lost a great man.… Read more ...