Tag Archives: alternative parties

Two Constitution Party Gubernatorial Nominees Lead The Pack In Popular Vote Among Alternative Party Candidates

Constitution Party News via TPID:

Tom Tancredo’s American Constitution candidacy in Colorado won 620,632 votes. This total is far and away the top votal total for any candidate outside the Democrat or Republican Party. It appeared near the end that he might win the race. His total percentage nearly doubled his poll numbers when he entered the race.… Read more ...

Students increasingly identify with alternative parties

Rob Nielsen in the Volante (University of South Dakota student voice) [excerpt]:

Two years ago, the College Libertarians formed. Last year the now disbanded Students Against the State organized.

And just this semester, the College Socialist have thrown their hat into the ring as well.

Richardson said the trend is part of a broader change in the political landscape of America linked to a disaffection with the two mainstream parties and the voting public’s tendency to lean Independent.… Read more ...

Time Lists Top Ten Alternative Political Movements

Via Third Party and Independent Daily:

Time Magazine has published a story on the top ten alternative political movements, which includes the Tea Party, the Modern Whig Party, the Pirate Party and the US Marijuana Party.

Time’s list (not all political parties):

1. The Tea Party

2. The Anti-Masons

3.… Read more ...

Can Alternative Political Parties Quench the Nation’s Political Thirst?

Posted by Kris Broughton at bigthink.com:

In the last twelve months we’ve seen two new political organizations hit the nationwide scene with an intensity and a geographic presence unheard of since the sixties. Unlike the Libertarian Party, which grew through more traditional methods during the seventies and eighties, the memberships in the Tea Party and the Coffee Party have virtually exploded practically overnight.… Read more ...