Ten years ago today, a little known councilman from the village of Minerva (Ohio), Phil Davison, addressed his local Republican Party executive committee to seek its nomination for county treasurer. He did not win the nomination, but his passionate speech went viral, garnering millions of views on YouTube and attaining mainstream media coverage. … Read more ...
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 ...
As part of the July 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 teacher Amar Patel of the American Solidarity Party, filmmaker John de Graaf of the Bread and Roses Party, engineer Eric Bodenstab of the Unity Party.… Read more ...
Electoral reform organization, Free & Equal Elections is set to host a multi-party open Presidential Debate on March 4th, co-hosted by Open the Debates, an organization with similar intentions.
All 2020 Presidential candidates are invited to participate, however only 18 have been confirmed to attend:
- Robert Ardini, Republican Party
- Ken Armstrong, Libertarian Party
- Don Blankenship, Constitution Party
- Brian Carroll, American Solidarity Party
- Mark Charles, Independent
- Souraya Faas, Libertarian Party
- Erik Gerhardt, Libertarian Party
- Howie Hawkins, Green Party
- Zoltan Istvan, Republican Party
- Jo Jorgensen, Libertarian Party
- Adam Kokesh, Libertarian Party
- Charles Kraut, Constitution Party
- Gloria La Riva, Party for Socialism and Liberation
From Adam Seaman, American Third Party Report, 2 hours ago:
Tom Hoefling will represent America’s Party and Chris Keniston will represent the Veterans’ Party and Mike Maturen from the American Solidarity Party will be debating one another tonight on Open Rebellion Radio on BlogTalkRadio. You can listen in the box above, simply click the play button.… Read more ...
Darcy Richardson, a political historian and IPR contributor who recently sought the Reform Party’s presidential nomination, was interviewed by the Ric Bratton of TWIA (This Week in America) regarding third party influence in this year’s presidential election. Richardson mentioned that he believes there is a possibility Jill Stein will earn a vote total ten times higher than she received during her 2012 run and possibly even eclipse Gary Johnson for the coveted third place spot this year.… Read more ...
Press release from the American Solidarity Party:
The American Solidarity Party has successfully placed its presidential candidate, Mike Maturen and his running mate Juan Muñoz of Texas on the ballot in Colorado. Todd Lowman, the chair of the American Solidarity Party of Colorado, praised the Colorado Secretary of State’s office for its responsiveness, allowing the party to finish raising funds for the filing fee, recruit a slate of presidential electors, and turn in the necessary paperwork hours before the state’s deadline on August 10.… Read more ...