Tag Archives: American Solidarity Party

Special Election: American Solidarity Party Candidate Captures 2% as GOP Holds NH State House Seat

New Hampshire voters opted for Town Councilor Bill Boyd over Democratic former state representative Wendy Thomas in a special election to fill a vacant seat in the state’s legislature.

American Solidarity Party candidate Stephen Hollenberg made a valiant effort, raising funds and sending out an unusually positive piece of direct mail to voters in the district.… Read more ...

American Solidarity Party Hopes for Breakthrough in New Hampshire Special Election

The American Solidarity Party had to be a little disappointed by the 0.5% showing for their nominee in a Wisconsin state senate election last week. The party will have another crack at the ballot box April 13 in a special election for a New Hampshire state house seat.

Republican Merrimack Town Councilor Bill Boyd and Democratic former state Rep.… Read more ...

News & Notes: GP and LP Celebrate Election Victories, ‘The Rock’ Continues to Tease Presidential Bid

ROCK THE VOTE?  Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson continues to tease the notion that a presidential run might be in his future. Would it be as a Democrat? An independent? Who knows!

Do I think he’s serious? Yes, actually I do. My guess is that Johnson is stealing a page from the Donald Trump playbook here.… Read more ...

American Solidarity Party Member Appointed to Local Council Office in Ohio

The American Solidarity Party of Ohio has announced that Christopher Zehnder, a former Vice-Chairman of the party, has been appointed to a seat on the Hartford, Ohio village council.  Hartford is a small community with about 400 residents located in the center of the state.

“We hope that all will join in and applaud him for his efforts to grow our party across the Buckeye State,” proclaimed a statement from the Ohio ASP.… Read more ...

American Solidarity Party Chairman Skylar Covich Celebrates Wikipedia’s 20th Birthday

Wikipedia turned 20 today and the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) marked the occasion with an interview of one of Wikipedia’s longtime administrators, the current chairman of the American Solidarity Party and longtime friend of IPR, Dr. Skylar Covich.

According to AFB, Covich, who was born blind, has edited Wikipedia since 2003 when he was still in high school.… Read more ...

Ben Schmitz

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 ...

Wikinews Interviews Five 2020 Presidential Candidates

This past month, for Wikinews, I conducted interviews with five 2020 third party presidential candidates:

  1. Constitution Party presidential nominee Don Blankenship (link)
  2. Prohibition Party presidential nominee Phil Collins (link)
  3. Unity Party of America presidential nominee Bill Hammons (link)
  4. Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen (link)
  5. American Solidarity Party presidential nominee Brian Carroll (link)

 

Similar questions were asked to each candidate, enabling the following comparison of answers:

Which past U.S.

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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 ...

WATCH HERE: Free & Equal Election’s Open 2020 Presidential Debate (October 8)

The Free & Equal Elections Foundation held a debate yesterday in Denver featuring third party and independent presidential candidates.  Video of the debate from the Facebook broadcast is embedded below:

Participants included:

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Ten Years After: The Speech

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 ...

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 ...