Tag Archives: ballot access

National Prohibitionist Updates on Ballot Access and Includes Article on President Rutherford B. Hayes

In the latest edition of The National Prohibitionist, party chairman and presidential nominee Phil Collins reveals the party has officially secured ballot access in Colorado and Vermont, adding to the ballot access already achieved in Arkansas and Mississippi.  This is the most states the party’s nominee has appeared on since 1984. … Read more ...

Alliance Party October 2020 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter yesterday updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

As we enter into the final weeks of the 2020 campaign we can reflect on where we have traveled. We entered the year without any real desire to enter the Presidential race, mostly due to being unsure if we were ready.… Read more ...

The Jorgensen Insider: Issue 01

The campaign of 2020 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen today sent out the following newsletter to email subscribers.  This is the first issue.

Hat Trick in Alaska

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– Jo’s visit makes top of the fold in four state newspapers.

– Jo gets back on the ice for a pick up game with locals.

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Alliance Party September 2020 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter yesterday updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month: 

The publication of this newsletter is generally scheduled for the first Tuesday of each month, however we decided to postpone until after Labor Day which would offer us a better view of our 2020 ballot situation.… Read more ...

Constitution Party: Vermont and New Jersey Qualify for Ballot Access

The Constitution Party sent out the following press release yesterday to email subscribers concerning ballot access

With Covid 19 hampering our ballot access efforts, it has been a very challenging summer for the party. In spite of this, we have been pushing forward. Our newly elected and appointed regional chairmen have done a remarkable job in moving the ballot access effort forward.… Read more ...

Jade Simmons Campaign: Consistency Is Key

Independent presidential candidate Jade Simmons’ campaign team sent the following message yesterday to email subscribers encouraging them to contact Vanity Fair and Essence Magazine about Simmons’ 2020 presidential bid.  Simmons is a concert pianist who was Miss Illinois in 1999 and the first runner up in the 2000 Miss America pageant. Read more ...

Trump Denies Asking Republicans to Help Kanye West Attain Ballot Access

During today’s White House News Conference, President Donald Trump was asked whether he advised Republican officials to assist rapper Kanye West in attaining ballot access in certain states.  Trump denied any involvement or knowledge of West’s ballot access efforts but appeared interested in the outcome.

Trump spoke highly of West and West’s wife Kim Kardashian, who has worked with Trump on criminal justice reform and granting clemency to those serving excessive prison sentences. … Read more ...

Constitution Party: Your Help Is Again Urgently Needed

The Constitution Party sent the following message to the party’s email subscribers Thursday seeking presidential electors:

Because of your tremendous response, we succeeded in getting 55 electors in California. Your support was incredible! Securing those 55 electors was a prerequisite that provides the Constitution Party presidential candidate, Don Blankenship, with a strong probability of being on the California ballot this November.… 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 ...

Is Kanye West Really Running an Indy Campaign for President?

Rapper Kanye West announced on Twitter yesterday that he is running for president, using the hashtag #2020Vision:

Billionaire Elon Musk tweeted his approval:

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Prohibition Party Provides Update on Ballot Access

The latest issue of The National Prohibitionist, the official publication of the Prohibition Party, provides the following update on ballot access for the party’s presidential ticket:

There is hardly anyone on sidewalks and
in other traditional places for petitioning.
Going door-to-door exposes both the peti-
tioners and the residents to germs picked
up elsewhere.

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Steve Kerbel Laments the Withdrawal of ‘Libertarian Badass’ Lincoln Chafee

I asked 2016 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Steve Kerbel for his thoughts on the withdrawal of 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee. He expressed disappointment about the effect Chafee’s decision might have on the Libertarian Party and its 2020 prospects.

Last month, Kerbel, the former chairman of the Libertarian Party of El Paso County (Colorado) endorsed Chafee, a former Senator and governor of Rhode Island. … Read more ...