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Reform Party Elects New Chairman, Postpones Convention Before Presidential Nomination

As reported on the Reform Party National Committee Facebook page, earlier today at the Reform Party National Committee meeting, committee secretary Nicholas Hensley defeated incumbent chairman Bill Merrell to become the party’s national chairman-elect.  Mike Hackmer will replace Hensely as secretary on January 1.  Leigh Pollet was elected vice chair. … Read more ...

Chairman Joe Wendt Threatens to Dissolve Reform Party of Florida if De La Fuente is not Nominated for President

Chairman of the Reform Party of Florida Joe Wendt has threatened to dissolve the ballot qualified Reform Party of Florida if the national party fails to nominate businessman Rocky De La Fuente for president, according to an anonymous source.  This comes as Souraya Faas considers entering the race for the party’s presidential nomination, which is to be decided at the 2020 Reform Party National Convention on June 13.… Read more ...

Max Abramson to Seek Reform Party 2020 Presidential Nomination

New Hampshire representative Max Abramson, who is currently seeking the presidential nomination of the Veterans Party of America, has stated in an email to IPR that, as of today, he is seeking the 2020 presidential nomination of the Reform Party.

Abramson, who was a major in the Civil Air Patrol, was elected to the New Hampshire State House in 2014 as a Republican. … Read more ...

White Nationalist Billy Roper Defends 2020 Presidential Candidate Joe Wendt

White nationalist Billy Roper, former member of the National Alliance, founder of the now-defunct White Revolution, and current coordinator of The Shieldwall Network, defended 2020 Reform Party presidential candidate Joe Wendt, who represented Roper in Roper’s 2012 campaign for the Boston Tea Party’s (BTP) presidential nomination.  Wendt has given various excuses for his participation in Roper’s campaign: claiming it was someone else with a similar name, that he had been hacked, that he was pulling a prank on the BTP, a prank on Roper, a practical joke, and, most recently, that he had simply made a mistake,

Before seeking the nomination, Roper’s far right activities and views were well publicized. … Read more ...

Rocky De La Fuente to Seek Reform Party Presidential Nomination with Running Mate Darcy Richardson

Rocky De La Fuente, the newly-minted presidential nominee for the fledgling Alliance Party, will now seek the Reform Party presidential nomination, says his running mate Darcy Richardson in comments at Ballot Access News.  Richardson himself sought the presidential nomination of the Reform Party but now plans to step aside for De La Fuente and attempt to obtain the vice presidential nomination instead. … Read more ...

Update on 2020 Reform Party Presidential Race

I spoke recently about the state of the Reform Party’s 2020 presidential race with the party’s National Secretary Nicholas Hensley.  According to Hensley, historian Darcy Richardson, an IPR contributor and founder of Uncovered Politics, is still in the running to be the party’s presidential nominee.  Despite a statement in IPR comments last September that he would no longer seek the nomination, Richardson never formally withdrew. … Read more ...

American Third Party Report Interviews White Nationalist Billy Roper

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From American Third Party Report

Billy Roper, a White Nationalist and briefly a candidate for the 2012 presidential nomination of the now-defunct Boston Tea Party, took some time to answer questions about his recent activities and his thoughts on 2016 American Freedom Party presidential nominee Bob Whitaker and the Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump.… Read more ...

Uncovered Politics profiles Billy Roper of the Nationalist Party

From former IPR editor Austin Cassidy, posting on the site he created with IPR writer Darcy Richardson, Uncovered Politics:

This week, we’re taking a look at Billy Roper.

This Mr. Roper doesn’t live downstairs and participate in wacky sit-com antics. No, he’s running as a write-in candidate for Governor of Arkansas this year and a candidate for President in 2012.

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