Tag Archives: Brian Moore

Alliance Party Nominates 2020 Presidential Ticket of De La Fuente/Richardson

The Alliance Party held its first presidential nomination convention yesterday with participants on Zoom and livestreamed on YouTube.  The party nominated the ticket of businessman Rocky De La Fuente for president and historian Darcy Richardson for vice president.

Chairman Jim Rex, the former South Carolina Superintendent of Education, opened the convention. … Read more ...

Brian Moore Slams Rick Scott’s Economic Plan

Darcy Richardson at Uncovered Politics:

Stumping for independent aspirant Farid Khavari in Florida’s gubernatorial campaign, Brian P. Moore, a former Democratic candidate for governor, spared few adjectives in criticizing Republican Rick Scott’s plan to create a meager 700,000 jobs in the Sunshine State over the next seven years.

Describing Scott’s jobs program as “unachievable, insufficient and wrong-headed,” the 67-year-old Moore said that Scott’s much-touted “7-7-7 Plan” would do little to ease recession-ravaged Florida’s jobless crisis and even less to alleviate the state’s looming fiscal crisis.

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Ex-Socialist Candidate for President Polling 200,000 Votes in Florida Democratic Primary for Governor

Darcy Richardson at Uncovered Politics:

Brian P. Moore, the Socialist Party’s candidate for president in 2008, polled more than 200,000 votes in yesterday’s Democratic gubernatorial primary in Florida.

With approximately 92 percent of the statewide precincts reporting, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink was garnering 664,183 votes to 199,623 for Moore, who waged an under-funded and low-key campaign for the state’s highest office.… Read more ...

Brian Moore Runs for Governor of Florida…As A Democrat

Austin Cassidy reports from Uncovered Politics that former Socialist Party USA Presidential candidate Brian Moore is running for Governor in Florida. Moore is not, however, running as a Socialist Party candidate. Rather, he’ll be participating in the Democratic Party primary.

Brian Moore, the Socialist Party’s 2008 candidate for President, has filed to run for Governor of Florida as a Democrat.Moore

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U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Mississippi Ballot Access Case

Ballot Access News:

On May 17, the U.S. Supreme Court said it won’t hear the Mississippi ballot access case, Moore v Hosemann, 09-982. Two other ballot access cert petitions are still pending, one from Alabama, and one from Louisiana.

The original issue in the Mississippi case was whether Brian Moore, Socialist Party presidential candidate, should have been on the November 2008 ballot.… Read more ...

A small victory for electoral activism: Change in Mississippi law

from Ballot Access News
Mississippi Governor Signs Bill Setting a 5 p.m. Deadline for Presidential Elector Paperwork

On March 19, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour signed SB 3058. It sets a 5 p.m. deadline for presidential elector paperwork. The old law set the deadline date, but not an hour. This bill only came into existence because of the 2008 incident at which the Secretary of State’s office rejected the paperwork for Brian Moore, Socialist Party presidential candidate.

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LA Progressive.com Quotes Socialist Brian Moore on Obama Label

via email from Brian Moore:

Will the ‘Socialist’ Slam Swell Socialist Ranks?
by Berry Craig



I’m not sure what to make of the recent Esquire magazine poll that showed 78 percent of “Republican leaders” think President Barack Obama is a socialist.

My guess is the GOP brass is posturing for political gain.… Read more ...

Mississippi Newspaper Mentions “10 Minutes Too Late” Lawsuit

Ballot Access News:

The December 28 issue of the Biloxi, Mississippi, Sun Herald, has this story about Brian Moore’s ongoing lawsuit to settle the exact deadline for candidates to file presidential elector paperwork to be on the ballot. The lawsuit is more than a year old, and is far from being settled.… Read more ...

Brian Moore: Third-party change needed

By way of Poli-Tea, a letter published in Hernando Today by 2008 Socialist Party USA Presidential candidate Brian Moore:

Blaise Ingoglia’s guest column last week in Hernando Today, which was critical of third parties for undermining the two major parties’ future existence, was laughable.

The only threat to his Republican Party, and to the Democratic Party for that matter, is the ineffectual and destructive policies they advocate and legislate.… Read more ...

Socialist Party USA holding national convention this October

From October 9th to October 11th, members of the Socialist Party USA will be meeting in Newark, New Jersey for their national convention.  Logistical information can be found here.  Brian Moore, the party’s 2008 presidential candidate, will be in attendance.

The party’s only candidates for office in 2009, according to its website, are in New Jersey. … Read more ...

Ballot Access News: Brian Moore Ballot Access Case Against Mississippi Gets Hearing Date in 5th Circuit

Ballot Access News reports:

The Fifth Circuit will hear oral arguments in Moore v Hosemann in New Orleans, the week of November 2-6. The case concerns the Mississippi Secretary of State’s refusal to accept presidential elector paperwork for Brian Moore, the 2008 Socialist Party presidential candidate. The Secretary of State said the paperwork arrived ten minutes too late.… Read more ...

FEC releases official popular vote count from 2008 presidential election

The Federal Election Commission has released its “2008 presidential popular vote summary for all candidates listed on at least one state ballot.” The results:

  • Barack Obama (Democrat) 69,498,516 [52.93%]
  • John McCain (Republican) 59,948,323 [45.65%]
  • Ralph Nader (Independent, Peace and Freedom) 739,034 [0.56%]
  • Bob Barr (Libertarian) 523,715 [0.40%]
  • Chuck Baldwin (Constitution/Reform/U.S. Taxpayers) 199,750 [0.15%]
  • Cynthia McKinney (Green, Independent, Mountain) 161,797 [0.12%]
  • Write-In (Miscellaneous) 112,597 [0.09%]
  • Alan Keyes (America’s Independent) 47,746 [0.04%]
  • Ron Paul (Constitution, Louisiana Taxpayers) 42,426 [0.03%]
  • Gloria La Riva (Socialism and Liberation) 6,818 [0.01%]
  • Brian Moore (Liberty Union, Socialist) 6,538
  • None of These Candidates [Nevada only] 6,267
  • Róger Calero (Socialist Workers) 5,151
  • Richard Duncan (Independent) 3,905
  • James Harris (Socialist Workers) 2,424
  • Charles Jay (Boston Tea Party/Independent) 2,422
  • John Joseph Polachek (New) 1,149
  • Frank Edward McEnulty (Unaffiliated) 829
  • Jeffrey J.
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