Tag Archives: centrist

Max Abramson Seeking 2020 Presidential Nomination of the Veterans Party of America

New Hampshire Representative Max Abramson, who previously sought the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination before withdrawing in March, has decided to seek the presidential nomination of the Veterans Party of America.  Abramson broke the news last Tuesday on his campaign blog.  Last month Abramson told IPR that two different political parties had contacted him about running for their presidential nominations. … Read more ...

2020 Alliance Party Presidential Nomination Convention

The livestream has now concluded.

The Alliance Party is currently holding its first presidential nomination convention live on YouTube.  It is considering nominating a ticket of businessman Rocky De La Fuente for President and historian Darcy Richardson for Vice President.  2014 independent U.S. Senate candidate and 2018 gubernatorial candidate Greg Orman of Kansas is the keynote speaker.… Read more ...

Life and Liberty Party On Arkansas 2020 Ballot

The newly organizing Life and Liberty Party has achieved ballot access for its Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates in Arkansas.  This is the first state that the Life and Liberty Party has obtained ballot access under its own name.

The Life and Liberty Party is “a coalition of parties across the nation. … Read more ...

New Centrist Party Called “American Party” Forming In South Carolina

American Party tries to grab hold in South Carolina

By Sujata Jain

Published June 13, 2013 on life5news.com


South Carolina voters may have another option on the ballot in 2014 as the American Party tries to grab hold in the state.

A Democrat and Republican are backing the same party.… Read more ...

Washington Post Columnist Calls for Centrist Third Party Movement

From Matt Miller at the Washington Post via Third Party and Independent Daily:

I’m a Clinton White House alum who had hoped President Obama could usher in the debate we need. It’s hardly all his fault that we’re not there, but I’m convinced the parties’ interest groups and “thought police” make real progress impossible without a new force that shakes things up.

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Thomas Friedman in the NY Times: 2012 could be the right time for a third party

From today’s New York Times Op-Ed page:

There is a revolution brewing in the country, and it is not just on the right wing but in the radical center. I know of at least two serious groups, one on the East Coast and one on the West Coast, developing “third parties” to challenge our stagnating two-party duopoly that has been presiding over our nation’s steady incremental decline…

We have to rip open this two-party duopoly and have it challenged by a serious third party that will talk about education reform, without worrying about offending unions; financial reform, without worrying about losing donations from Wall Street; corporate tax reductions to stimulate jobs, without worrying about offending the far left; energy and climate reform, without worrying about offending the far right and coal-state Democrats; and proper health care reform, without worrying about offending insurers and drug companies.

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