Tag Archives: Charles Kraut

Constitution Party: A Must Read Victory Report

Constitution Party chairman Frank Fluckiger sent the following statement today to email subscribers providing a sample from the paid membership subscription newsletter Victory Report, linking to downloads of the George Orwell novels 1984 and Animal Farm, as well as a brief update on ballot access: 

As many of you know, Charles Kraut is the author of the monthly subscription newsletter, The Howard Phillips Legacy Report.Read more ...

Constitution Party Nominates Don Blankenship for President on Second Ballot

At its National Convention online today, the Constitution Party nominated former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship for President on the second ballot. William Mohr was nominated unanimously for vice president.

As posted at Ballot Access News, the vote went as follows:

First ballot:

  1. Blankenship 139.5
  2. Charles Kraut 77.8
  3. Samm Tittle 46.35
  4. Don Grundmann 25.25
  5. Daniel Clyde Cummings 13.1

Second ballot:

  1. Blankenship 177
  2. Kraut 86.75
  3. Grundmann 24
  4. Tittle 21.25

Blankenship, 70, was the CEO of Massey, a coal mining company, from 2000 until 2010. … Read more ...

Constitution Party National Convention to Take Place in Cyberspace

As Ballot Access News reports, the Constitution Party yesterday changed its National Convention from a meatspace affair to a cyberspace event.  This comes as the coronavirus pandemic forces closures around the world, with local governments shuttering nonessential businesses and advising or ordering residents to remain home.

The party’s executive committee voted to hold the convention by video-conference May 1-2, rather than the planned venue of St.… Read more ...

Official List of Constitution Party Presidential Candidates

The Constitution Party’s official website lists the following individuals as candidates for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination. Each name below links to the candidate’s campaign website:


Don Blankenship

Daniel Cummings

Don Grundmann

Charles Kraut

Samm Tittle

The site does not explain what criteria it uses for candidate inclusion.

Politics1.com lists the following individuals as candidates for the Constitution Party nomination with links (where available)  to each candidate’s campaign website. … Read more ...

Update on Status of the Constitution Party National Convention

The city of St. Louis, Missouri has banned any public gatherings of more than fifty people due to the coronavirus pandemic. Therefore, unless the ban is lifted before the planned Constitution Party National Convention on April 29 through May 2, the Convention will not be able to go forward.

According to Ballot Access News, the Constitution Party’s Executive Committee are to meet next week to determine what course of action to take.… Read more ...

Dr. Grundmann on the Constitution National Convention & Coronavirus

With the threat of coronavirus cancelling large gatherings, I have attempted to contact the leadership of the Constitution Party since earlier this week to confirm whether the National Convention will go forward as scheduled April 29 to May 2 in St. Louis, Missouri.  Thus far I have received no responses. I discussed the matter with Constitution Party presidential candidate Dr.… Read more ...

Super Tuesday 2.0: Idaho Constitution Party Primary Results

The Constitution Party of Idaho held its presidential primary on Super Tuesday 2.0 (March 10).

According to the results posted on the State of Idaho Elections Department website, Don Blankenship leads with 237 votes (27.37%). The website does not show what percentage of the vote has been published.

As of right now the results are:

  • Don Blankenship – 237 votes (27.37%)
  • Sheila “Samm” Tittle – 185 votes (21.36%)
  • Daniel Clyde Cummings – 128 votes (14.78%)
  • Charles Kraut – 120 votes (13.86%)
  • J.R.
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Super Tuesday: Phil Collins Leading California’s AIP Presidential Primary

No. Not that Phil Collins . . .

The Prohibition Party’s 2020 presidential nominee Phil Collins is leading the American Independent Party (AIP) Presidential Primary, held on Super Tuesday, with 32.8 percent of the vote.

Not all the votes have been counted, but according to the California Secretary of State website, the current tally is:

  • Don Blankenship – 7,197 votes (19.5%)
  • Phil Collins – 12,097 votes (32.8%)
  • Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente – 7,815 votes (21.2%)
  • Charles Kraut – 4,431 votes (12.0%)
  • J.R.
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