Tag Archives: Chelene Nightingale

Former AIP chairman Jim King Dies

Former American Independent Party (AIP) chairman Jim King of California died Friday April 29 at the age of 75.  King was chairman of the AIP from 2002 to 2004, vice chairman from 2004 to 2006, and a member of the Constitution Party National Committee from 2006 to 2008.

“He was an excellent Chairman,” writes former AIP vice chairman Don Grundmann, “and will be greatly missed.”… Read more ...

Two Constitution Party Gubernatorial Nominees Lead The Pack In Popular Vote Among Alternative Party Candidates

Constitution Party News via TPID:

Tom Tancredo’s American Constitution candidacy in Colorado won 620,632 votes. This total is far and away the top votal total for any candidate outside the Democrat or Republican Party. It appeared near the end that he might win the race. His total percentage nearly doubled his poll numbers when he entered the race.… Read more ...

Constitution Party 2010 Election Highlights

by Gary Odom
National Field Director
at constitutionparty.com

2010 Election
Brings Victories and Near Misses; Highlights
Progress And Reveals Challenges As The
Constitution Party Looks To The Future
Congratulations To Nevada…Again! 
In 2006, the Independent American Party, the Constitution Party’s state affiliate in Nevada elected two of its candidates to office.  This year it doubled up and elected four:three who were elected for the first time and one who who re-elected.
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Chelene Nightingale thanks supporters

Chelene Nightingale was on the ballot for Governor as the candidate of the American Independent Party in California. H/T James Ogle for transmitting this post-election message from Ms. Nightingale in comments on a previous post.

To All My Supporters – THANK YOU!!

One of the most wonderful things in life is to look around to find a sea of friendly faces surrounding you.… Read more ...

California Alternative Parties: poll, debate, school mock elections

Ballot Access News:

Field Poll Shows California Gubernatorial “Other” Candidates at 5%

On October 28, the Field Poll released a gubernatorial poll for California. The poll did not mention all 6 candidates on the ballot. It merely asked respondents if they favor the Democratic nominee, the Republican nominee, or a minor party nominee.

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Chelene Nightingale Completes “Save California” Walk

Sarah Foster published this piece on Chelene Nightingale’s “Save California” walk at News With Views. I found it reposted at the Constitution Party website.

It was an exhausting eight days, but California gubernatorial candidate Chelene Nightingale, the American Independent/Constitution Party’s nominee, and her campaign team beat the odds, arriving at the state capital mid-afternoon Friday, Sept.Read more ...

Virgil Goode to Endorse Chelene Nightingale

I just received an e-mail announcing that former Virginia 5th District Congressman, Virgil Goode, is endorsing Chelene Nightingale for
Governor of California. It advised that a written endorsement will follow.… Read more ...

Polling Shows Little Support for Minor Party Nominees in CA

The Public Policy Institute of California will be co-sponsoring a future gubernatorial debate, and has a stated policy of only inviting candidates who demonstrate at least 10% support in a neutral poll to such an event. In order to provide for this, earlier this month the group polled the gubernatorial and senate races and included all nominees on the ballot.… Read more ...

American Independent Party Factions Hold Rival State Conventions

The American Independent Party of California is split between two factions of activists. One faction supported Alan Keyes for President in 2008 and wants the AIP of California to be affiliated with the America’s Independent Party, a nationally organized third party organized around Keyes’ run for President. That faction held its state convention this weekend which reportedly attracted as many as 11 delegates, or as few as 9.… Read more ...

Nightingale Campaign Gears Up For General Election

A press release issued by the campaign of Chelene Nightingale, the American Independent Party gubernatorial candidate, reports on Nightingale’s victory in the American Independent Party primary on June 8th.

In the aftermath of a smashing victory, in which she won over 58% of the vote and 54 out of 58 counties, including the home county of her opponent, in yesterday’s American Independent Party (AIP) primary election, Chelene Nightingale thanked those who worked for her and voted for her and issued a call to the people of California to “throw aside partisan labels and considerations and join our ‘We The People’ campaign, as we move into the General Election, to save our state from  the plutocrats and the socialists who continue to seek more and more control over the lives of Californians through bigger and more oppressive government.”

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American Independent Party Primary in California

California’s primary election was held today and reports are slowly rolling in. We’ve reported in the past on the on-going conflict between two factions in the American Independent Party of California between Constitution Party-loyal activists and Alan Keyes-loyal activists. The primary determines who can be a voting member of the State Central Committee of the party, which makes the primary very important to the on-going legal struggles between the two factions to determine who controls the fate of the party.… Read more ...

California Voter Guide Carries Arguments About Prop 14 and Candidate Statements

The California Voter Guide has been made available online in anticipation of the June 8th primaries. The guide includes, amongst many other things, statements from third party candidates and arguments concerning Proposition 14, the Top Two Primary.

Marsha Feinland, a Senatorial candidate for the Peace and Freedom Party nomination, placed this statement in the voter guide:

Withdraw all troops from Iraq and Afghanistan now.

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