Tag Archives: Darcy Richardson

Alliance Party: 2021 – A Year in Review

The Alliance Party sent out the following release Friday reviewing the party’s activities during the year 2021.  The party previously sent out a monthly newsletter but I have not received it via email since June 2021.  Additionally, I previously placed the party in the IPR category Non-left/right parties, but this release specifically disavows that label. Read more ...

Time Capsule: Wisconsin’s Progressive Party Cheated by the Grim Reaper

Just 36 days after winning the governorship, this week in 1942 death cruelly intervened and denied the Wisconsin Progressive Party one of its greatest electoral achievements in the party’s twelve-year history.

While Minnesota’s neighboring Farmer-Labor Party went out with barely a whimper and most of the country’s other minor parties fared poorly at the ballot box that autumn, the most spectacular — and ultimately tragic — achievement by a third-party candidate in the 1942 mid-term elections occurred in Wisconsin’s three-way gubernatorial campaign where 49-year-old former attorney general Orland S.… Read more ...

Time Capsule: Aging Norman Thomas Placed a Socialist on New York City’s Ballot

The following is excerpted from Darcy G. Richardson’s new “The Lowest Ebb: Norman Thomas and America’s Minor Parties in 1944,” available at Amazon and other booksellers.

Still battling the two-headed Goliath, an aging Norman M. Thomas — a six-time candidate for the presidency on the Socialist Party ticket — filed nominating petitions to place the name of Richard F.… Read more ...

Alliance Party April 2021 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter earlier this week updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

“Own Your Future”

NEWSLETTER

April 2021

A SWITCH AT THE TOP

Due to both personal and health reasons Darcy Richardson is unable to continue with the full duties as National Chair.… Read more ...

Alliance Party February 2021 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter yesterday updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

State of the Party

One of the traditions in our household at the new year, is to have every family member pick a one-word theme that will serve as a focal point and rallying cry for them, and that will be used as a reminder and as reinforcement of our individual and collective commitment to helping one another achieve our objectives for personal growth.… Read more ...

Alliance Party January 2021 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter today updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

With the new year comes new beginnings. National Chair Jim Rex, who graciously, and wonderfully,  stepped in to fill in for Brian Mistrot announced he would step down Dec 31. By unanimous vote of the National Committee Darcy Richardson was elected to fill his term.… Read more ...

Alliance Party: Announcement!

The Alliance Party sent out the following press release on Tuesday:

One of the two National Vice Chair’s of the Alliance Party, Michael Burger, has announced that he is stepping down from the position effective Jan 10, 2021. As National Vice Chair of the Modern Whig Party, Michael was instrumental in bringing people together to Denver in October of 2018 to found the Alliance Party.… Read more ...

Alliance Party Announces Darcy Richardson as Next Chairman

Alliance Party political director Tim Cotton sent out the following email yesterday announcing the selection of 2020 Alliance Party vice presidential nominee Darcy Richardson as the next chairman of the Alliance Party.  He replaces the outgoing chairman, former South Carolina Education Superintendent Jim Rex.  Richardson is a longtime IPR contributor. 

The National Chair of the Alliance Party, Dr.… Read more ...

Alliance Party December 2020 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter Monday updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

The Alliance Party wishes you a
Happy and Safe Holiday Season

As 2020 comes to a close we reflect on our successes and upon our learning opportunities in order to properly move forward into 2021 and beyond.… Read more ...

Nicholas Hensley Now Officially the Reform Party National Chairman

Longtime Reform Party National Committee Secretary Nicholas Hensley officially became chairman of the party on December 3 after outgoing chairman Bill Merrell took an early exit from the post.

Hensley was elected chairman at the virtual 2020 Reform National Convention last summer but his term was not expected to begin until next year.… Read more ...

Alliance Party November 2020 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter Monday updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month:

The 2020 election is unprecedented for many reasons; one of which is that a new political party and a new approach to politics has now been formally introduced to millions of Americans.… Read more ...

Alliance Party September 2020 Newsletter

The Alliance Party sent out the following newsletter yesterday updating email subscribers on the latest party news for this month: 

The publication of this newsletter is generally scheduled for the first Tuesday of each month, however we decided to postpone until after Labor Day which would offer us a better view of our 2020 ballot situation.… Read more ...