Tag Archives: Don Blankenship

Life and Liberty Party Holds First National Convention, Nominates Ticket

The conservative Life and Liberty Party held its first national convention this past Saturday on Zoom, as reported at American Third Party Report.  It nominated party chairman J.R. Myers of Alaska for president and professor Tiara Lusk of Idaho for vice president.  According to the party’s website, it is currently on the ballot in Arkansas and is attempting to appear on several others.… Read more ...

Constitution Party: The George Floyd Tragedy

The Constitution Party sent the following statement to subscribers today including a fundraising pitch and update on ballot access from the current chairman Frank Fluckiger as well as a statement from presidential nominee Don Blankenship on the killing of George Floyd

The news media has been replete with articles and comments regarding the inexcusable murder of George Floyd of Minneapolis.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of New Mexico Chairman Responds to IPR, Elected National Chairman Chimes in

Several days ago, American Third Party Report broke news that the Constitution Party of New Mexico (CPNM) went against the national party and nominated a ticket of Samm Tittle for president and CPNM chairman J.W. Fakes for vice president.

I contacted Fakes to confirm the report and determine whether the CPNM had, in effect, disaffiliated from the national party with the move.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Releases Statement on Don Blankenship Nomination

Earlier this week on the campaign website of businessman Don Blankenship, the Constitution Party released the following statement concerning its nomination last week of Blankenship for President and Michigan Taxpayers Party chairman William Mohr for Vice President.

The Constitution Party held its Presidential Nominating Convention telephonically on May 1 and 2, 2020.  … Read more ...

Constitution Party of Virginia Chairman Attacks Presidential Nominee Don Blankenship

John Bloom, chairman of the Constitution Party of Virginia, which disaffiliated from the national party last June and attempted to reaffiliate last month, wrote a letter, posted on American Third Party Report, in which he makes false statements about newly-minted 2020 Constitution Party presidential nominee Don Blankenship and calls the national Constitution Party a “FAKE political party.”… 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
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Don Blankenship: Lying US Government and Lying US Media

Don Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy and currently the frontrunner for the Constitution Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, released the following statement yesterday on his campaign website:

Interesting news this PM. Lying US Government and lying US media expressing surprise that China lied about virus. Yet there is no news that Govt and media obviously lied about UBB.… Read more ...

Don Blankenship: Statement on Extreme Free Trade

Don Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy and currently the frontrunner for the Constitution Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, released the following statement yesterday on his campaign website:

Our government and “extreme free trader” TV economists have told us for 5 decades that free trade with China would provide Americans prosperity, and so we gave China our jobs and our way of life.… Read more ...

Don Blankenship Lawsuit Goes to Trial

As Ballot Access News reports, Don Blankenship, the leading candidate for the Constitution Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, obtained a procedural victory in his defamation, false light invasion of privacy, and civil conspiracy lawsuit, which now goes to trial.  Blankenship is suing the National Republican Senatorial Committee, multiple media outlets, and individuals that incorrectly labeled him a “felon” during his unsuccessful 2018 run for the Republican Party’s U.S.… 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 ...