Tag Archives: Evan McMullin

News & Notes: McMullin Tops $1 Million in Fundraising, Kennedy Talks Thorium with Libertarian

McMULLIN BANKS BIG BUCKS: Evan McMullin’s independent campaign for U.S. Senate in Utah has banked over $1 million. The campaign claims this total is a first in the history of Utah, more than any Senate challenger in the state has ever raised in one quarter AND more than incumbent Mike Lee has raised in any previous quarter.… Read more ...

WATCH: Evan McMullin Seeks to ‘Mobilize This Cross-Partisan Coalition’ to Unseat Mike Lee in Utah

Progressive political talk show host Brian Tyler Cohen, who has more than 1.25 million subscribers on YouTube, interviewed independent U.S. Senate candidate Evan McMullin this week.

“Mike Lee is unpopular, a majority of Utahans want to replace him. The Democrats don’t have the votes on their own, the Republicans don’t have the votes on their own, and the independents don’t have the votes on their own.… Read more ...

Support for Third Party and Independent Presidential Candidates in 2016 Mapped by County

Twitter mapmaker @Mill226 recently created a set of county-by-county maps to chart the best showings of third party and independent presidential candidates over the past half-century. He’s graciously allowing us to republish some of his maps here on IPR. If you find these kinds of visualizations interesting, you should definitely follow him on Twitter.… Read more ...

Fascinating County-by-County Maps Show Where Alternative Candidates Have Drawn Their Strength

Twitter mapmaker @Mill226 recently created a set of county-by-county maps to chart the best showings of third party and independent presidential candidates over the past half-century. He’s graciously allowing us to republish some of his maps here on IPR. If you find these kinds of visualizations interesting, you should definitely follow him on Twitter.… Read more ...

Former Congressman and Salt Lake Mayor Backs McMullin

Former Democratic congressman Ben McAdams and former United Utah Party candidate Jonia Broderick are supporting independent candidate Evan McMullin, who is vying to unseat Senator Mike Lee.

In a joint editorial for the Deseret News, they laid out their case:

Utah deserves someone who won’t forget why we sent him there, someone who is free to look for good ideas and to work with anyone who helps solve problems facing our country.

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Evan McMullin to Launch Independent Run for U.S. Senate

Evan McMullin, a former CIA officer who received 21.5 percent of the vote in Utah as an Independent candidate in the 2016 presidential election (0.53 percent nationwide), plans to announce an Independent challenge to incumbent Republican Mike Lee of Utah for his US Senate seat in 2022, reports The Salt Lake Tribune.… Read more ...

Is Kanye West Really Running an Indy Campaign for President?

Rapper Kanye West announced on Twitter yesterday that he is running for president, using the hashtag #2020Vision:

Billionaire Elon Musk tweeted his approval:

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Robocalls in Utah: McMullin is an Open Borders, Closet Gay, Son of Lesbians (so) – Vote Trump

Apparently being delivered to about 193,000 telephones in Utah.

“Hello my name is William Johnson. I am a farmer and a White Nationalist. I make this call against Evan McMullin and in support of Donald Trump. Evan McMullin is an open-borders amnesty supporter.  Evan has two mommys. His mother is a lesbian married to another woman.  … Read more ...

McMullin: Howl-o-Ween “Dogs for McMullin” activity

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Received by IPR earlier today

“Come join Evan McMullin in Park City for a Dogs for McMullin Halloween activity!

“Park City (Utah) is home to the annual

Howl-O-Ween dog parade.

“Bring your four-legged friend dressed in an Evan McMullin shirt as we show our support for the only conservative candidate in the race. … Read more ...

McMullin Canvassing Call Script/Flyer Released

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The following email from Brady Quinn, Utah Operations Director for McMullin for President was received by IPR earlier today.

“I wanted to tell you the response from Utah supporters willing to canvass and spread the word has been overwhelming. Thank you for being a part of this movement!

“Don’t worry about attending a canvassing training, or using the app.… Read more ...

Evan McMullin campaign: “We intend to win Utah”

American Third Party Report: In a new video released earlier today by the Evan McMullin presidential campaign, McMullin’s chief strategist Joel Searby said:

We’re building our Utah victory operation, where we are actually going to go in Utah. And that is, I think – will largely be driven by the some of the folks in this room, saying “here’s what think we need to do to go get that done.

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Evan McMullin is Minnesota Independence Party Nominee, Gains Ballot Access in Colorado

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By Adam Seaman, published at American Third Party Report earlier today:

The Minnesota Independence Party Executive Committee chose Independent Evan McMullin as it’s candidate yesterday.  Evan McMullin has received a great deal of national media coverage lately as the conservative alternative to Republican nominee Donald Trump.  Now the party has to gather 2,000 signatures to get on the ballot in Minnesota.… Read more ...