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American Independent Party Nominee Inaugurated as President

Today, Chief Justice John Roberts administered the presidential oath of office to businessman Donald Trump, the 2016 presidential nominee of the American Independent Party (AIP) (platform).  Trump was also the nominee of the Republican Party.

The AIP placed Trump on the ballot in California, where he received 4,483,810 votes (31.49%), his third largest statewide total after Texas and Florida.  … Read more ...

CBS 60 Minutes – Johnson Promises: “No Hypocrisy; Full Transparency”

60-minutes60 Minutes corespondent Steve Kroft interviewed Governors Gary Johnson and Bill Weld for broadcast on CBS earlier tonight. It’s the first time 60 Minutes has interviewed any third-party presidential candidate AND the vice-presidential running mate.  Johnson: “I believe this is going to be the demise of the Republican Party. . .… Read more ...

American Third Party Report Interviews Bob Whitaker, American Freedom Party Presidential Nominee

From American Third Party Report

In an American Third Party Report exclusive, Bob Whitaker, the 2016 presidential nominee of the American Freedom Party, answers questions about his background, political views, and presidential campaign.  Below is the transcript and audio of the interview.

  1. What is your history with electoral politics? Which political candidates have you previously supported or endorsed?
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Update: Peter Gemma seeking info on 3rd parties circa 1972

My article on 3rd party politics is now up 1972; if there are veterans of the AIP/American Party, Schmitz campaign, or even other minor parties from around that time, I’d appreciate hearing from you.

~Peter Gemma
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Peter Gemma: Looking for AIP Activists from Wallace Era for Help with Article

I am writing an article about third parties, specifically their position and impact on US-Middle East issues. I am up to 1968 and need some input: if you were involved in the Wallace campaign or are a veteran of the American Independent Party/American Party, I’d like to pose a few questions via e-mail.… Read more ...

American Independent Party Makes the News Due to George Wallace Mailers, Misprints, and Endorsements

Deborah Pauly is a Republican candidate for Orange County Board of Supervisor, but she is getting some unasked-for-help from the California campaign manager of the former Governor George Wallace of Alabama, who ran for President as a third party presidential candidate in 1968 and who died decades ago. Here is the Orange County Register to clear things up:

Back in 1967, when Gov.  

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John DeTar, IAP Leader in Nevada, Passes Away

John DeTar helped to co-found the Independent American Party in 1968 as a vehicle for the candidacy of then-Governor George Wallace. He was the founder of the Reno chapter of the John Birch Society and a fixture in right-wing politics in Nevada for decades. He passed away last month at the age of 86.… Read more ...

C-Span presents “The Contenders”, featuring some third party presidential candidates

Thanks to Ballot Access News for the story.

C-SPAN Will Present “The Contenders”, 14 Weekly Shows Featuring a Presidential Candidate Who Lost But Changed Policy
Ballot Access News / September 3rd, 2011

Starting September 9, C-SPAN will present a new series, “The Contenders”. Each of the fourteen shows will present the story of a presidential candidate who ran and lost, but who changed U.S.

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Prohibition Party convention speakers: George Wallace Jr., Richard Winger, Steve Gordon, Eunie Smith, Joe Godfrey

H/T Don Lake in IPR comments:

2011 Prohibition Party Convention

Monday, June 20 through Wednesday June 22, 2011 – Cullman, Alabama


George Wallace, Jr.
Richard Winger
Steve Gordon
Eunie Smith
Joe Godfrey

Holiday Inn Express
2052 Hayes Drive NW
Cullman, AL 35058
(256) 736-1906

*Be sure to tell the reservation clerk you are with the
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American Party: ‘Our History’

Posted by H.S. Torical at http://www.theamericanparty.org/index.php/about-us:

The American Party has been formulated under several incarnations. All have been fiercely loyal to America and its citizens. The movement originated in New York in 1843 as the American Republican Party. It spread to other states as the Native American Party and became a national party in 1845.… Read more ...

George Wallace, Jr. to speak at Prohibition Party Convention

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Dear Sir/Mam
I would like to announce that George Wallace, Jr. will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Prohibition National Convention to be held June 21-23 in Cullman, Alabama. Please visit the party website at www.ProhibitionParty.org for complete convention details.
God Bless,
Toby Davis, Chairman
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