Tag Archives: Gloria La Riva

Support for Third Party and Independent Presidential Candidates in 2020 Mapped by County

Who’s ready for some more maps?! Our last post about @Mill226’s election maps was popular enough that I reached out to him about creating some more maps of third party and independent candidates for us to take a look at other election cycles.

He’s working on a whole series, and first up is a map which reflect which candidates placed third by county in the 2020 presidential election.… Read more ...

WATCH HERE: Free & Equal Election’s Open 2020 Presidential Debate (October 24)

The Free & Equal Elections Foundation held a debate yesterday in Cheyenne, Wyoming featuring third party and independent presidential candidates.  Video of the debate from the YouTube broadcast is embedded below.

The debate begins around the 9:17:00 mark:

Participants included:

Blankenship confirmed for the event but ultimately decided not to participate.… Read more ...

Free & Equal Elections: Information about Today’s Debate

Free & Equal Elections Foundation sent out the following presser yesterday advertising the debate taking place later today and how you can watch it.  Like the last debate, Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen will not participate.

This Saturday, October 24th at 6pm MT, Free & Equal presents our 3rd Open Presidential Debate of 2020.… Read more ...

WATCH HERE: Free & Equal Election’s Open 2020 Presidential Debate (October 8)

The Free & Equal Elections Foundation held a debate yesterday in Denver featuring third party and independent presidential candidates.  Video of the debate from the Facebook broadcast is embedded below:


Participants included:

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Free & Equal: Five Candidates Confirmed for October 8 Open Presidential Debate

Free & Equal sent out the following press release yesterday concerning its upcoming presidential debate:

Free & Equal Elections Foundation announces its second open Presidential debate of the 2020 US Presidential election, scheduled for October 8, 2020 at 6pm MDT in Denver, Colorado.

Ten presidential candidates have been invited, and five are already confirmed to participate in person at this historic debate.… Read more ...

PSL: Peltier Out, Freeman In as VP Nominee

The campaign for Gloria La Riva, 2020 presidential nominee of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) and the Peace and Freedom Party announced that imprisoned Native American activist Leonard Peltier has withdrawn as La Riva’s running mate for health reasons.  The PSL released the following statement.  Thanks to Ballot Access News for the link.Read more ...

Liberty Union Party Nominates Gloria La Riva for President

As Ballot Access News reports, the newly- christened presidential nominee of the socialist Peace and Freedom Party and presidential nominee of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL), Gloria La Riva, received the presidential nomination of Vermont’s ballot qualified Liberty Union Party.

La Riva’s running mate Leonard Peltier was nominated for vice president. … Read more ...

Free And Equal Elections to host Minor Party Debate March 4th


Electoral reform organization, Free & Equal Elections is set to host a multi-party open Presidential Debate on March 4th, co-hosted by Open the Debates, an organization with similar intentions.

All 2020 Presidential candidates are invited to participate, however only 18 have been confirmed to attend:

    • Robert Ardini, Republican Party
    • Ken Armstrong, Libertarian Party
    • Don Blankenship, Constitution Party
    • Brian Carroll, American Solidarity Party
    • Mark Charles, Independent
    • Souraya Faas, Libertarian Party
    • Erik Gerhardt, Libertarian Party
    • Howie Hawkins, Green Party
    • Zoltan Istvan, Republican Party
    • Jo Jorgensen, Libertarian Party
    • Adam Kokesh, Libertarian Party
    • Charles Kraut, Constitution Party
    • Gloria La Riva, Party for Socialism and Liberation
    • J.R.
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Gloria La Riva to run for President a third time

Gloria La Riva, perennial candidate and socialist activist announced she would run for President as the party of Socialism and Liberation’s Nominee a third time. La Riva has previously run for President in 2008 and 2016 as the PSL nominee, was a placeholder presidential candidate in 1992 and 2012, and has run for various offices affiliated with the Peace and Freedom Party.… Read more ...

Greens, PSL to Participate in U.S. Social Forum in Philadelphia

From the Green Party US website:

Want to join the Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) at the U.S. Social Forum? This is a “convergence driven by the understanding that people’s movements are what create social change. It is an opportunity for regional and issue-specific social justice projects to work toward broader unity.… Read more ...

Party for Socialism and Liberation Announces Presidential Ticket

Richard Winger reports over at Ballot Access News that the Party for Socialism and Liberation has announced their Presidential ticket.

Last month, the Party for Socialism and Liberation announced that it will run Peta Lindsay for President, and Yari Osorio for Vice-President. This will be the party’s second presidential campaign. In 2008, it ran Gloria La Riva for President.

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FEC releases official popular vote count from 2008 presidential election

The Federal Election Commission has released its “2008 presidential popular vote summary for all candidates listed on at least one state ballot.” The results:

  • Barack Obama (Democrat) 69,498,516 [52.93%]
  • John McCain (Republican) 59,948,323 [45.65%]
  • Ralph Nader (Independent, Peace and Freedom) 739,034 [0.56%]
  • Bob Barr (Libertarian) 523,715 [0.40%]
  • Chuck Baldwin (Constitution/Reform/U.S. Taxpayers) 199,750 [0.15%]
  • Cynthia McKinney (Green, Independent, Mountain) 161,797 [0.12%]
  • Write-In (Miscellaneous) 112,597 [0.09%]
  • Alan Keyes (America’s Independent) 47,746 [0.04%]
  • Ron Paul (Constitution, Louisiana Taxpayers) 42,426 [0.03%]
  • Gloria La Riva (Socialism and Liberation) 6,818 [0.01%]
  • Brian Moore (Liberty Union, Socialist) 6,538
  • None of These Candidates [Nevada only] 6,267
  • Róger Calero (Socialist Workers) 5,151
  • Richard Duncan (Independent) 3,905
  • James Harris (Socialist Workers) 2,424
  • Charles Jay (Boston Tea Party/Independent) 2,422
  • John Joseph Polachek (New) 1,149
  • Frank Edward McEnulty (Unaffiliated) 829
  • Jeffrey J.
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