Tag Archives: Idaho

California’s Lone Independent Assemblyman to Retire, Considering 2022 Congressional Bid

Assemblyman Chad Mayes, the only independent in the California legislature, has decided not to seek re-election after 8 years in office and is publicly pondering a bid for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Initially elected as a Republican in 2014, Mayes has been highly critical of former president Donald Trump and ultimately decided to leave the GOP prior to seeking re-election in 2020.… Read more ...

White Bird City Councilman Paul Sand Launches Libertarian Bid for Governor of Idaho

Paul Sand is running for governor of Idaho on what he describes as a “common-sense progressive Libertarian platform.”

Sand is a semi-retired computer software engineer who has served 4 terms on the White Bird city council. Interestingly, he also claims to have built the world’s first personal computer.

“My campaign is based on three pillars: Freedom, Family and Future.… Read more ...

Ammon Bundy Touts Ron Paul Endorsement in Idaho Gubernatorial Primary

Ammond Bundy is best known for his part in a 2014 standoff with the Federal government over cattle grazing rights. Bundy’s father, Cliven, successfully stared down the Bureau of Land Management which had attempted to confiscate his cattle for grazing on public land for years without a permit.

Several members of the Bundy family were charged with an assortment of crimes following the standoff, but a federal judge declared Ammond Bundy’s case a mistrial with prejudice, effectively dismissing the charges.… Read more ...

News & Notes: Amash Keynotes LPNH Convention, Indiana Greens Back Better Ballot

An Idaho state representative who helped steer the state into ditching the lucrative Powerball lottery because of (unfounded) fears that it would lead to gun restrictions recently took a shot at the Libertarian Party’s platform as part of an attempt to proclaim his conservative bona fides

In a recent newsletter, Rep.… Read more ...

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 ...

Super Tuesday 2.0: Idaho Constitution Party Primary Results

The Constitution Party of Idaho held its presidential primary on Super Tuesday 2.0 (March 10).

According to the results posted on the State of Idaho Elections Department website, Don Blankenship leads with 237 votes (27.37%). The website does not show what percentage of the vote has been published.

As of right now the results are:

  • Don Blankenship – 237 votes (27.37%)
  • Sheila “Samm” Tittle – 185 votes (21.36%)
  • Daniel Clyde Cummings – 128 votes (14.78%)
  • Charles Kraut – 120 votes (13.86%)
  • J.R.
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Idaho GOP Candidate Had Recent Third-Party Ties

John-Eynon

Sent to me by Cody Quirk
Posted to Idaho News .

Until recently, Republican state superintendent candidate John Eynon was secretary of the state’s Constitution Party.
He left the third party shortly before filing paperwork to run on the GOP ticket.

Eynon’s campaign manager downplays the maneuvering — describing Eynon as a 40-year Republican who left the GOP for about 12 to 18 months.… Read more ...

Richard Mack’s Work With Third Parties Draws Criticism

Former Arizona Sheriff Richard Mack is running for U.S. Congress in Texas’ 21st district as a Republican. He is scheduled to speak at a Lincoln Day dinner in Idaho next month. Mack’s history of participation with other political parties has become an issue for 14 members of the Kootenai County Republican Party, who wrote a letter to their Central Committee Chairwoman regarding the selection of Richard Mack as a speaker.… Read more ...

Root: The Strike – As Ayn Rand Predicted

As Ayn Rand Predicted, the Wealthy are Going on Strike Against Obama.

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and creator of ROOTforAmerica.com

The U.S. economy is crumbling. Businesses are collapsing in record numbers. Jobs have disappeared. Tax revenues are down dramatically. Coincidence?

Everything happening today under Obama resembles the storyline of Ayn Rand’s famous book, Atlas Shrugged, one of the most popular books of all time, selling over 7 million copies.… Read more ...

Mary Ruwart: Open letter to the Florida and Idaho Libertarian Party State Executive Committees

By Mary Ruwart at Liberty for All. Republished with permission from Liberty for All publisher Lee Wrights.

by Mary J. Ruwart, LNC At-large

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to you in my capacity as an At-Large Representative of the Libertarian National Committee (LNC), which is in receipt of your resolutions concerning Mr.Read more ...

WA Green Party to host Pacific Northwest Green gathering in Seattle Nov. 13

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

The Green Party of Washington State (GPoWS) will be hosting a regional gathering of members (and potential members) of the Green Party on Saturday, 13 November 2010. Greens from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, Alaska, and beyond are invited to join us in Seattle for a day of fun, including motivational speakers, music, and food.
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Constitution Party 2010 Election Highlights

by Gary Odom
National Field Director
at constitutionparty.com

 
2010 Election
 
Brings Victories and Near Misses; Highlights
Progress And Reveals Challenges As The
Constitution Party Looks To The Future
 
 
Congratulations To Nevada…Again! 
 
In 2006, the Independent American Party, the Constitution Party’s state affiliate in Nevada elected two of its candidates to office.  This year it doubled up and elected four:three who were elected for the first time and one who who re-elected.
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