Tag Archives: James Ogle

Ten Years After: The Speech

Ten years ago today, a little known councilman from the village of Minerva (Ohio), Phil Davison, addressed his local Republican Party executive committee to seek its nomination for county treasurer.  He did not win the nomination, but his passionate speech went viral, garnering millions of views on YouTube and attaining mainstream media coverage. … Read more ...

LP.org List of Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates

LP.org, the official website for the Libertarian Party currently lists the following individuals as candidates for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  The party’s criteria for inclusion is for the candidate to have an FEC 2 filing, sustained membership in the national party, Libertarian registration in their home state, legal qualification to be president, a functional website or Facebook page, professional quality photos, a minute long video with audio of the candidate, a dedicated campaign manager, and campaign literature with the word ‘Libertarian’ included.… Read more ...

2020 Green Party primary candidates and speculation

Ever since it’s creation, the Green Party has been known for nominating candidates like consumer advocate Ralph Nader in 1996 & 2000, political activist David Cobb in 2004, former representative Cynthia McKinney in 2008, and physician Jill Stein in 2012 & 2016. It’s also been involved in a heap of controversy due to Nader and Stein being attributed to the loss of the Democratic Candidates in each of their latter races via the debated spoiler effect.… Read more ...

2012 Libertarian Presidential Candidates: Where Are They Now?

While it is widely known that 2012 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson is again seeking his party’s presidential nomination, the activities of the unsuccessful 2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidates are not so obvious.  I decided to research the matter and provide an update on the former candidates.  I found that out of the nine principal 2012 challengers to Johnson, one is deceased, two have expressed support for Republican front-runner Donald Trump, and three more are again running for President.… Read more ...

Meet James Ogle, 2014 Presidential Candidate

Free Parliamentarian James Ogle, creator and self-proclaimed Secretary of the fantasy organization US Parliament filed papers with the Federal Election Commission this past January to run for President of the United States . . . in the 2014 election.

Ogle, who, in his previous presidential campaign, narrowly defeated “Uncommitted” to win the 2012 Missouri Libertarian Primary, is the only candidate seeking the 2014 presidential nomination of the Democratic Party.  Read more ...

Token count for LP presidential candidates

After more than a day of campaigns trying to round up tokens in order to appear in the debate and be considered for the nomination, the count is in for the Libertarian Party’s presidential candidates.

To participate in the debate, a candidate must receive 53 tokens. However, only 30 are required to have their name placed into nomination.… Read more ...

Four LP Presidential Candidates Have Their Statements of Candidacy to LP News Omitted Due to Lack of Space

Found on Liberty Lion, by Dr. Tom Stevens

 

After Providing 175-Word Statements Of Candidacy To LP News, Libertarian Presidential Candidates Sam Sloan, James Ogle, Leroy Saunders & Barbara “Miss Joy” Waymire Are Told There Is No Room For Their Submissions

Presidential Candidates running for the Libertarian Party nomination submitted 175-word statements for the upcoming issue of LP News, the national Libertarian Party newsletter.… Read more ...

Presidential Candidates’ Speeches from the California Libertarian Convention

Following are videos of the speeches given by 6 of the candidates for the 2012 presidential nomination of the Libertarian Party. The candidates spoke in alphabetical order, and the location was the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Hotel, on March 4, 2012.  They were filmed by Joe Dehn.  You can find them on Mr.… Read more ...

James Ogle edges ‘Uncommitted’ to win Missouri Libertarian Presidential Primary

Four parties held presidential primaries yesterday in Missouri, though only three fielded candidates: the Republicans, Democrats, and Libertarians. James Ogle, an advocate for a parliamentary system based on ranked-choice voting, was the only Libertarian candidate on the ballot.  In the final tally, he received 508 votes or 52.7 percent.  The remaining 456 Libertarian voters chose “uncommitted”.… Read more ...

Update on Candidates Seeking 2012 LP Presidential Nomination

Since my last update a month ago, here’s what I know about what’s new with the the campaigns for the LP presidential nomination:

Gary Johnson has now participated in one debate with other candidates seeking the Libertarian nomination, and has made plans to appear in others. Johnson has received the endorsement of several state and county LP organizations, which has not been a common practice in the LP in the past.… Read more ...

LP presidential candidate James Ogle discusses Roseanne Barr & the LP website

IPR talked with Libertarian Party (LP) presidential candidate James Ogle about comedienne Roseanne Barr‘s entry into the race for the Green Party presidential nomination, and the LP’s decision to remove his name from its list of candidates.

Ogle is a self-employed artist seeking the LP nomination. In 1995, he founded a fantasy parliamentary system based on ranked choice voting, which he emphasizes in his campaign.… Read more ...

Several Candidates Seeking Libertarian Presidential Nomination Removed From Party’s Official Listing

As of today, I have noticed (h/t George Phillies in IPR comments) that the Libertarian Party’s Official Listing of Candidates Seeking the Libertarian Presidential Nomination has been winnowed to remove quite a few names, including at least one candidate who has participated in debates among the presidential contenders this year, run for public office as a Libertarian before, and shown other signs of being competitive in various ways, Carl Person.Read more ...