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Posts tagged as “Minnesota Independence Party”

Alliance Party Delegate Who Opposed the De La Fuente Nomination Explains Vote

Ben Thome, state director of the Minnesota Independence-Alliance Party, the Minnesota affiliate of the Alliance Party, explained to IPR his vote as a delegate against the nomination of businessman Rocky De La Fuente for president.  At the party’s first nominating convention last week, the Alliance Party nominated the ticket of De La Fuente and historian Darcy Richardson by a vote of 24 to two, including Thome. … Read more ...

Jesse Ventura Officially Joins Green Party, Spurring 2020 Talk

Former Minnesota governor and professional wrestler Jesse Ventura officially joined the Green Party yesterday after publicly endorsing the party on Twitter a couple weeks ago.  The move seems to improve the odds that Ventura will seek the Green Party’s 2020 presidential nomination. … Read more ...

Alliance Party Nominates 2020 Presidential Ticket of De La Fuente/Richardson

The Alliance Party held its first presidential nomination convention yesterday with participants on Zoom and livestreamed on YouTube.  The party nominated the ticket of businessman Rocky De La Fuente for president and historian Darcy Richardson for vice president.

Chairman Jim Rex, the former South Carolina Superintendent of Education, opened the convention. … Read more ...

Horner and Penny Editorial: Americans Should Do “Big Things”

Tom Horner was the 2010 gubernatorial candidate of the Minnesota Independence Party, scoring 11.9% in that race. Tim Penny is a former Democratic Congressman and Independence Party candidate for Governor in 2002, when he received 16% of the vote. The two penned an editorial in the Star Tribune, a major newspaper in Minnesota, calling for Americans to demand that their politicians do “big things”.… Read more ...