Tag Archives: Modern Whig Party

Alliance Party: Announcement!

The Alliance Party sent out the following press release on Tuesday:

One of the two National Vice Chair’s of the Alliance Party, Michael Burger, has announced that he is stepping down from the position effective Jan 10, 2021. As National Vice Chair of the Modern Whig Party, Michael was instrumental in bringing people together to Denver in October of 2018 to found the Alliance Party.… Read more ...

Darcy Richardson Discusses the Alliance Party

Historian Darcy Richardson, an IPR contributor, is still seeking the presidential nomination of the Reform Party, however, a new party in the works has grabbed his attention.

The Alliance Party, founded in 2018 with a merger of the American Moderates Party, the Modern Whig Party, the American Party of South Carolina, and later joined by the Independence Party of Minnesota, the American Alliance Party, and the Independent Party of Connecticut, plans to pick a presidential ticket April 25 in an online convention. Read more ...

Three Parties Have Already Told Texas they Intend to Petition in 2016

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Texas has a unique law saying a party that is not now on the ballot, but which intends to try to get on the ballot, must notify the Secretary of State at the beginning of any election year. So far, three parties have notified the Texas Secretary of State that they intend to try: (1) the Christian Party; (2) the Modern Whig Party; (3) the Veterans Party.… Read more ...

Modern Whig Party Statement on the Terrorist Attack in Paris

From the Modern Whig Party website (dated 11/14/2015):

Last night terrorists conducted a vicious, coordinated attack in the city of Paris, France. As of this writing the death toll stands at 129 people. Another 352 were wounded, 99 of them critically. So far, one American — 23-year-old exchange student Nohemi Gonzalez — has been reported among the dead.… Read more ...

Modern Whig Party Says it Will Try to Qualify in Michigan

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On September 21, the Modern Whig Party informed Michigan’s Secretary of State that it is about to start collecting signatures on a petition to be on the 2016 ballot. Michigan lets petitioning groups set their own petitioning period, but the job must be done in six months.… Read more ...

Modern Whig Party National Chair updates members

greenpartycandidate1_patdepuy_managingeditorIn a message to the party email list, Modern Whig Party National Chair Michael Burger writes, “The hard work we’ve been putting in over the last few months to reorganize and rejuvenate our party is already bearing fruit, even though we’re just getting started on some of our outreach initiatives. We’ve had an influx of new, energetic members, and our new website and communications platform have tested out.… Read more ...

Kevin J. Rogers: A Time to Serve

modern-whigFrom Kevin J. Rogers at the Modern Whig Party website:

Perhaps no value ranks higher in the mind of a Modern Whig than the commitment to authentic public service. And, as a party founded by veterans, that commitment to service probably finds no higher expression than our desire to do all we can for those who have served, or are currently serving, our country in the armed forces.… Read more ...

Modern Whig Party Unveils New Website

From the newly revamped MWP website:

It’s been a bit of a haul, and as usual with these things took longer than planned, but we’re finally here: The Modern Whig Party of America has launched its new, updated website. And we are ready to roll.

Sometimes, it is nice to have a bit of change and this is especially true in the world of web design.… Read more ...

Modern Whig Party: National Security Before Politics

From the MWP website:

With the deadline looming to continue funding the Department of Homeland Security without interruption, millions of American citizens are growing increasingly concerned about the safety of our nation. In the face of continuous terrorist threats, the prospect of the government department most directly tasked with preventing their execution being de-funded over a policy unrelated its central mission is unthinkable to the vast majority.… Read more ...

Modern Whig Party Selects New National Chairman, Now Has Affiliates in 46 States

modern-whigVia email, from new MWP National Chair Michael Burger:

Greetings, Fellow Whigs!

I am writing to you today to bring you up to date on the many changes in our
party over the last several months. As many of you may know, Andrew Evans
stepped down from the chair late last year in order to fully concentrate on
his graduate studies, which are nearing completion.… Read more ...

Matthew Benedict: American Sniper and Legislation We Need To Support

From the Modern Whig Party website:

Modern Whig Party Deputy Director of Veterans and Active Duty Affairs Matthew Benedict shares his views on the effect of the Movie American Sniper and on pending legislation to support veterans. His post follows this introduction:

There has been a lot of debate about the movie American Sniper between commentators and the public which has brought attention to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.… Read more ...

Modern Whig Party Endorses Josh Ramirez for Washington’s 4th Congressional Seat

From the Modern Whig Party website:

Saturday, August 2, The Modern Whig Party of America endorsed Josh Ramirez’s bid for Washington’s 4th US Congressional District. Ramirez, a US Army Airborne veteran and certified Project Management Professional (PMP), officially signed the Modern Whigs’ Code of Conduct and Ethics to earn the endorsement.… Read more ...