Darcy Richardson, a contributor to IPR who challenged President Barack Obama in five Democratic Party presidential primaries, says he now plans to “actively seek” the presidential nomination of the Reform Party and several single state ballot-qualified parties in hopes of attaining ballot access in a dozen states for the general election.… Read more ...
Richard Winger reports on the Objectivist Party’s presidential and vice presidential nominations in 2012.
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Sometime in 2010, at an event in St. Louis, the Objectivist Party nominated Thomas Stevens for President for the 2012 election. The 2012 vice-presidential nominee is Alden Link. The same pair ran in 2008, and received 755 votes in the entire nation.
The Green Party’s Jill Stein has clinched her party’s presidential nomination after celebrating a major victory in yesterday’s California primary, winning 49% of the vote against her chief contenders, television comedienne Roseanne Barr and public servant Kent Mesplay. The California win followed other recent Stein victories in Michigan, Florida, and Iowa.… Read more ...
In the aftermath of the Americans Elect board decision not to nominate a 2012 presidential ticket, the former senior economist of President Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers and current Boston University economics professor Laurence Kotlikoff, who had sought that organization’s nomination, said in an e-mail that he now no longer wishes to pursue the Reform Party presidential nomination, which he elected to seek last month.… Read more ...
The latest video is entitled “Stop the War on Small Businesses.”
by R. Lee Wrights
BURNET, Texas (April 28) – It’s been nearly two years since I began this campaign to earn the Libertarian Party presidential nomination. From the beginning I stated my goal clearly and I’ve stuck to it. I said then that the Libertarian Party faces a critical test in 2012 and I want to make sure we’re up to the challenge.… Read more ...
BURNET, Texas (April 21) – Every day during this campaign I’ve become more and more convinced that it’s vitally important for the Libertarian Party to recruit and train good libertarian messengers. At every event I’ve attended, I have met eager, young (and some not-so-young) libertarian activists who are prime candidates for this mission.… Read more ...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
19 April 2012
Liberty Candidates 2012 Endorses: R. Lee Wrights who is running for President of the United States
Liberty-Candidates.org enthusiastically welcomes R. Lee Wrights to the growing slate of candidates championing a return to Constitutional governance in the United States!
A Liberty Candidate will defend the great American principles of:
- Individual liberty
- Constitutional government
- Sound money
- Free markets
- A non-interventionist foreign policy.
Sent to IPR by Mike Kane:
I’m writing you today to express some concerns I have with some of Gary Johnson’s recent statements and policy platforms.
I ask that you please read through this entire letter before making a decision on who to nominate at the Convention.
In this letter, I will address Gary Johnson’s foreign policy, his advocacy for the “Fair Tax”, and his positions on welfare/entitlement programs.… Read more ...