Tag Archives: Prohibition Party

Wikinews Interviews Five 2020 Presidential Candidates

This past month, for Wikinews, I conducted interviews with five 2020 third party presidential candidates:

  1. Constitution Party presidential nominee Don Blankenship (link)
  2. Prohibition Party presidential nominee Phil Collins (link)
  3. Unity Party of America presidential nominee Bill Hammons (link)
  4. Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen (link)
  5. American Solidarity Party presidential nominee Brian Carroll (link)

 

Similar questions were asked to each candidate, enabling the following comparison of answers:

Which past U.S.

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National Prohibitionist Updates on Ballot Access and Includes Article on President Rutherford B. Hayes

In the latest edition of The National Prohibitionist, party chairman and presidential nominee Phil Collins reveals the party has officially secured ballot access in Colorado and Vermont, adding to the ballot access already achieved in Arkansas and Mississippi.  This is the most states the party’s nominee has appeared on since 1984. … Read more ...

AIP Nominates Rocky De La Fuente/Kanye West Ticket; Darcy Richardson Responds

Earlier today the California ballot-qualified American Independent Party (AIP) nominated Reform Party and Alliance Party presidential nominee Rocky De La Fuente for president and rapper Kanye West for vice president.  According to Ballot Access News, the decision was unanimous save for one abstention among twenty delegates.   Even though Prohibition Party presidential nominee Phil Collins had won the party’s nonbinding presidential primary in March, De La Fuente, who finished second in the primary, paid AIP vice chairman Mark Seidenberg cash, according to FEC records, which likely improved his chances of winning the nomination.… Read more ...

Jim Hedges Provides an Update on Prohibition Party Ballot Access Efforts

Last week, Jim Hedges, the vice chairman of the Prohibition Party and the party’s 2016 presidential nominee provided the following update on the ballot access efforts for the party’s 2020 ticket of Phil Collins for President and Billy Joe Parker for Vice President:

We were notified today that Collins/Parker have qualified in Colorado.
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Wikinews Interviews Three More Third Party Vice Presidential Candidates

As part of the June 2020 edition of the Wikinews feature on the 2020 presidential election published yesterday, I conducted three short interviews with three vice presidential candidates.  Those candidates were Prohibition Party of Georgia chairman Billy Joe Parker of the Prohibition Party, historian Darcy Richardson of the Reform, Natural Law, Alliance, and American Delta parties, and educator Tiara Lusk of the Life and Liberty Party.… Read more ...

Reform Party Elects New Chairman, Postpones Convention Before Presidential Nomination

As reported on the Reform Party National Committee Facebook page, earlier today at the Reform Party National Committee meeting, committee secretary Nicholas Hensley defeated incumbent chairman Bill Merrell to become the party’s national chairman-elect.  Mike Hackmer will replace Hensely as secretary on January 1.  Leigh Pollet was elected vice chair. … Read more ...

Prohibition Party Provides Update on Ballot Access

The latest issue of The National Prohibitionist, the official publication of the Prohibition Party, provides the following update on ballot access for the party’s presidential ticket:

There is hardly anyone on sidewalks and
in other traditional places for petitioning.
Going door-to-door exposes both the peti-
tioners and the residents to germs picked
up elsewhere.

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Super Tuesday: Phil Collins Leading California’s AIP Presidential Primary

No. Not that Phil Collins . . .

The Prohibition Party’s 2020 presidential nominee Phil Collins is leading the American Independent Party (AIP) Presidential Primary, held on Super Tuesday, with 32.8 percent of the vote.

Not all the votes have been counted, but according to the California Secretary of State website, the current tally is:

  • Don Blankenship – 7,197 votes (19.5%)
  • Phil Collins – 12,097 votes (32.8%)
  • Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente – 7,815 votes (21.2%)
  • Charles Kraut – 4,431 votes (12.0%)
  • J.R.
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Prohibition Party of New York Responds to Governor Cuomo’s 2020 State of the State Address

On January 8th, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his annual State of the State and budget address. On January 10th, the Prohibition Party of New York responded with a 6-page document critically evaluating the governor’s address and providing their own vision and proposals for state policy.
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Prohibition Party Celebrates 150th Anniversary

On September 1st, the Prohibition Party celebrated the 150th anniversary of its first national convention in Chicago, in 1869. The Prohibition Party bears the distinction of being the oldest living minor party in the United States, and the third oldest living political party in the U.S., following the Democratic and Republican Parties.… Read more ...

Prohibition Party Nominates New Ticket, Selects New Chairman

The Prohibition National Committee held a conference call on August 24th. The party selected its new presidential ticket for 2020. Phil Collins was nominated for president, and Billy Joe Parker was nominated for vice-president. The party selected Randy McNutt as its new national chairman, and James Hedges as its new vice-chairman.… Read more ...

Prohibition Party presidential Candidate, C.L. Gammon Holds Campaign Event in Tennessee

On June 8th, C.L. Gammon, the Prohibition Party presidential candidate for 2020, held a campaign event in Hartsville, Tennessee. The event was hosted by the Trousdale County Historical Society and was attended by about 50 people. C.L. Gammon spoke about his campaign and the Prohibition Party, and he responded to questions from the audience.… Read more ...