1. On July 9, 1996 you announced your campaign for the Reform Party’s presidential nomination. The next day Ross Perot announced that he would be running too. What was your reaction to his announcement?
I was surprised and offended. He had said to me directly that he was not going to run.… Read more ...
by Peter B. Gemma
Richardson, who recently switched from a bid for State Representative as an Independent, is now running for Florida Governor as the nominee of the Reform Party. In 2016, he was a candidate for the party’s presidential nomination.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2018
Austin Cassidy, Campaign Manager
Phone: (904) 868-5963
DARCY RICHARDSON SCORES AN EARLY ENDORSEMENT
[JACKSONVILLE, FL] – Darcy Richardson, the Reform Party of Florida’s nominee for governor, received an early endorsement from a prominent former Libertarian on Thursday.… Read more ...
Robert David Steele, a 2012 candidate for the Reform Party’s presidential nomination and briefly a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination, appeared on broadcaster Alex Jones’ Infowars program this past week.
Steele, an open source activist who claims to be a former CIA agent, said the following during the appearance:
We actually believe that there is a colony on Mars, populated by children who were kidnapped and sent into space on a 20 year ride so that once they get to Mars they have no alternative but to be slaves on the Mars colony.
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Today, Chief Justice John Roberts administered the presidential oath of office to businessman Donald Trump, the 2016 presidential nominee of the American Independent Party (AIP) (platform). Trump was also the nominee of the Republican Party.
The AIP placed Trump on the ballot in California, where he received 4,483,810 votes (31.49%), his third largest statewide total after Texas and Florida. … Read more ...
From the Reform Party’s website, September 12th, 2016:
When Reform Party Presidential candidate Roque De La Fuente submitted petitions for ballot access, the Arkansas Secretary of State’s office accepted the submission. It was declared that Roque De La Fuente met the requirements to obtain ballot access. Days later Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin reversed the decision citing “sore loser” laws.… Read more ...
By Darcy Richardson, UncoveredPolitics.com, September 6th, 2016:
ORLANDO — Fresh from a 61,000-vote showing in last week’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary in Florida, the colorful “Rocky” Roque De La Fuente has turned his attention to his fledgling third-party bid for the White House — a contest in which the determined political outsider hopes to find himself on the ballot in as many as twenty-five states in November.… Read more ...
Press release from ReformParty.org, September 5th, 2016:
Reform Party Members and Supporters,
I am glad to announce that the Reform Party’s Presidential candidate, Roque De La Fuente, has gained ballot access in about thirty states. This is a big step up for us, as we have not been on this number of state ballots since 2004.… Read more ...
William Saturn is an IPR contributor. He wrote the following article for Wikinews and republished it on his blog, The Saturnalian, on August 29th, 2016:
The following is adapted from the July 2016 edition of the Wikinews series On the campaign trail.
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“[T]here was and is a party that was opposed to NAFTA, CAFTA, the WTO and other unfair trade agreements and which is still deeply committed to the Hamiltonian idea of protecting U.S.
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Press release from the Reform Party:
Bohemia, New York – The Reform Party of New York will field a slate of candidates for the 2016 elections. These candidates will include challengers for local, state and federal offices. Last year, in 2015 the Reform Party of New York fielded 2,000 candidates.… Read more ...
The following newsletter from the Reform Party chronicling what happened at the party’s national convention in late July was posted on Facebook on August 12th, 2016:
Reform Party National Convention 2016 News!
The Reform Party nominations process this cycle was a whirlwind adventure, but it didn’t start out that way! There two things that will drive turnout for a convention, excitement or frustration.… Read more ...
Independent Political Report/ ATPR Exclusive: Quick Interview with Reform Party Secretary Nicholas Hensley
Below is brand-new, exclusive interview with Nicholas Hensley, the Reform Party’s national secretary:
Tell me about who you are, and what you do for the Reform Party?
My name is Nicholas Hensley. I am the current Secretary of the Reform Party of the United States, and current Chairman of the Reform Party of North Carolina.… Read more ...
Originally published at American Third Party Report:
Exclusive, follow-up interview for American Third Party Report with Nicholas Hensley (earlier today, the Reform Party announced Roque De La Fuente as its presidential nominee):
In early July Reform Party Secretary Nicholas Hensley sat down for an interview with American Third Party Report.… Read more ...