Ten years ago today, a little known councilman from the village of Minerva (Ohio), Phil Davison, addressed his local Republican Party executive committee to seek its nomination for county treasurer. He did not win the nomination, but his passionate speech went viral, garnering millions of views on YouTube and attaining mainstream media coverage. … Read more ...
Yesterday, the Natural Law Party of Michigan, the last remaining ballot qualified entity of the now-defunct national Natural Law Party, officially nominated businessman Rocky De La Fuente for president and historian Darcy Richardson for vice president, Ballot Access News reports. The Alliance Party, for which De La Fuente/Richardson is the 2020 ticket, previously announced an agreement to use the ballot line of the Natural Law Party of Michigan. … Read more ...
Former Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson, who received 43,018 votes as the Justice Party presidential nominee in 2012, spoke with MintPress News about the need for alternative party presidential candidates in 2016.
Though Anderson said he will not run himself, he said, “We need a good strong challenge, not with the expectation necessarily that somebody’s going to win the election, but that they’re going to help change the course of the debate.”… Read more ...
(The following is the text from the Justice Party’s 2012 Presidential candidate Rocky Anderson’s May Day speech. It was published on Rocky Anderson’s website on June 1st.)
REMARKS AT MAY DAY CELEBRATION
Most people are aware now that Governor Gary Johnson received over 1% of the vote, including over 1.1 million raw votes. However, it has been harder to find information about the Presidential candidates who did not perform as well.
Jill Stein currently has 396, 684 votes–she is expected to clear 400k easily once all votes are in, including write-ins.… Read more ...
Free & Equal Presidential Debate link – here – scheduled for TONIGHT, Monday, November 5th at 9pm EST
Re: Nov 4th Debate in DC:
At onthewilderside, Ian Wilder has produced and posted exclusive interviews with 4 presidential candidates and moderator Ralph Nader.
Taped at the 11/4/12 third party debate moderated by Ralph Nader at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC, The candidates from four political parties – Gary Johnson (Libertarian), Jill Stein (Green), Virgil Goode (Constitution) and Rocky Anderson (Justice) met for a two-hour debate
Ralph Nader on How to Improve the Debate Process
Jill Stein on What is a Wasted Vote
Gary Johnson on Media Blackout of Non-corporate Candidates
Rocky Anderson on Needed Changes to Election System
Constitution Party presidential candidate Virgil Goode on Needed Changes to Election System
Photos of the DC event at onthewilderside Flickr:
Nader Presidential Debate photo gallery
Info on the upcoming, November 5th Free & Equal Debate:
Monday: November 5th
Free & Equal Debate
9pm to 10:30pm EST
From IPR comments, original research by Larry West as to which presidential candidates are on the ballot in which states, and which ones are registered write-in candidates in which states. Larry West is the only source for this information and I have not attempted to verify or correct it, but corrections – preferably with links to sources/evidence – are welcome in the comments.… Read more ...
The following MEDIA RELEASE was posted at
For Immediate Release
October 25, 2012
What: Third Party Presidential Debate
When: Sunday, November 4, 2012
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
CURRENTLY ONLY OPEN TO CREDENTIALED MEDIA
(Washington, D.C.) – The candidates* from four political parties – Gary Johnson (Libertarian), Jill Stein (Green), Virgil Goode (Constitution) and Rocky Anderson (Justice) – will meet for a two-hour debate on Sunday, November 4, 7:30 p.m.… Read more ...
On October 23rd, Free and Equal hosted a debate in which Governor Gary Johnson, Congressman Virgil Goode, Mayor Rocky Anderson, and Dr. Jill Stein all participated. It was aired on C-SPAN and a number of other channels. There was a round of voting lasting 24 hours at the Free and Equal website which determined which two debate participants would move on to the next debate.… Read more ...