Tag Archives: Socialist Party USA

2016 Socialist Party USA Nominee Mimi Soltysik Dies

As reported at Ballot Access News, the 2016 presidential nominee of Socialist Party USA Emidio “Mimi” Soltysik died earlier today at the age of 45.  He reportedly suffered from liver cancer.

Soltysik was the co-chairman of Socialist Party USA from 2013 to 2015.  He was vice chair from 2011 to 2013. … Read more ...

Natural Law Party of Michigan Officially Nominates De La Fuente/Richardson Ticket

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 ...

Howie Hawkins Secures 2020 Green Party Presidential Nomination

According to a Twitter post from union leader and Green Party co-founder Howie Hawkins, Hawkins has earned the requisite number of pledged delegates to secure the Green Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  Through primaries and state conventions, Hawkins has attained 182 bound delegates, which is enough to win the nomination on the first ballot at the 2020 Green National Convention on July 11.… Read more ...

Green Party Names National Convention Speakers, Announces Time for Presidential Nomination

Earlier this week the Green Party announced via press release that the speakers for the party’s online July 9–12 national convention will include the party’s 2016 vice presidential nominee Ajamu Baraka, Minneapolis councilman Cam Gordon, Green Party national Black Caucus co-chair Robin Harris, New South Wales (Australia) legislative assembly member Jenny Leong, and US Senate candidate Lisa Savage of Maine.… Read more ...

Jesse Ventura Officially Declares He Will Not Run for President in 2020

Former Governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura declared he will not run for president in 2020 after “testing the waters” for a run with the Green Party.  He made the announcement Friday during a press conference at the headquarters for the Green Party of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

“Unfortunately, I don’t see the logistics coming into play, time is an element,” he explained.… Read more ...

Hawkins/Walker: Prosecute the Killers of Ahmaud Arbery in Federal Court

Green Party presidential frontrunner and party co-founder Howie Hawkins, who is also the 2020 Socialist Party USA presidential nominee, sent out the following press release yesterday with running mate Angela Walker:

Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker called for federal prosecution of the killers of Ahmaud Arbery on Thursday.

Arbery, a 25-year-old African-American man, was jogging unarmed when he was shot and killed by two white men in Brunswick, Georgia on February 23.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins Announces Running Mate

2020 Green Party presidential frontrunner and party co-founder Howie Hawkins of New York has made his choice for a running mate. In an announcement posted today on his campaign website, Hawkins revealed that Angela Walker of South Carolina accepted his invitation to join the campaign as his preferred vice presidential pick.… Read more ...

Howie Hawkins: May Day is Red and Green

Yesterday, Socialist Party USA presidential nominee and leading candidate for the Green Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, Howie Hawkins, posted the following statement on his campaign website concerning the history of May Day:

May Day, or International Workers Day, is celebrated with marches and rallies every May 1 to lift up the working people and their demands for freedom, equality, and justice.… Read more ...

Alliance Party Nominates 2020 Presidential Ticket of De La Fuente/Richardson

The Alliance Party held its first presidential nomination convention yesterday with participants on Zoom and livestreamed on YouTube.  The party nominated the ticket of businessman Rocky De La Fuente for president and historian Darcy Richardson for vice president.

Chairman Jim Rex, the former South Carolina Superintendent of Education, opened the convention. … Read more ...

Howie Hawkins wins nomination of the Socialist Party

At the 2019 Socialist Party Convention held in Newark, has chosen to nominate Howie Hawkins as their nominee.

Hawkins was one of two candidates to seek the Socialist Party’s nomination, the other being 2016 Green Party Presidential candidate Elijah Manley. Manley cited certain delegates not being in attendance as the reason he wasn’t nominated by the party.… Read more ...

Wikinews Publishes “Final Pleas” From Three Third Party Candidates

In the sixth and final edition of the monthly Wikinews series on the 2016 presidential election, three candidates not invited to Free & Equal’s 2016 presidential debate were provided an opportunity to write a final statement to voters.

Those making their final plea include: America’s Party nominee Tom Hoefling (who asked to use the same statement he made as a final plea as his party’s nominee in 2012); Socialist Party USA and Natural Law Party presidential nominee Mimi Soltysik, and former Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania Tax Assessor James Hedges, nominee of the Prohibition Party.… Read more ...

Press release: Socialist Party Presidential Ticket Will Be on Michigan Ballot

Socialist Party of Michigan:

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The Presidential Ticket Will Also Be Joined by Socialist Party State House Candidate Michael Anderson (70th district)

For Immediate Release
August 7, 2016
Official Presidential Campaign Website: www.rev16.us

LANSING – The 2016 Socialist Party USA presidential campaign of Emidio “Mimi” Soltysik and vice presidential running mate Angela Nicole Walker will be included among the six presidential tickets appearing on Michigan’s ballot this November.… Read more ...