Tag Archives: Steve Stockman

Former Congressman Reportedly Interested in Constitution Party Presidential Nomination

Originally reported at American Third Party Report

According to the Twitter feed of Politics1.com, former Republican Congressman John Hostettler of Indiana is “very interested” in the Constitution Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

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Draft Steve Stockman Effort Underway in Constitution Party

For several years now, former Congressman Steve Stockman has been mentioned in Constitution Party circles when discussing the 2016 Presidential election. However, this has largely been baseless speculation and fun discussions for activists, as opposed to anything based on first-hand knowledge of the party’s interest in Stockman or vice-versa.

I spoke to a couple of Constitution Party insiders, especially national leaders, who have confirmed that there is a great deal of interest in having Steve Stockman run for President in their nomination process.… Read more ...

The Constitution Party’s Presidential Options

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As always, when major party candidates state announcing their Presidential campaigns, attention at IPR turns to minor party presidential candidates and campaigns. The Constitution Party does not generally attract too many candidates for President, but this year has attracted a larger crop of candidates. Some have announced, some have all-but-announced, and others are less likely to run, but all are considering running for President and doing so with the Constitution Party.… Read more ...

Barry Goldwater Jr. Addresses 2016 Speculation

Former Congressman Barry Goldwater Jr., son of 1964 Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater, informed me via Facebook that there is “no truth” to the speculation that he will seek the Constitution Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

Goldwater, 76, represented the 27th and 20th Districts of California in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican from 1969 to 1983.  … Read more ...

2012 Libertarian congressional candidate now running as a liberal Democrat

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Michael Cole was a 2012 Libertarian Party congressional candidate who ran in Texas’s newly created 36th district. The election was won by Steve Stockman, who was endorsed by the Constitution Party’s 2008 and 2004 presidential candidates Chuck Baldwin and Michael Peroutka, respectively, as well as Constitution Party founder Howard Phillips.… Read more ...

Stockman Denies Endorsing Chuck Baldwin in 2008

I recently wrote a bit about the third party connections of former Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX). In that article, I linked to one of our former articles claiming that Stockman had voted for pastor and Constitution Party presidential candidate Chuck Baldwin in 2008. One of the editors at Republican elections website Red Racing Horses (full disclosure: I helped found the site) recently interviewed Stockman and asked him about that detail.… Read more ...

Steve Stockman Boasts Endorsements From Constitution Party Players

In 1994, Republican Steve Stockman (R-TX) upset longtime incumbent Democrat Jack Brooks in an east Texas congressional seat. While he lost two years later, during that time Stockman forged tight links on the ‘constitutional conservative’ right.

Now Stockman is running for Congress in TX-36. He faces Baytown businessman Steven Takach in a Republican primary runoff on July 31st.… Read more ...

Former Congressman and Current Candidate Steve Stockman Endorsed by Tom Tancredo

Steve Stockman is a former one-term member of Congress and current candidate for U.S. Congress in Texas. The district he is running in is newly created but shares some overlapping areas with his old congressional district. Stockman has, from time to time, been associated with the Constitution Party. He spoke at a recent National Committee meeting of that party in order to help train candidates and was rumored as a Presidential, Vice Presidential, and campaign manager selection in 2008.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin Endorses Steve Stockman for Ron Paul Congressional Seat

Chuck Baldwin, the former Presidential nominee of the Constitution Party, has written this article endorsing Steve Stockman for Ron Paul’s Congressional seat. Ron Paul is a Congressman and former Presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party in 1988–he is not running for re-election this year. Steve Stockman is a candidate running to replace Ron Paul, as a Republican.… Read more ...

Former US Congressman John Hostettler to attend Constitution Party event

It has been revealed, through the Constitution Party’s Email Newsletter, that former Republican congressman John Hostettler from Indiana will be addressing the Constitution Party’s national committee meeting in Orlando, Florida on December 12-13. John Hostettler served in Congress from 1994 until 2006 and was one of the six house Republicans who voted against the War in Iraq (the others were Ron Paul, John Duncan Jr.,… Read more ...