Tag Archives: Ted Weill

Frank McEnulty will Not Run for President in 2012

Frank McEnulty announced via e-mail that he will not run for president in 2012 despite speculation that he would seek the Reform Party presidential nomination. During the 2008 election, McEnulty was both the presidential nominee of the New American Independent Party and the Vice-presidential nominee of the Reform Party as the running mate of the late Ted Weill.… Read more ...

Ted Weill, Reform Party Presidential Nominee in 2008, Died on November 20, 2009

From Ballot Access News:

Ballot Access News has just learned that Ted Weill died on November 20, 2009, age 84. He was the 2008 presidential nominee of the Reform Party, although he only appeared on the ballot of his home state of Mississippi. He had been a leader of the Reform Party in Mississippi ever since the party had been formed in 1995.… Read more ...

Minor party candidates across the country

Richard Winger of Ballot Access News has generously allowed us to reproduce part of his newsletter because it relates to the “Minor party candidates in…” series of posts I have been doing. Here is information regarding minor parties across the United States:

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23 Presidential candidates are on the ballot in at least one state

Ballot Access News reports

This year, 23 presidential candidates are on the ballot in at least one state. That is the highest in U.S. history except for 1992, when there were also 23. Generally there are more such candidates in periods of great public unhappiness.

Here is a list, with the predominant party label for each, and the percentage of the voters that will see their names on the ballot:

Barack Obama, Democratic, 100.0%
John McCain, Republican, 100.0%
Bob Barr, Libertarian, 94.5%
Ralph Nader, independent, 85.2%
Cynthia McKinney, Green, 70.5%
Chuck Baldwin, Constitution, 59.8%
Gloria La Riva, Socialism and Liberation, 26.8%
Roger Calero or his stand-in James Harris, Socialist Workers, 25.0%
Brian Moore, Socialist, 21.5%
Alan Keyes, America’s Independent Party, 18.1%
Charles Jay, Boston Tea, 10.0%
Gene Amondson, Prohibition, 9.6%
Thomas Robert Stevens, Objectivist, 8.0%
Richard Duncan, independent, 4.6%
John Joseph Polachek, New, 4.3%
Jeffrey Boss, Vote Here, 3.0%
Jeffrey Wamboldt, We the People, 2.5%
Ron Paul, Taxpayers/Constitution, 2.0%
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Louisiana appeals decision that put Bob Barr on the ballot

Posted at Ballot Access News

On September 25, Louisiana filed a notice of appeal with the 5th circuit, in the case over whether Bob Barr should be on the ballot. The issue is the deadline, and its relationship to the bad weather that closed the Secretary of State’s office during the first week in September.

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Louisiana ballot access lawsuit: Barr wins, Socialist candidate Brian Moore loses

Ballot Access News carries the news that

On September 23, U.S. District Court Judge James Brady ruled that Bob Barr should be on the Louisiana ballot, but that co-plaintiff Brian Moore (Socialist Party nominee) should not be on. The case is Libertarian Party et al v Dardenne, 08-cv-582.

Judge Brady differentiated between Barr and Moore by noting that the Libertarian Party is a ballot-qualified party, whereas the Socialist Party is not.

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Duke University columnist slams third party candidates

In his column for the Duke University Chronicle, Drew Everson takes a caustic look at some third party presidential and vice presidential candidates:

  • Constitution Party candidate Chuck Baldwin “believes no non-American citizens should be able to own any property or asset in America. Only Americans are allowed to own America.
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    Las Vegas Review-Journal backs broader debates

    In an editorial, the Las Vegas Review-Journal calls for full inclusion in debates.

    The newspaper says “voters are purposely kept ignorant of other candidates who may be listed for president on their November ballot by the Commission on Presidential Debates,” and argues, “The presidential debates should be returned to the control of a legitimate nonpartisan organization.… Read more ...

    Reform Party picks candidates, officers

    Ballot Access News reports

    Dallas Reform Party Meeting
    July 20th, 2008

    The Reform Party meeting of July 18-19 in Dallas nominated Ted Weill of Tylertown, Mississippi for president, and Frank E. McEnulty of Long Beach, California, for vice-president. McEnulty has already been running as the presidential nominee of the New American Independent Party.

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