Tag Archives: Tom Tancredo

Colorado Constitution Party Prepares for Major-Party Status Following Tancredo’s Run for Governor


From Denver Westword:

By inching over 10 percent of the vote last Tuesday, Dan Maes saved the Colorado Republican Party from the humiliation of falling to minor-party status. But while Tom Tancredo didn’t win the race, his 30 percent-plus of the vote elevated the American Constitution Party to a major Colorado party.

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Constitution Party 2010 Election Highlights

by Gary Odom
National Field Director
at constitutionparty.com

2010 Election
Brings Victories and Near Misses; Highlights
Progress And Reveals Challenges As The
Constitution Party Looks To The Future
Congratulations To Nevada…Again! 
In 2006, the Independent American Party, the Constitution Party’s state affiliate in Nevada elected two of its candidates to office.  This year it doubled up and elected four:three who were elected for the first time and one who who re-elected.
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Tom Tancredo ponders his political future

From the Denver Post via TPID:

“I went to dinner at 6 o’clock and kept thinking ‘This is really going to work,’ ” Tancredo said in an interview with The Denver Post on Thursday. “And of course it didn’t. I’m content in the fact that it’s part of God’s plan.… Read more ...

Poli-Tea: Election Highlights


For now, an overview of some significant results from the 2010 elections:

• Rhode Island has elected its first Independent governor, Lincoln Chafee
• In Maine’s gubernatorial race, Independent candidate Eliot Cutler’s last minute surge was not enough to overcome the gap between himself and the Republican front-runner. 

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Sarah Palin’s Robocall for Tom Tancredo

We reported yesterday that the American Constitution Party’s candidate for Governor of Colorado, Tom Tancredo, had received the endorsement of the former Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin. Palin also recorded a robocall for Tancredo, which will be heard by voters from all over the state. In the call, Palin says in part:

“Tom is the right man for the job, and he’ll fight for lower taxes, he’ll stop growing government, and start growing the economy.

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A Different Perspective on Tom Tancredo

Tom Tancredo is mostly known as a one-trick pony as far as politics goes. His key issue is illegal immigration, but this article brings into question whether he really is the “racist” or “nativist” that many people say he is.

In New York to photograph the start of the Sudan Freedom Walk, I was privileged to learn things about Tom Tancredo, and President Obama, that few Americans know anything about.

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Sarah Palin Endorses Tom Tancredo

This is late breaking news. See the PPS:

First, I want to tell you the latest.  With one day to go we remain in a statistical dead heat with the tax and spend, pro-amnesty Hickenlooper.  It’s just remarkable!  Hickenlooper has spent over $4 million in his campaign and we just broke $1 million last week.… Read more ...

Pollster: Tancredo will win

From The Business Word. H/T Cody Quirk:

…David Flaherty, president and CEO of Magellan Data and Mapping Strategies, a Louisville, CO, pollster that works for Republicans around the country. In a phone interview, Flaherty said polls that show John Hickenlooper winning the gubernatorial race are using demographics and turnout numbers that incorrectly skew their results in favor of Democrats.

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LifeNews.com: Tom Tancredo Would Tie Hickenlooper Without Dan Maes in Race

LifeNews.com reports

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of likely voters in Colorado shows Hickenlooper with a 47% to 42% lead over Tancredo, a former GOP congressman.

Maes, the failed Republican candidate whose campaign has died due to scandals and other problems, gets the support of 5 percent of voters — just enough to prevent Tancredo from tying Hickenlooper.

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Tancredo ups pressure on Maes to quit Colorado governor’s race

Jessica Fender in the Denver Post:

Would-be governor Tom Tancredo and his surrogates have run a full-court press on GOP rival Dan Maes in recent weeks, snaking supporters out from under the struggling candidate and upping pressure for Maes to exit the three-way race.

With the former Republican congressman within single digits of Democrat John Hickenlooper in a few public polls, some of the pressure has been overt.… Read more ...

Tom Tancredo Supports Arizona Style Immigration Law for Colorado

The denverpost.com asked Tom Tancredo if he supports an Arizona style immigration law for Colorado. This is his answer.

Yes, I strongly support Arizona-style laws to deal with a problem created by the federal government’s lack of enforcement of our nation’s immigration laws. Colorado has an estimated 200,000 or more illegal immigrants who drain over $1.6 billion in taxpayer dollars annually, according to a recent study by the Federation for American Immigration Reform.… Read more ...