Tag Archives: Us Taxpayers Party

Ballot Access News: Minor Parties Have a Lot Riding on Their Percentage of the Vote on November 4

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

One of the reasons the November 4 election is suspenseful is because there are so many states in which it is difficult to predict whether various minor parties will poll enough votes to obtain, or keep, recognized party status.

Alabama: although no minor party candidate has any candidates on the ballot for statewide office, parties can also obtain recognized party status, for county office only, if they poll 20% of the vote for a countywide county office.… Read more ...

Howard Phillips Retires

According to HowardPhillips.com, Howard Phillips retired on January 11 as chairman of the Conservative Caucus, which he founded in 1974.

Howard Phillips, founder of The Conservative Caucus (TCC) and its Chairman since 1974, has resigned, saying that recent health problems required that he “direct my energies on my health, my family life, my spiritual priorities, and my writings.”

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Michigan Supreme Court Won’t Hear Appeal from The Tea Party that Tried to Get on Ballot

Ballot Access News reports that “on September 3, the Michigan Supreme Court voted 5-2 not to hear the appeal of the group that tried to get on the ballot as “The Tea Party”. The State Court of Appeals had earlier kept that party off the ballot because most of its paperwork said the name of the party is “The Tea Party”, but the petitions say the party is “Tea Party.””… Read more ...

US Taxpayers Party of Michigan: No Connection to fake “Tea Party”

Press release:

Monday’s Michigan Court of Appeals ruling that denies ballot qualification to “The Tea Party” might cause voter confusion at the polls at the November General Election this fall.

The US Taxpayers Party of Michigan (USTPM) has been a ballot qualified party since its organization in 1982, though then known as the Tisch Independent Party.… Read more ...

Constitution Party candidate advocates killing abortion doctors

From the Michigan Messenger by way of TPID:

With the Republican and Democratic candidates already decided by the party primaries earlier this month, a third party — the U.S. Taxpayers Party of Michigan — has announced its list of candidates for various offices in the state. Among them is a physician from Fremont who advocates the killing of abortion doctors.… Read more ...

Article Explores History of Constitution Party And Connections With Rand Paul, Sharron Angle

The Constitution Party has attracted a lot of attention lately, especially amongst liberal blogs who have, right or wrongly, connected the party with Rand Paul and Sharron Angle, the GOP nominees for Senate in Kentucky and Nevada respectively.

One of the most popular articles concerning these connections is this one at Alternet by Adele Stan, which was published Tuesday.… Read more ...

Michigan Poll Registers Support for Third Parties

A poll conducted in Michigan registered support for the Green Party and Libertarian Party in that state at 3% and 8%, respectively. The U.S. Taxpayer’s Party of Michigan, the Constitution Party’s affiliate in the state, was not included in the poll.

Thinking about the following political parties and groups that are getting involved in political issues these days, which group best reflects your views?

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Bob Smith Ends Senate Race

Bob Smith is a former Republican U.S. Senator from the State of New Hampshire, as well as a former Presidential candidate in the Republican and Constitution Parties (though the Constitution Party was then called the US Taxpayer’s Party). In 2000 Smith left his party to run for President as the Constitution Party nominee but very shortly thereafter he switched to running as an Independent, and then soon after that he ended his campaign and rejoined the Republican Party.… Read more ...

Miller Politics interview with Mike Nikitin, Michigan US Taxpayers Party (Constitution Party) candidate for US Senate

Miller Politics interview with Mike Nikitin, Michigan US Taxpayers Party (Constitution Party) candidate for US Senate.

1. What makes you the best candidate for US Senate?

It is my commitment to return this nation to the foundation that made us the greatest nation on Earth – our Constitution.

There is no other Party or person running for the US Senate that has that on their agenda.

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Chuck Baldwin campaign HQ

A press release I just received claims that Chuck Baldwin’s campaign will “officially launch” tomorrow in Michigan. The new headquarters will be located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, at 5500 Division SE, the campaign officially begins on Tuesday, June 24th at 5:30 pm with a family-friendly catered dinner and activities for children.
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