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Goode Campaigns in Wyoming and Nevada, Attends American Independent Party Convention in CA

Virgil Goode has been on a Western States tour for his presidential campaign. The nominee of the Constitution Party was in Wyoming a few days ago and called for deep cuts to the federal budget as a solution to the issues of over-taxation and the national debt.

Goode said he would also make reducing the deficit and balancing the federal budget his immediate priorities.

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Reason’s Coverage: The Libertarian Party Convention Has Begun

Garrett Quinn has written over at Reason about the beginning of the Libertarian Party National Convention. Hopefully there will be more coverage to come from Reason.

The national party leaves it up to the state parties to determine how they pick delegates for the national convention. Most  select their delegates at a state convention or caucus, effectively relegating the presidential primary to the status of an irrelevant beauty contest in some states.

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Wyoming: Country Party Submits Signatures, Constitution Party To Do the Same

Over at Ballot Access News, Richard Winger reports that the Country Party has filed their petition to be on the ballot. This is a party that is not putting forth any presidential candidate.

On December 6, the Country Party submitted 6,387 signatures to the Wyoming Secretary of State, on its petition to be a qualified party.

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Root: The Strike – As Ayn Rand Predicted

As Ayn Rand Predicted, the Wealthy are Going on Strike Against Obama.

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and creator of ROOTforAmerica.com

The U.S. economy is crumbling. Businesses are collapsing in record numbers. Jobs have disappeared. Tax revenues are down dramatically. Coincidence?

Everything happening today under Obama resembles the storyline of Ayn Rand’s famous book, Atlas Shrugged, one of the most popular books of all time, selling over 7 million copies.… Read more ...

Patroon at Conservative Heritage Times: I’m here for the party, Country Party that is

Patroon at Conservative Heritage Times:

There was interesting story which popped up over at IPR (Independent Political Report) last week about a former Libertarian Party committeeman in Wyoming who has broken away from the national LP and, with a few like minded fellows, started his own party which is known simply as the Country Party.… Read more ...

Former Wyoming Libertarian Chair, LNC member Don Wills resigns from party

Email from Don Wills forwarded by George Phillies:

Hello LP leaders,

A new chairman of the Wyoming LP was elected in convention today, I have resigned from the Wyoming Libertarian Party, and I am hereby resigning as Region 4 alternate rep to the LNC and from the LP.

I have come to the conclusion that I am wasting my time promoting the Libertarian Party.… Read more ...

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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Write-in Candidate for Wyoming Governor Appears to Have Received 8.5% of Total Vote

Ballot Access News:

Taylor Haynes, write-in candidate for Governor of Wyoming, appears to have received write-ins equal to 8.5% of the total vote cast. He has requested that the state tally his write-ins, so we should get a precise figure in a few weeks. He is a well-known conservative rancher with strong ties to the Constitution Party.… Read more ...

Wyoming Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Fails to Qualify

Ballot Access News:

Taylor Haynes, who would have been the first independent candidate on the ballot for Wyoming Governor since 1958 if he had qualified this year, did not qualify. He was unable to obtain the needed 4,988 valid signatures. This is the second petition failure in Wyoming this year.… Read more ...

Wyoming: First Independent Gubernatorial Candidate in 52 Years Endorsed by Constitution Party

TPID:

From Wyoming News:

Cheyenne rancher and retired surgeon Taylor Haynes is confident that his name will appear on the Nov. 2 ballot as an independent candidate for Wyoming governor.

Haynes planned to turn in a petition with nearly 7,000 signatures Monday. He needs 4,988 names to meet the requirements for an independent nomination.

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Constitution Party of Wyoming Misses Ballot by 388 Valid Signatures

The Constitution Party of Wyoming narrowly missed the ballot according to Ballot Access News, by a mere 388 valid signatures.

The Constitution Party petition for ballot access in Wyoming was due June 1, and it needed 4,988 valid signatures.  The Secretary of State has checked the petition and says the party only submitted 4,600 valid signatures. 

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Constitution Party of Wyoming Turns In 7,000 Signatures

The Constitution Party could become the fourth ballot qualified party in Wyoming according to this news article. Today they submitted over 7,000 petition signatures for a requirement of 5,000.

Supporters of the Constitution Party turned in thousands of signatures Tuesday afternoon in an attempt to get the group’s candidates recognized alongside Republican, Democrat and Libertarian candidates in Wyoming’s general election.

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