Daily Archives: July 9, 2008

Austin Cassidy cited in The Hill’s article on third-party candidates

“Dr. Death, Jesse the Body and the Peace Mom. Oh, my,” begins “Characters provide 3rd option“, an article published today in The Hill. “A colorful cast of characters is lining up for third-party congressional bids this cycle, and it’s begun to make noise in some of the top races [read more]

1912: The most exciting presidential election in American history

In 1912, the sitting president — William Howard Taft — finished third in both the popular- and electoral-vote tallies. A former president, Theodore Roosevelt, led an insurgent new third-party movement, the Progressive or “Bull Moose” Party, which [read more]

Boston Tea Party adds affiliates, endorses candidates

The Boston Tea Party, America’s new libertarian political alternative, is on the move. Since the beginning of June, the Internet-based political party has nominated a presidential ticket, chartered affiliate parties in eight states, and is now in the process of endorsing candidates in states where it lacks its own down-ticket ballot access.
The party’s first slate [...] [read more]

Ventura will reveal Senate decision next week

Even though the Independence Party of Minnesota has endorsed Stephen Williams for U.S. Senate, that doesn’t mean that former governor Jesse Ventura is out of the race. He recently told the Associated Press that he would announce his plans on Tuesday, July 15.

Earlier, it was expected that the Minnesota Independence Party [read more]