Rex Rammel was an Independent candidate for US Senate in Idaho running on a platform that ranchers, small farmers, and reformers seemed attracted to. He had a particular pull amongst conservatives.
While his scoring of 5.37% statewide is impressive, there [read more]
Steve Kubby was a candidate for the Libertarian Presidential nomination in 2008, and the runner up for the party’s VP nomination in 2008 and 2000. He was also the party’s candidate for Governor of California in 1998. He is currently working on a new business [read more]
With results still coming in, here is the latest report from CNN.com
Although many pundits expected him to do better, or worse, Dean Barkley managed to capture 15.16% in the US Senate race in Minnesota as the Independence Party candidate. Dean Barkley recieved the endorsement of former Gov. Jesse Ventura and Ventura [read more]
The top five states in terms of awarding presidential votes to third parties (again, in terms of percentages).
1.) Montana, 3.18%
2.) Utah, 2.99%
3.) Oregon, 2.80%
4.) Alaska, 2.76%
5.) Wyoming, [read more]
The Columbia Missourian printed a story about the Constitution Party retaining it’s ballot access and some possible reasons for why the Libertarians did not reach the needed [read more]
Rebekah Kennedy, the Green candidate for Senate in Arkansas, faced only a Democratic opponent. Results are now coming in that show her scoring over 30% in at least 3 counties. With Republicans putting up no challengers in most contests for US House [read more]
The Road Ahead:
A Message from Wayne Allyn Root -
2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee
It has been an honor and privilege to serve all of my many friends, fans, voters, contributors and most importantly, the Libertarian [read more]
The chairman of the Constitution Party of Ohio received over 230,000 votes with a campaign featuring a positive message and an urban agenda.
Owens was also endorsed by the Libertarian Party and the Reform Party.
This was 4.81% according to the [read more]
Ross Perot’s 1996 showing of 8,085,402 was the party’s first and most significant entry into Presidential politics.
Then in 2000, the party nominated Pat Buchanan and still captured a respectable (by third party standards) total of 449,225 [read more]