Press release posted here
to Wisconsin Politics:
Mr. Andrew Zuelke was elected the new Chairman for the Constitution Party of Wisconsin (CPoW, pronounced Ca-POW) at their State Convention on Saturday, July 25th, 2015 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin.
“I want to thank our party’s membership for electing me to lead the great Constitution Party of Wisconsin.… Read more ...
From a Constitution Party email blast
Many conservatives put their faith in the two party system, hoping some candidate will reform the Republicans.
Rand Paul, who offers a few positive takes on some key issues, recently said: “I’ve been there. I’ve seen what it’s like in the third-party world.… Read more ...
Originally reported at American Third Party Report
According to the Twitter feed of Politics1.com, former Republican Congressman John Hostettler of Indiana is “very interested” in the Constitution Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.
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From Robert W. Peck at the Constitution Party website:
I recently read the story of the “An Appeal to Heaven” flag, its history and the important philosophical concept behind it. Most of us don’t even know there was such a flag and even fewer understand its significance. You really cannot correctly understand our nation’s history, or our Declaration of Independence, without understanding the concept behind “An Appeal to Heaven.”
The concept comes from English philosopher, John Locke.… Read more ...
John Staggs, right, Socialist Workers Party candidate for Philadelphia City Council, at July 20 protest of ironworkers against frame-up and jailing of former union president Joe Dougherty
From John Studer in The Militant:
PHILADELPHIA — John Staggs, Socialist Workers Party candidate for City Council at-large, joined hundreds of celebrants and protesters at City Hall here July 25 to mark the 25th anniversary of President George H.W.… Read more ...
From Richard Winger at Independent Voter Network, reprinted here with permission from the author:
California’s existing election system for Congress and state office could be improved with the following ideas.
The problem with the status quo is that ever since it went into effect in 2011, there has been very limited choice on the November ballot.… Read more ...
Ballot access laws by state. The darker the color, the more difficult for opposition parties to run for office. Image courtesy of Mother Jones.
Mark Wachtler has this article at Opposition News
detailing two instances of the Libertarian Party teaming up with one of its fellow minor parties for the purposes of ballot access:
Libertarians, Greens, Constitutionals join forces in SD, OK
By Mark Wachtler
July 31, 2015.… Read more ...
From a Constitution Party email blast:
Do you believe this?
• Political scientist Ronald Rapaport wrote the book on third parties. Literally. It’s called “Three’s a Crowd,” and indeed it is. The key thing he found about third parties is that “they need some sort of unique agenda. There has to be a reason why you’re going to support a third party.”
You and I know that the Constitution Party offers voters a reason why our candidates represent Middle America.… Read more ...
The Green Party of Pennsylvania applauds Friday’s Federal Court ruling which has declared Pennsylvania’s restrictive ballot access procedures as unconstitutional. The July 24, Order by US District Judge, Lawrence Stengel takes aim at the restrictive, two-tiered scheme of forcing a disproportionate number of voter signatures, compared to the requirement for major parties; and the threat or imposition of litigation costs and fees on candidates whose nominating petitions are challenged successfully.… Read more ...