Category Archives: Constitution Party

William Saturn: Third Party Rushmore (2013)

Originally posted by William Saturn, who also writes for IPR, at the Saturnalian:


The work alters Mount Rushmore to feature the top four third party and independent candidates from the past 25 years.

1. Ross Perot – Texas billionaire who ran two self-financed campaigns for president in 1992 and 1996.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Has Enough Valid Signatures in Alaska

J.R. Myers has secured a spot on the November ballot. (J.R. Myers for Alaska Governor 2014)

Ballot Access News:

The Alaska Division of Elections has determined that the Constitution Party’s nominees for Governor and Lieutenant Governor each have enough valid signatures on their petitions, and the candidates will appear on the November ballot.

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West Virginia Secretary of State Says Constitution Party Petition for U.S. Senate is Valid


Ballot Access News:

On August 22, the West Virginia Secretary of State certified Phil Hudok for the November ballot, as a candidate for U.S. Senate. He is the Constitution Party nominee. The Constitution Party statewide petition in 2012 had not succeeded, although its 2010 petition for U.S. Senate had succeeded.

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Libertarians survive petition challenge in Illinois; Greens, Constitution Party fall short


Ballot Access News:

On August 22, the Illinois State Board of Elections certified the statewide Libertarian Party slate for the November ballot. The decision was not surprising, given that the “binder-check” process had found over 25,000 valid signatures, and that the Hearings Officer for that process had recommended that the petition be considered valid.

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[] Double Standard in Alabama: Both Major Parties Miss Ballot Deadlines But Will Be on Ballot Anyway


Joshua Cook at

Despite missing the deadline, both the Republican and Democrat Party will be on the ballot in November according to Marshall county Constitution Party’s facebook page.

“Looks like the Probate Judge will allow the major parties on the ballot for 2014, although he does mention that his decision may be overturned.… Read more ...

The Raw Story: Idaho’s Constitution Party Was OK with Gay Governor Candidate Until He Supported Gays

Steve Pankey

By David Ferguson

On May 20, [Steve] Pankey wrote a letter to state Attorney General Lawrence Wasden in which he urged Wasden to comply with a federal court’s ruling overturning Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage.

“As Idaho’s only gay 2014 candidate for governor,” he said, “I urge you to allow Federal Magistrate Candy Dale’s Order for same sex marriage to stand.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: Police Abuse, Riots, and AR-15 Rifles

2008 Constitution Party Presidential Candidate Chuck Baldwin at

If You Don’t Have Such A Rifle, Go Buy One Now!

The recent killing of an unarmed teenager by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer incited riots in and around the northern St. Louis area. As usual, the police version and the version of several eye witnesses lie in stark contrast.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Write-in Nominee for U.S. Senate from North Carolina Gets Publicity

David Waddell

From Ballot Access News:

It is rare for a major newspaper to cover a minor party write-in candidate, but the Charlotte Observer has this story on David Waddell. He is the Constitution Party’s write-in candidate for U.S. Senate from North Carolina. Write-ins for him will be counted.

From the article cited, written by Adam Bell:

The Indian Trail councilman who wrote his resignation letter in Klingon wants to beam up to Capitol Hill.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Wins Wyoming Campaign Finance Lawsuit

Jennifer Young

From Ballot Access News:

On August 4, attorneys for Wyoming told a U.S. District Court that they will not try to defend a state campaign finance law that discriminates against minor party and independent candidates. The law lets individuals give campaign contributions to a candidate running in a primary early in the election year.… Read more ...

J.R. Myers: Alaska Constitution Party Continues Statewide Growth

J.R. Myers

Press Release from J.R. Myers & the Alaska Constitution Party:

The Alaska Constitution Party (ACP) now has members in every House District throughout Alaska. The latest voter registration update issued by the Division of Elections on July 26th showed that we now have a member in H.D. 36, giving us registered membership in every Alaskan House District.… Read more ...

Opposition News: Only 3 of 16 American Opposition Parties Support Israel

Based on party announcements, press releases and official platforms, Opposition News has compiled a list showing where each of America’s 16 opposition political parties stands on the Israel-Palestine issue.

Libertarian Party – neutral (non-intervention)

‘American foreign policy should seek an America at peace with the world. Our foreign policy should emphasize defense against attack from abroad and enhance the likelihood of peace by avoiding foreign entanglements.… Read more ...