Category Archives: Constitution Party

Candidates with third-party and independent connections in Iowa caucus

The Iowa GOP caucus has been won by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. Cruz was endorsed by 2008 LP nominee Bob Barr, as part of his outreach effort to lowercase-l libertarians that merited a mention in Cruz’s victory speech. Second place went to Donald Trump, who in 2000 briefly sought the nomination of the Reform Party and has in the past identified as an independent.… Read more ...

George Will: Goldwater Republicans Will Rally To Third-Party Candidate Against Donald Trump

Transcript from the Hugh Hewitt’s radio show, via the Daily Caller:

HH:  If [Donald Trump] is the nominee, how many Democrats cross over to vote for him and how many Republicans cross over to vote for her if she is indicted?

GW: There would large numbers going both ways. TI would be a very interesting migration.Read more ...

American Independent Party Asks California Secretary of State to List 12 Presidential Candidates on Primary Ballot

Tom Hoefling

Tom Hoefling

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On January 11, the American Independent Party asked the California Secretary of State to list these twelve candidates on its presidential primary ballot: Lawrence Beliz, Wiley Drake, Brian Henry, Tom Hoefling, Rex Kafo, J. R. Myers, Walter Niyakik, Robert Ornelas, George Peabody, Robert S.… Read more ...

ATPR: List of nationally organized third party state legislators, past to present

Krzysztof Lesiak at ATPR compiled a list of past and present state legislators affiliated with the current nationally organized third parties:

A business card urging people to vote third party

January 8, 2016: Today, Nevada state assemblyman John Moore joined the Libertarian Party. In doing so, he became the 12th Libertarian Party state legislator in the party’s 44 year history.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: Burns, Oregon, Is Not Bundy Ranch

Chuck Baldwin Speaking

Chuck Baldwin was the Constitution Party’s 2008 presidential candidate.

January 7, 2016 – via A3PR

Let me be clear: the situation in Oregon does not remotely compare to the events that took place at the Bundy Ranch in Nevada. In Nevada, the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) was the aggressor, which included a very real threat of violence against the Bundy family.Read more ...

Ian Wilder: What a Green should do about Bernie Sanders

Ian Wilder at

A New Electoral Politics is Possible

Ian Wilder and Prez Candidate Cynthia McKinney.

Ian Wilder and Prez Candidate Cynthia McKinney.

This article is meant to explore an alternative to what is given as a quadrennial binary choice of either attacking a progressive Democratic Presidential candidate or an imminent existential dilemma of Green Party closing shop and submitting to him.Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: ‘No-Fly List: Shades Of Nazi Germany’

By 2008 Constitution Party Presidential candidate Chuck Baldwin at

Democrat Congressman Mike Thompson (CA) and Republican Congressman Peter King (NY) are trying to push a bill through Congress that would deny gun purchases to people who are on the federal government’s “no-fly” list. President Obama took to the national airwaves a few days ago to further pressure Congress to pass this legislation.… Read more ...

Nutrition Party Announces Presidential Candidate, and Qualifies Him for Colorado Ballot

From Ballot Access News:

Last month, Rod Silva announced that he has formed the Nutrition Party and that he will be its 2016 presidential nominee. He has since qualified to appear on the November 2016 Colorado ballot. Here is the campaign web page. Silva owns a restaurant chain that is focused on only serving healthful food.… Read more ...

Twenty Candidates from Four Parties File to Run in Special U.S. House Election in Ohio

Jim Condit Jr.

Jim Condit Jr.

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

December 16 was the deadline for candidates running for the vacant U.S. House seat in Ohio’s 8th districts. Twenty candidates filed.  See the list here. James J. Condit, Jr., who was the Constitution Party’s nominee for that seat in 2014, filed to run in the Green Party primary.… Read more ...

Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI) says he’ll vote Libertarian or Const. Party if Donald Trump is the GOP nominee

US Rep. Reid Ribble (R, WI-8)

From a recent radio interview, reported on by Right Wisconsin:

There’s not a whole lot of difference between the two [Trump and Clinton]. They’ve taken the same positions on TPP, they’re both pro-choice. I don’t see big distinctions between either of them; however, Mr. Trump is quite a bit to the left of where I am philosophically and ideologically.

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