Category Archives: Constitution Party

Federal Judge Strikes Down Restrictive Georgia Presidential Ballot Access Requirement

From Peter Orvetti at Green Party Watch:

U.S. District Court Judge Richard W. Story ruled Thursday that Georgia’s requirement that political organizations seeking to put a presidential candidate’s name on a statewide ballot have to get signatures from one percent of registered voters is unconstitutional.

The Green Party of Georgia and the Constitution Party of Georgia has filed suit against Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp over the requirement, which in 2012 required 50,334 signatures for presidential ballot access.… Read more ...

Evidence of Republican Third-Party Takeover Plans? Washington Post: GOP operatives, conservative leaders meet to thwart Trump

The entire article can be read here.

“A secretive group of Republican operatives and conservative leaders convened Thursday morning for more than three hours to discuss ways to unite the right against Donald Trump, with a presentation about the feasibility of mounting a third-party challenge as well as extensive deliberations about whether a coalition of anti-Trump forces could prevent the billionaire mogul from securing the party’s presidential nomination at the July convention in Cleveland.”

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A portion of a memo passed around the meeting, concerning the viability of a third-party bid.… Read more ...

Breaking: Dr. Don Grundmann to Announce Presidential Candidacy

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Dr. Don Grundmann, chairman of the Constitution Party of California informs me he will seek the 2016 presidential nomination of the Constitution Party.  Grundmann, a 64 year old chiropractor from San Leandro, California has twice sought the White House and is currently running for U.S. Senate.

I stumbled upon the news after asking Grundmann about the use of the phrase “Upon my election to the Presidency” on his official Senate campaign website.  … Read more ...

Breitbart: Result of Third-Party Lawsuit Could Decide Outcome of 2016 Election

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Posted to Breitbart

By Jason Scheurer
March 7, 2016

A lawsuit filed on September 26, 2015 in Washington D.C. (and its eventual outcome) may turn out to be the most important event of the 2016 presidential election.

Virtually ignored by all but a handful of alternative media outlets, this suit has the power to destroy the existing political power structure ─ much like the ridesharing firms, Uber and Lyft, threaten the antiquated taxi industry.… Read more ...

Krzysztof Lesiak: Exclusive interview with J.R. Myers, candidate for the Constitution Party’s presidential nomination

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Posted to American Third Party Report

By Krzysztof Lesiak
March 6, 2016

More can be found at: http://jrmyersforpresident.com/bio

American Third Party report recently submitted interview questions to J.R. Myers, one of the two main candidates currently seeking the Constitution Party’s presidential nomination, which will be decided April 13th-16th in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Mitt Romney says he’ll vote third-party against Clinton and Trump, or cast a write-in

As quoted from his recent speech, in this Daily Caller article about the Johnson campaign:

Even though neoconservatives strongly disagree with Johnson’s non-interventionist foreign policy outlook he could see himself getting their support. “On the basis of smaller government and free markets, yeah I should sweep anybody that holds to those principles,” said Gov.

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Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) pledges to support third-party candidate if Trump is nominated

SasseIn a lengthy open letter posted to his Facebook page, Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) declares his intention to vote for a third-party candidate if Donald Trump is the Republican nominee. He is the first Senator to say this, joining Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI).

Excerpt:

Please understand: I’m not an establishment Republican, and I will never support Hillary Clinton.

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SD Attorney General Says Parties Can Get on Ballot with No Petition, If They are Willing to Forego Nominating Anyone for Congress, Governor, or Legislature

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On February 26, the Attorney General of South Dakota wrote a letter to attorneys for the Libertarian and Constitution Parties. Those two parties are currently suing South Dakota over the March 29 deadline to submit a petition for party status. The letter says the parties, or any parties, don’t need a petition if they just want to be on the general election ballot for President and for statewide state executive positions other than Governor (i.e., Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Public Utilities Commissioner, etc.)

Until this letter arrived, virtually everyone had believed that a group could not become a qualified party in South Dakota unless it submitted a petition of 2.5% of the last gubernatorial vote, which, this year, is 6,936 signatures.… Read more ...

Mark Wachtler: Meet the Constitution Party 2016 Presidential Candidates

From Mark Wachtler at Opposition News:

In 2012, the Constitution Party experienced a series of events which led to the nomination of the semi-Republican former Congressman Virgil Goode for President. And while Goode’s establishment credentials and name recognition earned him valuable media attention, his vote totals were a clear disappointment.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Candidate: Hitler Was Jewish and There Was a “Nazi-Zionist” Connection

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From Krzysztof Lesiak at American Third Party Report:

Jim Condit Jr. was the Constitution Party’s candidate for the 8th congressional district in 2014. In that race, he received 10,257 votes, or 5.45% of the total. Condit Jr. is running again as the Constitution Party candidate in 2016.… Read more ...