Category Archives: Constitution Party

Chuck Baldwin Endorses Rand Paul

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Chuck Baldwin posted this to his Facebook page today. Mr. Baldwin was the Presidential nominee for the Constitution Party in 2008, and the nominee for vice-president for that party in 2004.

Faithful readers of this post know that I have previously provided objective commentary–complete with pluses and minuses–on most of the Republican presidential candidates.

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American Independent Party Opens its Primary to Independent Voters

Ballot Access News:

The American Independent Party, which is on the ballot in California but no other state, will let independent voters vote in its presidential primary in 2016. California law lets each qualified party decide whether or not to invite independents to vote in its presidential primary. The AIP also let independents vote in its presidential primary in 2004 and 2008, but did not do so in 2012.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Kentucky, and Constitution Party of Kentucky, File Lawsuit on Definition of “Party”

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On December 4, the Libertarian Party and the Constitution Party filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky definition of a qualified party. The case is Libertarian Party of Kentucky v Grimes, e.d. 3:15cv-86.

Kentucky is the only state in which it is impossible for a party to ever be ballot-qualified until it polls a particular share of the vote for President.… Read more ...

Idaho Will Hold its Second Presidential Primary for a Party Other than the Republican and Democratic Parties

Scott Copeland

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Three presidential candidates have filed to be on the Idaho Constitution Party’s presidential primary ballot: Scott Copeland, Patrick Anthony Ockander, and J. R. Myers. They each paid $1,000 to be on the ballot. The primary will be March 8. Past Idaho presidential primaries were always in May, and no party had presidential primaries in Idaho in 2012; they used caucuses.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: Rootin’ for Putin

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Posted to Independent American Report
December 3, 2015

I’ll say it straight out: Russia’s Vladimir Putin is the only one fighting a Just War in the Middle East right now. The United States, Great Britain, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Israel are fighting ongoing wars of aggression and are committing egregious acts of terrorism–and as such their leaders should be regarded as international criminals.… Read more ...

Multiple sources: Virgil Goode resigned from Constitution Party Executive Committee in October

In our previous story, about Virgil Goode signing on as the 5th District chair of the Trump campaign in Virginia, I wrote that Goode is a current member of the Constitution Party National (Executive) Committee. And, indeed, he was still listed that way on the party website yesterday, but has now been removed from that listing.… Read more ...

Virgil Goode, 2012 Constitution Party Presidential Nominee, Joins Donald Trump Campaign

Ballot Access News reports:

Former Congressman Virgil Goode, who was the Constitution Party’s presidential nominee in 2012, has become a campaign official in Donald Trump’s campaign in Virginia. See this story.

Goode is still presently a member of the Constitution Party National Committee as well.

Trump is currently the candidate leading in the polls for the Republican nomination for President, but continues to float the possibility that he may switch to run as an independent for the same office if he concludes that Republican Party leaders don’t treat his campaign fairly.… Read more ...

Alabama Constitution Party Seeks Candidates in Marshall County

Press release from the Alabama Constitution Party, as reposted to

Stemming from our success in the 2014 state elections and by becoming the first minor party to maintain ballot access in Marshall County, the Alabama Constitution Party announces a new candidate search for the 2016 general election.

By maintaining our ballot line, the State of Alabama recognizes the Alabama Constitution Party as a legitimate political party in Marshall County.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: “These sand people are NOT that sophisticated”

Excerpted from a recent article by 2008 Constitution Party Presidential Candidate Rev. Chuck Baldwin:

In addition, how did those terrorists successfully pull off these coordinated attacks? How did they get fully-automatic rifles and bombs into Paris? These sand people are NOT that sophisticated. They do NOT have those kinds of connections.

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Don Shrader: America Is No Longer the Land of the Free

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From Ohio State Chairman Don Shrader at the Constitution Party website:

Last week I was on my way home from a business trip when I stopped at a Cracker Barrel for lunch. As I was checking out, there on the checkout counter was a plaque for sale with the familiar phrase “Freedom is not Free” and below it another popular phrase, “Many gave some, some gave all.”

Last evening I had dinner with my son at an O’Charley’s.… Read more ...

Constitution Party of Texas Chairman Resigns

From the Constitution Party of Texas Newsletter:

You are the future of this party, and of this nation, if it is to survive. It’s time for an update on what’s happening with your party.

We had an Executive Committee (EC) meeting by phone on Saturday, 7 November. At that meeting, Chairman Gregg Woodcock resigned, citing business and family pressures, and his realization that the job is too much for him in terms of demands on his time.… Read more ...