Category Archives: Constitution Party

Eleventh Circuit Refuses to Invalidate Alabama’s March Petition Deadline for Newly-Qualifying Parties


Ballot Access News reports that the 11th Circuit Court has refused to invalidate Alabama’s March petition deadline for newly qualifying parties, and another article at Ballot Access News mentions that Alabama is among several Southern states with efforts underway to make primaries even earlier, which in Alabama would mean earlier party petition deadlines.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Meets Goal in Year-End Money Bomb


From a Constitution Party email blast:

Our “Money Bomb” has just gone over the top. That’s right, the goal of raising $15,000 by the end of the year has been met by generous patriots like you. In addition to the original investment of $9,000 by a few benefactors to kick-off our campaign, we have received just over $6,000 to hit the target.… Read more ...

Alabama Constitution Party Expects to Receive a Free List of the Registered Voters of the County in which it is Ballot-Qualified

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On November 4, 2014, the Constitution Party polled 35% of the vote in a countywide race in Marshall County, Alabama. Alabama law says if a party polls 20% for any countywide partisan position, it becomes ballot-qualified in that county, so that it can nominate candidates for county office without petitioning.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Nominee for MN Legislature Pays to Have Votes in His Race Re-Counted

Tim Utz

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

Tim Utz, the Constitution Party nominee for a Minnesota state legislative race, is paying $2,100 to have the votes recounted in his race, even though the original results show that he did not come close to winning. See this story. It is likely that Utz doesn’t really believe he might have won, but that he is testing the system.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Congressional Nominee Outpolled Democratic Opponent in 2 Counties

Janine Hansen

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

At the November 4, 2014 election, Constitution Party congressional nominee Janine Hansen outpolled her Democratic opponent in Elko and Eureka Counties. In the second district as a whole, Hansen polled 6.33% and the Democrat, Kristen Spees, polled 27.93%.

In Elko County, Hansen received 1,504 votes and Spees received 1,326.… Read more ...

Ballot Access News on the passing of American Constitution Party chair Douglas Campbell in June

American Constitution Party chair Douglas Campbell

Ballot Access News:

On June 26, 2014, Douglas Campbell, state chair of the Colorado Constitution Party, died. This is somewhat old news but it has just now come to the attention of B.A.N. Campbell won one of the most significant lawsuits in the nation’s history over Article One and the constitutional qualifications to run for Congress in 1999, Campbell v Davidson.

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Constitution Party Outpolls Republican Party in Partisan NM County Sheriff Election


From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On November 4, the only minor party candidate in the state of New Mexico for any partisan office was Michael E. Lunnon, the Constitution Party nominee for Sheriff of McKinley County. Here is a link to the unofficial election returns from the Secretary of State’s web page.… Read more ...

Free & Equal: Solutions Presented at Voting Methods & Election Integrity Symposium

From the Free and Equal Elections Foundation:

Solutions and reforms to America’s electoral system were presented at the first annual Voting Methods & Election Integrity Symposium at Infinity Park’s Cherry Creek Room in Glendale, CO on Saturday, November 15th. Colorado-based Free Speech TV and the Open Media Foundation were the host broadcasters of the Symposium along with the Free and Equal Network.… Read more ...

Constitution Party’s Response to the President’s Speech on Immigration

From Darrell L. Castle at the Constitution Party website:

What does the President’s speech on immigration and amnesty, delivered Thursday, November 20, 2014, mean for America and for Americans?

The American system under the Constitution is divided into three separate branches, each having distinct sets of powers and responsibilities. Overriding it all is the knowledge that rights come from God, not from government.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Wins 1 Partisan Office in Louisiana, a Second Goes to December 6 Run-Off


From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On November 4, Constitution Party member Ronnie Broughton was re-elected to the Webster Parish, Louisiana School Board, in a partisan election. Because he was unopposed, that office in his district was omitted from the ballot.

Also on November 4, Constitution Party member Randy Fontenot placed first in a partisan election for Police Chief of Eunice, Louisiana.… Read more ...