Category Archives: Non-left/right parties

Oklahoma House Passes Bill Making it Easier for a Party to Remain on the Ballot

Ballot Access News (excerpt):

On March 31, the Oklahoma House passed SB 896 by a vote of 69-15. It makes it easier for a party to remain on the ballot. Current law removes parties from the ballot when they fail to poll 10% for the office at the top of the ballot (president in presidential years, and Governor in midterm years).

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Andrew W.K. Announces the Formation of The Party Party

FB_IMG_1459483833745From Zoe Camp at pitchfork.com:

Andrew W.K. has launched what appears to be a new political party, called (of course) “The Party Party.” Today, the musician rolled out a new website and social media accounts for the organization, which he’s framing as “an all-inclusive alternative to the traditional two party model.” He’s also shared a short promotional video detailing his goals of unity and liberation from a two-party political system.… Read more ...

Trump, now claiming ignorance, once cited David Duke for why he left Reform Party in 2000

The third-party pasts of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have been brought up intermittently as they seek this year’s major-party nominations. In Sander’s case, it was the radicalism of his 1970s Liberty Union platform that included abolition of the CIA and total rejection of all gun control laws, and his independent campaigns in the 1980s against Democratic nominees.… Read more ...

List of Candidates on Libertarian, Green, Peace and Freedom, and American Independent Presidential Primary Ballots in California

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Released by the CA Secretary of State on 2/8/16. H/T Ballot Access News:

Libertarian Party:

Marc Feldman
John Hale
Cecil Ince
Gary Johnson
Steve Kerbel
John McAfee
Darryl Perry
Austin Petersen
Derrick M. Reid
Jack Robinson Jr.
Rhett Smith
Joy Waymire

Green Party:

Darryl Cherney
William Kreml
Kent Mesplay
Sedinam Moyowasifsa-Curry
Jill Stein

Peace and Freedom Party:

Lynn Sandra Kahn
Gloria Estela La Riva
Monica Moorehead

American Independent Party:

Wiley Drake
Arthur Harris
James Hedges
Thomas Hoefling
J.R.… Read more ...

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 ...

Jesse Ventura: “I’m still weighing my options,” will decide in April on possible 2016 campaign

Jesse for PresidentFrom the Ora.tv page of Jesse Ventura’s Off The Grid:

The Governor ponders if and when he’ll consider a 2016 campaign for presidency.  What will it take to get Jesse Ventura in the running?

I’m still weighing the options.  Why would I want to run now when you still have 12 Republican and three Democratic candidates in the field?

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John McAfee: It’s extremely odd Donald Trump apparently doesn’t have a computer on his desk

via Business Insider:

 

[…] But walls and tunnels are simple things that, hopefully, the electorate will eventually grasp without coaching.

Of far greater concern to me is Trump’s grasp of technology.

The first photo that I saw of Donald Trump at work alerted me to a potential issue. There was not a single laptop, pad or other smart device anywhere on his desk.Read more ...

Reform Party National Committee: Reform Party Primary Underway, Effort to Draft Jim Webb

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Press Release from the Reform Party National Committee: 

The Reform Party of the United States has announced that the following people have announced their intentions to run for the party’s nomination for President of the United States:

Ed Chlapowski – Owner/manager at Opportunity Resolution. Chemical Processing Facilitator and retired Dow Chemicals Manager and longtime Reform Party member.… Read more ...

Modern Whig Party of Louisiana Invites Presidential Candidates to a Forum on January 28 in Lake Charles, Louisiana


From Ballot Access News:

The Modern Whig Party of Louisiana has arranged for a January 28 forum for all presidential candidates who are willing to attend. So far, nine candidates have accepted:

1. Robert Dionisio, an independent candidate from Atlanta, Georgia
2. Zoltan Istvan, presidential nominee of the Transhumanist Party, of Mill Valley, California
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Liberty Hangout and Charles Peralo from BeingLibertarian.com Podcast with John McAfee

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Published on Dec 29, 2015

Yesterday, Liberty Hangout and Charles Peralo from BeingLibertarian.com had the privilege of being one of the first outlets to chat with tech mogul, security expert, and founder of a centi million dollar web security company, John McAfee, about his 2016 presidential campaign. We asked John about a number of his policy stances, ranging from intellectual property, to social security, free trade, Bitcoin, and more.

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