Category Archives: Non-left/right parties

New Centrist Party in South Carolina has a Bigger Student Group than Either of the Two Major Parties

From Ballot Access News:

According to this story, the new American Party of South Carolina, a centrist party, has a bigger student group at Winthrop University than either of the two major parties do. Winthrop University is in Rock Hill, and has existed since the 19th century, and is considered the best-ranked university in the state. Thanks to David Gillespie for the link.

From the article cited, written by Lindsay [read more]

Independent Party of Oregon update

From http://www.indparty.com:

Results of the IPO Caucus Election

IPO Caucus Election is now complete. Congratulations to:

Travis Diskin
Rob Harris
Joan Horton
Dan Meek
Linda Williams

Additionally, members adopted the following platform position:

The Independent Party of Oregon favors reducing special interest influence over our legislative process; increasing transparency in government, particularly with how our tax dollars are spent and how the public’s business is conducted in Salem; protecting Oregon consumers, particularly with respect to banks, insurance companies and private utilities; providing incentives for small businesses to thrive and for larger businesses to expand in Oregon in a way that returns more benefits to the public than it costs.

Independent [read more]

Jim Cook: Americans Elect Leader Starts Whispering about 2016 with Reference to Teddy Roosevelt

Jim Cook at Irreguar Times:

In the leadup to 2008 and 2012, the effort to elect a corporate presidential candidate through a privatized, corporate-controlled election began with a series of planted letters to the editor or op-ed pieces or TV interviews in which “opinion leaders” spoke of supposed “centrist” yearnings in the heartland and their [read more]

Independent gubernatorial hopeful Evan Falchuk says campaign has grown significantly while crisscrossing Massachusetts

Evan Falhuk

(The following story was originally published on MassLive)

SPRINGFIELD — As Evan Falchuk has spent his days and nights crisscrossing Massachusetts talking to voters and listening to their concerns, he says his campaign for governor has grown by leaps and bounds, [read more]