Category Archives: Right-wing minor parties

Glenn Beck to Austin Petersen: “If it is indeed a Trump Hillary race, I will be looking for someone else to support.”

Glenn Beck responds to an Austin Petersen video, which he also shared from his Facebook page:

Austin,
I am very much into building coalitions.

I do believe that Ted Cruz can win and needs to win. While both of us are religious, we DO NOT believe that you need to be.

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George Will: Goldwater Republicans Will Rally To Third-Party Candidate Against Donald Trump

Transcript from the Hugh Hewitt’s radio show, via the Daily Caller:

HH:  If [Donald Trump] is the nominee, how many Democrats cross over to vote for him and how many Republicans cross over to vote for her if she is indicted?

GW: There would large numbers going both ways. TI would be a very interesting migration.Read more ...

Tom Hoefling Announces 2016 Presidential Campaign

Tom Hoefling

Tom Hoefling

From tomhoefling.com:
Tom Hoefling of Iowa, the founder and national chairman of America’s Party (AP), today announced his intention to seek the office of the President of the United States in 2016.

In 2012, Tom Hoefling was the presidential nominee of America’s Party, and was nominated and placed on the ballot by the American Independent Party of California (AIP).… Read more ...

American Independent Party Asks California Secretary of State to List 12 Presidential Candidates on Primary Ballot

Tom Hoefling

Tom Hoefling

From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

On January 11, the American Independent Party asked the California Secretary of State to list these twelve candidates on its presidential primary ballot: Lawrence Beliz, Wiley Drake, Brian Henry, Tom Hoefling, Rex Kafo, J. R. Myers, Walter Niyakik, Robert Ornelas, George Peabody, Robert S.… Read more ...

Kelly Gneiting Talks About Leaving the LDS Church

Kelly Gneiting

Kelly Gneiting

Via Cody Quirk at American Third Party Report:

From Kelly Gneiting and the website of the Church of the Firstborn:

To all who read: this is my experience, and it happened at an instant suddenly.  Your personal journey may be somewhere along this journey that I’ve described below, or if you are/were not previously a member of the LDS church it may come differently.  

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American Freedom Party Robocalling for Donald Trump

Endorse-TrumpALSO: See this CNN article about the robocall campaign in Iowa.

From the American Freedom Party website:

White Nationalist Pays for Radio airtime and Robocalls to Promote Donald Trump in Iowa

Nationalists look to Donald Trump as “The Great White Hope” for their cause.

Des Moines Radio Group is airing on KPSZ-AM from January 12 – January 22, 2016, pro-Trump radio shows to give the Iowa voters Christian and Nationalist reasons to support Donald Trump.

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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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Lee Davidson: Small Utah-Born Political Party has Rift Over Oregon Occupation, Mormon Church Stance

Via Cody Quirk at American Third Party Report:

From Lee Davidson at the Salt Lake Tribune:

Kelly Gneiting, former chairman of the small Independent American Party — a group born in Utah that won about 3 percent of the vote here in 2014 — is criticizing the LDS Church for denouncing the armed seizure of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon.

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Russia: My Experience, by Zack Strong

From the Independent American Party:

Russia has occupied a prominent place in the news as of late. There is a huge internet buzz about everything Russian. I am seeing a very misled and disturbing attitude developing regarding Russia, Russians in general, and Vladimir Putin specifically. I have a good amount of experience in this area and so I wanted to break down, drawing from my own experiences and study, several of the prevalent myths I’m encountering constantly.

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American Third Party Report Interviews White Nationalist Billy Roper

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From American Third Party Report

Billy Roper, a White Nationalist and briefly a candidate for the 2012 presidential nomination of the now-defunct Boston Tea Party, took some time to answer questions about his recent activities and his thoughts on 2016 American Freedom Party presidential nominee Bob Whitaker and the Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump.… Read more ...

New Jersey Elections Department has Hidden Requirements for Minor Party and Independent Presidential Petitions

Ballot Access News:

New Jersey only requires 800 signatures for a minor party or independent presidential candidate to get on the November ballot. It has long been considered one of the nation’s easiest states for presidential ballot access.

However, there is a hidden barrier. The New Jersey elections webpage says, “Each of the 14 candidates for the office of Elector for President and Vice President must meet the following qualifications: (1) shall have attained the age of 25 years by the date of the swearing into office; (2) a United States citizen for seven years by the day of the swearing into office; (3) a resident of New Jersey by the day of the election.” Those requirements are not hidden and are not restrictive.… Read more ...

American Third Party Report Interviews Bob Whitaker, American Freedom Party Presidential Nominee

From American Third Party Report

Bob Whitaker

In an American Third Party Report exclusive, Bob Whitaker, the 2016 presidential nominee of the American Freedom Party, answers questions about his background, political views, and presidential campaign.  Below is the transcript and audio of the interview.

  1. What is your history with electoral politics?
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