Category: 2014 Elections

Mar 10 2013

Reform Party Candidate Cleave Drummond Announces 2014 Run for Florida’s Second Congressional District

Source: Reform Party

Reform Party member Cleave Drummond has announced he will run for Florida’s Second Congressional District’s seat in the 2014 elections, which is currently held by Republican Steve Southerland. He is the first Reform Party member to announce his candidacy for the 2014 Federal Elections. Mr. Drummond will have more than seventeen months to campaign. Read more »

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Feb 15 2013

Roger Stone Considers Run for Florida Governor

Source: Independent Political Report

The National Review Online ran the following story about Roger Stone and his possible political future.

Roger Stone, an infamous political consultant, tells National Review Online that he will probably run for governor of Florida.

The former campaign adviser to Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan says he wants to run Read more »

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Jan 29 2013

Adrian Wyllie announces bid for Florida governor, plans to eliminate federal meddling

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

With the 2012 election behind us, candidates have begun preparing for races in 2014. One of the earliest Libertarian Party candidates to declare is Adrian Wyllie, chair of the Florida LP, who announced earlier this month that he would run for governor. He plans to distinguish his campaign by focusing on his plan to combat the federal government’s encroachments on state sovereignty.

“One of my highest priorities is going to be upholding the 10th Amendment, and rejecting any Read more »

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Jan 28 2013

Reform Party Plans to Reemerge in 2014 Election

Source: Reform Party

The Reform Party is planning to reemerge as a viable alternative to the incumbent parties in the 2014 election cycle. It has not had enough ballot lines to win a presidential election since it nominated Ralph Nader in 2004 or considerable funding since the 2000 election. Only recently has it put together the necessary infrastructure to move forward.

The Reform Party is growing. During their last convention they added four state parties, bringing their Read more »

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Jan 25 2013

SC Libertarian Jeremy Walters comes close to major LP victory, plans 2014 run

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Part of a series highlighting significant stories from the 2012 election

Libertarian Jeremy Walters was in the unique position of being the only partisan candidate on the ballot for a state House seat. On a small budget, he ran a spirited race but fell short of winning by just 3 percent of the vote, or 656 votes. Had he won, South Carolina would have become the fourth state to elect a Libertarian to a state legislature, joining New Hampshire, Vermont and Alaska. Read more »

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Jan 18 2013

Reform Party to Reorganize North Carolina Affiliate

Source: Reform Party

The Reform Party is working towards ballot access in North Carolina for their candidates in the 2014 elections. The party has not had a ballot qualifying affiliate since the 2000 election cycle. “North Carolina is important,” Nicholas Hensley, the Reform Party’s communications chair and North Carolina organizer said. “It’s a crucial swing state that is necessary to have ballot access in.”

North Carolina is one of the hardest states to gain ballot access in. About 90,000 to 100,000 Read more »

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Jan 02 2013

Wyoming Constitution Party preps for better showing in 2014

Source: Billings Gazette (via Ballot Access News)

CASPER, Wyo. — At the chairman’s call for opposition voices, Linda Bergeron was first to the lectern.

She cleared her throat.

“In looking this over, it looked like it was federal funding, is that correct?” Bergeron asked.

Commissioners conferred. A Wyoming Business Council representative offered input. Verdict? Yes. Federal dollars would, indeed, fund the grant application up for approval by the Natrona County Read more »

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Nov 29 2012

2014 NY Libertarian Rumors

Source: Independent Political Report

It may be early but New York Libertarians are already talking about the 2014 race for Governor.

The 2012 Senate candidate, Chris Edes, has already announced his plans to seek the LP nomination for 2014, reflected in his Chris Edes for Governor page on Facebook. In public comments, Edes seems to feel his performance in the Senate race supports his candidacy. Critics note that Edes only got 28,000 votes, well short of the 50,000 needed for ballot status. Read more »

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