While Tim Nelson, with Minnesota Public Radio said this about the party’s showing in the state legislative races in 2012, our web team is happy to proclaim that the Independence Party of Minnesota is back . . . online as well.
Thank you for your patience as we rebuild our online presence. Over the next few weeks, you will notice the site evolve visually and functionally. As time permits Read more »
ST. PETER, MN — The Independence Party of Minnesota held an endorsing convention in St. Peter on Saturday to endorse Tim Gieseke, a candidate for the MN House District 19A special election to replace Representative Terry Morrow.
The attendees unanimously endorsed Tim Gieseke, New Ulm, to be the Independence Party candidate in the special election to be held February 12th, 2013. Read more »
The elections of 2012 are behind us. From a distance, 2012 looked like any other year for the Independence Party. We ran several strong candidates for the State Legislature yet fell short of getting Minnesotan’s the independent voices they need at the State Capitol. Some people may tell you this is as good as the IP can do.
They are wrong. In fact, our successes of 2012 have me even more excited for what we can and will Read more »
The campaign of House District 35A candidate Justin Boals officially launched with a kickoff party on Sunday, May 20 at Billy’s Bar and Grill in downtown Anoka.
Boals, 37, is a registered pharmacy technician and first-time candidate for political office who resides in Anoka with his wife and two-year old son. Boals recently received the endorsement of the Independence Party Congressional District 6. Read more »
Zack Liebl, candidate for Minnesota House District 17B, recently held a campaign launch event in Willmar. Liebl, 23, moved with his family to the WIllmar area since 1995. In 2006 he enlisted as a soldier in the Minnesota Army National Guard and received his commission as an Army Officer in 2010.
He has a BA from St. John’s University and an AA degree from Ridgewater College and Read more »
Tom Horner was the 2010 gubernatorial candidate of the Minnesota Independence Party, scoring 11.9% in that race. Tim Penny is a former Democratic Congressman and Independence Party candidate for Governor in 2002, when he received 16% of the vote. The two penned an editorial in the Star Tribune, a major newspaper in Minnesota, calling for Americans to demand that their politicians do “big things”. Read more »