Category: Prohibition Party

Jan 01 2013

Presidential Vote Totals

Source: Ballot Access News

Because New York State released its official November 2012 vote tally, the presidential results are virtually complete. Totals appear to be: Barack Obama 65,899,557; Mitt Romney 60,931,959; Gary Johnson 1,275,559; Jill Stein 466,877; Virgil Goode 122,106; Roseanne Barr 67,349; Rocky Anderson 42,518; Tom Hoefling 40,113; Randall Terry 13,104; Richard Duncan 12,543; Peta Lindsay and her stand-in Gloria LaRiva 9,300; Chuck Baldwin 5,017; Will Christensen 4,453; Stewart Alexander 4,430; Read more »

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Nov 15 2012

Presidential Vote Totals So Far

Source: Ballot Access News

At least two states, Georgia and Wyoming, have released their official election returns for President (although Georgia hasn’t released write-in totals). A few other states have election web pages that continuously update, as more votes are counted; these states seem to be Alaska, Arizona, California, and Washington. Wyoming says there are 2,035 presidential write-ins, but the state web page doesn’t break them down. Read more »

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Sep 24 2012

New book about Prohibition Party

Source: Independent Political Report

Darcy Richardson has done it again. This time he takes us backstage for a look at the Prohibition Party in its heyday—when crowds of 10,000 people would attend rallies for their presidential candidates. This short book revolves around the 1932 election, just before the 21st Amendment was passed. Darcy details how the Prohibitionists actually had a couple of candidates officially nominated; the final one who hit the campaign trail was, in the author’s words, someone who “looked like he needed a drink.” Please Read more »

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Sep 08 2012

Louisiana Will Have Eleven Presidential Candidates on the Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

Louisiana will have eleven presidential candidates on the ballot. They are the nominees of the Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, Green, Constitution, Justice, Prohibition Parties; also three Socialist Parties, the Socialist Workers, Socialist Equality, and Party for Socialism and Liberation.

In addition, Louisiana ballots will carry the ticket of Sheila “Samm” Tittle & Matt Turner. Their ballot label is “We the People.” The ticket also petitioned in Mississippi, but it is not known if it attained ballot status Read more »

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Sep 05 2012

Prohibition Party Places Presidential Nominee on Louisiana Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

The Louisiana Secretary of State’s web page shows that the Prohibition Party has placed its presidential nominee, Jack Fellure, on the ballot. The party label will be printed on the ballot. Louisiana is apparently the only state in which he will be listed.

The web page also shows that the Republican, Libertarian, Constitution, and Party for Socialism and Liberation have also placed their presidential nominees on the ballot. The deadline is Friday, September Read more »

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Jun 23 2011

Alabama Newspaper Story on Prohibition Party Presidential Convention

Source: Ballot Access News

The Prohibition Party presidential convention in Cullman, Alabama, received this story in the Cullman Times newspaper.

Click here to read Ballot Access News comments on this article

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Jun 22 2011

Prohibition Party Nominates Jack Fellure for President

Source: Ballot Access News

On June 22, the Prohibition Party national convention nominated Jack Fellure for President, and Toby Davis for Vice-President Fellure is a retired engineer who lives in West Virginia. Davis is a church pastor who lives in Mississippi. Read more »

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Jun 21 2011

Prohibition Party Holds Presidential Nominating Convention

Source: Ballot Access News

Ever since 1943, the Prohibition Party has followed a policy of nominating its presidential nominee in the odd year before the presidential election. The party is meeting for that purpose June 20-22 in Cullman, Alabama. The presidential nominee will be chosen on June 22. Two individuals are interested in obtaining the nomination, Jim Hedges of Pennsylvania, and Jack Fellure of West Virginia. Read more »

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Feb 20 2010

James Hedges Seeks Prohibition Party Presidential Nomination in 2012

Source: Ballot Access News

On February 18, James Hedges, a long-time activist in the Prohibition Party, declared his candidacy for the party’s presidential nomination in 2012. He is the only person who has won a partisan election as a Prohibition Party nominee in the last 50 years. He was elected Assessor of Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, in 2001, and re-elected in 2005.

The Prohibition Party is ballot-qualified in one state, Florida. Hedges is 71 and lives in Big Cove Tannery, Pennsylvania, in Fulton County. He has been active in local government and in civic groups, and was once a member of the United States Marine Band in Washington, D.C.

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