Category: Reform Party 2012 Elections

Jun 26 2012

New Jersey Reform Party Candidates Qualify for Ballot

Source: Independent Political Report

The Reform Party, known for running candidates like Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan, had some success getting candidates on the ballot in New Jersey.

The leadership of the Reform Party of New Jersey has announced that two of their Congressional candidates have achieved spots on the November ballot. Margaret Chapman, an army veteran and breast cancer survivor, hopes to unseat Rep. Rob Read more »

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Jun 17 2012

Darcy Richardson to Seek Reform Party Presidential Nomination

Source: Independent Political Report

Darcy Richardson, a contributor to IPR who challenged President Barack Obama in five Democratic Party presidential primaries, says he now plans to “actively seek” the presidential nomination of the Reform Party and several single state ballot-qualified parties in hopes of attaining ballot access in a dozen states for the general election.

He sent the following via e-mail: Read more »

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Jun 06 2012

Kotlikoff ends Reform Party presidential bid

Source: Independent Political Report

In the aftermath of the Americans Elect board decision not to nominate a 2012 presidential ticket, the former senior economist of President Ronald Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers and current Boston University economics professor Laurence Kotlikoff, who had sought that organization’s nomination, said in an e-mail that he now no longer wishes to pursue the Reform Party presidential nomination, which he elected to Read more »

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Jun 02 2012

Buddy Roemer Drops Out of Presidential Race

Source: Ballot Access News

On May 31, Buddy Roemer said he is no longer a candidate for President. Even though Americans Elect had said on May 17 that it would not nominate anyone for President, Roemer had still been a candidate for the Reform Party nomination. The Reform Party is ballot-qualified in Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Courtesy of Politico, here is Roemer’s withdrawal statement. He did not mention the Read more »

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May 29 2012

New Jersey Reform Party Congressional Candidate Withdraws, Endorses LaRouche Democrat

Source: Ballot Access News

According to this story, Mark Quick, Reform Party candidate for U.S. House in New Jersey’s 5th district, is withdrawing and is endorsing Diane Sare for the same office. Sare is running in the June 5 Democratic primary, and is a supporter of the Lyndon LaRouche movement. UPDATE: on Mary 24, the New Jersey Reform Party issued a press release saying that the Reform Party of New Jersey does not endorse Sare, and disagrees with Read more »

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May 12 2012

Kotlikoff to Seek Reform Party Presidential Nomination

Source: Independent Political Report

Boston University economics professor Laurence Kotlikoff has decided to seek the presidential nomination of the Reform Party. Kotlikoff is also running for the Americans Elect nomination, and is currently fourth among declared candidates in supporters, behind former Louisiana governor Buddy Roemer (another Reform Party candidate), former Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson, and activist Michealene Risley. Read more »

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Apr 28 2012

Reform Party of New Jersey Holds 2012 State Convention

Source: Independent Political Report

Earlier this month, the Reform Party of New Jersey held their 2012 state convention. The party nominated a number of candidates for various state and federal offices.

Community activist Omar Dyer, a veteran of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and a leader in the effort to recall Jersey City Mayor Jeremiah Healy, became the Reform Party’s candidate for United States Senate. Dyer’s calls for political unity and Read more »

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Apr 10 2012

Reform Party Sets National Presidential Convention

Source: Ballot Access News

The Reform Party national presidential convention will be August 10-12 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The party is ballot-qualified in Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Click here to read Ballot Access News comments on this article

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Mar 03 2012

Andre Barnett To Appear at Presidential Candidate Caucus March 3

Source: Reform Party National Committee

Andre Barnett, one of four hopefuls seeking the Reform Party 2012 Presidential nomination, will be appearing at a Presidential Candidate Caucus in New York State hosted by the NYS Tea Party Caucus, moderated by WYSL’s Bill Nojay.

The event will be held from 12 noon to 2 PM at: Read more »

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Feb 25 2012

Robert David Steele ends campaign for the Reform Party presidential nomination

Source: Independent Political Report

Earth Intelligence Network CEO and Open Source Intelligence advocate Robert David Steele (Vivas) ended his campaign for the Reform Party presidential nomination. He said the following via e-mail:

I got zero traction within the party — I scared them with my wild ideas of creating a team — and I got zero traction with Rocky Anderson, Jill Stein, and Gary Johnson (personal Read more »

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