Back in January 2013, IPR first interviewed Nevada Constitution Party activist Cody Quirk about his organization, the Clarion Call to Unite Committee (CCTUC). From the website, (http://www.cctuc.com): “The Clarion Call To Unite Committee is a group made up of like-minded constitutionalists from various minor parties and political independents that likewise favor the restoration of our Constitutional Republic. The Read more »
According to each of the 58 county election departments of California, current registration data for each qualified party is: Democratic 7,921,721; Republican 5,216,494; American Independent 475,281; Green 112,881; Libertarian 109,618; Peace & Freedom 61,506; Americans Elect 3,413; unqualified parties and miscellaneous 352,775; no party preference (formerly called “Declines to state”) 3,459,782. Read more »
What will probably be the final lawsuit on whether President Obama meets the Constitutional Qualifications to be President has a conference date in the U.S. Supreme Court. The lead plaintiff is Ed Noonan, who won the American Independent Party non-binding presidential primary in California last year. Two other plaintiffs are individuals who ran in major party presidential primaries last year. The case is Noonan v Bowen, 12A606. Read more »
Peter Gemma is writing an article on the historic positions of third political parties on US-Middle East issues. He is seeking to interview anyone who participated in the George Wallace presidential campaign of 1968, or anyone involved in the formation of the American Independent Party/American Party 1967-1968. If you would like to help, e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Outgoing Nevada District 36 Assemblyman Ed Goedhart, R-Pahrump, is endorsing Independent American Party candidate Janine Hansen for state Senate, while the person currently holding that job, Sen. Mike McGinness, R-Fallon, endorses Republican Assemblyman Pete Goicoechea, R-Eureka.
In a press release, Goedhart said though he’s a Republican, he’s endorsing Hansen. Goedhart said Goicoechea, the Republican Assembly minority leader, voted in 2011 to reimpose $1 billion in tax hikes Read more »
On September 21, the California Secretary of State released a new voter registration tally. See the full report here. The tally is as of September 7.
Compared to the last tally (the May 21, 2012 tally), every qualified party has a slightly smaller share of the registration now than it did in May, except for the Libertarian Party. The percentage of voters registered “no party preference” also declined slightly, but the number registered in other, unspecified Read more »
Below is a Facebook post from Tom Hoefling, the CA AIP Presidential nominee.
It should be noted that while my friend J.D. Ellis of Tennessee was nominated for Vice-President by America’s Party in February, and will be running with me in all the states except California, the AIP in California chose to nominate someone else for that role. Read more »