Posts tagged: Constitution Party

Apr 24 2013

Darrell L. Castle’s Tribute to Howard Phillips, the Constitution Party’s Founder

Source: Constitution Party (via Independent Political Report)

Howard Phillips, founder of the Constitution Party, died at 3:50 PM, EST Saturday, April 20, 2013.

I met Howard in early 1992 when I was introduced to him by Don McIlvaney. Don asked my choice for the election that year and I said neither so he introduced me to Howard who was trying to start a new party. My wife, Joan and I became the Tennessee Read more »

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Apr 23 2013

Highlights from the Constitution Party’s National Committee Meeting in Baltimore

Source: Independent Political Report

The Constitution Party held its spring national committee meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on April 20th. Virgil Goode, former U.S. Congressman and 2012 CP presidential nominee was the keynote speaker at the luncheon. Here are the 3 main highlights from the meeting:

1. The “Young Constitutionalists” organization, the youth arm of the Constitution Party Read more »

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Apr 22 2013

Chuck Baldwin to Preach Howard Phillips’ Funeral

Source: Independent Political Report

This is from Chuck Baldwin’s Facebook page.

My dear friend Howard Phillips passed away this past Saturday. He was one of my heroes and one of the most brilliant men I have ever known. He forgot more about government and history than most of us will ever learn. He was a graduate of Harvard. He was the head of two federal agencies in the Nixon White House. Most people don’t Read more »

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Apr 22 2013

Minor Parties Start Working on 2014 Ballot Access Drives

Source: Ballot Access News

In a few states, various parties are working on getting on the 2014 ballot. The Libertarian Party has begun its Hawaii petition, and has approximately 150 signatures. The requirement is 706 signatures. The Constitution Party is working to obtain 1,000 registered members in Louisiana, and believes it now has 130. The Green Parties of Arizona and Nevada are also working on registration drives. The Nevada Read more »

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Apr 22 2013

Georgia Green Party and Georgia Constitution Party Appeal Presidential Ballot Access Case

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 22, the Constitution and Green Parties of Georgia appealed their presidential ballot access case to the 11th circuit. The case is Green Party of Georgia v State. The lawsuit was filed in 2012 and pointed out that the U.S. Supreme Court and the Eleventh Circuit have both ruled that ballot access for President has more protection than ballot access for other office (Georgia is in the 11th circuit). Read more »

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Apr 21 2013

Howard Phillips, Founder of Constitution Party, Dies

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 20, Howard Phillips, founder of the Constitution Party, died. He was age 72 and lived in Virginia. Thanks to Darcy Richardson for this news.

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Apr 16 2013

All Four Candidates for U.S. House in Missouri Special Election Invited to Participate in Televised Debate

Source: Ballot Access News

The four ballot-listed candidates for U.S. House, in Missouri’s 8th district, are invited to debate each other on May 28. See this story. The debate will be televised. The four candidates are the nominees of the Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, and Constitution Parties. The election is June 4. Thanks to Ken Bush for the link.

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Apr 16 2013

Pennsylvania Ballot Access Appeal Filed with Third Circuit

Source: Ballot Access News

On April 11, the Constitution, Green, and Libertarian Parties of Pennsylvania filed an appeal in the 3rd circuit in Constitution Party of Pennsylvania v Aichele, 13-1952. The U.S. District Court had ruled that none of the parties has standing to challenge the unique Pennsylvania petition challenge system, and so no decision on the substance of the case has yet been released. If the 3rd circuit agrees with the Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

Joshua Fauver Announces Bid For Louisiana House of Representatives As A Constitution Party Candidate

Source: Independent Political Report

April 16th, 2013. Press release from the campaign:

Joshua Fauver of Vidalia, Louisiana has recently announced his candidacy for Louisiana State Representative for district 21 and will be running on the Constitution Party ticket. Though born in Natchez, Mississippi Joshua has spent his entire life in Vidalia. A graduate of Vidalia High School Joshua is currently studying history at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. At just 19 he has already Read more »

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Apr 16 2013

Constitution Party of Wyoming Stands Against Federal Monopolization of Education

Source: Independent Political Report

MESSAGE FROM THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN: Wyoming, Sign the Petition to Suspend SF-104 and Defeat Common Core

The Wyoming Constitution Party, under the leadership of state party chairman Jennifer Young, is moving forward on a huge referendum drive to repeal SF 104, the “Education/Superintendent of Public Instruction bill.” The legislation and the Read more »

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