Archive for the 'Constitution Party' Category

Chuck Baldwin speaks out against new Constitutional Convention

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

by Bob Unruh

Globalists are “salivating” over the possibility of a Constitutional Convention at which issues such as the 2nd Amendment could handily be dismissed, according to a leader who warns Virginia likely is the next target for the drive.

“There is no question in my mind that, should a new Constitutional Convention be called, it would [...]

Chuck Baldwin on ‘the best and worst of 2008′

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

Chuck Baldwin reflects on his presidential campaign as the candidate of the Constitution Party, noting that it took him and his family over 30,000 miles in more than 30 states.

His “best” nominations from the campaign include Ron Paul, Lou Dobbs, and the John Birch Society. See here for the Birch Society’s appreciative response.

His “worst” [...]

Both major political parties brought police state to America

Monday, January 5th, 2009


By Mary Starrett
Constitution Party Communications Director

The word “fascism” has been used for decades to deride political ideologies of both the right and left. Fact is, fascism has come to America and we have allowed it to happen.

Back in 1944 economist and author John Flynn pointed out that we [...]

Constitution Party Presidential Vote compared- 2004 to 2008

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Ballot Access News

In 2004, Constitution Party presidential nominee Michael Peroutka was on the ballot in states containing 66.4% of the national presidential vote. Where he was on the ballot, he polled .173% of the total presidential vote in those places.

In 2008, Constitution Party presidential nominee Chuck Baldwin was on the ballot in states containing 59.0% [...]

Got birth certificate?

Monday, December 15th, 2008

The following is a media release from the Constitution Party:


Got Birth Certificate?
Constitution Party Calls For Barack Obama To Prove Eligibility For Office

Lancaster, PA, The country’s fastest-growing third party (Ballot Access News 12/08) challenged Barack Obama to release his birth certificate and dispel the grave concerns that he is ineligible to assume office as president of [...]

Selective constitutionalism

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

The following is a column by Chuck Baldwin, the 2008 Constitution Party presidential candidate:

Selective Constitutionalism
By Chuck Baldwin
December 9, 2008

Many conservatives are up in arms regarding the charge that President-elect Barack Obama may not have been born in the United States and is, therefore, not qualified under the U.S. Constitution to be President of the United [...]

Third-party candidates made the difference in 3 states

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

The Houston Chronicle’s Texas on the Potomac blog gives the vote totals for Indiana, North Carolina, and Missouri. It is obvious that Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr and Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader got enough votes to make the difference in those three states between the two major-party candidates. (Constitution Party presidential [...]

What change?

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Chuck Baldwin, the 2008 Constitution Party candidate for President, says there is only one way to get the change that President-elect Obama promised in his campaign:

There will be no real change in Washington, D.C., until the CFR [Council on Foreign Relations] and their elitist cronies are thoroughly and universally removed from power. And the [...]

Conservatives lost more than an election

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

This is how Chuck Baldwin, the Constitution Party’s presidential candidate this year, sees the election results:

For all intents and purposes, conservatism—as a national movement—is completely and thoroughly dead. Barack Obama did not destroy it, however. It was George W. Bush and John McCain who destroyed conservatism in America.


...the greatest tragedy of this deception is [...]

Former GOP Congressman Will Speak to Constitution Party National Committee Meeting

Monday, November 24th, 2008

Ballot Access News

Former Indiana Congressman John Hostettler will speak to the Constitution Party’s national committee meeting in Orlando, Florida, on December 12-13. Hostettler, a Republican who served 1994-2006, also has revealed that he cast a write-in vote for the Constitution Party’s presidential candidate, Chuck Baldwin, this year.
Hostettler has recently published a book, ‘Nothing for the [...]

Rick Jore’s Old Montana Seat Captured by Democrats

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Ballot Access News

Rick Jore, the Constitution Party’s only state legislator, must leave the Montana legislature in a few weeks because of term limits. Voters in his district replaced him with a Democrat. The November 2008 election in the 12th House district was between Republican nominee Ron Marquardt, and Democratic nominee John Fleming. Fleming won with [...]

Constitution Party on the Obama-McCain meeting

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

The following is a media release from the Constitution Party:

P.O. Box 1782
Lancaster, PA 17608
[email protected]
Mary Starrett, Communications Director

The “Fix” Is In: Same-Old-Same-Old Two Party Charade
Obama - McCain Meeting Shows “Not A Dime’s Worth Of Difference” Between Two

Lancaster, PA, (November 17, 2008) The Constitution Party (, America’s fastest- growing third party, points out Monday’s meeting between president-elect [...]

Constitution Party to meet in Florida

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

The following is an announcement from the Constitution Party’s website:


How does Orlando, Florida in December sound?

Take a break, bring the family, and come to the National Committee meeting in Orlando on December 12 and 13. Meet Constitution Party leaders from around the country, listen in [...]

Constitution Party makes inroads

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

The following is a statement by James N. Clymer, National Chairman of the Constitution Party:

The Constitution Party Makes Inroads

by James N. Clymer
Constitution Party National Chairman

Or… There’s More Than One Way To Skin A Career Politician!

Constitution Party presidential candidate Chuck Baldwin and his running mate Darrell Castle wound up with close to 179,000 votes, showing [...]

Invite third-party candidates to inauguration?

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

The Washington Post’s Reliable Source blog has some fun with Ralph Nader for suggesting that third-party candidates should be invited to President Obama’s inauguration:

The sometimes cantankerous outsider has sent an open letter to Barack Obama asking that third-party candidates—the Libertarian Party’s Bob Barr, the Constitution Party’s Chuck Baldwin and the Green Party’s Cynthia McKinney—be included [...]

Best Counties in Nation for Some Minor Party, Independent Presidential Candidates Identified

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

Ballot Access News

From preliminary election returns, it appears that these are the best counties for five particular presidential candidates:

Nader: Morgan County, Tennessee 5.2%
Barr: Esmeralda County, Nevada, 2.7%
Baldwin: Millard County, Utah, 5.6%
McKinney: either St. Bernard or LaFourche Parish, both in Louisiana, each 1.1%
Brian Moore: Essex County, Vermont, 2.1%

Thanks to Jack Ross for doing the laborious job [...]

The disappointing third-party vote in 2008

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

David Weigel of Reason takes a look at the votes for Bob Barr, Ralph Nader, Chuck Baldwin, and Cynthia McKinney, all of which were disappointing to their backers and in historical context. He then concludes:

So if you add together Paul with the four candidates he gathered at the National Press Club to endorse (and [...]

More than 230,000 votes for Ohio’s Constitution Party chairman

Monday, November 10th, 2008

It is reported on that “the chairman of the Constitution Party of Ohio received over 230,000 votes with a campaign featuring a positive message and an urban agenda.” Robert Owens is the person, and he was running for the position of state attorney general.

The posting continues:

The campaign featured five debates in which the [...]

Chuck Baldwin’s post-election message

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

The following message is from the Chuck Baldwin presidential campaign site:

Post-Election Message

by Chuck Baldwin
Constitution Party 2008 Presidential Candidate

Friends ,

The results of the presidential election come as no surprise.

While we all will struggle with the choice Americans have made, we will in no way hang our heads in defeat. The progressive development of our 16 year [...]

Did third-party candidates tip Missouri, Indiana, and North Carolina?

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

In three states—Missouri, Indiana, and North Carolina—the victor in the presidential race did not get 50% of the vote. And the vote for third-party candidates conceivably may have altered the outcome.

The problem is trying to determine the mindset of the voters who took the third-party route, an impossible task. Would they have voted [...]

Could the Constitution Party pick up the pieces of the GOP?

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Mother Jones doesn’t pretend to be an “objective” magazine, so don’t expect anything but sneers in this article focusing on Howard Phillips, the power-broker of the Constitution Party. But don’t let that scare you away from reading this article, because there’s a lot of interesting speculation mixed up with the leftist conspiracy-mongering. For [...]

Utah 5-Candidate Presidential Poll

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Ballot Access News

On November 1, a Deseret News/KSL-TV presidential poll was released. It is based on 1,205 voters, sampled between October 24 and October 30. Results: McCain 57%, Obama 32%, Baldwin 2%, Barr 1%, Nader 1%, undecided or refused 7%. Thanks to Frank Fluckiger for this news.

In 2004, the presidential vote in Utah had been: [...]

Which presidential candidate is on the top line?

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

According to Ballot Access News:

Barack Obama has the top spot on the ballot in 15 states and the District of Columbia. John McCain has the top spot on the ballot in 14 states. Chuck Baldwin has the top spot in 6 states. Ralph Nader has the top spot in one state. Cynthia McKinney has the [...]

GOA Endorses Janine Hansen

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Janine Hansen has lobbied the Nevada legislature on constitutional issues for years, including the right to keep and bear arms.

As the head of Nevada’s Eagle Forum, Hansen has lobbied on a wide range of issues before the Nevada legislature.

Hansen lobbied for passage of the current law in Nevada which makes it illegal to confiscate the [...]

Self destruction: thy name is Bob Barr

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

by Jonathan Cymberknopf

What started out as the most promising Third Party campaign in years is turning out to be the most disappointing one in years.

Looking back at the Libertarian convention, the purists of the Libertarian Party did try to warn us, but we did not listen as promises of gold blinded our eyes.

We forgave Bob [...]