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U.S. Election 2012

General posts about the upcoming 2012 U.S. presidential and other elections.

Get to Know a Candidate (19-25 of 25): Independent Candidates

DISCLAIMER: This is not a post about “Romney” or “Obama”. This is not a post for whom I am voting. Information sourced for Wikipedia. The following independent candidates have gained access to at least one state ballot. Richard Duncan, of Ohio; Vice-presidential nominee: Ricky Johnson Candidate Ballot Access: Ohio - (18 Electoral) Write-In Candidate Access: Alaska, Florida, Indiana, Maryland Randall Terry, of West Virginia; Vice-presidential nominee: Missy Smith Candidate Ballot Access: Kentucky, ......

Get to Know a Candidate (18 of 25): Jack Fellure–Prohibition Party

DISCLAIMER: This is not a post about “Romney” or “Obama”. This is not a post for whom I am voting. Information sourced for Wikipedia. NOTE: I apologize for getting this entry out of order. Fellure (born October 3, 1931) is an American perennial political candidate and retired engineer. Fellure has formally campaigned for President of the United States in every presidential election since 1988 as a member of the Republican Party. He asserts on his campaign website that his platform based on the 1611 ......

Get to Know a Candidate (17 of 25): James Harris–Socialist Workers Party

DISCLAIMER: This is not a post about “Romney” or “Obama”. This is not a post for whom I am voting. Information sourced for Wikipedia. Harris (born 1948) is an African American communist politician and member of the National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party. He was the party's candidate for President of the United States in 1996 receiving 8,463 votes and again in 2000 when his ticket received 7,378 votes. Harris also served as an alternate candidate for Róger Calero in 2004 and 2008 in states ......

Get to Know a Candidate (16 of 25): Stewart Alexander–Socialist Party USA

DISCLAIMER: This is not a post about “Romney” or “Obama”. This is not a post for whom I am voting. Information sourced for Wikipedia. Alexander is an American democratic socialist politician and a resident of California. Alexander was the Peace and Freedom Party candidate for Lieutenant Governor in 2006. He received 43,319 votes, 0.5% of the total. In August 2010, Alexander declared his candidacy for the President of the United States with the Socialist Party and Green Party. In January 2011, Alexander ......

Get to Know a Candidate (15 of 25): Jerry White–Socialist Equality Party

DISCLAIMER: This is not a post about “Romney” or “Obama”. This is not a post for whom I am voting. Information sourced for Wikipedia. White (born Jerome White) is an American politician and journalist, reporting for the World Socialist Web Site. White's Presidential campaign keeps four core components: * International unity in the working class * Social equality * Opposition to imperialist militarism and assault on democratic rights * Opposition to the political subordination of the working class ......

Get to Know a Candidate (14 of 25): Peta Lindsay–Party for Socialism and Liberation

DISCLAIMER: This is not a post about “Romney” or “Obama”. This is not a post for whom I am voting. Information sourced for Wikipedia. Lindsay is an American anti-war activist and presidential nominee of the Party for Socialism and Liberation despite being ineligible to become president due to her age, under Article II, Section 1, Clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution; she would need to be at least 35 in order to take office. Lindsay was born in Virginia and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She ......

Get to Know a Candidate (13 of 25): Mitt Romney–Republican Party

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Get to Know a Candidate (12 of 25): Andre Barnett–Reform Party

DISCLAIMER: This is not a post about “Romney” or “Obama”. This is not a post for whom I am voting. Information sourced for Wikipedia. Barnett is an American politician and entrepreneur. He is the founder of the information technology (IT) company WiseDome Inc. Barnett was born in Zanesville, Ohio in 1976. He attended Austin Peay State University and Western Governors University. A former member of the United States Armed Forces, Barnett served in Sarajevo before being wounded in a helicopter accident. ......

Get to Know a Candidate (11 of 25): Roseanne Barr–Peace & Freedom Party

DISCLAIMER: This is not a post about “Romney” or “Obama”. This is not a post for whom I am voting. Information sourced for Wikipedia. Barr is an American actress, comedienne, writer, television producer, and director. Barr began her career in stand-up comedy at clubs before gaining fame for her role in the sitcom Roseanne. The show was a hit and lasted nine seasons, from 1988 to 1997. She won both an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her work on the show. Barr had crafted a ......

Get to Know a Candidate (10 of 25): Tom Stevens–Objectivist Party

DISCLAIMER: This is not a post about “Romney” or “Obama”. This is not a post for whom I am voting. Information sourced for Wikipedia. Stevens is an American professor, attorney, politician and blogger. He is the founder and chairman of the Objectivist Party and was that party's nominee for President in the 2008 and 2012 United States Presidential elections. He is the party's presidential nominee in the 2012 election as well. He is also the founder of the Personal Freedom Party of New York. Stevens ......

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