Federal Election Commission says 558 individuals have filed Declaration of Candidacy for President in 2020, Ballot Access News reported.
Independent Politicians articles on Democracy Chronicles
Independent politicians are not connected to a political party. Washington was the only American president elected as an independent, being not formally affiliated with any party. Also see Third Party Central.
There are three flaws in our government: the way we maintain our laws, the way we tax, and the way we select our representatives. Until we improve, we cannot sunset bad laws or improve the way we tax.
Lyndon LaRouche, a fringe political figure who fueled his eight presidential campaigns died Tuesday at the age of 96, his political organization said.
The bill says that if a party is ballot-qualified for statewide office, then it is automatically qualified for all partisan office.
Newsgrowl has this comprehensive article about the Georgia ballot access laws for minor party and independent candidates, how they came into existence.
A billionaire who made his fortune selling cups of coffee is stirring the political pot as he contemplates an independent run for U.S. president.
The most fundamental reason that voters cannot elect officials who will represent them is that political parties dictate the voter’s options. George Washington warned us of the danger of factions in his Farewell Address.
Why is our political infrastructure a shambles that produces so few trustworthy candidates for public office? The answer lays in the foundation of democracy and the edifice we’ve built on that foundation.
Incoming younger generation of lawmakers — including a record number of women — arriving flush with victory and optimism prepare for life in congress.
It makes no sense at all for states to be registering people to vote online, but then not using that same system to make it easy for voters to sign ballot access petitions.