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June 17, 2011 Posted by | 2012 Elections, Campaign 2012, Charles Earl Harvey, Citizens Party, Donald K. Allen, Dylan Ratigan, Frank McEnulty, Gary Rostad, General News, JL Mealer, Keith John Ferguson, Lou Dobbs, Mark Graham, Pat Choate, Paul Craig Roberts, Polls, Ralph Nader, Uncategorized, VoteCitizens.Org | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Citizens Party Conducting New Survey

The Citizens Party is conducting a month long survey to gather feedback from the public. The 36 question survey is designed to give the public the opportunity to impact the party platform, submit “Citizen Questions” that will be asked of our 2012 Presidential candidates and give general feedback about the party and website (VoteCitizens.Org).

You can take the 2011 Citizens Party Survey here.

 

June 14, 2011 Posted by | Campaign 2012, Citizens Party, General News, Opinion, Politics, VoteCitizens.Org | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Drafting a 2012 Citizens Party Presidential Candidate

Citizens Party Members can draft candidates that they would like to see nominated as either the Citizens Party Presidential or VP candidate. In order for draft candidates to be considered in the Citizens Party nomination process, they must have a sponsor(s). Sponsors must submit the following information to the Citizens Party:

    1.The first and last name of the candidate that the Citizens Party member wishes to draft.
    2. The state in which the draft candidate resides (if known by sponsor).
    3. A short statement should be included that declares (to the best of the sponsors knowledge) that the draft candidate is a legal U.S. Citizen, registered to vote and is eligable to run for President or Vice-President.

The sponsor(s) will be given time to submit paper petitions signed by 100 registered voters, from each of 5 states on behalf of the candidate. In addition, the draft candidate must also receive the on-line endorsement of 2,500 registered voters. This dual requirement translates into a grand total of 500 written signatures, plus 2,500 electronic messages of support.

Sponsors seeking to draft a candidate solely for our Vice-Presidential nomination must submit paper petitions signed by 20 registered voters, from each of 4 states on behalf of the candidate. In addition, the draft candidate must also receive 300 on-line endorsements. Thus dual requirement translates into a grand total of 80 written signatures, plus 300 electronic messages of support.

By having sponsors complete these steps on behalf of a candidate, it demonstrates to a candidate that they have some support within the party and it allows draft candidates the ability to seek our nomination at a late date. All other requirements for Citizens Party Presidential & Vice-Presidential candidates must be met by the draft candidate after they decide to seek our nomination.

We encourage sponsors to set-up a campaign draft committee for your favorite potential candidates and begin fundraising in order to make the most convincing case.

 

June 1, 2011 Posted by | 2012 Elections, Candidates, Citizens Party, General News, VoteCitizens.Org | , , , | 1 Comment

Stay Connected to the Citizens Party Across the Web

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myspace: http://www.myspace.com/citizenspartyusa

twitter: http://twitter.com/CitizensPartyUS

Citizens Party: http://www.votecitizens.org

March 14, 2011 Posted by | 2012 Elections, Campaign 2012, Citizens Party, General News, Links, Politics, social media, twitter | , , , , , , , | 1 Comment