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Americans Elect files as political party in Florida

I am indebted to Richard Winger of Ballot Access News for his discovery that Americans Elect has filed papers to gain recognition in the state of Florida as a political party. As of today, the 2012 presidential contending group does not yet appear on the

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Four Years Ago, Now

Four years ago, the corporation with a plan to run its own candidate for president called Unity08 refused to remove “delegates” from its list after they became disgusted with it. This week, the corporation with a plan to run its own candidate for president called

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Another Unity08 Old Hand at Americans Elect: Roger Craver

As Americans Elect readies itself for a public launch in the Spring of 2011, some people may say to themselves, “Boy, this sounds more than little bit like the old Unity08.” There’s a reason for that: Americans Elect is a continuation of the the old

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Americans Elect: It’s a [bloody useless] Trademark Now

In preparation for a launch of its mysterious not-a-party third-party presidential bid in the early months of 2011, Americans Elect has filed a trademark for the phrase “Americans Elect” as well as for a three-stars and two-bars logo design to be distributed on metal key

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Before Going Public, Unity12 Task Force Starts Ballot Efforts in California

Editor’s note: the “Unity12 Task Force” has renamed itself Americans Elect for the 2012 election season, but the remainder of this article remains factual and relevant. The four websites associated with the Unity12 Task Force — unity12.com, unity12taskforce.com, americanselect.org and unityforamerica.com — are currently placed

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?