Americans Elect Policy Director Brian Findlay has responded to a copy of the motion to reverse one of its decisions by refusing to accept the motion while vaguely acknowledging that the motion has a point and generally promising to make some unspecified changes some time in the future. Read the details here. [...]
Update, 2/27: Given the latest MSNBC discussion touching on Americans Elect with Mark McKinnon, John Lumea points out, I’ve asked MSNBC administration to respond to this information:
To whom it may concern,
As documented here…
… during the month of February 2012, Mark McKinnon has appeared on at least 4 MSNBC shows and [...]
What does this “news item” at Americans Elect have to do with running its own online election to select a presidential candidate?
I have no earthly idea, especially because Americans Elect says it has no issues, ideology or agenda that it’s pushing.
But for whatever reason, Americans Elect really wants you to know that [...]
In late July of 2011, a list of Americans Elect’s Board of Advisors was obtained by the Los Angeles Times (a searchable text copy of that list, annotated to include more biographical information, can be found here). On the last day of August 2011, Americans Elect posted a list of its leaders, most without specific [...]
On December 31 2010, Douglas Schoen wrote a prediction about 2011’s “biggest political surprise” in a piece published by the Washington Post:
The biggest political surprise of 2011 will be the emergence of a potentially serious third-party candidate for president in 2012. There is simply too much dissatisfaction with Washington and with our political system [...]
Update, August 11 2011: Americans Elect Chief Technology Officer Joshua Levine has used Americans Elect’s terms of service through getsatisfaction.com to require that we remove all quotations from this article that criticize Americans Elect. Although we believe that under fair use provisions of copyright law we have the right to publish excerpts for purposes of [...]
Americans Elect is a 501c4 corporation that doesn’t disclose its funders and wants to nominate its own candidate for President in 2012. No Labels is a 501c4 corporation that doesn’t disclose its funders and has talked about promoting its favored candidates for Congress in 2012. Although the two organizations use the same centrist vocabulary, they [...]
Many Americans learned this week of the existence of Americans Elect, a 501c4 corporation with the aim of nominating its own candidate for President in 2012… but there’s a lot left to learn. Thanks yesterday to the Los Angeles Times for passing on a list of the Americans Elect Board of Advisors. The list of [...]
There’s a lot going on this week with Americans Elect, the 501c4 corporation that aims to have its own candidate elected President of the United States in 2012. Let’s nail down one small part of the big picture today.
Thanks go out to Matea Gold and the Los Angeles Times for pointing me to a [...]
Americans Elect is a 501c4 corporation founded last year and headquartered inside the Washington DC beltway that does not disclose the identity of the people who are funding it.
No Labels is also a 501c4 corporation founded last year and headquartered inside the Washington DC beltway that does not disclose the identity of the [...]