There’s only 1 day left for any candidate to get the needed 1,000 votes in 10 states to qualify for the Americans Elect presidential ballot spot — unless Americans Elect changes the rules in the middle of a vote, that is. AE Transparency has come up with the perfect candidate for president: Mr. Deleted User.
When it became clear that despite its money and inside connections Unity08 was not attracting popular support, its two chief leaders abandoned their pretense to not having a preferred presidential candidate and stepped down from Unity08 to start the Draft Bloomberg Committee. It turned out that the connections between Unity08 and the Draft Bloomberg Committee [...]
They say that the greatness of the American political system is built upon the principle of 1 Person, 1 Vote.
If that’s true, then Americans Elect has reached the pinnacle of greatness today.
The Americans Elect system for drafting presidential candidates is open today, with a mere 77 days between now and the casting of [...]
80 days from now, on April 17 2012, Americans Elect is scheduled to hold its first online-only vote for its delegates to choose between drafted presidential candidates.
The official Americans Elect rules mandate that efforts to draft candidates must build support through the Americans Elect website. Originally to have debuted on November 6 2011, [...]
It’s only 85 days until the first ballot of the Americans Elect presidential nomination, the first ever all-online presidential nomination in which a corporation will decide which candidates can run, the same corporation will run the election, and yes, the very same corporation is in charge of how the votes are counted. What else do [...]
According to the Americans Elect Draft Rules by which it proposes to run the nation’s first privatized online presidential nomination in 2012, anybody who’s constitutionally qualified to be President can ask Americans Elect for permission to run. Anybody can ask, but only some contenders will be allowed to run. The Candidate Certification Committee will get [...]
As the no-financial-disclosure 501c4 corporation Americans Elect proceeds in its plans to run its own private online election to nominate a presidential candidate in 2012, someone ought to be looking over their shoulder to make sure each i is dotted and each t is crossed. This is about who gets to to hold the single [...]
Yesterday, we learned that Americans Elect had applied for permission from the state of Michigan to collect petition signatures to gain ballot access for the 2012 elections. Americans Elect’s overarching goal: to have its own candidates for President and Vice President placed on the 2012 ballot in all 50 states.
Today, the helpful folks at [...]