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Americans Elect Alums Gather Around Nick Troiano Campaign to Test New Method for Electing Pols

Three days ago, the Independent Voter Network posted a piece in which it quoted Nick Troiano explaining why he is running for Congress:

I seem to have heard that idea before… but where?

Do you remember what Americans Elect lawyer Daniel Winslow said in October 2012 about the effort to pump $1.75 million in [...]

Daniel Winslow, Listed in the past as Americans Elect Officer, Supporting Mitt Romney for President now

Americans Elect is a 501c4 corporation that is working to nominate a candidate for President. Americans Elect leaders say they have no favored candidate. Furthermore, Americans Elect officers are mandated to maintain neutrality regarding candidates, a mandate described in its corporate bylaws:

Section 6.1 Officers and Neutrality. Officers shall not communicate or act in favor [...]

Americans Elect Leader Daniel Winslow: Our Lack of Transparency is like a Tea Party Revolution

In a tweet sent to Americans Elect chief legal representative Dan Winslow on August 6 2011, “KevinL” linked to the revelation of hedge fund money behind Americans Elect and wrote to Winslow, “Your support of AE exposes you as a hypocrite on transparency & opposing special interests.”

For Daniel Winslow, Americans Elect is like [...]

Americans Elect Officer Dan Winslow goes on TV and helps Mitt Romney, violating Bylaws

Americans Elect bylaws, the most recent version of which were enacted on July 1 2011, make it very clear how Board Members and Officers of Americans Elect are to behave in regard to presidential candidates:

Officers shall not communicate or act in favor of or in opposition to any candidate for President or Vice President [...]

Daniel Winslow: Mitt Romney Aide, Scott Brown Aide, Republican Legislator, Senior Americans Elect Leader

A tip of the pen goes to Dan Heard for pointing out an interesting coincidence.

It turns out that Daniel Winslow, one of the six people named recently as senior leaders of Americans Elect, has been a senior political aide to both Republican Mitt Romney and Republican Scott Brown.

Daniel Winslow’s work for Republicans based [...]

While Americans Elect insists Publicly it is not a Political Party, it tells Florida it most certainly is a Party

In its effort to arrange the election of its very own U.S. presidential candidate in 2012, is Americans Elect a party or isn’t it?

Americans Elect insists to the public and the news media that it IS NOT a political party

“We are not a political party of any sort.” — Americans Elect Facebook page, [...]

With Blank Petition and Blank Petitioners, Americans Elect Raises Concern in Fresno

Americans Elect is a 501(c)4 corporation with aims to get on the 2012 ballot in all 50 states and to arrange the election of its own candidates for President and Vice President of the United States. Student journalists at Fresno City College’s RamPage newspaper report that the appearance of Americans Elect petition circulators on campus [...]