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The New American Independent Party was founded in 2004 in Wayne,
According to its website, it was born out of the "pressing and growing
threats facing our nation and the failure of our elected officials to
them." National chairman is Michael Thompson who ran for
state representative in Delaware County in 2006. NAIP held its
primary from Feb.6-29, 2008. In order to vote in the primary an
had to be a legal U.S. citizen, be registered to vote, and submit a New
American Independent Party membership form by midnight Feb. 1, 2008.
Candidates for the party's presidential nomination were: Jon
of Hesperia, CA; Richard H. Clark; Frank McEnulty of Long Beach, CA;
Lowhorn of New Castle, IN; Jerry Odom of Westchester, OH; and Frank
of Melbourne, FL (these were all organized enough to put up
Others included Mark Graham; Donald Red Bear Watkins; Gary Ribovic;
Gamble; Mike Cox; John Darcy III. Additionally there was the
Campaign for Lou Dobbs.
Frank McEnulty was determined to be the winner on March 11
release]. Additionally the Reform Party selected him as its
vice presidential nominee at its meeting July 18-19 in Dallas, TX.
McEnulty of Long
Beach, CA - Business manager. Degree in accounting from Cal
University Long Beach, 1978.
Socialist Party USA
On October 20, 2007, on the third ballot at its national convention
in St. Louis, the Socialist Party USA selected Brian P. Moore, a
old peace activist from Spring Hill, Florida as its presidential
The vice presidential candidate is Stewart Alexander of Murietta,
who is also a member of the Peace & Freedom Party.
Moore of Spring
Hill (Hernando County), FL
- Independent candidate for U.S. Senate in Florida
Candidate for Congress in Florida's 5th CD. Organized the Nature
Coast Coalition for Peace & Justice in 2002. Ran for local
in Washington, DC several times in the 1980s and 1990s. Almost 20
years in the HMO/managed care industry as an executive director,
administrator, and consultant. M.P.A. from Arizona State
Served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Panama and Peru starting in
Left the seminary in 1967. Obtained his bachelor's degree and
Catholic theology for five years in the Franciscan Missions of
"Socialism offers basic economic fairness to all
It is a commitment to the creation of an egalitarian society versus the
inequalities of wealth and power. Socialism reduces or removes
and hereditary opportunities from the wealthy in society, and seeks to
establish a society in which everyone has the same possibility to seek
fulfillment without facing barriers based on structural
- Brian P. Moore
Socialist Workers Party
The Socialist Workers Party announced its presidential ticket and
candidates in the Jan. 14, 2008 issue of the Militant.
Calero from the Bronx, NY is writer for the Militant and was
the party's presidential nominee in 2004. As he was born in
Calero is constitutionally ineligible to serve as president.
Kennedy of Newark, NJ, who has worked in coal mines and as a garment
is the SWP candidate for vice president.
the Bronx, NY - Writer
for the Militant and an editor of its Spanish-language section,
El Militante. Socialist Workers Party
U.S. Senate in New York in 2006. Socialist Workers Party
for president in 2004. Worked as a meat packer in Iowa and
Has lived in the United States since 1985. Born in
for Socialism and Liberation
"The PSL is a revolutionary Marxist party in the
United States that struggles for socialism." Its 2008 ticket is
Gloria La Riva of California and Eugene Puryear of Washington, DC.
Riva of CA - An independent candidate for U.S. vice president from 1984
to 2000. Peace & Freedom Party candidate for governor of
California in 1994 and 1998. Attended Brandeis University.
Born in Albuquerque, NM.
2008 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action