Constitution Party (United States)

U.S. political party

The Constitution Party, previously known as the U.S. Taxpayers' Party, is a national political party in the United States. It promotes American nationalism, paleoconservatism, Christian values, the anti-abortion movement, and greater attention to the U.S. Constitution. It has around 100,000 members.[11]

Constitution Party
ChairpersonFrank Fluckiger[1]
Founded1991[2]
HeadquartersLancaster, Pennsylvania[3]
MembershipIncrease 97,893[4]
IdeologyChristian right[5]
Conservatism[6]
Fiscal conservatism[5]
Paleoconservatism[7][8]
Social conservatism[5]
Political positionRight-wing[9][10]
Website
constitutionparty.com

Election resultsEdit

PresidentialEdit

Year Candidate Votes[12] % +/– %
1992 Howard Phillips 43,369 0.04%
1996 184,656 0.19%   0.15
2000 98,020 0.09%   0.10
2004 Michael Peroutka 143,630 0.12%   0.03
2008 Chuck Baldwin 199,750 0.15%   0.03
2012 Virgil Goode 122,389 0.09%   0.06
2016 Darrell Castle 203,090 0.15%   0.06

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Executive Committee – Constitution Party". Retrieved 25 November 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Sara Diamond, "The U.S. Taxpayers Party"; The Guardian; UK; October 9, 1991; reprinted in Facing the Wrath; Common Courage Press; 1996.
  3. Media & National Party – Constitution Party. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  4. Winger, Richard (July 27, 2017). "New Registration for the United States". ballot-access.org. Retrieved August 2, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Ideological Third Parties and Splinter Parties". Archived from the original on January 16, 2015. Retrieved November 25, 2018.
  6. Cox, Vicki (2007). The History of Third Parties. Infobase Publishing. p. 79.
  7. Kleefeld, Eric (July 26, 2010). "Tancredo's New Home In The Constitution Party: A Religious, Paleoconservative Group Without Much Electoral Success". Talking Points Memo. Retrieved April 17, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. "Constitutionally Contentious". The American Spectator. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved January 29, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. "Meet the Constitution Party's Candidate". Reason.com. Retrieved January 29, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. "Tancredo's New Home In The Constitution Party: A Religious, Paleoconservative Group Without Much Electoral Success". TPM. Retrieved January 29, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. "Mid-2017 Voter Registration Totals". Ballot Access News. Retrieved November 12, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. National Election History – Constitution Party. Retrieved 25 November 2018.