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MILBANK: Americans Elect unwittingly provespolitical system is too broken to fix

May 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Faced with this twin disappointment desirable candidates being uninterested and interested candidates being undesirable Americans Elect has announced that it is abandoning its online nominating process because no candidate had reached its minimum threshold. This is profoundly depressing.
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Washington group offers election alternative

April 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Americans Elect would bypass parties for presidentNorth Dakotans can play a role in selecting another presidential candidate to appear on the state’s November ballot.Americans Elect, a nonprofit Washington organization, has met the criteria to have its candidate on the ballot in 25 states including North Dakota and South Dakota and aims to reach all 50. Continue Reading

South Dakota recognizes 2 new political parties

April 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Secretary of State Jason Gant says he has approved petition signatures submitted by the Americans Elect Party and the Constitution Party. Continue Reading

Americans Elect will offer voters a third choice for president

March 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Non-partisan group awaits certification for South Dakota ballot. Continue Reading