Independent Party

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Independent Party

American Independent Party was founded in 1967 by Bill and Eileen Shearer. First person representing the party ran in the 1968 presidental election. The southern states favored the party the most. Today, this party is constantly in the elections

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To promote: respect for life, liberty and property; strong traditional families; patriotism; and individual, state and national sovereignty -- with a strong reliance on the Declaration of Independence and allegiance to the Constitution for the United States of America -- by petition to God and by political and educational means.

Currently the American Independent Party has over 40 declared candidates for the 2016 presidential race. The candidates range from business owners to veterans.

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Join the Independent Party Today!

Do you find yourself agreeing with Democrats on somethings and Republicans on others?

Open primary More credibility in political discussions with peers if not associated with a partyIndependent groups don’t have ties to a traditional group and are more flexible in a way that they are able to act for the benefit of the local community Getting people who are more interested in single-issue politics to vote

Independents go back and forth on issues; undecided/ unpredicted Independent leaders try and please both Democratic and Republican parties and rarely have a big voice over them.

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