Constitution Party (United States)

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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

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]

Election results[change | change source]

Presidential[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Executive Committee – Constitution Party". Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  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.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Ideological Third Parties and Splinter Parties".
  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. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  8. "Constitutionally Contentious". The American Spectator. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  9. "Meet the Constitution Party's Candidate". Reason.com. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  10. "Tancredo's New Home In The Constitution Party: A Religious, Paleoconservative Group Without Much Electoral Success". TPM. Retrieved January 29, 2016.
  11. "Mid-2017 Voter Registration Totals". Ballot Access News. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  12. National Election History – Constitution Party. Retrieved 25 November 2018.