Articles by: Darcy G. Richardson

Pope Francis Message Inspires Florida Peace Activist’s Endorsement of Rocky De La Fuente

Pope Francis Message Inspires Florida Peace Activist’s Endorsement of Rocky De La Fuente

“Building walls isn’t the solution,” says former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Inspired by Saturday’s address by Pope Francis at the third World Meeting of Popular Movements — a meeting hosted by the Vatican that brought together delegates representing the poor, unemployed and others struggling at the […]

by · November 7, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Rocky De La Fuente Fights for Write-In Status in California

Rocky De La Fuente Fights for Write-In Status in California

The Reform Party’s Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente, whose name will appear on the ballot in twenty states on Tuesday and is waging write-in campaigns in more than a dozen other states, filed an emergency writ of mandamus against California’s Secretary of State late yesterday […]

by · November 5, 2016 · 0 comments ·
Dignified: De La Fuente, La Riva & Castle Shine in Free & Equal 3rd-Party Debate

Dignified: De La Fuente, La Riva & Castle Shine in Free & Equal 3rd-Party Debate

“They gave this election dignity,” asserted actor and debate moderator Ed Asner in his closing remarks at Tuesday night’s Free and Equal third-party presidential debate in Boulder. The 86-year-old Emmy award-winning actor and former president of the Screen Actors Guild was referring, of course, to […]

by · October 28, 2016 · 2 comments ·
Thanks to Innovative Nonpartisan Website, Rocky De La Fuente Emerges as Winner of the Final Trump-Clinton Debate

Thanks to Innovative Nonpartisan Website, Rocky De La Fuente Emerges as Winner of the Final Trump-Clinton Debate

While millions of Americans were focused on Wednesday night’s final televised debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, thousands of their fellow citizens watched a livestream feed featuring five of the presidential candidates excluded from the Las Vegas debate stage. Thanks to iSideWith.com founders Taylor […]

by · October 21, 2016 · 2 comments ·
Vowing to Fight On, Reform Party Candidate Promises to ‘Restore Democracy’

Vowing to Fight On, Reform Party Candidate Promises to ‘Restore Democracy’

ORLANDO — Fresh from a 61,000-vote showing in last week’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary in Florida, the colorful “Rocky” Roque De La Fuente has turned his attention to his fledgling third-party bid for the White House — a contest in which the determined political outsider […]

by · September 6, 2016 · 1 comment ·
Time Capsule: Protest Votes Loomed Large in ‘92 Ohio Slugfest

Time Capsule: Protest Votes Loomed Large in ‘92 Ohio Slugfest

As Americans head to the polls later today, it’ll be interesting to see if a genuine dark-horse candidate — somebody running outside the duopoly, someone nobody expected nor even heard of, for that matter — could startle the pundits with an unexpectedly strong showing. Given […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Pressler Receives Another Boost in South Dakota Comeback Bid

Pressler Receives Another Boost in South Dakota Comeback Bid

Former South Dakota Sen. Larry Pressler’s quest to “end the poisonous partisanship in Washington” received another last-minute boost yesterday when his independent candidacy for the U.S. Senate was endorsed by the Rapid City Journal, the state’s second-largest newspaper. Pressler, who is currently running third in […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Battling Wall Street:  Feisty Nebraskan Launches Write-In Candidacy for Senate

Battling Wall Street: Feisty Nebraskan Launches Write-In Candidacy for Senate

While many seasoned political observers believe that Democratic nominee Dave Domina, a wealthy trial lawyer, has already thrown in the towel in his uphill battle against Republican Ben Sasse in Nebraska’s lopsided U.S. Senate race, little-known Dan Buhrdorf — the longest of long-shots — wants […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 2 comments ·
South Carolina’s Tom Ervin Withdraws, Endorses Democratic Candidate

South Carolina’s Tom Ervin Withdraws, Endorses Democratic Candidate

Tom Ervin, an independent candidate for governor of South Carolina, announced that he is dropping out of the race and throwing his support behind Democratic nominee Vincent Sheheen. In making his surprise announcement earlier this afternoon, the wealthy Greenville attorney and radio station owner, accompanied […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 3 comments ·
Lincoln Journal Star Endorses Independent Jim Jenkins in Nebraska Senate Race

Lincoln Journal Star Endorses Independent Jim Jenkins in Nebraska Senate Race

The Lincoln Journal Star, Nebraska’s second-largest newspaper, has endorsed independent candidate Jim Jenkins in that state’s U.S. Senate race. In endorsing the wealthy Callaway rancher and businessman in his uphill battle against Republican Ben Sasse and Democratic nominee Dave Domina, the Journal Star maintained that […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 2 comments ·