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Complete List of 2012 Presidential Candidates

Here is your complete list of the 2012 candidates for President. We bring you each political party’s Presidential nominee, along with their running mate, picture, background, a brief summary, web site, email and physical address, phone and other interesting details. Also, be sure to vote for your favorite candidate in our online poll located at WhiteoutPress.com.



2012 Presidential Candidates

Barack Obama


Democratic Party

PO Box 803638

Chicago, IL 60680

(312) 698-3670

 


Running Mate: Joe Biden


Ballot-qualified in 50 States.

Barack Obama was born on August 4th, 1961 to a father from Kenya and a mother from Kansas. After working his way through college with the help of scholarships and student loans, President Obama moved to Chicago, where he worked as an organizer to help rebuild devastated communities. As President, Barack Obama has dedicated himself to putting Americans back to work and restoring economic security to middle-class families.

BarackObama.com

In 2008, the Democratic Party nominee was Barack Obama. He received 69,456,897 votes (52.92%).


Gary Johnson


Libertarian Party

731 E. South Temple

Salt Lake City, UT 84102

(801) 303-7903

 


Running Mate: Jim Gray


Ballot-qualified in 48 States.

Gary Johnson was a successful businessman before running for office in 1994. He started a door-to-door handyman business that 20 years later, had grown into one of the largest construction companies in New Mexico. Johnson was the Governor of New Mexico from 1995-2003, where he has been referred to as the ‘most fiscally conservative Governor’ in the country. Term-limited, Johnson retired from public office in 2003. An avid skier, adventurer, and bicyclist, he has reached the highest peak on four of the seven continents, including Mt. Everest. Governor Johnson brings a distinctly business-like mentality to governing, believing that decisions should be made based on cost-benefit analysis rather than strict ideology.

GaryJohnson2012.com

In 2008, the Libertarian Party nominee was Bob Barr. He received 523,686 votes (0.40%).


Mitt Romney


Republican Party

PO Box 149756

Boston, MA 02114

(857) 288-3500


Running Mate: Paul Ryan


Ballot-qualified in 50 States.

Mitt Romney was born in Detroit on March 12, 1947. Mitt is not a career politician. He has spent most of his life in the private sector, giving him intimate knowledge of how our economy works. In another chapter, he salvaged the 2002 Winter Olympic Games from certain disaster. When Mitt was elected Governor of Massachusetts in 2002, he made hard decisions that brought state spending under control. He restructured and consolidated government programs, paring back where necessary and finding efficiencies throughout. America faces exceptional challenges. Mitt Romney is an exceptional man with unique qualifications to lead our country through perilous times, restoring our strength at home and abroad.

MittRomney.com

In 2008, the Republican Party nominee was John McCain. He received 59,934,814 votes (45.66%).



Jill Stein


Green Party

PO Box 260217

Madison, WI 53726

hq@jillstein.org


Running Mate: Cheri Honkala


Ballot-qualified in 37 States.

Jill Stein is a mother, housewife, physician, longtime teacher of internal medicine, and pioneering environmental-health advocate. Jill began to advocate for the environment as a human health issue in 1998 when she realized that politicians were simply not acting to protect children from the toxic threats emerging from current science. In 2003, Jill co-founded the Massachusetts Coalition for Healthy Communities, a non-profit organization that addresses a variety of issues that are important to the health and well-being of communities. Jill was born in Chicago and raised in suburban Highland Park, Illinois. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1973, and from Harvard Medical School in 1979.

JillStein.org

In 2008, the Green Party nominee was Cynthia McKinney. She received 161,603 votes (0.12%).


Rocky Anderson


Justice Party

PO Box 3868

Salt Lake City, UT 84110

(801) 990-5300

nancykarter.justice@gmail.com


Running Mate: Luis Rodriguez


Ballot-qualified in 15 States.

Ross "Rocky" Anderson was born in Logan, Utah in 1951. Rocky attended the University of Utah, where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Philosophy, going on to attend the National Law Center at George Washington University in Washington DC. In 1999, he was elected Mayor of Salt Lake City. Rocky was re-elected for another four-year term in 2004. According to former Mayor Anderson, the highest calling of a lawyer is to make certain the law is fairly and equally applied. Rocky has always been committed to the principle that justice – social justice, environmental justice, and economic justice – must be an essential aim of public policy.

VoteRocky.org

The Justice Party did not field a candidate in 2008.


Roseanne Barr


Peace & Freedom Party


Running Mate: Cindy Sheehan


Ballot-qualified in 3 States.

Roseanne Barr is a mother, grandmother, activist, leader, feminist, and successful business woman that is addressing the concerns of the 99%. She is the lone voice of courage and reason who is unstoppable as she holds corporate-funded politicians feet to the fire. This is an exciting time for us to vote our values. America needs a real third party choice. Roseanne Barr wants to end the wars, rewrite the drug laws, forgive student debt, create green jobs and a resource based economy. Americans have voted for the lesser of two evils in the past elections and it has not gotten us anywhere.

RoseanneForPresident2012.org

In 2008, Ralph Nader was the Peace & Freedom Party nominee in California. Nationally, he received 738,475 votes (0.56%).


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Virgil Goode


Constitution Party

235 S. Main St.

Rocky Mount, VA 24151

(540) 483-9030

virgilgoode2012@gmail.com


Running Mate: Jim Clymer


Ballot-qualified in 21 States.

Virgil Goode Jr. was born in 1946. Receiving his B.A. from the University of Richmond, Goode went on to graduate from the J.D. University of Virginia School of Law. Military experience includes service in the Army National Guard from 1969-1975. Virgil Goode was first elected a State Senator in 1973. He would go on to represent Virginia in the House of Representatives from 1997-2009. Goode offers another choice and a fresh approach. If you like how things are now, you ought to vote for Obama and Romney. But if you don't, take a look at Virgil Goode.

GoodeForPresident2012.com

In 2008, the Constitution Party nominated Chuck Baldwin. He received 199,314 votes (0.15%).


Stewart Alexander


Socialist Party

 

information@

stewartalexanderforpresident2012.org


Running Mate: Alex Mendoza


Ballot-access in 3 States.

Stewart Alexis Alexander was born on October 1, 1951, in Newport News, Virginia. In 2005 Alexander launched his campaign for California Lieutenant Governor.  He ran on controlling wasteful spending and giving working class people a stronger voice in government. the Stewart Alexander / Alex Mendoza campaign presents The Real Deal: what the New Deal should have consisted of 80 years ago. While forces from both the Republican and Democratic parties are trying to strip away the minimal safety net provided by the New Deal, the Socialist Party is pushing to expand this safety net at a time we need it most.

StewartAlexanderForPresident2012.org

In 2008, the Socialist Party USA nominated Brian Moore. He received 6,528 votes (0.00%)


Tom Hoefling


America's Party


Running Mate: J.D. Ellis


Ballot-qualified in 3 States.

Thomas Hoefling was born on December 20, 1960 in Omaha, Nebraska. Tom is a long-time conservative political activist, organizer and consultant. He is known primarily for his pro-life work and his defense of the natural family and traditional marriage. In 2008, Hoefling and many other stalwart Reagan-conservatives from across the country founded America’s Party. Tom is completely committed to the long-term project of building a principled, practical alternative to the corrupt Democrat-Republican monopoly on power.

TomHoefling.com

America's Party did not field a candidate in 2008.


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Andre Barnett


Reform Party


Running Mate: Kenneth Cross


Ballot-qualified in 2 States.

Andre Barnett was born in 1976 in Zanesville, OH. After graduating from Western Governors University, he entered the US Army in 1996. Due to an injury from a Blackhawk helicopter incident, Barnett underwent multiple, unsuccessful , corrective surgeries. With a passion for physical fitness, he performed his own self-regimented rehab. Seven years later, he was one of the top fitness models in New York. Andre Barnett is passionate about The United States of America continuing the legacy of world leadership by example, by faith in God and our traditional American values. His solution is one of truth, fairness and faith.

AndreBarnett2012.com

In 2008, the Reform Party nominated Ted Weill. He received 481 votes (0.00%).


Merlin Miller


American Third Position

9811 W. Charleston Blvd., Ste. 2-441

LasVegas,NV 89117

(701) 317-5317


Running Mate: Virginia Abernethy


Ballot-qualified in 3 States.

Merlin Miller was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY and served in the U.S. Army. Merlin earned an MFA degree in Cinema/Television from the University of Southern California in the mid 1980’s. As a Presidential candidate, he will be promoting those issues crucial to stopping the orchestrated destruction of America. We must pursue truth, justice and liberty if we are to safeguard a future for our progeny, and restore the inspirational greatness of our constitutional republic. Miller’s campaign and the promotion of A3P’s platform offer our best hope for this endeavor.

MerlinMiller2012.com

The American Third Position did not nominate a candidate in 2008.


Ed Noonan


American Independent Party


Running Mate:


Ballot-qualified in 0 States.

Ed Noonan is a former American Independent Party state chairman who has previously run for California’s US Senate seat in 2010, Governor in 2006 and Secretary of State in 2002. Noonan is currently the AIP’s Yuba County Central Committee Chairman, as well as the Yuba County Militia Commander. Noonan suggests that we have already crossed into the threshold of bondage and we no longer control our government, but instead, our government controls us.

Noonan4President.blogspot.com

In 2008, the American Independent Party nominated Alan Keys. He received 47,694 votes (0.04%).



James Harris


Socialist Workers Party

306 W. 37th St. 10th FL

New York, NY 10018

(212) 244-4899

themilitant@mac.com


Running Mate: Maura DeLuca


Ballot-qualified in 6 States.

James Harris is a unionist and member of the National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party. He is a garment worker and member of the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees. Harris, 52, was the SWP’s candidate for US President in 1996. He has brought a revolutionary socialist perspective to the fight for Black rights, in mobilizations against imperialism and its wars, and in working-class politics for more than three decades. Harris is a graduate of Cleveland State Univ., has served as the national organization secretary of the SWP and is a longtime advocate of independent working-class political action.

TheMilitant.com

In 2008, the Socialist Workers Party nominated Roger Calero. He received 5,127 votes (0.00%).


Jerry White


Socialist Equality Party

PO Box 48377

Oak Park, MI 48237

(313) 409-8083


Running Mate: Phyllis Scherrer


Ballot-qualified in 2 States.

Jerry White, 52, has been active in the socialist movement for more than three decades. White was raised in a working class family in Queens, New York. In 1979, he joined the Workers League, the predecessor of the Socialist Equality Party, while attending the City University of New York. White was the first Presidential candidate of the newly formed Socialist Equality Party in 1996. And in 2008, he opposed Barack Obama and John McCain. Since the age of 19, Jerry White has dedicated his life to the fight to resolve the crisis of revolutionary leadership in the working class.

SocialEquality.com/elections/jerome_white

In 2008, the Socialist Equality Party nominated Jerry White. The party did not have ballot access.

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