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Buddy Roemer to seek Americans Elect third-party nomination for president
|Contributor||Thomas Walker |
|Last Edited||Thomas Walker Dec 01, 2011 11:46am|
|Media||Newspaper - New Orleans Times-Picayune|
|News Date||Thursday, December 1, 2011 05:00:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||WASHINGTON - Former Gov. Buddy Roemer announced Wednesday night that he plans to seek the third-party Americans Elect nomination for president. "Today I officially announce that I will seek the Americans Elect nomination as a proud Republican but as an even prouder American," said Roemer in a statement released by his campaign. |
Americans Elect is a well-heeled organization that expects to gain access to the ballot in all 50 states for a national ticket that will be selected on-line by any and all registered voters who want to participate on its website [Link]
Roemer said he will continue to compete in the first-in-the-nation Republican primary in New Hampshire, where he is has been living since the summer, and "hope to surprise everyone on Jan. 10."