Constitution Party National Convention

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Constitution Party National Convention is held by the United States Constitution Party every two to four years. To date, there have been six.

National Conventions[edit]

1992 Convention[edit]

Constitution Party National Convention Presidential vote, 1992[2]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Howard Phillips 264 97.78%
Bo Gritz 4 1.48%
Evan Mecham 1 0.37%
Totals 269 100.00%

1996 Convention[edit]

Constitution Party National Convention Presidential vote, 1996[4]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Howard Phillips 392 2/3 92.83%
Charles E. Collins 20 1/3 4.81%
Ted Gunderson 5 1.18%
Pat Buchanan 5 1.18%
Diane Beall Templin 0 0%
Totals 423 100.00%

1999 Convention[edit]

  • The 1999 convention was held September 1–6, 1999 at the Regal Riverfront Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.[5] It was here that the party changed its name from the U.S. Taxpayers Party to the Constitution Party.[6]
Constitution Party National Convention Presidential vote, 1999[7]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Howard Phillips 500 85.03%
Herbert Titus 88 14.97%
Totals 588 100.00%
Constitution Party National Convention Vice-Presidential vote, 1999[8]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Joseph Sobran 588 100%
Ellen Craswell 0 0%
Totals 588 100.00%

Joseph Sobran later withdrew in April 2000, citing scheduling conflicts with his journalistic commitments. Curtis Frazier, a surgeon from Missouri, was later selected by the Party Committee to be his replacement on the ticket.

2004 Convention[edit]

Both Michael Peroutka and Chuck Baldwin were nominated unanimously.

2008 Convention[edit]

Detailed Map on the Vote for the Presidential Nomination by Individual State Delegations.
Constitution Party National Convention presidential vote, 2008[11]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Chuck Baldwin 383.8 74.38%
Alan Keyes 125.7 24.36%
Max Riekse 4.5 0.87%
Daniel Imperato 1.0 0.19%
Susan Ducey 1.0 0.19%
Totals 516.0 100.00%
Constitution Party National Convention vice-presidential vote, 2008[11]
Candidate Votes Percentage
Darrell Castle 389.0 75.98%
Scott Bradley 58.0 11.33%
Don Grundmann 43.7 8.54%
Mad Max Riekse 13.3 2.60%
Susan Ducey 8.0 1.56%
Totals 512.0 100.00%

2012 Convention[edit]

Detailed Map on the Vote for the Presidential Nomination by Individual State Delegations.
Constitution Party National Convention presidential vote, 2012
Candidate Votes Percentage
Virgil Goode 203 50.37%
Darrell Castle 120 29.78%
Robby Wells 58 14.39%
Susan Ducey 15 3.72%
Laurie Roth 6 1.49%
Totals 402 100.00%

Jim Clymer was nominated for Vice President by voice vote.

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