• Boston Tea Party
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Preliminary results show that over 1 million votes were casts for BTP endorsed candidates (1,129,631). While no BTP endorsed candidate won election Tuesday night, there were several good showings. Eighteen candidates received at least 20% (8) or 20,000 votes (13); 3 of whom – Michele Sallach-Grace (NE Auditor of Public Accounts) Christopher W. Dwyer (MO 9) & Angelia O'Dell (OK 1) – surpassed both totals.
“I would say this was a good year for the BTP,” says BTP National Committee Chair Darryl W. Perry. “Even though we didn't have any of our own candidates, I believe the ones we endorsed did a fantastic job. If nothing else, the BTP name and message was spread to new people.”
The BTP plans to run a Presidential candidate in 2012. Charles Jay, 2008 Presidential nominee, was on the ballot in 3 States and a certified write-in candidate in a more than 10 other States and received 2,422 votes.
The Boston Tea Party was founded in 2006 with a one sentence platf
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