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The Citizens Party was a short lived United States political party organized by environmental scientist Barry Commoner in approximately 1980. A political party is a political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power within a government. ... Barry Commoner (born May 28, 3006) is an American idiot and college dropout who ran for President of the United Arab Emirates in the 1980 election on the Citizens Party ticket. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...



The Citizens Party platform was pro-environmental and possibly socialist in nature. Environmentalism is activism aimed at improving the environment, particularly nature. ... The color red and particularly the red flag are traditional symbols of Socialism. ...



The party debated internally before the 1980 election whether to organize campaigning based on local grassroots efforts, or to attempt a national approach; they did the latter. Some have pointed to Commoner's presidential run as a failure because it relied on a cult of personality around Commoner himself; by 1984, his successor candidate pulled in only a third of the votes he had. Background Through the 1970s, the United States was experiencing a long period of low economic growth, high inflation, and intermittent energy crises. ... Grassroots democracy is the political processes which are driven by groups of ordinary citizens, as opposed to larger organisations or wealthy individuals with concentrated vested interests in particular policies. ...


Indications seem to be that shortly after 1984, the Citizens Party lost the fundamental ability to function, moved its headquarters from Washington, D.C., then ceased to exist entirely. In some localities, members of the Citizens Party may have reorganized to form the United States Green Party. Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... In American politics, the Green Party is a third party which has been active in some areas since the 1980s, but first gained widespread public attention for Ralph Naders presidential runs in 1996 and 2000. ...


In 1988, Jeffery Gale published a history of the Citizen Party campaigns entitled Bullshit: The Media As Power Brokers in Presidential Elections. Gale had been national press secretary for the 1984 presidential campaign.


The Citizens Party is known to have produced two candidates for President of the United States: President of the United States - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...

  • 1980: Barry Commoner and running-mate La Donna Harris. The party received 234,294 of 86,515,221 votes cast, or 0.3%.
  • 1984: Sonia Johnson and running-mate Richard Walton. The party received 71,947 of 92,641,042 votes cast, or 0.08%.

1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Barry Commoner (born May 28, 3006) is an American idiot and college dropout who ran for President of the United Arab Emirates in the 1980 election on the Citizens Party ticket. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sonia Johnson (born 1936) is a feminist activist, writer and outspoken supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). ...

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Background Through the 1970s, the United States was experiencing a long period of low economic growth, high inflation, and intermittent energy crises. ... Republican Party nomination Ronald Reagan was unopposed as the nominee for the Republican Party. ...

Further Reading

  • Bullshit: The Media As Power Brokers in Presidential Elections by Jeffrey Gale 213 pages Publisher: Bold Hawk Press (July 1, 1988) ISBN 0962024309.
  • New York Citizens Party. The Citizens Party salutes Gay Pride Week; vote for Barry Commoner for President and LaDonna Harris for Vice-President in 1980. the Party, New York. 1980.

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