Ted Weill

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Ted Weill (born 1925) is the nominee for President of the United States of the Reform Party in the 2008 election. He was nominated at the party's national convention on July 20, 2008 in Dallas, Texas. [(July 20, 2008) [http://www.independentpoliticalreport.com/2008/07/reform-party-picks-candidates-officers/ Reform Party picks candidates, officers] , Independent Political Report. Retrieved on 2008-08-11]

Political background

In the 1990s, Weill founded the Independent Party of Mississippi. In 1997, the Independent Party of Mississippi became the official state affiliate of the national Reform Party and renamed itself the Mississippi Reform Party.(2004) [http://www.politics1.com/reform04a.htm Presidency 2004:Reform Party] , Politics1. Retrieved on 2008-08-11]

Weill is the chairman of the Mississippi Reform Party and is a Reform Party National Committeeman.(2004) [http://www.politics1.com/reform04a.htm Presidency 2004:Reform Party] , Politics1. Retrived on 2008-08-11]

In 1996, Weill ran for a United States Senate seat from Mississippi. He finished third with 2% of the vote (13,600 votes). (2004) [http://www.politics1.com/reform04a.htm Presidency 2004:Reform Party] , Politics1. Retrieved on 2008-08-11]

In 2004, Weill campaigned for the Reform Party's 2004 presidential nomination. But he withdrew his candidacy after Ralph Nader announced his intention to seek the party's nomination. Weill ultimately endorsed Nader.(2004) [http://www.politics1.com/reform04a.htm Presidency 2004:Reform Party] , Politics1. Retrieved on 2008-08-11]

Since 2004, Weill has contributed thousands of dollars to the political campaigns of Ralph Nader and Lyndon LaRouche. [(2008) [http://www.campaignmoney.com/political/contributions/ted-weill.asp?cycle=08 Ted Weill Political Campaign Contributions 2008 Election Cycle] , CampaignMoney.com. Retrieved on 2008-08-11]


External links

* [http://reformpa.web.aplus.net/ Reform Party National Committee official homepage]
* [http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/can_detail/P40003196/ FEC presidential campaign disclosure report]

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