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Jack Fellure

Jack Fellure
Fellure in June 2011
Born Lowell Jackson Fellure
(1931-10-03) October 3, 1931
Midkiff, West Virginia
Occupation Perennial candidate
Retired engineer
Known for Prohibition Party presidential nominee, 2012
Political party
Republican Party
(Before 2012, 2012–present) Prohibition Party
(2012)
Spouse(s) Jean
Children 6

Lowell Jackson "Jack" Fellure (born October 3, 1931) is an American perennial political candidate and retired engineer. He was the presidential nominee of the Prohibition Party for the 2012 presidential election.

Contents

  • Campaigns 1
    • Prohibition Party 2012 1.1
    • Return to Republican Party 1.2
  • Personal life 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Campaigns

Fellure has formally campaigned for President of the United States in every presidential election since 1988 as a member of the Republican Party.[1] He asserts on his campaign website that his platform based on the 1611 Authorized King James Bible has never changed.[2] As a candidate, he calls for the elimination of the liquor industry, abortion and pornography, and advocates the teaching of the Bible in public schools and criminalization of homosexuality.[1] He has blamed the ills of society on those he has characterized as "atheists, Marxists, liberals, queers, liars, draft dodgers, flag burners, dope addicts, sex perverts and anti-Christians."[3]

In Pat Buchanan were receiving all the media attention.[5]

During the [3] He added that President Bill Clinton "merely shifted into overdrive the socialistic, Marxist New World Order agenda."[3] In the general election, Fellure received one write-in vote in Idaho.[6]

He again ran in North Dakota caucus, as he met the Federal Election Commission requirement of $5,000 in receipts. He lost all 26 delegates to Bush.[8]

Prohibition Party 2012

After another run in 2008, Fellure initially ran for the Republican Party's 2012 presidential nomination.[7] He then decided to seek the nomination of the Prohibition Party at the party's national convention in Cullman, Alabama.[9] Fellure was nominated for president on the second ballot,[10] beating out former Thompson Township tax assessor and longtime Prohibition Party activist James Hedges of Pennsylvania. Party chairman Toby Davis was named as his running mate.[1] The ticket appeared on the ballot only in Louisiana and received 518 votes on Election Day.[11]

Return to Republican Party

In November 2012, Fellure filed with the FEC to run for the Republican Party's 2016 presidential nomination.[12]

Personal life

Fellure was born in Midkiff, West Virginia, in 1931.[13] He currently resides in Hurricane, West Virginia, with his wife Jean, and is the father of six children.[13]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Prohibition Party holds convention; nominates Jack Fellure for U.S. President".  
  2. ^ "Jack Fellure 2012 - The Sword of 1611". Sword of 1611. Archived from the original on October 28, 2012. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c  
  4. ^ a b Pollack, Neal (November 6, 1991). "The Not-so-Front-Runners".  
  5. ^ "West Virginia man garners 36 votes in N.H. primary". Williamson Daily News. February 21, 1992. Retrieved 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Bickford, Robert (October 7, 1998). "1996 -- Presidential Votes by State".  
  7. ^ a b "Reports Image Index for Candidate ID: P20000089".  
  8. ^ Winter, Deena (February 3, 2004). "Democrats happy with N.D. turnout".  
  9. ^ Bullard, Benjamin (June 23, 2011). "Prohibition Party meets in Cullman".  
  10. ^ "Prohibition Party Nomines Jack Fellure for President". Ballot Access News.  
  11. ^ "OFFICIAL 2012 PRESIDENTIAL GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS". FEC. January 17, 2013. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Jack Fellure 2016 FEC Statement of Candidacy". Federal Election Commission. November 7, 2012. Retrieved December 28, 2013. 
  13. ^ a b "Lowell Jackson 'Jack' Fellure - Biography".  

External links

  • Unofficial Campaign website (archived)
  • FEC filing
Party political offices
Preceded by
Gene Amondson
Prohibition Party presidential nominee
2012
Succeeded by
N/A
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