Larry Pressler's candidacy revealed just how much Congress has declined, as the former Republican Senator chose to run as an Independent, eschewing the partisanship of Congress and his former party. Drawing support from Independents and voters in both parties, Pressler showed that all voters are ready for a change.
In 2014 Greg Orman shocked the nation when he pulled dead even in polls with incumbent Republican Pat Roberts in a race no one expected to be competitive. Orman's campaign revealed the hidden current of American politics: voters everywhere are tired of business as usual, and are ready to step up at the voting booth.
Martin Babinec is an Independent with a proven track record as an entrepreneur and job creator. Babinec’s experience as a job creator, independent and entrepreneur will help more people pursue their own American Dream, and keep families together while growing stronger communities in Upstate NY.
Margaret Stock is a retired lieutenant colonel who served her country in the U.S Army Military Police Corps for 28 years. After earning degrees from Harvard Law School, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Army War College, Margaret went on to become a leading legal expert on the intersection of immigration and national security and was awarded a 2013 MacArthur Foundation "genius grant" for her work in that area.
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Alan LaPolice is a fifth generation farmer, military veteran, and former educator, having served as a teacher, school principal and district Superintendent. He is the first Independent on the ballot in the First District in decades. He is Independent of the hyper-partisan nonsense currently destroying our government.