Press Releases

Centrist Project Endorses 2 Independents for U.S. House

Centrist Project Endorses 2 Independent House Candidates on the Cusp of Historic Wins Strong Voter Appetite for Independent Leaders Representing People’s Interests, Not Party Interests The Centrist Project announces its endorsement of two Independent candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives: Martin Babinec of New York (NY-22) and Alan LaPolice of Kansas (KS-1).

The Centrist Project Endorses Independent Margaret Stock for U.S. Senate from Alaska

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2016 press@centristproject.org The Centrist Project Endorses Independent Margaret Stock for U.S. Senate from Alaska Strong Voter Appetite for Independent Leaders Representing Alaska’s Interests, Not Special Interests HANOVER, NH –Today, The Centrist Project announces its endorsement of Independent Margaret Stock of Alaska in her bid for U.S. Senate. The Centrist Project is the leading national organization working to break the partisan hold on the U.S. Senate by electing Independent, centrist Senators to bring common-sense, effective leadership to...

Press Release: Appetite In Missouri For Independent Candidate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2015 jjonas@centristproject.org   Polling data shows Missourians are disappointed with parties and ready for Independent candidate The Centrist Project today released the results of an online survey of 1200 likely Missouri voters in the United States Senate election in 2016 that shows 34.5% of voters would support an unnamed independent candidate, while 19.1% would support the Republican candidate and 19.9% would support the Democratic candidate. Twenty-six percent of voters said they would support “whichever candidate...

Senator Angus King Endorses Larry Pressler for Senate

Sioux Falls, SD, October 28 2014 – Senator Angus King (I-Maine) today endorsed former Senator Larry Pressler in the South Dakota US Senate race. Senator King said in part, “I proudly endorse Larry Pressler to serve in the United States Senate as an Independent who will build bridges between Democrats and Republicans…Larry doesn't need this job; he's seeking it as a true patriot who wants to help his state and country in a tough time.” King went on to say that...

Centrist Candidates in 2014 Midterms Poised to Give Power Back to the Middle

Washington, DC –The Centrist Project Voice, with less than two weeks until the November 4, 2014 Midterm elections, today announces a 10-day effort to “give power back to the middle.” These grassroots activities, driven by The Centrist Project Voice staff and volunteers include -- fundraising, social media and press endorsements, and get-out-the-vote events. This effort represents the 40% of US citizens that see themselves as moderates. According to polls, this group of pragmatists welcomes compromise in Congress on the serious...

The Centrist Project Voice Announces Results of Drive to Support Moderate Candidates

Washington, DC – The Centrist Project Voice today announces preliminary results of their drive to support the campaigns of five moderate candidates in the 2014 Senate midterm elections. Since the July 9 announcement of campaign support -- including Greg Orman (I-KS), Larry Pressler (I-SD), Michelle Nunn (D-GA), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Jill Bossi (I-SC) -- grassroots efforts have entailed fundraising, social media and press endorsements, and get-out-the-vote events.

INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES DISRUPT US SENATE FIGHT FOR MAJORITY

THE CENTRIST PROJECT VOICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2014   INDEPENDENT CANDIDATES DISRUPT US SENATE FIGHT FOR MAJORITY NATIONAL MEDIA EXAMINES CONSEQUENCES OF KANSAS AND SOUTH DAKOTA MID-TERMS Washington, DC – The national media is taking notice of mid-term Senate races where independent candidates are disrupting major party nominees.  The Atlantic, CBS, Huffington Post, NBC, NY Times, and Washington Post all report that frustrated voters are increasingly turning to centrist candidates that can set aside partisan politics to focus...

Press Release: Pressler Surges in SD Senate Race; National Movement Underway For Senate Control

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   October 3, 2014   INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE LARRY PRESSLER GAINING IN SOUTH DAKOTA SENATE RACE.  NEW NATIONAL MOVEMENT UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE SENATE'S BALANCE OF POWER.   Washington, DC — Two new polls show Independent candidate Larry Pressler, of South Dakota, surging in the polls in his bid to return to the U.S. Senate. A Nielson Brothers Polling/Northern Plains News poll shows former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler making substantial gains on Republican front-runner Mike Rounds and nearly...

Press Release: Pressler Surges in South Dakota Senate Race; New National Movement Underway

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2014   Independent Candidate Larry Pressler Surges in South Dakota Senate Race.  New national movement taking hold that will determine the Senate’s balance of power.   Washington, DC — A new SurveyUSA poll shows Independent candidate Larry Pressler surging ahead in his race to represent South Dakota in the U.S. Senate. Pressler, a former three-term Republican U.S. Senator, is the only candidate in his race gaining ground with voters across the political spectrum. The...