Recent Press Releases

The following are the latest press releases from the Reform Party. If you wish to contact the Reform Party for a news story or interview, you can do so by emailing Reform Party Chairman David Collison at chairman@reformparty.org.

Reform Party Store’s Net Profits Quadruple July 29, 2015 - For Immediate Release – The Reform Party Executive Committee has announced that the life time net profit made from the Reform Party store has quadrupled. These gains have been made in the last six months as a direct result of increased sales, and an improvement in the party’s marketing strategy. “Sales have been stagnant for awhile, and we hoped that a consistent marketing strategy would improve overall revenues,” said Reform Party Secretary Nicholas Hensley, “the results show that we were correct”. The Reform Party store through Queensboro sales an array of textile apparel including polos, buttons up shirts, bags and...
William Drummond Elected as Chairman of the Reform Party of Florida June 16, 2015 - William Drummond II has been elected Chairman of the Reform Party of Florida to succeed William Dopf. William Drummond is a seasoned political veteran that has served at numerous capacities for the Reform Party. Before his successful election to the chairman position, Drummond served as the Reform Party of Florida’s treasurer and as the vice chair on the Reform Party Communications Committee. For a brief time during the 2012 Reform Party National Convention, William Drummond presided as acting Chairman of the National Committee. He has also ran twice for a House seat. “William Drummond is a top notch committee member,”...
WTO Ruling on COOL Statement Attack on American Sovereignty June 16, 2015 - WTO Ruling on COOL Statement Attack on American Sovereignty The World Trade Organization breached American sovereignty by ruling that American labeling standards for raw meat, known as COOL, was noncompliant with international trade obligations. This ruling was because WTO officials believed COOL created a trade barrier to US Meat Imports from Canada and Mexico. This ruling gave Mexico and Canada the potential for economic retaliation by levying 3.6 billion in tariffs. Under COOL guidelines, raw meat must be labeled with the country where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered. The Reform Party believes that all consumers have the right...
Reform Party Calls on Labor to Support the Party That Supports Them May 18, 2015 - The Reform Party Calls on Labor to Support the Party that Supports Them Washington DC (3/17/2015) – The Reform Party of the United States calls on labor unions and American workers to support the only party that supports them. Since its founding, the Reform Party has fought against disastrous trade deals that result in the outsourcing of American jobs. Since the United States’ trade deficit appeared in 1975, the number of Americans employed in the manufacturing sector has decreased year by year from twenty five percent of the population to ten percent in 2010. As these manufacturing jobs were outsourced...
Reform Party Calls on Congress to Export More Products, Not More Jobs May 15, 2015 - The Reform Party Calls on Congress to Export Products, Not Jobs Washington DC (5/15/2015) – The Reform Party of the United States calls on the US Congress to export American products and not American jobs. The Reform Party, founded in 1995 by followers of Ross Perot, was founded on principles of fair trade between the United States and its trading partners. “In the heyday of American Industry, the economy of the United States was built on High Point furniture, Burlington textiles, and Durham tobacco. It was possible to find North Carolina produced manufactured goods all over the world,” said Reform...
Reform Party of Illinois Release Statement on Aaron Schock March 20, 2015 - The Reform Party of Illinois Issued the Following Statement: Congressman Aaron Schock is resigning from office. His resignation comes after he sold a vehicle with 90,000 fewer miles then he reported for mileage reimbursement. This is after an ethic investigation into reports that he used taxpayer money to fund lavish trips and events. Aaron Schock is not the first person to resign after being accused of using his Congressional Office for self-enrichment. He joins a long list of Congressional Representatives that have been caught using their office for personal gain including: Rick Renzi, Jesse Jackson Jr, Michael Grimm, James Treffinger...
Reform Party Issues Statement on Open Letter to Iran March 19, 2015 - Recently forty-seven GOP senators, led by Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton, sent an open letter to Iran. This letter highlights both the dysfunction of the United States government, and the dysfunction of the Republican Party. This letter was aimed at President Obama as he entered nuclear talks with Iran, and geared towards disrupting diplomatic discussions between Iran and the United States. In doing so, the Republicans in the Senate allowed partisan battles to be played out on an international stage. Instead of allowing the United States to show strength in these nuclear talks, this production made the United States appear weak...
As Democrats Lose Support by Embracing Free Trade, Reform Party Reaffirms Opposition March 19, 2015 - For Immediate Release – According to news reports, the labor unions and other pro-trade protectionist groups have frozen donations to Democrats over the Democrats’ support of Free Trade Deals. In return, the Reform Party has issued to following statement to reaffirm its belief that these “free trade” agreements have caused harm to the United States: For over twenty years, the United States government has sold out American Manufacturing using “free trade” agreements. These trade deals, such as NAFTA and WTO have created an uneven playing field for American businesses and led to the outsourcing of American jobs. According to government...
Reform Party of North Carolina Releases Statement on Coal Ash Spill February 25, 2015 - For Immediate Release.   Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina state government has failed in its handling of the Duke Energy coal ash spill. This failure was caused by cronyism and Duke Energy’s ties to the McCrory administration. Due to his relationship with Duke Energy, McCrory’s judgment was impaired, and his ability to lead jeopardized. Governor Pat McCrory worked directly for Duke Energy for 28 years. Duke Energy and its proxies donated a total of 1.1 million dollars to Governor McCrory’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns. Governor Pat McCrory held a substantial amount of Duke Energy stock, which he failed to...
Bill Wojtas Selected as Chairman of the Reform Party of Illinois February 6, 2015 - Chicago, Illinois – The Reform Party of Illinois has announced that Bill Wojtas has been selected to replace Scott Smith as Smith’s term expired. Smith will continue to serve on the Reform Party of Illinois’s executive committee as the committee’s vice chair. Born in Chicago, Bill Wojtas has been with the Reform Party for two years. Mr. He is an eight year veteran of the US Marine Corp, and a graduate of Northeastern University. Currently, he works works as a regulatory compliance manager for United Airlines at their World HQ. He is an active freemason, with experience in organizing events...
Reform Party of Florida Seeks Donations and Candidates February 4, 2015 - Chipley, Florida – The Reform Party of Florida is raising money for its general operating fund. This fund pays for the day to day activities of the Florida affiliate. The Reform Party of Florida also must maintain five hundred dollars of financial activity a year to maintain their ballot access. “The Reform Party of Florida is an original affiliate of the Reform Party. It is important to keep it going, and do that, we have to seek donations,” said William Drummond, the party’s treasurer. The Reform Party of Florida is one of only two Reform Party affiliates that still has...
Reform Party of North Carolina Opens New Headquarters February 2, 2015 - Franklin County, NC – The Reform Party of Franklin County has announced that they have opened a headquarters approximately ten miles outside of Raleigh, NC. This headquarters will also serve as the interim headquarters of the Reform Party of North Carolina. “Franklin County is an important county,” said Reform Party Chairman Nicholas Hensley. “The demographics of Franklin County make it an important swing county in elections, and since it’s close to Raleigh, the population of the county has the potential to grow”. This headquarters is centered out of a workshop owned by Rick Kasa, the Reform Party chairman of Franklin...
Reform Party Elects New Officers January 26, 2015 - For Immediate Release – The Reform Party National Committee met on December 6th, 2014 to elect a new Vice-Chair and Secretary for the Party. Former Vice-Chair Rodney Martin chose not to seek reelection, and Reform Party Treasurer Bill C. Merrell was elected as his successor. Bill C. Merrell has been with the Reform Party and its predecessor, United We Stand America, since 1994. Before being elected Treasurer of the Party in 2012, Mr. Merrell served as the party’s executive director and is the sitting chairman of the Reform Party of New York. Secretary Beverly Kennedy of Texas was elected in...
Reform Party of North Carolina Reorganizes Franklin County Affilate November 15, 2014 - For Immediate Release Louisburg, NC – The Reform Party of North Carolina has reorganized its Franklin County affiliate. The members of that county have picked Rick Kasa to serve as the founding chairman of the affiliate. This makes the third county affiliate to be reorganized by the party in the last six months. “Franklin County is important. The demographics of the county make it an important swing county come election time, and having boots on the ground there will help us come election time,” said Reform Party of North Carolina Chairman Nicholas Hensley. The Reform Party of North Carolina endorsed...
Reform Party Seeks Candidates for 2015 Races September 24, 2014 - The Reform Party is searching for candidates to run in 2015 elections. The 2015 elections will include thousands of local races across the country including six major metropolitans, three governor elections, and elections for state officials in four states. “The Reform Party wishes to represent all people,” said Reform Party Chairman David Collison “It doesn’t matter if they live in Dellview, North Carolina with a population of 9 or Chicago, Illinois with a population of 2.5 million”. The Reform Party is a federally recognized minor party with affiliates in over twenty states, seeking to reemerge as a viable alternative to...
Reform Party of North Carolina on NC Senatorial Debates September 2, 2014 - Raleigh, NC – The Reform Party of North Carolina announced a series of endorsements several weeks ago. It did not endorse candidates because the candidates were party members, but instead to shine a spotlight on the fact that there are more than two choices on the ballot. It has been long believed by many voters that they have to vote for the candidate they dislike the least, but the Reform Party doesn’t believe so. The Reform Party of North Carolina would like to denounce the current debates since none of their endorsed candidates have been allowed to attend. On Wednesday...
Reform Party of North Carolina Announces 2014 Endorsements August 18, 2014 - For Immediate Release Raleigh, NC – The Reform Party of North Carolina announced that it will endorse four write in candidates for the upcoming 2014 elections. Since the party was refounded only a few months ago, it did not have the time to recruit candidates before the deadlines closed to file for the November elections. It decided to endorse four candidates that had already filed. For US Senate, the Reform Party of North Carolina has endorsed writing in Barry Gurney or John Rhodes. This decision came, because neither John Rhodes nor Barry Gurney were running with the backing of any...
Art Pope Resignation a Reflection of Thom Tillis Leadership August 13, 2014 - The Reform Party of North Carolina has issued the following statement: The Reform Party of North Carolina points to the resignation of Art Pope as evidence of State Speaker of the House Thom Tills and Governor Pat McCrory’s inabilities to lead. Art Pope’s resignation came after the Republican controlled state legislature fought a prolonged budget battle that highlighted the fractures within the GOP. As leaders of the controlling party, House Speaker Thom Tillis and Governor Pat McCrory should have brokered a compromise with the state senate early in the reconciliation process. Instead their lack of leadership caused the budget debacle...
Reform Party of North Carolina Begins Ballot Access Drive June 10, 2014 - "Right now is the perfect time for a moderate party in North Carolina to emerge," said Reform Party of North Carolina's Chairman Nicholas Hensley. "North Carolina is a moderate state, yet the Democrats and Republicans are everything but moderate. The Republican Party has moved the state further to the right, and the Democrats are shedding their Blue Dog moderates as it moves further to the left. This proves that the two incumbent parties have lost touch with the average North Carolinian".
William Drummond Drops Out of Florida Race May 1, 2014 - For Immediate Release Chipley, Florida – William Drummond II announced today that he will drop out of the race for Florida’s Second Congressional District. Drummond was running under the Reform Party banner, and announced his run early last year. His departure from campaigning creates a three way race between Republican Steve Southerland, Democrat Gwen Graham and Independent Luther Lee. “I am leaving, because the stress of the campaign is taking a toll on my family,” said William Drummond “I also had to step away from my graphic design business, and wish to get back to it”. As the campaign winds...

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