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Pirate Party of the United States

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Party Information
Name (abreviation): United States Pirate Party (USPP)
Country: USA
Status: active
Founded: 06.06.2006
Registered: 11.01.2008
Foundingplace:  ???
Slogan: No Safe Harbor for the Enemies of Liberty
Spokesperson: Bradley Hall
Members: 3250 (01.02.2008)
Percentage of women: Numbers unavailable (dd.mm.yyyy)
Campaign finance: 0€ (2007)
approx. 100€ (15.03.2008)
Subdivision:
5 state organisations
2 local associations
Headquarters:
phone: +1.801.689.2217
eMail: info@us.pirate.is

United States Pirate Party (official abbrevation: "USPP") is the pirate party of the USA.

Officials

  • Bradley Hall (Spokesman for the United States Pirate Party)

Official status

Dissolved the USPP for-profit in September 2011 and now forming a national committee.

Utah

PPUS announces registration in Utah Submitted by Andrew Norton on Thu, 2007-08-09 00:39.Utah

PRESS RELEASE

The Pirate Party of the United States announces it is now accepting statements of support in the State of Utah. These statements are the first step in the registration of the Pirate Party as a political body in the State of Utah. (...) The Pirate Party of Utah, as the state party will be known, has until early February 2008 to return the 2000 signatures of registered voters it needs.

The form for the petition can be downloaded here

There were not enough signatures collected before the deadline. Plans are to start at the beginning of the next canvass in December 2008 for another try, and all petitions were destroyed by a paper shredding service so that personal information is maintained as private.

Oklahoma

The Pirate Party of Oklahoma has filed a "notice of indent to form a new political party" with the State Election Board, and is currently in the process of collecting the signatures needed to become recognized as a political party by the state. Over 73,000 signatures are needed for this process.

Other States

In the United States, it is not possible to have a national party. Parties are not legal entities and as such a party exists if someone says it does. However, using this as a requirement to determine whether a party has a presence is not useful. Since parties aren't legal entities a charter/constitution aren't required. We consider a party to be active if they are attempting to gain members.

The following states are active (as of October 2011):

  • Florida
  • Massachussetts
  • New York
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Washington

The following states are interested in becoming active (as of October 2011):

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Nevada
  • Ohio
  • South Carolina
  • Texas

USPP Endorses [inaugurated] Presidential Candidate Barack Obama

Pressrelease (3.1.2008)

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