Florida: Three Constitution Party Presidential Candidates to Speak at State Party Meeting

The three candidates (officially filed with Federal Election Commission) for the Constitution Party presidential nomination will seek support at a business meeting of the Constitution Party of Florida — now qualified to run the party’s presidential candidate on the November ballot. Other candidates may enter the primary race before the Constitution Party’s national nominating convention in Salt Lake City April 17, 2016.

Presentations will be given by:

  • J.R. Myers, the founder and three-term Chairman of the Alaska Constitution Party, was its 2014 gubernatorial nominee receiving 2.5 percent of the vote. A Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor, he works as a Behavioral Health Consultant for the Kenaitze Tribe.
  • Scott Copeland is an ordained and licensed minister and served on the Southern Baptist of Texas Convention Executive Board for three terms. He works for a land-surveying firm and is author of Your 2012 Middle Class President.
  • Patrick Anthony Ockander of San Antonio Texas is a Licensed Vocational Nurse and earned an Army Combat Medic Badge while deployed in the Iraq war (2006-2007). He is the author of Defending Our Constitution and Restoring Power to the People.

When: Saturday, December 12, 2012, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Where: AmericInn Hotel, 5931 Fruitville Road, Sarasota (one mile off I-75) • [941] 342.8778 • www.americinn.com/hotels/fl/sarasota
Contact: Peter Gemma, Sarasota, 941-487-8484 National Executive Committee member


The Constitution Party was founded in 1992, when a number of independent state parties united to form the U.S. Taxpayers Party. In 1999, the organization changed its name to the Constitution Party to better reflect its core beliefs. It has fielded candidates for president in every election since its founding: the 2012 presidential ticket was headed by former Virginia Congressman Virgil Goode. In 2014, the Constitution Party ran more than 150 candidates who earned over 1,440,000 votes. To learn more about the Constitution Party click here.

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