Candidates "On Our Radar"

These common-sense, independent candidates are running for state and local offices across the country. While not officially endorsed, we are following each of their races closely.
  1. Stephanie Miner, Governor of New York

    Stephanie Miner is a life-long resident of upstate New York and has served as a two-term Mayor of Syracuse where she increased economic development and voter transparency.

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  2. Alexander Castagno, UT SD 9

    Alexander Castagno has advocated for the people as the president of Civolicy, contributes to the sub-committee of the Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition, and has worked in the Governor’s Office.

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  3. Shawn Butler, AK HD 29

    Shawn Butler is a retired Lt. Colonel Army officer and received her Ph.D. in Computer Science. She has been an Alaskan resident since 1991 and currently works at the University of Alaska in the Computer Science Department.

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  4. Marty Grohman, ME CD-1

    Marty Grohman is a successful businessman and independent two-term state legislator running for Maine's 1st Congressional District.

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  5. Eric Eliason, UT CD 1

    Eric is a family man, BYU graduate, successful businessman, civic leader and advocate for creating opportunity through education.

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  6. Solomon Goldstein Rose, MA Hampshire 3rd

    Rep. Solomon Goldstein Rose (I) currently represents Massachusetts' 3rd Hampshire District as the youngest member of the state legislature.

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  7. Neal Katz, TX HD-6

    Neal has spent the last 15 years in Tyler, Texas as a Rabbi and community advocate who has served countless local and state-wide boards and non-profit organizations.

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  8. Brian Pierson, OR HD-27

    Brian is a senior business leader, West Point Graduate, former Army officer, and Gulf War veteran.

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  9. Rich Dedor, IA HD-19

    Richard Dedor is an independent candidate for Iowa House District 19.

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  10. Chris Leone, AZ SD-23

    Chris Leone is an independent candidate for Arizona State Senate District 23.

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  11. Daniel Hofstein, NV HD-35

    Daniel is a patented inventor, author, and former ax-throwing range owner, blackjack/roulette/craps dealer, casino pit supervisor, accountant's assistant, school teacher, and more. He holds an M.B.A. from Emory University and obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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  12. Luke Bray, CO HD-26

    Luke works as a commercial project manager and has held a number of positions in the public and private sector on Colorado's western slope. He's a father of two and avid outdoorsman.

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