American Delta Party

American Delta Party
Abbreviation ADP
Founder Rocky De La Fuente
Founded 2016 (2016)
Membership (June 1, 2017) 731 (Delaware)[1]
Ideology Social progressivism
Fiscal responsibility
Electoral reform
Political position Center
Seats in the Senate
0 / 100
Seats in the House
0 / 435
Governorships
0 / 50
State upper house seats
0 / 1,972
State lower house seats
0 / 5,411
Website
americandeltaparty.org

American Delta Party is an American political party established by Rocky De La Fuente. On September 1, 2016, the party held its national convention in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, and nominated Rocky De La Fuente to run in the United States presidential election representing his party. De La Fuente chose Michael Steinberg as his running mate. De La Fuente received an additional endorsement from the Reform Party.[2]

History

De La Fuente ran a presidential campaign in the 2016 election and sought the Democratic Party's nomination during their presidential primaries. After losing the their presidential primaries Rocky De La Fuente created the American Delta Party to run for the 2016 election.

2016 presidential election

After coming in fourth and winning no delegates in the 2016 Democratic Party presidential primaries Rocky De La Fuente founded the American Delta Party as a vehicle[3] to run for president of the United States with his running mate Michael Steinberg. After becoming the nominee of the American Delta Party, the Reform Party nominated him as their candidate and gave him their ballot access giving him ballot access to twenty total states on August 8, 2016. Rocky De La Fuente campaigned in smaller states[4] as he lacked ballot access to the larger states. On October 25, 2016 he participated in a debate hosted by the Free & Equal Elections Foundation and debated against the Constitution Party candidate Darrell Castle and the Party for Socialism and Liberation candidate Gloria LaRiva[5]. De La Fuente received 33,136 votes in the general election, earning him 0.02% of the total popular vote and received zero electoral votes.[6]

Presidential candidate Party Home state Popular vote Electoral
vote
Running mate
Count Percentage Vice-presidential candidate Home state Electoral vote
Donald Trump Republican New York 62,984,825 46.09% 304 Mike Pence Indiana 304
Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic New York 65,853,516 48.18% 227 Tim Kaine Virginia 227
Gary Johnson Libertarian New Mexico 4,489,221 3.28% 0 Bill Weld Massachusetts 0
Jill Stein Green Massachusetts 1,457,216 1.07% 0 Ajamu Baraka Illinois 0
Evan McMullin Independent Utah 731,788 0.54% 0 Mindy Finn District of Columbia 0
Darrell Castle Constitution Tennessee 203,010 0.15% 0 Scott Bradley Utah 0
Rocky De La Fuente American Delta Party California 33,136 0.02% 0 Michael Steinberg Florida 0
Other 736,450 0.53% Other
Total 131,313,820 100% 538 538
Needed to win 270 270

References

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