Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member Latest Breaking News General Discussion The DU Lounge All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search

General Discussion

Showing Original Post only (View all)


(147,212 posts)
Thu Apr 4, 2024, 02:55 PM Apr 4

No Labels ends 2024 presidential efforts [View all]

The group's co-founder said that it was not able to identify "candidates with a credible path to winning the White House" on a third-party ticket.


No Labels, the bipartisan group that had been working toward putting a third-party presidential ticket on the ballot in all 50 states in 2024, announced Thursday that it was ending its efforts.

"No Labels has always said we would only offer our ballot line to a ticket if we could identify candidates with a credible path to winning the White House," No Labels CEO and co-founder Nancy Jacobson said in a statement. "No such candidates emerged, so the responsible course of action is for us to stand down."

Jacobson said the group will "remain engaged over the next year during what is likely to be the most divisive presidential election of our lifetimes. We will promote dialogue around major policy challenges and call out both sides when they speak and act in bad faith."

35 replies = new reply since forum marked as read
Highlight: NoneDon't highlight anything 5 newestHighlight 5 most recent replies
Good news. Kennedy next. OnDoutside Apr 4 #1
Kennedy's campaign is dead in the water. lees1975 Apr 4 #8
The only concern is him getting on key swing state ballots OnDoutside Apr 4 #10
My 38 yr old grandson has recently beveeheart Apr 4 #30
Losers BootinUp Apr 4 #2
Good.... Spazito Apr 4 #3
So... No labels could find... No candidates... Ohio Joe Apr 4 #4
that's the bottom line. mopinko Apr 4 #11
Good one, No Labels, No Candidates, No Luck, No Joke. Tossers appalachiablue Apr 4 #17
No Spoiler Candidate, No Victory for dim donnie Grokenstein Apr 4 #18
Well said, I agree appalachiablue Apr 4 #20
Sayeth Maggie Haberman: ok_cpu Apr 4 #5
Maggie Haberman can fuck herself...you all see what is going on in UK, Italy, France ETC... Demsrule86 Apr 4 #24
The Lincoln Project-No Labels is OUT. LetMyPeopleVote Apr 4 #6
TY! We Need Dark Brandon Not "dark money"! Cha Apr 4 #15
Ah. Looks like Putin decided to go in another direction and stopped cutting checks. BannonsLiver Apr 4 #7
MaddowBlog-In 2024 presidential race, No Labels decides to have No Candidate LetMyPeopleVote Apr 4 #9
TY! Cha Apr 4 #16
Oh those poor RFs. "FreeDUM" Cha Apr 4 #12
Good malaise Apr 4 #13
Interesting they decide this the week after one of the founding members passes away. kimbutgar Apr 4 #14
No third party candidate ever won the US Presidential Election, but a couple did fairly well. patphil Apr 4 #19
Ross Perot got less than Teddy...Still thanks to him...we elected Clinton and Demsrule86 Apr 4 #26
I still have a label for them BaronChocula Apr 4 #21
From "No Labels" to "No Candidates" nt Gore1FL Apr 4 #22
Hi Gore1...that is a great line...can I borrow it? Demsrule86 Apr 4 #25
Absolutely. Make it your own nt Gore1FL Apr 4 #29
Good. whathehell Apr 4 #23
Will call out those acting in bad faith. So they will be spending $$$ to support Biden. Freethinker65 Apr 4 #27
Woot woot! KPN Apr 4 #28
Dead Joe Loserman wasn't an option? Hassler Apr 4 #31
This makes me smile LetMyPeopleVote Apr 5 #32
Bipartisan my ass. live love laugh Apr 5 #33
Tribute to No Labels' demise LetMyPeopleVote Apr 7 #34
This make me smile LetMyPeopleVote Apr 8 #35
Latest Discussions»General Discussion»No Labels ends 2024 presi...