Press Release

July 2014-New additions to National Executive Committee

The Modern Whig Party wants to welcome Joe Brown to the National Executive Committee. Joe Brown will be serving as the MWP's new Director of New Media. Joe will be working with the New Media team to overseeing the MWP website and other Internet activities.

Helping people affected by Boston Marathon explosions

In this time of distress for the people of Boston and those affected by the events at the Boston Marathon the best help we can give is through action. Please visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS to give blood, donate, or find out ways you can help. If you need help finding a loved one or friend who might have been affected by the events please use the Red Cross People Finder or text them.

Modern Whig Party expands into Nevada and is officially recognized

Las Vegas, NV ( November 28, 2012 -- The Modern Whig Party of America is pleased to announce that the State of Nevada has officially recognized the Whig Party of Nevada as an official party. The Whig Party of Nevada is currently headed up by Jim Bacon, a U.S. Navy veteran and computer programmer. Jim Bacon had this to say in regards to the future of the Whig Party of Nevada, "The Modern Whigs are a natural fit for Nevada. Our message that individual liberty requires personal responsibility will resonate well with both rural and urban Nevada."

Library of Congress archives website of Modern Whig Party’s presidential candidate, T.J. O'Hara

Washington, D.C., September 4, 2012 -- The United States Library of Congress announced that it is archiving the website of independent presidential candidate, T.J. O'Hara, for historical purposes. O’Hara recently received the endorsement of the Modern Whig Party. It represented the first endorsement of a presidential candidate by the Whigs since the 1850s.

Michigan Whigs officially recognized in Michigan, candidates can run as Whigs on the ballot

The MWP of Michigan has made great strides in advancing the Whig cause and message. As of August 9, 2012 the Modern Whig Party of Michigan is an officially recognized political party in the State of Michigan. This status will allow our members to run for office under the MWP on the ballot! Also in conjunction with this, we have launched our new website, If anyone is willing to help spread the word, please email me and I will send out printable flyers that you can post around town to help drive traffic to our site and grow our membership.

A message of appreciation from T.J. O'Hara

A message of appreciation from T.J. O'Hara-

August 16, 2012

I want to thank the Modern Whig Party for its support of my candidacy for the Office of President of the United States. I am deeply honored to have earned your endorsement.

Modern Whigs support T.J. O'Hara for President of the United States in 2012

The Modern Whig Party is pleased to announce our support for T.J. O'Hara for President of the United States for the 2012 Presidential Campaign. We would like to thank all of the candidates who sought our support. The quality of candidates this year has been truly remarkable.

Modern Whigs continue to expand

Just in the last several months the Modern Whigs have added new chapters or state leaders to Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Washington, and Wisconsin.

Vote and Support Whig candidates for American Elect presidential nomination on May 15th

A very easy way to understand the Americans Elect nomination process and how the Whigs can influence & work within its framework with our candidates.

Whig candidates-
Andre Barnett (Draft candidate)
T.J. O'Hara (Declared candidate)
Michealene Risley (Declared candidate)
Buddy Roemer (Declared candidate)

To support these candidates go to and support these candidates to move into the next round on May 22nd.

Independent presidential candidate T.J. O’Hara seeking Modern Whig Party nomination

T.J. O’Hara, a CEO and executive consultant with more than 25 years of experience working for small businesses to Fortune 500 companies is seeking the support and nomination of the Modern Whig Party. Andrew Evans, the national chairman of the Modern Whig Party had the following to say about O’Hara’s presidential campaign, “T.J. O’Hara has proven himself as a successful business executive and political author. O’Hara is a person is not running for office out of personal ambition but out of a desire to serve and sacrifice for America.

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