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August 2, The Modern Whig Party of Kentucky and the Modern Whig Party of America are proud to announce their endorsement in the 2014 Kentucky Senate race. Though Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Allison Lundergan-Grimes are the most prominent names on the ballot, we feel as though political newcomer Gil Fulbright is more deserving of our endorsement and “votes”.
Saturday, August 2, The Modern Whig Party of America endorsed Josh Ramirez's bid for Washington's 4th US Congressional District. Ramirez, a US Army Airborne veteran and certified Project Management Professional (PMP), officially signed the Modern Whigs' Code of Conduct and Ethics to earn the endorsement. "Our Code of Conduct is the only requirement we expect of our candidates and public officials," said Andrew Evans, National Chairman of the Modern Whig Party.
On Monday, July 28, US Congress unveiled an agreement through the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees to reform the beleaguered Veterans Administration. The measure comes in the wake of a recent scandal involving health care access, whistleblower retaliation, and cover-up. At least 40 deaths are attributed to delays at the Phoenix facility alone. And, according to an internal VA audit, more than 120,000 veterans faced lengthy wait times or given no care at all.
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 Internet Operations. Joe will be working with the Internet Operations team to overseeing the MWP website and other Internet activities.
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 www.redcross.org 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.
Las Vegas, NV (PRBuzz.com) 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."
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.
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, www.MIWHig.org. 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-
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.
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. http://tjohara.com/