2008 Socialist Party Presidential Candidate
21 October 2007
Antiwar Activist Nominated on Third Ballot at Party's National Convention in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS -- Antiwar activist Brian P. Moore of Spring Hill, Florida, was nominated for President of the United States at the Socialist Party USA national convention in St. Louis late Saturday afternoon. The 64-year-old Moore, a former independent candidate for the U.S. Senate, defeated longtime party activist and author Eric Chester of Massachusetts, a retired economics professor, on the convention's third ballot to win the party's nomination. Stewart A. Alexander, a longtime civil rights activist from Murietta, California, was tapped as Moore's vice-presidential running mate. Alexander was the Peace and Freedom Party's candidate for lieutenant governor of California in 2006...