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Bertram Thanks His Supporters and Contributors…

Bertram Thanks His Supporters and Contributors…

Harry Bertram thanks his supporters and contributors during his campaign for Governor of West Virginia. “Thank you all who supported me during my run for Governor. Thank you to those who contributed funds during these hard economic times. Thank you to those who helped spread the word by passing out schedule cards, door hangers, and [...]

W.Va. Election Results Dominated by A Republican and A Democrat

W.Va. Election Results Dominated by A Republican and A Democrat

Incumbent Earl Ray Tomblin (D) won the special election and is the new Governor of West Virginia. Tomblin will replace Joe Manchin, who is now a U.S. senator for the Mountain State. Robert C. Byrd, a Democratic senator who died last year and whose seat Mr. Manchin now occupies, was the state’s longest-serving public official. [...]

W.Va. Gov. Campaign Ad By Harry Bertram Stirs Controversy

W.Va. Gov. Campaign Ad By Harry Bertram Stirs Controversy

According to WTOV.com Channel 9 news: Independent candidate for W.Va. Governor Harry Bertram has released a campaign ad that focuses on discrimination of White Americans. The American Third Position Party candidate said he has a list of stances on different issues. “It’s basically a conservative American first party and it means putting the interest of [...]

A3P Party Candidate Bertram Discusses Bid for Governor

A3P Party Candidate Bertram Discusses Bid for Governor

By Suzanne Higgins | Fifty-one-year-old Harry Bertram, a railroad engineer from Morgantown, has been involved in politics for 30 years, working on the campaigns of George Wallace, Ronald Reagan, Pat Buchanan and others. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] “Bill Maloney is not the only conservative on the ballot. I am, but you get [...]

The Stark Truth: Interview with Harry Bertram

The Stark Truth: Interview with Harry Bertram

Robert Stark interviews Harry Bertram, candidate for governor of West Virginia with the American Third Position party. Topics include: Economics and bringing back jobs from overseas The mining industry and the environment Illegal immigration The drug war The political power structure and the need for alternative candidates and parties [Audio clip: view full post to [...]

Harry Bertram: It’s time to wise up about the two major parties…

Harry Bertram: It’s time to wise up about the two major parties…

NOTE: This is one of a series of columns written by candidates for West Virginia governor in the Oct. 4 special election. In 1968, George Wallace, then running as a “third” party presidential candidate, said that there “isn’t a dime’s worth of difference” between the Democrats and Republicans. Wallace’s words are as true today as [...]

Harry Bertram’s views on issues he faces as Governor…

Harry Bertram’s views on issues he faces as Governor…

The Dominion Post talked with American Third Position gubernatorial candidate Harry Bertram about his campaign and his views on issues he would face as governor. Here are his answers. Marcellus Shale Laws “We need more inspection and regulations. …I think it can be a win-win situation for the people of West Virginia,” with profits for [...]

“Harry Bertram has a way of standing out…”

“Harry Bertram has a way of standing out…”

From The Charleston Daily Mail: A Miami Dolphins football fan, Harry once snagged a ticket online to a Dolphins-Tennessee Titans game. But the ticket put him on the Titans side. His neighbor was puzzled. “The guy kept asking me. “What are you doing here?’ I said, ‘Well, that’s where my ticket was.’ But he didn’t [...]

National News Reports On A3P Candidate Harry Bertram

National News Reports On A3P Candidate Harry Bertram

News sources have reported on the confirmed independent candidates added to the West Virginia Gubernatorial special election, A3P Party candidate Harry Bertram and a second independent candidate. If elected, Bertram said he would not seek to expel non-whites from state jobs or to revive such segregation-era laws as the one banning interracial marriage. “It’s not [...]

Special Election Offers Forum for Gubernatorial Candidate Harry Bertram

Special Election Offers Forum for Gubernatorial Candidate Harry Bertram

July 13, 2011 | Meet the underdogs. Bob Henry Baber is a fundraiser for Glenville State College. Harry Bertram is a railroad employee from Monongalia County. Marla Ingels is an elementary school counselor from Mason County. All three would like to swap those jobs to become West Virginia’s next governor. They acknowledge their long shot [...]

Bertram Advocates Marcellus Shale Drilling, Urges a ‘Common Sense’ Approach

Bertram Advocates Marcellus Shale Drilling, Urges a ‘Common Sense’ Approach

West Virginia University hosted a public hearing Monday night on regulating the Marcellus Shale industry. It was the second of three public meetings held by the Legislature’s Joint Select Committee on Marcellus Shale. It was full house as members of the public had a chance to speak directly to lawmakers about how best to regulate [...]

West Virginia’s Tax Structure is a Hot Topic of Debate for Voters

West Virginia’s Tax Structure is a Hot Topic of Debate for Voters

Voters are concerned with taxes — how much they pay, how much they get back and what it means for business. However, gubernatorial candidates across all parties say they also are concerned with taxes, especially because West Virginia’s tax structure has been blamed for eons for harming the state’s business climate. As part of its [...]

West Virginia Workforce Predicted to Decline in 20 Years

West Virginia Workforce Predicted to Decline in 20 Years

A WVU demographer estimates 60,000 jobs lost. Researchers at West Virginia University are predicting a grim future for the state’s workforce. They say West Virginia will have 60,000 fewer workers in the next 20 years due to its aging population. According to Christiadi, a demographer with WVU’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research, that’s when [...]

Harry Bertram Talks Economy, Job Creation

Harry Bertram Talks Economy, Job Creation

Candidates for governor talk about their plans for creating jobs in the Mountain State. Every candidate for any political office likes to talk about how once they’re elected, they will bring jobs to the city, county or state. But those ideas often do not become reality because of several factors, including the tax structure, legal [...]

WV Gubernatorial election: Important deadlines approaching

WV Gubernatorial election: Important deadlines approaching

In a little less than a month, voters in the Mountain State will be selecting a new governor. That’s why all area residents should take note of several important and approaching deadlines. If you are not yet registered to vote in the Oct. 4 special gubernatorial election, or if you are unsure of your registration [...]

WV Residents Unsure About Democratic and Republican Gubernatorial Candidates?

WV Residents Unsure About Democratic and Republican Gubernatorial Candidates?

According to the Charleston Daily Mail, with 22 days until the October 4 gubernatorial election, …many West Virginia voters still aren’t sure who’s running. And a lot of those who are paying attention to the race say they’re getting sick of it. Just as in the weeks leading up to the special primary election last [...]

Bertram Answers Questions That Top W. Va. Candidates Skip

Bertram Answers Questions That Top W. Va. Candidates Skip

According to a nonpartisan government watchdog “West Virginia’s top candidates for governor aren’t showing much political courage.” The group Project Vote Smart routinely asks candidates nationwide to take its Political Courage Test. The survey seeks their positions on various issues, from abortion and education to taxes and the environment. Project Vote Smart says it repeatedly [...]