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Alan Keyes

American Independent

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Date Party Office Votes Result
11-04-2008 American Independent President 40673 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Alan Lee Keyes
Born: August 7, 1950 in New York, New York
Wife: Jocelyn Marcel Keyes (in 1981)
Children: Andrew, Francis, and Maya Jeane Marcel-Keyes

1979-1980: Consular Officer, US State Department (Bombay, India)
1980-1981: Zimbabwe Desk Officer, US State Department
1981-1983: Policy Planning Staff, US State Department
1983-1985: US Ambassador, United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNESCO)
1985-1987: Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs, US State Department
1988: [Republican] Candidate for US Senate [Maryland] (Lost; 38%)
1992: [Republican] Candidate for US Senate [Maryland] (Lost; 29%)
1996: [Republican] Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
2000: [Republican] Primary Candidate for President (Lost)
2004: [Republican] Candidate for US Senate [Illinois] (Lost; 27%)
2008: [Republican] Primary Candidate for President (Lost)

  • LITIGATION: Keyes was the plaintiff in the case Keyes v. Bowen, which sought to compel presidential candidate Barack Obama to provide documentation that he is a natural-born citizen of the United States.

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