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|Born||Andre Nigel Barnett
June 2, 1976
Zanesville, Ohio, U.S.
|Political party||Reform (Before 2014)
|Alma mater||Austin Peay State University
Western Governors University
|Website||"Campaign website". Archived from the original on October 18, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-27.|
Andre Nigel Barnett (born June 2, 1976) is an American politician and entrepreneur. He was a candidate for President of the United States as the 2012 nominee of the Reform Party of the United States of America. He is the founder of the information technology (IT) company WiseDome Inc.
Following his military service, Barnett became a fitness model in New York City. In 2001, he founded WiseDome Incorporated, an IT company that provides information technology and data recovery services.
Barnett announced his candidacy for the Reform Party presidential nomination on May 6, 2011. He considers himself a conservative and has stated that he would considerably downsize the federal government if elected. Barnett has been described as a "conservative with a conscience." His candidacy was endorsed by the Frederick Douglass Foundation. At the Reform Party of New Jersey's state convention on April 14, 2012, Barnett defeated former Governor of Louisiana Buddy Roemer in the party's presidential straw poll by a 70% margin.
Barnett was nominated for President of the United States by the Reform Party on August 12, 2012 at the party's National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Barnett's running mate was Ken Cross. The ticket was on the ballot in Florida and had write-in status in several other states. Barnett received 962 votes nationwide.
Barnett sought the Republican nomination to represent New York's 18th congressional district in 2014. However, he failed to collect enough signatures to be listed on the primary ballot.
|Party political offices|
|Reform nominee for President of the United States
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