|Political position||Right wing|
The party held its founding convention in Chicago where Republican congressmen Howard Buffett and Ralph W. Gwinn attempted to convince the attendees into rejoining the Republican party. Both the chairman, Percy L. Greaves, and co-chairman, Suzanne Stevenson, resigned after anti-Semitic remarks by Upton Close. For the 1952 presidential election, they nominated Douglas MacArthur for President and Harry F. Byrd for Vice-President, without permission from either candidate. The ticket won 17,205 votes (0.03%).
In 1964, Joseph B. Lightburn of Jane Lew, West Virginia and Theodore Billings of Colorado were the party's presidential ticket and received 5,061 votes.