2011 Prohibition Party convention
The 2011 Prohibition Party convention (officially the 37th Quadrennial Convention of the Prohibition Party) was a national political party convention held at the Holiday Inn Express in Cullman on June 20-22, 2011 to vote on a political platform and nominate candidates for the 2012 general election.
The party, founded as the Prohibition Party in 1869, advocates bans on the sale or consumption of alcohol. Speakers at the 2011 convention included James Moore (as former Florida governor Sidney Catts), Richard Winger of Ballot Access News, Steve Gordon of "Third Party Watch", Eunie Smith of the Eagle Forum of Alabama, and Joe Godfrey of the Alabama Citizens Action Program.
During the convention, the delegates approved a political platform which advocated for strict adherence to the U.S. Constitution, reduced foreign involvement, disqualification of attorneys from legislative and executive offices, dissolution of the Federal Reserve, relaxation of gun restrictions, an increase in state rights and reduction in federal oversight, reduced foreign outsourcing of jobs, reduced influence of labor unions, a balanced federal budget, making Social Security a voluntary program, a moratorium on the construction of new nuclear power plants, deportation of all illegal aliens, banning of abortion and euthanasia, recognition of only opposite-sex marriages, ending government interference in education, elimination of reparations for past government actions, and abolition of pornography, tobacco, and alcohol.
The delegates nominated Jack Fellure of West Virginia for president and Toby Davis of Mississippi for vice-president. The Fellure-Davis ticket garnered a total of 519 votes nationwide, the fewest ever for the party in a presidential election.