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Bill Van Auken

Bill Van Auken (born 1950) is a politician and activist for the Socialist Equality Party and was a presidential candidate in the U.S. presidential election of 2004, announcing his candidacy on January 27, 2004. His running mate was Jim Lawrence.[1] He came in 15th for the popular vote, receiving 1,857 votes.[2] In November 2006, Van Auken ran for the United States Senate seat held by Hillary Clinton.[3] He finished in fifth place, with 11,071 votes.[4]

Van Auken is a full-time reporter for the World Socialist Web Site, and resides in New York City.

In the U.S. presidential election of 2008 he was the vice presidential nominee of the same party.

See also

External links

  • Socialist Equality Party site
  • "Kerry’s dilemma: defending medals from a criminal war" article by Van Auken, including some of his own biographical details.


  1. ^ "Socialist Equality Party announces US presidential campaign," World Socialist Web Site (27 January 2004). Retrieved 01 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Federal Elections 2004: Election Results for the U.S. President, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives," Federal Election Commission (Washington, D.C. May 2005). Retrieved 01 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Socialist Equality Party announces candidates in New York, Michigan and California," World Socialist Web Site (21 March 2006). Retrieved 01 February 2015.
  4. ^ [1]
Party political offices
Preceded by
Jerome White
Socialist Equality Party Presidential candidate
2004 (lost)
Succeeded by
Jerome White

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