Andre Barnett is running for president
as the candidate of the Reform Party.
The 36-year-old Barnett won the party's
nomination during its National Convention held in August in
Philadelphia. He entered the race last May.
The Ohio native attended Austin Peay
State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. He earned a degree in
Information Technology from Western Governors University, a private
online university based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
A former member of the United States
Armed Forces, Barnett is probably best known for his soft-core porn
work. He has modeled for the gay website MuscleGallery.com.
He has also appeared in various fitness magazines.
Barnett, who currently resides in
Poughkeepsie, New York has been described as a “conservative with a
Despite modeling semi-nude for websites
geared towards gay men, Barnett does not appear particularly
supportive of gay rights.
OnTheIssues.org asked the candidate in
January, “Do you agree or disagree with the statement, 'Same-sex
domestic partnership benefits?'”
“Disagree,” was his answer.
The Reform Party was founded in 1995 by
billionaire Ross Perot, who said Americans were disillusioned with
the state of politics, which he called corrupt and deadlocked.