Stanford E. "Andy" Andress
is a Colorado
author and political candidate.
Andress is the author of the 1996 book, The Civil War: The Sound of Thunder
(ISBN 0-9656257-1-0), which he co-authored with his wife, Irene M. Deasy.
In 2002, Andress ran as a write-in candidate for Colorado Congressional Delegation
in the 108th United States Congress
with a slogan of "Andress for Congress: Honesty". He placed 6th with 109 votes. Republican Bob Beauprez
won the seat in a close election over Democrat
Mike Feeley by a margin of 101 votes after a recount.
, he ran on the ballot in Colorado
as an Independent
for United States President
with his wife as his running mate. They received 804 votes, which while a small number compared to the millions both George W. Bush
and John Kerry
received, was still more than some of the party-affiliated candidates received in Colorado. In particular, the Socialist Workers Party
, Socialist Equality Party
, Socialist Party
, as well as the combined two competing tickets of the Prohibition Party
all received a smaller number of votes .