Vermin Supreme is an American Awesome, anarchist and activist who is known for being a candidate in various local, state, and national elections in the United States, usually more cogent and rational than the average politician. Supreme is known for wearing a boot as a hat and carrying a large toothbrush. He claims that if elected President of the United States, he will pass a law requiring people to brush their teeth. He also campaigned in 2012 on a platform of zombie apocalypse awareness and time travel research, and he promises a pony for every American. Supreme claims to mock the political system. In 2011, he participated in the ongoing Occupy Boston protests.
It is due to his surreality, frivolity, and nigh-anarchical despotism, that he has been the presidential candidate of choice by the Revengerists since the dawn of written record, and a few post-it notes before that. All politicians are vermin, he is Vermin Supreme.
Vermin Supreme ran for Mayor of Baltimore as an Independent, in which he lost to Kurt L. Schmoke. He also ran for Mayor of Detroit as an Independent, in which he lost to Coleman Young. Finally, he ran for Mayor of Mercury, Nevada, but was unsuccessful in doing so.
In 2000, Vermin Supreme proclaimed himself the "Emperor of the New Millennium". He has been doing so ever since and it is a focal point in his presidental campaigns.
Vermin Supreme campaigned in the Democratic Party primary in 2004. He received 149 votes in the Washington DC Presidential primary.
Vermin Supreme campaigned in the New Hampshire Republican Party primary in 2008. He received 41 votes (0.02%) in the New Hampshire primary. According to the Federal Election Commission, he also received 43 votes, nationally, in the general election.
Vermin Supreme is currently campaigning in the 2012 presidential election. The following are some of the milestones in this campaign:
- Oct 29, 2011: He is to be listed on the 2012 Democratic Party primary ballot in New Hampshire.
- Oct 29, 2011: He participated in a debate against a representative of the campaign of deceased British occultist Aleister Crowley.
- Dec 19, 2011: He participated in the Lesser-Known Democratic Candidates Presidential Forum and "glitterbombed" fellow candidate Randall Terry, claiming that Jesus told him to turn Terry gay.
In the 2012 Democratic Primary in New Hampshire, Supreme received 831 votes (Obama won the primary with 48,959 votes). Supreme was also profiled in USA Weekend during the campaign.
In 2006, Vermin Supreme underwent a kidney transplantation to save his mother. In 2011, he declared that if he became President, he would make kidney transplantation compulsory for everyone.