Jeff Boss

Jeff Boss

Boss circa 2009
Born (1963-05-20) May 20, 1963
Known for Various conspiracy theories such as 9/11 Truth

Jeffery Boss (born May 20, 1963) is an American conspiracy theorist.[1][2] He was an independent candidate for President of the United States in the 2008 and 2012 elections[3][4] and is running as a Democratic candidate in the 2016 election.[2]

Boss holds that the United States government, specifically the National Security Agency, is responsible for the September 11 attacks.[1] He claims to have witnessed the government arrange the attacks.[5]

Electoral history

In 2008, he was an independent candidate for President of the United States as well as a candidate for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey, running under the slogan "Vote Here".[6] He received 639 votes as a presidential candidate and 9,877 in his Senate run.[5]

In 2009, Boss was a candidate for the Democratic Party's nomination for Governor of New Jersey.[1][6] He finished third, with 8.3% of the vote, in the primary which was won by Jon Corzine, who received 77.2% of the vote.

In the 2012 election, Boss received 1,024 votes for President of the United States.[7]

Jeff Boss campaign literature, posted on a wall on 9th Avenue in Manhattan.

He ran for the Democratic nomination for Governor of New Jersey in 2013,[8] but was removed from the ballot after the New Jersey Democratic State Committee challenged the nominating petitions of all independent candidates seeking the Democratic nomination.[9] He subsequently filed new petitions to run for Governor in the general election and appeared on the ballot as the "NSA Did 911" candidate.[10] Out of the eight candidates, Boss finished last, with 0.1% of the vote.

In 2014, Boss ran for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey as an independent.[11] His slogans were "NSA Whistleblower" and "NSA Did 911".[11] He received 4,513 votes[12] (0.24% of the vote).


  1. 1 2 3 Ginsberg, Johanna (May 28, 2009) "Conspiracy theorist eyes governorship", New Jersey Jewish News. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  2. 1 2 Walker, Hunter (December 26, 2012). "Conspiracy Theorist Jeff Boss Launches Mayoral Bid". Politicker Network. Retrieved June 23, 2013.
  4. "Seven Minor Party Presidential Nominees on New Jersey Ballot, as Well as Independent Candidate Jeff Boss", Ballot Access News. August 1, 2012. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  5. 1 2 Edge, Wally (November 6, 2008) "601 New Jerseyans thought Jeff Boss should be President", Politicker NJ. Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  6. 1 2 Shortell, Tom (December 3, 2008). "Guttenberg's Jeff Boss to run for governor". Retrieved August 9, 2012.
  7. "OFFICIAL 2012 PRESIDENTIAL GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS" (PDF). FEC. January 17, 2013. Retrieved June 23, 2013.
  8. Matt Friedman (April 2, 2013). "267 candidates file to run for N.J. Senate, Assembly". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved May 13, 2013.
  9. Michael Symons (April 11, 2013). "Three Democrats removed from gubernatorial primary ballot". Asbury Park Press. Retrieved May 13, 2013.
  10. "Department of State : List of Nominees" (PDF). Retrieved June 13, 2013.
  11. 1 2 "Official List: Candidates for US Senate" (PDF). New Jersey Department of State. August 8, 2014. p. 4. Retrieved September 14, 2014.
  12. "Official List: Candidates for US Senate" (PDF). New Jersey Division of Elections. 2014-12-02. p. 5. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
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