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May 2016

ORLANDO – Last night at its presidential nominating convention, the Libertarian Party held a debate of vice presidential candidates, including four candidates who qualified by a vote of the delegates: businesswoman and trial lawyer Alicia Dearn, speaker and freedom activist William Coley, executive business consultant Larry Sharpe, and former Massachusetts governor William Weld.

May 2016

ORLANDO — On the eve of the opening of the 2016 Libertarian Nominating Convention, a record 985 delegates and 344 alternate delegates hailing from 50 states plus D.C. were credentialed to select the party’s presidential and vice presidential nominees, possibly adopt changes to the party’s platform, and elect top party officials.

May 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to a new nationwide Fox News poll of registered voters, Gov. Gary Johnson, a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s (LP) nomination for president, is polling in double digits in a hypothetical three-way race against the Republican and Democratic front-runners. The poll results are:

May 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  All eyes will be on the Libertarian Party National Convention from May 26 through May 30 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.

May 2016

Delegates to the Libertarian National Convention, who are selected by their respective state Libertarian affiliates, will select the party’s presidential and vice presidential nominees. The convention will be called to order on Friday, May 27 in Orlando, Florida and is expected to adjourn Monday, May 30.

Presidential nominations will begin at approximately 2:30 P.M. ET on Saturday, May 28. ​A presidential debate will be held that evening at 8:00 P.M.

May 2016

For Ted Cruz and John Kasich supporters, the Libertarian Party says the candidates' withdrawal from the GOP presidential race is both bad news and good news.

The bad news is their candidates will not win the GOP nomination.

The good news for fiscal conservatives is that the Libertarian presidential nominee—a tax-and-spending-cutter’s dream—is expected to be on the ballot in all fifty states, plus D.C., this November.

Mar 2016

Part One of the first, nationally-televised, pre-convention, Libertarian presidential debate will air tonight, April 1, on Fox Business Network’s Stossel Show at 9 PM ET. Part Two will air on April 8.

Mar 2016

Today the Oklahoma State Election Board announced that the Libertarian Party’s (OKLP) petition submitted on February 22 is valid, allowing candidates to appear on the state’s November ballot as Libertarians. OKLP has not been recognized as an official political organization in the state since 2000.

To become a recognized political party, Libertarians had to complete a massive signature drive. Although Oklahoma lawmakers passed a bill in 2015 to reduce the signature requirement to 24,745, it’s still among the states with the highest ballot-access qualification hurdles.

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