Four Alabama State Senators Introduce Ballot Access Bill (updated)

ImageA bill to ease ballot access in Alabama was introduced in the state Senate by four legislators last week.

The legislation, if passed, would lower the number of signatures required by newly-qualifying parties and independent candidates from 3% of the last gubernatorial vote to 1.5%.

LP Georgia Needs Help with Ballot Access Bill Friday, March 13

Attention Libertarians and supporters of ballot fairness:

If you live, or know anyone living, in Georgia, please help the vitally important effort below to remove impossibly-difficult restrictions on ballot access in the state by calling your congressman or attending Crossover Day on Friday morning, March 13:

Dear Ballot Access Supporters:

LNC Seeks Applicants for Platform, Bylaws, Credentials Committees

The Libertarian National Committee (LNC) is seeking applicants to serve on the Platform Committee, the Bylaws and Rules Committee, and the Credentials Committee for the May 27-30, 2016 national convention in Orlando, Florida.  The LNC expects to make the appointments during its March 28-29, 2015 meeting so as to give the committees plenty of time to complete their tasks before the convention.

The LNC appoints all 10 of the Bylaws and Rules Committee members, 5 of the 20 Platform Committee members, and 5 of the 10 Credentials Committee members.

Oklahoma House unanimously passes favorable ballot access bill

The Libertarian Party of Oklahoma, the state with the most difficult petitioning requirements in the country for presidential candidates, may see big relief if a bill passed unanimously on March 10 in the state's House of Representatives becomes law.

Libertarians Working For You show, with Matthew Schutter and Clayton Sanford

ImageArvin Vohra will be hosting the show Libertarians Working For You today at 2 pm EST.

Today's guests are Matthew Schutter, who was elected last year as the Penn Forest Township Auditor in Pennsylvania, and Clayton Sanford, the Orleans Parish Representative to the Libertarian Party of Louisiana State Central Committee.

LPME treasurer and former chair running in special election Tuesday

Shawn Levasseur
Shawn Levasseur

Shawn Levasseur, the current Maine LP treasurer and former state party chair, is running in a special election for the state legislature next Tuesday.

Louisiana Libertarian elected to JP and constable association executive board

Henry Herford
Henry Herford

Constable Henry Herford of Franklin Parish in Louisiana was elected to the Executive Board of the Louisiana Justice of the Peace and Constable Association yesterday.

Libertarians Working For You show, with Matt Hasty and Andy Craig

ImageArvin Vohra will be hosting the show Libertarians Working For You today at 2 pm EST.

Today's guests are Matt Hasty, the LP Facebook page tactical manager, and Andy Craig, Wisconsin LP 2016 congressional candidate.

Libertarian Andy Craig for Congress Makes Case for Scaling Back FDA

Andy Craig for CongressWisconsin Libertarian congressional candidate Andy Craig released the following statement regarding FDA delay of life-saving medical technology:

Gary Johnson at CPAC

2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson spoke at CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Committee convention, last Thursday and Friday.


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