Virginia LP will have eight candidates on the November ballot

ImageThe Virginia Libertarian Party will be running eight candidates for partisan office this November, including five for the state legislature, two for county office, and one for local office.

The Virginia LP also had eight candidates on the ballot last year, as they ran candidates for the US Senate and seven of the eleven US House seats, a record for a non-establishment party in the state.

'Banned from pride event for being a gay libertarian'

ImageMembers of the Washington state Libertarian Party were recently banned from a gay pride event for their support of the second amendment.

The LPWA had been attending the Capital City Pride Festival for years, but this year were told by the festival chair that they were no longer welcome.

Poll Results: Libertarians say there are multiple important impacts of Libertarian campaigns

When Libertarians visiting the website were asked to identify the most important impact of Libertarian candidates running for office, forty percent of the 1,186 respondents said “all or most” of the choices listed are important.

Libertarians Working For You show, with Wendy Adams, Carl Loser, Mark Anderson, and Joshua Hardy

ImageYesterday's episode (6/24/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guests:

LP Chair Nicholas Sarwark interviewed on the Paul Malloy show

Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark discusses on air the free trade alternative to treaties like the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiated in secret by Democrats and Republicans and how removing government barriers to trade unilaterally benefits U.S. consumers.

Arkansas LP back on the ballot

ImageThe Arkansas Secretary of State declared this week that the state Libertarian Party's petition drive was a success, enabling the LP to run partisan candidates in the 2016 elections.

The LPAR had to collect at least 10,000 signatures from registered voters within a 90-day window.

Libertarians Working For You show, with Carla Howell and Dr. Jim Lark

ImageToday's episode (6/17/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guests Carla Howell, Political Director for the Libertarian National Committee on freeing health care from government, and Dr. Jim Lark, Libertarian National Committee region five representative and former LNC chair, talking about government versus private regulations.

My favorite Libertarian activism ever?

Dear Libertarian,

Here's a way to promote Libertarianism AND get very positive feedback from the public.

NPR report highlights more difficult ballot access requirements in Pennsylvania for alternative parties

ImageWESA-FM in Pittsburgh ran a news story on 6/9 about the difficult ballot access requirements imposed on alternative political parties in Pennsylvania. The requirements for Democratic and Republican candidates are a cakewalk in comparison.


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