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Libertarian "Survivor" celeb Rupert Boneham may run for governor

The following text is taken from the Indiana LP website:

(Editor’s Note: By Josh Featherstone, Originally posted at his blog, Featherstone on Government. The LPIN candidate selection process takes place at our annual convention in April. LPIN Leadership and Rupert’s team will be exploring this idea further in the coming weeks.)

Libertarian candidate Brendan Kelly shows experience

Brendan KellyThe Newburyport News recently reported on the September 6 special legislative election in New Hampshire.

In that three-candidate race, Libertarian Brendan Kelly is the only candidate with experience in elected office.

Libertarian candidate Moellman at 16% in Kentucky

Ken MoellmanA poll released today by Public Policy Polling showed the 2011 Libertarian candidate for Kentucky Treasurer, Ken Moellman, with 16% of voter support.

Among voters who said they did not vote for John McCain or Barack Obama in 2008, Moellman was in the lead at 37%.

Libertarian candidate Donna Knezevich

Donna Knezevich, running for Mississippi State Representative, reports about her campaign:

You requested some information from me relative to what I have done on my campaign already, which includes:
- Set up a website: www.donnak4ms.com
- Held a kick off meeting, which made the front page of the local newspaper

LP Monday Message: List of presidential candidates

August 29, 2011

Dear Friend of Liberty,

First I want to thank everyone who supported our 24-hour HURRICANE EARTHQUAKE L.P. (H.E.L.P.) Telethon here at the national Libertarian Party Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

From the start of the announcement Friday through noon on Sunday, we received $365 by phone and $2,797.76 online.

Reason Alert - Poll Finds Opportunity for a Third-Party Candidate

Reason Alert - August 26, 2011

- Reason-Rupe Poll Finds Opportunity for a Third-Party Candidate
- Liberating Libya
- John Stossel: Almost Everything We're Taught Is Wrong
- New at Reason

Reason-Rupe Poll Finds Opportunity for a Third-Party Candidate

Wisconsin LP announces mini-Congress

from the Wisconsin LP

The Libertarian Party of Wisconsin’s Executive Meeting has been confirmed for Saturday, October 1st from 12:00 noon to 3pm at the Dalles House Restaurant -French Room - in St. Croix Falls, WI, located near the off ramp of US Highway 8 & WI State Highway 35 South. This event is being held the same weekend of the St. Croix Falls Autumn Fest event.

LP responds to Wall Street Journal editorial

In response to this August 25, 2011 editorial in the Wall Street Journal, LP Executive Director Wes Benedict sent the following letter to the editor:

Dear Editor:

In "Expect a Third-Party Candidate in 2012," the authors noted broad public support for a third major party in the United States. Unfortunately, they ignored our third-largest political party: the Libertarian Party.

The War on Drugs: States' Rights - Rob Kampia, MPP

"In practice it ends up being a states' rights issue because the only way we're able to make progress in the political realm is by winning in states, which then allows us to increase the pressure on the federal government."

- Rob Kampia, Executive Director, Marijuana Policy Project

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