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LP with coalition presses for real NSA reform

The Hill, Washington D.C.’s newspaper of record that focuses exclusively on politics,  cited the Libertarian Party as one of the organizations in a pro-Fourth Amendment coalition that is lobbying to end government mass surveillance.

“Dozens of civil liberties groups are calling on Congress not to stop short in reforming the National Security Agency.

LPO candidates kept off of the ballot

Charles Earl
Charles Earl,
LP Ohio

Gallup polls continue to say Americans want a third party

Polling firm Gallup reports:

A majority of U.S. adults, 58%, say a third U.S. political party is needed because the Republican and Democratic parties "do such a poor job" representing the American people.

Americans' current desire for a third party is consistent with their generally negative views of both the Republican and Democratic parties, with only about four in 10 viewing each positively.

Georgia LP state chair featured in Ozy.com

LP Georgia Chair Doug Craig
Doug Craig

"Whether it's a moment or a bonafide movement, libertarianism is on the rise. That's thanks to people like Doug Craig, chair of the Libertarian Party of Georgia."

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate will keep Alaska free of state income tax

Carolyn Clift
Carolyn Clift

Carolyn "Care" Clift is running for governor in Alaska to fight overspending and make sure the state income tax is not brought back.

Libertarians getting 9% support for Congress in poll

According to a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released on Oct. 15, more voters say they will support Libertarians for Congress this year, compared to the last mid-term elections in 2010.

The Wall Street Journal reports, "The poll found that voters are more likely than four years ago to say they would vote for Libertarian and Green party candidates if given a chance, with Libertarians drawing support from 9% of likely voters."

Iowa Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate dies in plane accident

Doug Butzier
Doug Butzier

Dr. Doug Butzier, the Iowa Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate, died in a plane crash Monday.

"Doug was an outstanding person, and always willing to help others," LP Iowa Chair Keith Laube.

Libertarian anti-prohibition activist Bill Wohlsifer running for AG

LP Florida candidate for attorney general Bill Wohlsifer debates his Republican and Democratic opponents on Bay News 9.Libertarian Party of Florida candidate for attorney general Bill Wohlsifer has worked for years to ease the pain of Floridians who suffer fr

Colorado Libertarian Lily Williams brings lessons from China to her bid for state house

Lily Williams
Lily Williams

Lily Williams, who was born and grew up in China during the regime of Chairman Mao, is running for the state legislature in Colorado as a Libertarian.

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