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Illinois LP gubernatorial candidate covered by Fox, Huff Post, Chicago Sun Times

Chad Grimm
Chad Grimm

Illinois Libertarian Party gubernatorial candidate Chad Grimm has been polling well, receving 6 to 7 percent in polls conducted by We Ask America during the last three months, according to Ballot Access News.

October issue of LP News now available online

LP News — Vol. 44, No. 5 — October 2014The October 2014 edition of LP News is now available in the LP News archive, which contains issues stretching back for more than six years.

NY Libertarian for governor in live debate online tonight, Wednesday Oct. 22

Libertarian Michael McDermott for NY governor

Tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 8:00 p.m. ET, Libertarian candidate for governor Michael McDermott debates Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo, Republican Rob Astorino, and Green candidate Howie Hawkins in Buffalo, N.Y.

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:

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."

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