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Call for Nominations: Libertarian Party Awards for the 2016 National LP Convention

The following awards will be presented during the 2016 National LP Convention in Orlando, Florida.

THOMAS JEFFERSON Leadership Award - will be presented to the LP member whose achievements merit our recognition of outstanding leadership, high character, and dedication to the principles and goals of the Party.

Reason: How Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton Have Made the Libertarian Party Relevant

Image"Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the likely presidential nominees of America’s two major political parties, would be among the best-known and most-disliked candidates in history. What better time for the Libertarian Party (LP), the only third party that will be on all 50 states’ ballots, to make its move into the mainstream?

Hypocrite Kasich

John KasichThe John Kasich for president campaign accused Ted Cruz of practicing “dirty pool and dirty politics” — an apt description of what Kasich did when he used the power of his governor’s office to knock Libertarian challenger Charlie Earl off the ballot in 2014. 

Reason: A better choice for 2016

John Stossel
John Stossel

"Trump! Clinton! Is that all there is? No. Fortunately, we have other choices.

Washington Times: LNC chair says former candidates have approached us about running

ImageNicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian Party, said former presidential candidates have approached the LP to solicit information about launching a White House bid on the Libertarian ticket.

Libertarians can reach minority voters with the right message

This article was originally published in the Sept. 2015 issue of LP News (page 7).

By Benjamin Smith

LPMN Executive Director Kevin Bradley on Minnesota Public Radio

Kevin Bradley
Kevin Bradley

Minnesota Libertarian Party Executive Director Kevin Bradley appeared on the Minnesota Public Radio show Morning Edition on March 25, to discuss the possibility of the state's former governor, Jesse Ventura, running for the Libertarian Party 2016 Presidential nomination.

NBC News: Will Republicans Find Solace in The Libertarian Party?

ImageFrom NBC News on March 24:

"As the Republican Party grapples with a potential Donald Trump nomination, third parties - especially those with established infrastructures and widespread ballot access - could become an avenue for alternatives.

Gov. Gary Johnson in double digits in Monmouth University poll

Gov. Gary Johnson, a candidate for the 2016 Libertarian Party presidential nomination, is polling at 11% in a three-way race against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and GOP front-runner Donald Trump, according to a Monmouth University poll this week. 

Clinton was at 42 percent, Trump was at 34 percent, and Johnson was at 11 percent.

California city sues Aaron Starr, the man who wants to repeal sewer rate hikes at the ballot box

Aaron Starr
Aaron Starr

The city of Oxnard, California is heading to court in an attempt to stave off a resident's effort to overturn sewer rate hikes at the ballot box, the city announced Wednesday evening.

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