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Libertarians Working For You show, with Bobby Hoyt

ImageThe 1/6/16 episode of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guest Bobby Hoyt, treasurer of the Ascencion Parish group of the Louisiana LP.

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LP Political Director Carla Howell discusses Oregon protest on RT TV

Carla Howell interview RT TV 1-4-2016 screen shot - web resCarla Howell being interviewed on
RT International (RT TV). 1/4/16

Michigan repeals straight-ticket device

The state of Michigan has eliminated the straight-ticket device, as the Governor signed bill SB 13 on January 5. The legislature had passed the bill in December.

Straight-ticket devices allow voters to vote for all of the candidates of one party with a single mark at the top of the ballot.

Gov. Gary Johnson Announces 2016 Candidacy For President on Cavuto

Two-term New Mexico Governor to seek Libertarian Nomination

This press release was issued on Jan. 6, 2016 by the Gary Johnson 2016 presidential campaign (web site:

Vermont LP on the ballot for 2016

The Vermont Libertarian Party is officially on the ballot for 2016, as it successfully organized in 10 towns recently.

To be a recognized party in Vermont, a political party must organize in at least 10 towns between September and December in the year preceding a general election, or one of its statewide candidates must get at least 5% in a general election.

Click here to read the press release.

Reflection on 2015 and thanks to LP members from Chair Nicholas Sarwark

LP Chair Nicholas Sarwark
LP Chair Nicholas Sarwark

LP files lawsuit over Connecticut residency requirement for petitioners

The Libertarian Party filed a lawsuit against the state of Connecticut, challenging a law which requires anyone petitioning for candidates in the state to be a resident of Connecticut.

The provision requiring petitioners to be residents of the state in which they are petitioning has been overturned in 11 states and the District of Columbia.

Click here to read the full article.

Newsweek on McAfee running for LP nomination

John McAfeeFrom a December 31, 2015 article in Newsweek on John McAfee, who recently declared his bid for the Libertarian nomination for president:

Harry Browne’s New Year’s Resolutions for Selling Liberty Effectively

LP 1996 and 2000 Presidential Candidate Harry Browne
Harry Browne
LP 1996, 2000 Presidential Candidate

Harry Browne, the Libertarian Party's presidential nominee in 1996 and 2000, was among the greatest salesmen for liberty who ever lived. He wrote the below Libertarian New Year’s Resolutions in 1998.

Libertarians Working For You show, on ending college subsidies with Anton Chamberlin

ImageThe 12/30/15 episode of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guest Anton Chamberlin, founding member of the College Libertarians at Loyola (New Orleans), on ending college subsidies.

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