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Politico features Ventura video calling for including Gov. Gary Johnson in presidential debates

This Politico article features a Jesse Ventura video and notes, "if anyone has gotten a raw deal from debate hosts in the 2012 cycle, it's Gary Johnson."

In the video, Jesse Ventura says: "When I first ran for governor of Minnesota in 1998, I was polling at only 8%. However after I appeared in televised debates, that percentage skyrocketed." Voters subsequently elected him Governor.

Will Gov. Gary Johnson's poll numbers, already at impressively high levels for a third party presidential candidate, skyrocket if he is included in the debates?

How to Save the Presidential Debates from being Snoozefests

We couldn't have said it better ourselves than does Dr. Barry Fagin, columnist for the Colorado Springs Gazette:

“There’s only one way to save the presidential debates from degenerating into boring snoozefests: Put (Governor) Gary Johnson in them.”
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Michigan LP files in federal court to oppose state's refusal to place Libertarian on the ballot

Michigan is refusing to put the name of Gary Johnson of New Mexico, Gary Johnson of Texas, or anyone else on the ballot as the Libertarian Party candidate for President.

We're on the ballot in New Hampshire. Only 7 states left to get on.

The New Hampshire Secretary of State confirmed on September 5th that the Libertarian Party succeeded in placing two-term Governor Gary Johnson for President and Judge Jim Gray for Vice President on the ballot.

Libertarian Party of Virginia Beats Back GOP Challenge to Ballot Access

On September 4th after a last minute attempt by the Virginia GOP to knock the Libertarian candidate off the ballot, the State Board of Elections certified that the Libertarian Party of Virginia properly submitted all required documentation.

Therefore, Libertarian for president Governor Gary Johnson will be on the ballot in Virginia.

Judge: Libertarian should be on Iowa ballot

Hopes have dimmed for Republicans who want to knock Libertarian for President Gov. Gary Johnson and Libertarian for Vice President Judge Jim Gray off the ballot in Iowa.

More details can be found in this AP report on Libertarian ballot access in Iowa.


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