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U.S. News: Libertarian Johnson says he appeals to rank-and-file Republicans

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From U.S. News & World Report on August 23:

Libertarians on the ballot in D.C. and Pennsylvania

Image2016 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson, vice-presidential nominee Bill Weld, and two other Libertarians will appear on the ballot in the District of Columbia this November, as there were no challenges to their petitions as of 5 P.M. ET on Monday, August 22.

Also running on the Libertarian ticket in D.C. are Martin Moulton for Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives, and Matt Klokel, running for an at-large seat on the city council.

LNC chair interviewed on Michael Smerconish show

ImageLibertarian National Committee chair Nicholas Sarwark was interviewed on the Michael Smerconish show on August 9, by guest host Robert Traynham.

Click here to listen to the interview.

Washington LP has statewide candidate and 10 legislative candidates advance to the general election

ImageThe Washington Libertarian Party had a candidate for statewide office and 10 legislative candidates advance from the top-two primary on August 2, who will be on the general election ballot in November.

Fusion forum with Johnson and Weld on Wednesday, August 17

ImageFusion will present Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson and vice-presidential candidate William Weld in a forum moderated by Jorge Ramos and Alicia Menendez, taking place on Wednesday, August 17 at 1:00 P.M. ET.

Click here to watch the forum.

U.S. News: Libertarian Gary Johnson Bags Money Haul

ImageFrom U.S. News & World Report on August 16:

“Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson says he has reached one of his key objectives by raising more than $1.7 million with what his organizers called a ‘money bomb’ Monday.

Johnson and Weld to appear in Florida on August 17

ImageFrom a press release issued by the Florida LP on August 15:

Nevada Assistant State Controller switches to LP

Geoffrey Lawrence
Geoffrey Lawrence

Geoffrey Lawrence, the Nevada Assistant State Controller, switched his affiliation to the Libertarian Party.

Lawrence made the announcement during a speech delivered at the Gary Johnson/Bill Weld rally in Reno, NV on August 5.

San Antonio Libertarians interviewed on CBS-TV affiliate

ImageSeveral members of the San Antonio, Texas Libertarian Party were briefly interviewed on KENS channel 5, the CBS affiliate in San Antonio, on August 11.

Those interviewed were County Chair Gil Robinson and County Commissioners Court Candidate Jason Pipoly, as well as three other local members, Cassie Villela, Arthur Thomas and Laura Valle.

Politico: Clinton-Trump debate sites plan for a third podium

ImageFrom Politico on August 9:

The venues that will host the presidential debates are drawing up plans for a three-person forum that would provide a lectern for a third-party candidate to stand on stage next to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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