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Pollster Scott Rasmussen says Americans "want to govern themselves"

In his editorial "A Vote Against Dems, Not for the GOP," pollster Scott Rasmussen says:

Elected politicians also should leave their ideological baggage behind because voters don't want to be governed from the left, the right, or even the center. They want someone in Washington who understands that the American people want to govern themselves.

Read the editorial.

George Will praises Libertarian candidate's "Less We Can" slogan

In his October 31 syndicated column, George Will had this to say about Libertarian candidate Mark Grannis:

...Mark Grannis, the Libertarian Party's congressional candidate, deserves many votes of gratitude for his slogan, the year's best: "Less we can."

Read the column.

LP Monday Message: Vote Libertarian tomorrow!

November 1, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Tomorrow is Election Day. If you haven't already voted, please go tomorrow and vote for every Libertarian on your ballot. (See here for a complete list of over 800 candidates.)

Also, please contact your friends and family and encourage them to vote Libertarian as well. Win or lose, every vote for a Libertarian sends a clear message for liberty.

Rhino Times recommends vote for Libertarian Lon Cecil

Lon Cecil is running for U.S. Representative in North Carolina District 12. The Rhino Times, a weekly newspaper in Greensboro, recommends a vote for Cecil in its October 28 issue. Read the article.

Libertarian Julie Fox endorsed by Chicago Daily Observer editor

Julie Fox is running for Illinois State Controller. She has been endorsed by Tom Roeser, Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Chicago Daily Observer. Roeser writes, "She’s a very bright CPA without a partisan axe to grind who passionately believes in latch-key abstemious government leading to a consolidation for efficiency of Treasurer and Controller." Read the article.

It's official: Libertarians show the most political courage

The folks at Project Vote Smart recently told us, "...we wanted to let you know that your candidates have demonstrated significantly more political courage than both the Republican and Democratic candidates for Congress." According to Project Vote Smart, the average response rate for congressional candidates this year is 38%, while the response rate from Libertarian candidates is 75%. This year, Project Vote Smart is offering an interactive voter's guide called VoteEasy.

Libertarian candidate Mike Calpino endorsed by Salisbury Daily Times

Mike Calpino, running for County Council in Wicomico County, Maryland, has been endorsed by the Salisbury Daily Times. Read the article containing the endorsement.

Libertarian candidate Dale Ogden on Reason.tv

Dale Ogden is running for governor of California. He was recently interviewed by Tim Cavanaugh on Reason.tv.

Watch the video.

Libertarian candidate Randall Hayes in televised debate

Randall Hayes, running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana, appeared in a televised debate on October 27.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reported on the debate, saying "The candidates were less sure of themselves when asked for specifics on what federal spending they would seek to offset the tax cuts with corresponding cuts to spending. Only Hayes, the Libertarian, offered anything beyond vague bromides about cutting waste."

View the debate video.

Democratic Incumbent Switches to Libertarian Party

In Clark County, Indiana, incumbent county surveyor Bob Isgrigg has switched his affiliation from Democrat to Libertarian as he runs for re-election this year.

Isgrigg has expressed concern about how the county handles its drainage projects, and filed a lawsuit against county officials several years ago.

Read the News and Tribune article about the race.

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