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Libertarian candidate Wes Wagner in Oregon poll

In this SurveyUSA poll, Libertarian Wes Wagner, running for Oregon governor, is at 3%. That is higher than the gap between the Republican and Democrat, so Wagner may turn out to be the deciding factor in this race.

The poll shows Wagner with support from 9% of independents.

Libertarian Marc Delphine, running for U.S. Senate, is also included in the poll.

LP Monday Message: Pull Plug on Granny?

October 18, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

This morning we sent the press release below:

WASHINGTON - With prospects of a Republican takeover of Congress, Libertarian Party (LP) Chair Mark Hinkle posed this question: "In order to balance the budget, where will the GOP pull the plug first: on Granny, or on foreign wars?"

Read the entire release here.

Our Staff Assistant, Arthur DiBianca, sent this voting report earlier today:

LP Monday Message: Libertarian Donors Club recommendations

October 11, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

This week I'm forwarding you a message from Nick Youngers, founder of the Libertarian Donors Club:


Date: Sunday, October 10

My Fellow Excited Libertarians,

In my first two letters I promised I'd be back with an updated list of exciting, important, Libertarian races for 2010. We have found nine more races to add to our original list of four - they are listed below.

Cleveland's main newspaper endorses Libertarian candidate Matthew Cantrell

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has endorsed Libertarian Matthew Cantrell for Ohio treasurer. The paper sums up its endorsement by writing, "[Democrat] Boyce and [Republican] Mandel have proven to have feet of clay. Cantrell, by contrast, has a spring in his step and the credentials to do the job. He's worthy of your vote on Nov. 2."

Read the endorsement.

NRA PAC suppresses third-party candidates

The NRA Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) claims on its website that "The NRA-PVF ranks political candidates - irrespective of party affiliation - based on voting records, public statements and their responses to an NRA-PVF questionnaire."

However, Libertarian candidate Lon Cecil reports:

Libertarian candidates team up to propose balanced federal budget

from the Mark Grannis (MD) and Travis Irvine (OH) congressional campaigns:

In an effort to give voters a real alternative to the big-spending politics of the Democratic and Republican parties, two Libertarian candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives have developed a federal budget that completely eliminates the federal budget deficit in one year.

Project Vote Smart offers "VoteEasy"

Project Vote Smart, a voter education organization that publishes candidate answers to its position questionnaires, has a new feature called "VoteEasy" that allows voters to see which candidates have expressed positions most similar to their own views.

VoteEasy

LP Monday Message: help reach a million

October 4, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

We're entering the peak month of election activity. The time to act is now!

So far we've bought 700,000 Quiz Across America door hangers, shipped almost 400,000 to volunteers, and used a bunch as samples in a snail-mail letter that is reaching many homes right now and generating even more volunteers and demand. We've got about 264,000 left.

LP Chair Mark Hinkle on Baldy & The Blonde radio show

On September 29, LP Chair Mark Hinkle appeared on the "Baldy & the Blonde" show on WGSO radio in New Orleans. Part of the discussion was about our recent statement about the Republicans' "Pledge to America."

Listen to the podcast.

LP Monday Message: Libertarians in the media and more

September 27, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

As we move toward Election Day, Libertarian candidates and the Libertarian Party are seeing more attention from the media.

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