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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.

Republicans desperate to knock Libertarians off ballot; latest target: Virginia

The Republicans are at it again. They're challenging the signatures of Virginia Libertarians, despite the fact that they turned in 16,398 petition signatures, more than 12,249 of which are likely valid based on conservative estimates. Only 10,000 are required to make the ballot.

Republicans are hoping to knock Libertarian presidential candidate Gov. Gary Johnson and his vice presidential running mate Judge Jim Gray off the ballot and deny voters a choice. The challenge is viewed as frivolous.

Libertarians Gov. Gary Johnson, Judge Jim Gray on Ballot in DC, New York

With the addition of New York, Libertarians Governor Gary Johnson and Judge James P. Gray are now on the ballots in 41 states.

They will also be on the ballot in the District of Columbia, along with Bruce Majors, who is running for Delegate to the US House of Representatives. If either Gov. Gary Johnson or Mr. Majors receives 7,500 votes in the district, ballot access will be retained there for 2 years. The Libertarian Party has never attained full ballot access in the District of Columbia.

Petitions are due next week in Alabama, Kentucky, and Rhode Island.

We're fighting for our lives to keep Johnson/Gary on the ballot in PA - Please help now!

Dear Fellow Libertarians

Volunteers are going all-out to keep Libertarians Gov Gary Johnson and Judge Jim Gary on the ballot in Pennsylvania - and our whole slate of statewide PA Libertarian candidates.

Roy Minet who's heading the effort to stave off the Republican's challenge, reports:


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