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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.

LP Monday Message: Vote early if you can!

October 25, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

Early voting for the November 2 election is open in many states. I really encourage you to vote early if you can. It's easy to be busy on Election Day or accidentally forget to vote. We have over 800 Libertarians running this year -- please give them your support!

LP Texas Chair Pat Dixon gives election pep talk

LP Texas Chair Pat Dixon has created this video giving reasons to support the Libertarian Party of Texas and vote Libertarian:

2010 Libertarian conventions around the country

Below is a schedule of Libertarian national and state conventions occurring in 2010 (including some that have already taken place). Click on the links to get more information.

Friday, February 12 - Sunday, February 14
LP California Convention

Saturday, February 20
LP Nevada State Convention

Friday, February 26 - Sunday, February 28
LP Kentucky State Convention

Saturday, March 6

Wes Benedict interviewed by Truthout

LP Executive Director Wes Benedict was interviewed recently by Truthout about the role of the Libertarian Party.

USA Today on Carla Howell's MA tax rollback initiative

Libertarian Carla Howell chairs the Alliance to Roll Back Taxes in Massachusetts. She has led an initiative to roll back the state's sales tax from 6.25% to 3%. That measure is on the ballot this November.

USA Today covered the story on October 18.

Carla Howell has also worked to eliminate the Massachusetts income tax. In 2002, the measure to end the state income tax got 45% support. The measure was on the ballot again in 2008 and got 30% support.

Libertarian candidate Lex Green on TV in Chicago

Libertarian Lex Green is running for Governor of Illinois. He appeared on WTTW's "Chicago Tonight" on October 18.

Link to the video.

82% of voters get to vote Libertarian

Ballot Access News reports:

There is at least one Libertarian on the ballot across the U.S, in areas containing 81.9% of the voters, for the November 2010 election. The Libertarian Party, as is usual in midterm years, is on the ballot in more places than any other minor party.

Libertarian candidate Warren Redlich in televised debate

Libertarian Warren Redlich, running for Governor of New York, appeared in a televised debate on October 18. Link to video of the debate.

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.

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