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TN city councilman elected to county commission

Wallace Redd
Wallace Redd

Libertarian Wallace Redd, who has been serving on the Clarksville, Tenn., city council since 1996, was elected to the Montgomery County Commissioners in the 16th district on Aug. 7.

Newspaper wants Libertarian Sarvis in Virginia debates

Rob Sarvis
Robert Sarvis,
LP Virginia
Candidate for U.S. Senate

The Roanoke Times has called for Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Robert Sarvis to appear in the upcoming candidate debates in Virginia.

Currently, only the Republican and Democratic candidates will be allowed to participate.

Tennessee Libertarians work for party recognition

Tennessee Libertarian candidates are trying to make sure they get listed on this November's ballot as "Libertarian," not "independent."

Historically, Libertarian candidates in Tennessee have been listed as independents on the ballot. A recent article in the Tennessee Daily News Journal talks about how hard it is to get listed with your party label in that state. Tennessee Libertarians have filed a federal lawsuit to overcome this restriction.

Illinois ballot access media coverage

The Chicago Sun-Times has recently provided some coverage of Libertarian ballot access efforts in Illinois.

On July 29, the Sun-Times published an article, "Libertarians work to stay on Illinois ballot."

Here is a quote:

Brian S. Lambrecht knew the signatures he collected to get the Libertarian Party on the Illinois ballot this fall would be challenged.

30,000 New Yorkers Support Libertarians on the Ballot

LP New York Chair Mark AxinnFrom the New York LP:

Albany, NY — The Libertarian Party of New York submitted over 30,000 signatures Tuesday to afford New Yorkers an alternative to the failed policies of the two major parties. 

Libertarian Umbehr for governor in Kansas polling at 9%

Libertarian Keen Umbehr for Governor in Kansas
Keen Umbehr

New Jersey Libertarians fight for fair ballot position

Patrick McKnight, LP New Jersey Chair
Patrick McKnight,


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