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CNN to millennials: We're excluding you from the presidential poll

ImageFrom a Steve Kerbel column at

"Enter the CNN Labor day poll.  Recent polls have Johnson/Weld leading the demographic of ages 18-34 in most areas.  CNN released their most recent poll showing a decrease to 7% support for the Libertarian ticket.  That didn’t look good for Johnson/Weld… until a rather obvious omission came to light.

Washington Times: Gary Johnson plans TV ads, looks to bolster debate hopes

ImageFrom the Washington Times on September 2:

"Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson plans to roll out television ads in targeted states as part of a post-Labor Day blitz aimed at ensuring that the former New Mexico governor has strong enough poll numbers to participate in the presidential debates.

Washington Post: Gary Johnson - Our two-party system has failed, just like our founders said it would

ImageFrom Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson in the Washington Post on September 7:

"With the Republicans and the Democrats having nominated their most polarizing presidential candidates in more than a generation, now is the moment for a third way.

Libertarian Mark Miller endorsed by Houston Chronicle

Mark Miller
Mark Miller

Mark Miller, the Texas Libertarian Party candidate for Railroad Commissioner, was endorsed by the Houston Chronicle, the largest newspaper in Texas and the ninth largest in the nation, on August 6:

Denver Post: In a first, Libertarian candidate in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race qualifies for major debate

Lily Williams
Lily Williams

From the Denver Post on September 6:

"Colorado’s U.S. Senate race begins in earnest this week with a major surprise: The Libertarian candidate will participate in the first debate.

Upcoming Johnson-Weld Campaign Events

Johnson-WeldLive broadcast on The View, ABC
Thurs, Sept. 7
11:00 am - noon ET

NYC Rally with Govs. Johnson & Weld
Sat, Aug. 10, 2016 4:00pm ET
New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

Live Town Hall with Michael Smerconish, SiriusXM
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016 10 am ET

Reason: Growing Media Chorus Says Presidential Debates Are ‘Rigged’

ImageFrom Matt Welch of on August 30:

New York Times: Libertarian Gary Johnson Polls at 10 Percent. Who Are His Supporters?

ImageFrom the New York Times on September 4:

"Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president, may be on track to win more votes than any third-party candidate in 20 years, if current polling holds up.

Politico: Libertarian VP nominee - Debate commission could lose tax exempt status by excluding us

ImageFrom Politico on September 2:

"The Libertarian nominee for vice president of the United States is warning that the Commission on Presidential Debates could lose its tax-exempt status if the Libertarian ticket is excluded from the debate stage.


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