Voters get no choice as Sundwall removed from ballot on "technicality"

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The New York State Board of Elections voted Wednesday to remove Libertarian congressional candidate Eric Sundwall from the ballot in the March 31 special election to fill the vacant 20th congressional district seat, citing a technicality that voided many of Sundwall's ballot access petition signatures.

The Sundwall campaign will not pursue legal efforts to remain on the ballot.  Campaign manager Richard Cooper issued the following statement:

GOP Officeholder Endorses Libertarian Candidate Sundwall

ALBANY, NY -- Albany attorney Warren Redlich endorsed Libertarian special election congressional candidate Eric Sundwall, although he is a Republican officeholder (Town of Guilderland board) and was a GOP congressional candidate in the adjoining 21st congressional district. The special election to replace Kirsten Gillibrand will be held March 31st. Campaign manager Richard Cooper announced the endorsement.

John Monds to seek Libertarian Nomination For Ga. Governor

ATLANTA -- John Monds will be announcing his intention to seek the Libertarian Party of Georgia’s nomination for Governor with a press conference at the Capitol in Atlanta with family, close friends and supporters by his side Wednesday, March 25th at 4:00pm.
During his campaign for Public Service Commission (District 1) in 2008, Monds became the first Libertarian to break one million votes in the United States.

Watch Libertarian Eric Sundwall in the WMHT televised candidate forum

Libertarian Eric Sundwall and Democrat Scott Murphy, running in the special election for New York's 20th congressional district seat, met Thursday, March 19 in a candidate forum televised live by WMHT.  Republican Jim Tesdisco refused to participate.

The forum was moderated by Susan Arbetter, host of WMHT's award-winning public affairs program, New York Now, and Times Union State Editor Casey Seiler.

You may watch the forum at the WMHT website,

Missouri legislators honor Libertarian

WASHINGTON – America’s third largest political party joined the Missouri House of Representatives Wednesday in honoring Libertarian Party activist and Grandview City Councilman-elect Mike Ferguson.  On Feb. 25, the House unanimously presented Ferguson with a resolution recognizing his community service and professional accomplishments.