Reason: Google searches for "Libertarian Party" surge after Ted Cruz drops out

From Reason Magazine online on May 4:

"Donald Trump crushed it in the Indiana GOP primary last night, winning more than 50 percent of the vote and causing Ted Cruz to drop out. Although John Kasich is still in the race, he has only won one state so far while Trump is less than 200 delegates from securing the nomination.

"That led to a surge tonight in searches for "Libertarian Party," as this chart [click on the link below to view] from Google Trends showing searches for "Libertarian Party" over the last 24 hour period."

LNC chair debate Wednesday evening

ImageThere will be a debate tonight, Wednesday, May 4, among the candidates running for chair of the Libertarian National Committee.

The debate is being hosted by the 1787 Network and Liberty Underground show, and will take place from 9 pm to 11 pm ET. This will be done over Google Hangouts and stream live on the 1787 Network YouTube channel.

El Paso County GOP group endorses a Libertarian for U.S. Senate

Lily Williams
Lily Williams

A group of Colorado Springs Republicans endorsed Lily Tang Williams, the Libertarian candidate running in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race on April 27.

Austin Petersen interviewed by CBS radio affiliate in Philadelphia

ImageAustin Petersen, a candidate for the 2016 Libertarian Party presidential nomination, was interviewed on the Rich Zeoli show on WPHT-AM 1210 in Philadelphia on April 28. WPHT-AM is a CBS affiliate.

"Austin Petersen, the Libertarian candidate for President, attempted to make the case as to why you should forego voting for one of the two major political party candidates and consider him instead.

Salina, Kansas news site covers state LP convention

ImageSalina.com, the online version of the Salina Journal, a Kansas daily newspaper, covered the Kansas Libertarian Party convention on April 30.

Their coverage featured Mike Shannon (candidate for the LP Presidential nomination), Mark Rutherford (candidate for LNC Chair and former LNC Vice-chair), and a representative of Austin Petersen's presidential campaign.

Newsday: This year could be different for Libertarian Gary Johnson

ImageGary Johnson, a candidate for the 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential nomination, was interviewed on May 1 by Newsday, a daily newspaper which serves Long Island, New York, and has the 11th highest circulation for daily papers in the country.

"There’s been a lot of talk about rigged election processes this year.

"Some of it’s been legitimate; much of it’s been bunk.

Dr. James Lark to deliver keynote address at Norwegian Libertarian Party congress

Dr. James Lark
Dr. James Lark

Dr. James Lark will be delivering a keynote address at the second party congress of Liberalistene, the Norwegian Libertarian Party on Saturday, April 30.

Democracy Now: Why Did the Former Republican Gov. of New Mexico Join the Libertarian Party to Run for President?

ImageGary Johnson, a candidate for the Libertarian Party 2016 Presidential nomination, was interviewed on the show Democracy Now, which is syndicated by Pacifica Radio, on April 27.

Click here to watch the interview.

Alive Free Happy attracts new, young Libertarians

This article was originally published in the Sept. 2015 issue of LP News (page 11).

Judge rejects Libertarians’ appeal to become Maine political party

A federal judge has ruled against the Libertarian Party in Maine in a case that centered on the party’s argument that the path to a new political party in Maine is unconstitutionally difficult. An attorney for the Libertarians said the court misunderstood what the plaintiffs were asking for and that he will ask the court to reconsider its ruling.

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