Press Release

For Immediate Release

Democrats go trick-or-treating as Libertarians

WASHINGTON - In Colorado, Indiana, Illinois, and Maryland, Democrats have spent money on mailers and other printed items to inform voters about Libertarian candidates.

Libertarian Party (LP) Executive Director Wes Benedict said, "We're pleased to see Democrats spending their own money to promote Libertarian candidates. We hope Republicans will start doing the same thing soon."

Libertarian candidate Dale Ogden on

Dale Ogden is running for governor of California. He was recently interviewed by Tim Cavanaugh on

Watch the video.

Libertarian candidate Randall Hayes in televised debate

Randall Hayes, running for U.S. Senate in Louisiana, appeared in a televised debate on October 27.

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reported on the debate, saying "The candidates were less sure of themselves when asked for specifics on what federal spending they would seek to offset the tax cuts with corresponding cuts to spending. Only Hayes, the Libertarian, offered anything beyond vague bromides about cutting waste."

View the debate video.

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.

Bob Isgrigg

Clark County Surveyor,

Election Date: October 27, 2010



Elected Libertarian Erik Viker vying for higher office in PA

Erik Viker is the Libertarian Party candidate running for the House of Representatives seat in Pennsylvania’s 85th District. While he is currently running for office, he is also an elected Libertarian serving on the Selinsgrove Borough Council. His campaign has gained momentum and significant press coverage as he fights to break the stagnant two- party system in Pennsylvania.

Ryan McGilvray

Cuyahoga County Council, District 1,

Election Date: October 26, 2010



Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarian Chair: Time to Re-Legalize Immigration

WASHINGTON - Amid controversy over U.S. immigration policy, Libertarian Party Chair Mark Hinkle says the proper way to end illegal immigration is to re-legalize immigration. Hinkle released the following statement today:

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!

What is the main reason you are voting Libertarian this fall?

Democrats have failed to end the wars.
3% (119 votes)
I'm opposed to the new health care plan.
6% (236 votes)
Republicans talk small government but deliver the opposite.
22% (854 votes)
We need a change from the status quo in Washington.
26% (972 votes)
I almost always vote Libertarian, for a lot of reasons.
30% (1129 votes)
Sorry, I'm not voting for Libertarians.
9% (329 votes)
4% (168 votes)
Total votes: 3807


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