Libertarian Party 2016 presidential and vice presidential candidates Gov. Gary Johnson and Gov. Bill Weld are on the ballot in Massachusetts.
The office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts verified that the ballot drive headed by Libertarian Cris Crawford produced 12,587 signatures, 100% of which have been certified as valid by elections officials. 10,000 are required to be on the ballot.
The Libertarian Party 2016 presidential and vice presidential nominees Gary Johnson and Bill Weld are on the ballot in 38 states, as the states of New Jersey and Washington confirmed that the petitions submitted were successful.
The Libertarian Party remains on track to be on the ballot in all 50 states plus DC.
“Representative Scott Rigell of Virginia says he plans to vote for the Libertarian Party’s presidential ticket, becoming the first member of Congress to express support for Gary Johnson’s third-party campaign.
“In an interview on Friday, Mr. Rigell, a Republican, said he had settled on Mr. Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, as the best option available.
This CNN article, posted the day of the network's prime time Town Hall showcasing Libertarians Gary Johnson for president and William Weld for vice president, provides a lengthy explanation of Libertarianism and features a video of Johnson declaring his positions on various issues.
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