Brian Thiemer

Fairfield City Council,

Election Date: November 8, 2016


Another sitting senator switches parties, endorses Johnson

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah State Senator Mark Madsen has announced his switch to the Libertarian Party and his endorsement of Gary Johnson for president.

Sen. Madsen held a press conference at 1:30 Monday afternoon in Salt Lake City, stating, “Today I announce that I am joining the Libertarian Party and will support the Libertarian presidential ticket of Governors Gary Johnson and Bill Weld.”

Madsen detailed his reasons in his remarks:

Max Abramson

State House of Representatives District 20 - Rockingham,

Election Date: November 4, 2014
Term: 2 years
Partisan Office:

LifeZette: Hillary's libertarian problem

ImageFrom LifeZette on July 26:

“Recent polling in the 2016 presidential race reveals a seemingly counterintuitive result: Donald Trump widens his lead when pollsters include Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson compared with a head-to-head matchup with Hillary Clinton.

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Libertarian Party to Democrats: It's cruel to be kind

Graphical image - Silhouette of helping hand being offered from standing person to person on the ground

Libertarian Party Chair Nicholas Sarwark released the following statement today:

Outreach to Democratic friends

Dear Libertarian,

Many of us have Bernie-supporting Democratic friends who are feeling pretty jaded right now. I’d bet you know someone who is. Maybe a close friend, a family member, a Facebook friend.…

Daily Beast: Vice Chair of D.C. GOP to resign over Trump nomination

ImageFrom The Daily Beast on July 21:

“The vice chairman of the Washington, D.C., GOP party plans to resign from his post and vote for libertarian candidate Gary Johnson in November, the longtime Republican operative told The Daily Beast. Gary Teal, a delegate at the Republican convention, said he had already told fellow delegates that he will resign.

Artie Lurie

State House District 90,

Election Date: November 8, 2016


Mark Madsen

State Senate District 13,

Election Date: November 6, 2012
Term: 4 years
Partisan Office:

Reason: Gary Johnson Endorsed by Two Montana GOP State Reps

ImageFrom Matt Welch of Reason Magazine on July 25:


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