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Reason: Tom Cotton’s Only Challenger Is a Black Libertarian Prison Chaplain

From Reason online on July 31, 2020: Sen. Tom Cotton’s Democratic challenger, Josh Mahony, dropped out of the U.S. Senate race just hours after the filing deadline closed. Between this and Cotton’s comments over the past few weeks, which range from calling slavery a “necessary evil” to calling for military force in American streets, many Arkansas voters worry that the […]

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Jo Jorgensen

WBAY-TV: Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen campaigns in Wisconsin

From WBAY-TV, the ABC affiliate in Green Bay, Wisconsin on July 25: Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen held a rally in Wisconsin Saturday. It was held at Leach Amphitheater in Oshkosh. Jorgensen said with her nomination, Americans have a chance to escape the old parties and start over with something fresh. HEALTHCARE: “We keep […]

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KINY: Alaska Libertarians turn in over 5,000 signatures to get Presidential ticket on ballot

From KINY radio in Juneau, Alaska on July 20, 2020: The Alaska Libertarian Party has turned over signatures in order to get the party’s presidential ticket on the ballot. The ALP has submitted 5,024 ballot access petition signatures, well exceeding the 3,212 signatures required for state permission to allow Libertarian Presidential candidate Dr. Jo Jorgensen […]

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Jeremy "Spike" Cohen

WGEM: Illinois Libertarians file petitions for 2020 election, highlight need for ballot access reforms

From WGEM-TV, the NBC affiliate in western Illinois, on July 21, 2020: The Libertarian Party of Illinois submitted its petitions today for several candidates vying for statewide and national office. This could be a historic election for the party, given the opportunity for candidates to have a much lower number of petitions needed to make […]

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Jo Jorgensen

2020 LP presidential ticket addresses the national convention delegates

2020 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen and vice-presidential nominee Jeremy “Spike” Cohen addressed the delegates at the LP national convention in Orlando, Florida on July 11, 2020. Jo and Spike talked about their vision for the Presidency, ending the wars, cutting big government, ending unjust laws, immigration, and much more. Click here to view […]

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Libertarian presidential nominee visits Twin Cities for Juneteenth, George Floyd memorial

Below is a press release from the Jorgensen for President campaign, on June 18, 2020: MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.; June 18, 2020— Beginning Friday, Dr. Jo Jorgensen, the Libertarian presidential candidate, will be attending events in the Twin Cities to pay her respects to George Floyd and other victims of police violence. June 19 will mark the […]

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Ballot Access News

Eighth Circuit Rules that U.S. District Court Judge Was Correct When She Put Arkansas Libertarian Party on Ballot Last Year

From Ballot Access News on June 19, 2020: Last year, a U.S. District Court in Arkansas enjoined the new 3% petition requirement for newly-qualifying parties, and put the Arkansas Libertarian Party on the ballot for 2020. On June 18, the Eighth Circuit ruled that the U.S. District Court Judge was correct. Libertarian Party of Arkansas […]

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Ballot Access News

North Dakota Libertarian Statewide Candidates Poll Enough Primary Votes to Qualify for November Ballot

From Ballot Access News on June 10, 2020: On June 9, North Dakota held open primaries for the Republican, Democratic, and Libertarian Parties. North Dakota is the only state which requires primary candidates to poll a specified minimum number of votes in the primary in order to be on the November ballot. Statewide candidates need […]

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Maryland City Council Member Returns to Libertarian Party

Muir Boda, a member of the Salisbury, Maryland City Council, has returned to the Libertarian Party. Boda resigned from the Maryland Republican Party and the Wicomico County Republican Central Committee on May 17, and renewed his memberships in the state and national Libertarian Parties a week later. Boda has been on the city council since […]

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Recognizing the increasing evidence of widespread inappropriate use of force by law enforcement, I am committed to listening and then doing what I can to end police misconduct.

I am also committed to ending the drug war, qualified immunity, no-knock warrants, and other misguided policies which create the setting conducive to much of this violence.

Dr. Jo Jorgensen
Libertarian Candidate for President

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