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Robert Latham

Libertarian J. Robert Latham seeks to unseat the ‘incumbent party duopoly’ from Utah’s 2nd District

From the St. George News on October 13, 2020: J. Robert Latham, the Libertarian Party candidate for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, recently spoke with St. George News to discuss various issues, including the proposed Northern Corridor and stimulus packages in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Latham is running against Republican incumbent Rep. Chris Stewart and […]

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Jeff Hewitt

Americans deserve better than the status quo presidential debates

Libertarian National Committee representative and Riverside County, California Supervisor Jeff Hewitt had the following opinion piece on last week’s presidential debate printed in two of southern California’s largest daily newspapers, the Press-Enterprise and Orange County Register on October 10, 2020: After finally watching the first presidential debate in its entirety, I came to the conclusion […]

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Bethany Baldes

Wyoming Republicans Back Libertarian Over Fellow Party Member In Statehouse Race

From the Casper Star-Tribune on September 24, 2020: A group of high-profile Fremont County Republicans are backing a Libertarian over their own party’s candidate in the race for Riverton’s House District 55 — an eyebrow-raising development in a year that has split the state’s Republicans into two warring factions ahead of the 2020 election. Libertarian […]

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Gideon Oakes

Rapid City Journal Covers Two-Way South Dakota Legislative Race With A Libertarian

The Rapid City Journal, the largest newspaper in western South Dakota, on September 22, 2020 published the an article featuring Libertarian Party of South Dakota chair and candidate Gideon Oakes: Two candidates are vying for the District 30 state Senate race on the Nov. 3 general election ballot — Republican Julie Frye-Mueller and Libertarian Gideon […]

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USA Today Publishes Florida County LP Director’s Letter-To-The-Editor

The following letter-to-the-editor by Hannah Tomboulides, Director at-large for the Brevard County, Florida Libertarian Party, was published in USA Today, the country’s largest circulation daily newspaper, on September 17, 2020: I keep hearing I’m wasting my vote for the presidential election because I’m voting for Libertarian Party candidate Dr. Jo Jorgensen. Here’s the wild part: One […]

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Bill Redpath

Bill Redpath Wins Ballot Access Lawsuit for Himself as a Libertarian Nominee for U.S. House in Illinois

From Ballot Access News on September 15, 2020: On September 11, Bill Redpath, Libertarian Party nominee for U.S. House, Illinois Sixth District, won his ballot access lawsuit in state trial court. Bixler v Illinois State Board of Elections, Sangamon Co., 20 MR 775. The Illinois Board of Elections had determined that Redpath had enough valid […]

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Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-Statesman: Texas Supreme Court rejects GOP bid to kick 44 Libertarians off ballot

From the Austin American-Statesman on September 6, 2020: The Texas Supreme Court rejected a GOP attempt to remove 44 Libertarian candidates from the November ballot, saying the Republicans waited too long to challenge their opponents’ eligibility. A long list of Republican candidates, joined by GOP organizations, argued that the Libertarians were ineligible to appear on […]

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