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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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Ricky Dale Harrington

Arkansas Libertarian US Senate Candidate Polling 38% in Two-Way Race

Ricky Lee Harrington, the Libertarian Party US Senate candidate candidate in Arkansas, is now polling 38% in his two-way race against Republican incumbent Tom Cotton, with 13% undecided, according to a poll done by American Research Group. Click here to read the article at the Arkansas Times. Mr. Harrington will also appear at a debate […]

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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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Des Moines Register

Des Moines Register: Election politics have devolved. The Libertarian Party has something different to offer.

The Des Moines Register, the largest newspaper in Iowa, published the following opinion piece by Mike Connor, the chair of the Iowa Libertarian Party, on October 6, 2020: The mainstream media may not publicize it often, but America is fed up. Of course, this comes as no surprise to me. I’ve been hearing it from […]

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Joshua Flynn

Chicago Tribune Endorses Illinois Libertarian Legislative Candidate Joshua Flynn

The Chicago Tribune, the most widely read daily newspaper in Chicago and which has the sixth highest daily circulation in the country, endorsed Illinois Libertarian Party candidate for the 78th state house race Joshua Flynn on October 7, 2020: Rep. Camille Lilly, an Oak Park Democrat, has a formidable resume that includes 10 years in […]

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Donald Rainwater

InsideSources: The Libertarian Who Could Win the Indiana Governor’s Race

From on September 29, 2020: The Libertarian candidate for governor of Indiana had 24 percent support in an early September poll of likely voters and is about to give the sitting Republican governor, Eric Holcomb, a run for his money. But who is he? Donald Rainwater, age 56, is a software engineer and IT […]

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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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Erika Kolenich

West Virginia LP Candidate for Governor Interviewed by WVU Newspaper

Erika Kolenich, the West Virginia Libertarian Party candidate for Governor, was interviewed by the Daily Athenaeum on August 26, 2020: Erika Kolenich is the candidate for governor of the Libertarian Party in West Virginia. Kolenich stopped in and talked about the importance of having a third-party option, opportunity for the state and campus carry with […]

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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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