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Elected Libertarian Mayor Jeffrey Hewitt of Calimesa, Calif.

Elected Libertarian Jeffrey Hewitt leads city to reform firefighting and avoid possible bankruptcy

Elected Libertarian Mayor Jeffrey Hewitt, the Region Four representative to the Libertarian National Committee, has taken a bold step toward shrinking big government in his city of Calimesa, Calif., leading the charge to replace the town’s dependence on the expanding state fire-protection bureaucracy, with its own new fire department, enabling his city to fend off […]

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John Stossel interviews LNC chair on Libertarian Party’s prospects for 2018

Television journalist John Stossel recently interviewed Libertarian Party Chair Nicholas Sarwark about the 2016 election and whether 2018 could be “the year of the Libertarian Party.” Here are highlights from the Jan. 2 episode of “Stossel on Reason”: “Many of us hoped [the 2016] presidential race would be the election where a Libertarian finally broke […]

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LP Press Secretary Richard Fields

LP press secretary discusses Alabama U.S. senate race, ballot access, on “Freedom Works!” radio show

Libertarian National Committee Press Secretary Richard Fields appeared on the “Freedom Works!” radio show with host Paul Molloy, broadcast on 1340 AM in Tampa, Fla., on Nov. 20. They discussed Libertarian candidate Ron Bishop’s Alabama U.S. Senate race and the effect of allegations against his Republican opponent on the Republican Party, now scrambling to find […]

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Washington Examiner: Libertarians brush off concerns they’ll play ‘spoiler’

National LP Executive Director Wes Benedict and several Libertarian candidates and activists were interviewed for a Washington Examiner story about the influence of Libertarian Cliff Hyra’s campaign for governor in Virginia. From the Nov. 6 article: Virginia’s campaign for governor ends Tuesday [Nov. 7] with polling suggesting a tight contest between Republican Gillespie and Democrat […]

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Libertarian as the “grown-up in the room” denounces opponents’ divisiveness, earns press

Virginia Libertarian candidate for governor Cliff Hyra has been making the rounds and earning consistent media coverage with his principled Libertarian platform. On Thursday, Nov. 2, he held a news conference at the state capitol to address his opponents’ “wild-eyed accusations and divisive rhetoric” — aimed at each other — and to ask voters to […]

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Former LP state chair running for selectman in Plainfield, Conn.

Former Connecticut Libertarian Party Chair and three-time candidate for U.S. House Daniel Reale was interviewed for the Norwich Bulletin about his candidacy for first selectman in Plainfield. From the Oct. 27 article about the race (“Plainfield voters have plenty of choices for first selectman”): The decision by Plainfield First Selectman Paul Sweet to not seek […]

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LP News, September 2017

September issue of LP News now on website

The September 2017 issue of LP News has hit mailboxes and is now ready to view on our website. Inside, you can read coverage of Libertarian Party participation at Independence Day celebrations and FreedomFest; who’s been running for office this fall, including special reports on campaigns in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah; how our […]

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