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Larry Sharpe speaking, on the set of 'Kennedy', wearing dark sportcoat and white collared shirt, looking to his left, with large illuminated blue letter K for Kennedy in background, text on screen is 'Libertarian Larry Sharpe is running for Governor of New York' (color photo)

Larry Sharpe on ‘Kennedy’: New York is no longer great, thanks to Cuomo

The Libertarian candidate for governor of New York, Larry Sharpe, appeared on “Kennedy” on Fox Business to discuss Andrew Cuomo’s comment from earlier this week that America “was never that great,” and the condition of New York since Cuomo became the state’s governor in 2011. In the interview, Sharpe and host Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery touched […]

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Brandon Nelson

Six California Libertarian candidates advance to November election

Several Libertarian Party candidates for California’s state assembly, of whom all but one appeared as write-ins, have secured top-two status in the June 5 primary election, granting many Californians the now-rare choice of voting for a state-level Libertarian candidate in the so-called general election being held on November 6. On July 16, the secretary of […]

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Murray Sabrin in tan suit & tie, wearing glasses, seat at TV studio desk, talking to hostess on his right (off camera), text on screen reads 'Murray Sabrin' and 'candidate for US Senate' and show title 'Power & Politics' (color photo)

U.S. Senate candidate Sabrin makes the rounds, interviewing on News 12, 101.5 FM, Tom Woods

Dr. Murray Sabrin, the Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate in New Jersey, has been making the media rounds in New Jersey following his appearance at the Libertarian national convention in New Orleans earlier this month. Sabrin, an author and professor of finance at Ramapo College, was interviewed on July 6 on the “Power and Politics” television show […]

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2018 Libertarian National Convention

LNC to hold convention June 30 – July 3 in New Orleans

Organizers expect largest-ever midterm delegation For immediate release June 20, 2018 ALEXANDRIA, VA —  The Libertarian Party (LP) will hold its national convention from June 30 through July 3 in New Orleans at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The biennial event will draw approximately 900 delegates from across the country to select its leadership for the […]

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Campaign portrait of Ron Hanscomb, wearing dark suit red tie eyeglasses, arms crossed, smiling (color image)

Libertarian candidate for Connecticut governor interviewed in ‘Daily Campus’

The Daily Campus, a publication of the University of Connecticut, featured an interview of Rod Hanscomb, the Libertarian Party candidate for governor of Connecticut, on March 23. In the interview, Hanscomb discusses his chances of winning, cutting spending and making Connecticut business-friendly, his background as a business owner, and legalizing the sale of marijuana. “Is it […]

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Mark West, the 2018 Libertarian nominee for governor of Arkansas, appearing on 'Talk Business & Politics' program on ABC affiliate KATV television

Record slate of Arkansas LP candidates reaps media attention

The Arkansas Libertarian Party (LP) has nominated 33 candidates for 34 office in 2018. The record number of candidates, headed by Mark West for governor, has garnered notable media coverage. West was interviewed by Roby Brock, host of “Talk Business & Politics” on KATV television in Little Rock. From the Feb. 25 broadcast: Mark West […]

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MTLP 'sweet justice' event flyer

Montana Libertarians promote ‘sweet justice’ at event on jury nullification

The Flathead County Libertarian Party in Montana hosted a community event on Feb. 9 to explore the history, application, and importance of jury nullification. The guest speakers were Kirsten Tynan, executive director of the Fully Informed Jury Association (FIJA), who made the case that jurors’ “conscientious acquittal” is about love and heroism, and Montana-based attorney […]

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Screen image of Libertarian Alison Foxall seated during televised debate on ABC7 TV, text on screen 'House District 72 debate; Alison Foxall; Libertarian Candidate'; wearing purple collared shirt and dark blazer.; speaking and facing off-camera host at her left (color image)

Libertarian Foxall wins media’s only endorsement in state house race, participates in TV debate

On Feb. 8, the Observer newspaper conferred their endorsement on Alison Foxall, the Libertarian candidate for Florida state house, district 72. It was the race’s only media endorsement to date. Foxall also participated in a televised debate on ABC 7 on Jan. 30.  Following brief opening statements, moderator Alan Cohn posed questions to Foxall and her two opponents, […]

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Aubrey Dunn

New Mexico land commissioner becomes the nation’s first Libertarian statewide elected official

On Jan. 27, Aubrey Dunn, New Mexico’s land commissioner, switched his voter registration from Republican to Libertarian, making him the first ever Libertarian statewide elected official, according to Ballot Access News. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Dunn’s announcement and that he is considering seeking another state-level office in conjunction with the end of his […]

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