U.S. District Court Strikes Down Arkansas Law Requiring New Parties to Nominate Candidates a Year Before the General Election

ImageOn July 15, a U.S. District Court judge struck down a law requiring new political parties in Arkansas to nominate their candidates a year before the general election.

LNC Meeting July 17 in Las Vegas, NV

The Libertarian National Committee will conduct a one-day meeting on Sunday, July 17, at the Planet Hollywood Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M. PT, in the Melrose 3 breakout room.

The LNC will attempt to stream the meeting live on the Internet.

Broadcast channel #1 - video and audio:

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LP on the ballot in Tennessee

ImageThe Libertarian Party 2016 presidential and vice presidential nominees will appear on the ballot in Tennessee this November, as the Secretary of State confirmed the petitions on July 15.

The Tennessee LP needed to submit at least 275 valid signatures by August 18.

Libertarian Party at FreedomFest

The Libertarian Party is at FreedomFest this weekend, being held at the Planet Hollywood Hotel, 3667 South Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The LP has a booth in the vendor area at space #231.

Friday at 5 P.M. PT, LP 2016 presidential nominee Gary Johnson will be speaking on the main stage in the ballroom.

Jesse Ventura: Why I'm voting for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson for president

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From a Jesse Ventura column posted at CNBC on July 13:

LP now recognized party in Maine

The Libertarian Party is now a recognized party in Maine, asImage the Secretary of State's office announced that more than enough Libertarian voters had been registered.

Gary Johnson at 12 percent in new national poll

ImageFrom the Libertarian Vindicator on July 11:

“In a new Morning Consult poll released this morning, Governor Gary Johnson is now polling back at 12% nationally against Trump and Clinton, and is on the verge of reaching the requirement to make the debate stage this fall.”

Reason: Washington Post, in dishonest editorial, calls Gary Johnson ‘honest but defective’

From Matt Welch of Reason Magazine on July 8:

Politico: Gary Johnson compares Libertarian ticket to ‘comet’ hitting 'two-party dinosaur'

ImageFrom Politico on July 7:

“The two-party system is teetering on the brink of extinction, and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson said his party’s ticket could be the one to knock it out.

“‘This is a two-party dinosaur,’ Johnson said Thursday during a National Press Club luncheon. ‘We think we're going to be the comet in this equation.’


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