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Libertarians Working For You show features Joseph Kexel and J. J. Summerell

ImageYesterday's episode (5/13/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, featuring guests Joseph Kexel, chair of the Wisconsin LP, and J. J. Summerell, chair of the North Carolina LP.

OK lowers signature requirement by tens of thousands to become a recognized party

ImageGovernor Fallin of Oklahoma yesterday (5/12/16) signed bill HB 2181, which lowers the number of signatures required to become a recognized state party from 5% of the those who voted in the previous general election to 3%.

To get on the ballot in 2016 in Oklahoma, 24,712 valid signatures will be needed. Under the old standard, the amount would have been 41,188.

Important Google Hangout May 13 on Presidential Debate Lawsuit

A message from Our America Initiative:  

In 2012, four candidates for U.S. President qualified for enough states’ ballots to potentially achieve a majority in the Electoral College. Only four.

Libertarian elected to Aubrey, TX City Council

ImageCalvin Tillman was elected to the Aubrey City Council, Place 4 on May 9. Aubrey is a town in Denton County, TX, and has a population of 2,595.

Mr. Tillman received 62% of the vote, getting 147 votes to his competitor's 87.

LP of Schuylkill County, PA running ten candidates this November

Shawn Felty
Shawn Felty
Schuylkill County chair

The Libertarian Party of Schuylkill County, PA will have ten candidates on the ballot this November.

Libertarians Working For You show, with Mark Glogowski and Marty Swinney

ImageToday's episode (5/6/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, featuring guests Mark Glogowski, chair of the New York LP, and Marty Swinney, chair of the New Mexico LP.

Statement on Baltimore riots

Lorenzo Gaztanaga
Lorenzo Gaztanaga

Below is a statement on last week's riots in Baltimore, MD, from Lorenzo Gaztanaga, former LNC regional representative and Maryland LP candidate:

Libertarians Working For You show, with Will Hammer

ImageYesterday's episode (4/29/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, featuring guest Will Hammer, who is running for the House of Delegates District 20 in Virginia this November.

Click here to listen.

Re: please help us with ballot access

Dear Libertarian,

Our petitioners in Arkansas have made great progress since I wrote to you on 3/27/2015. They've collected 8,972 raw signatures as of last week. We plan to spend $25,000 on this important petition drive.

We just mailed a letter in a yellow envelope asking for donations to help support this effort. If you received the letter, please send us back a donation right away. Ballot access is a crucial task, and we need your support.

LNC chair interview: Controversial Patriot Act ‘Harmful’ to US Security

ImageNicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian National Committee, said in an interview with Sputnik International that the US intelligence program "violates the rights of every American and does not make anyone any safer in the process."

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The US Patriot Act, including the controversial Section 215 allowing mass surveillance on US citizens, is detrimental to the country's security, a US politician told Sputnik Wednesday.


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