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USA Today: A 3-way presidential race?

"The Libertarian Party already is on track to be on every state ballot this fall. Party chairman Nicholas Sarwark, 36, whose family owns an independent car dealership in Phoenix, says more than one of this year's presidential contenders have been in touch to express interest in the Libertarian nomination. He won't name names or even specify if the calls came on behalf of Republicans or Democrats, or both.

Weathers running for city council in South Dakota April 12

Tricia Weathers
Tricia Weathers

April 12 may be the first time a Libertarian in South Dakota has ever been elected to office.

Call for Nominations: Libertarian Party Awards for the 2016 National LP Convention

The following awards will be presented during the 2016 National LP Convention in Orlando, Florida.

THOMAS JEFFERSON Leadership Award - will be presented to the LP member whose achievements merit our recognition of outstanding leadership, high character, and dedication to the principles and goals of the Party.

Reason: How Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton Have Made the Libertarian Party Relevant

Image"Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the likely presidential nominees of America’s two major political parties, would be among the best-known and most-disliked candidates in history. What better time for the Libertarian Party (LP), the only third party that will be on all 50 states’ ballots, to make its move into the mainstream?

Hypocrite Kasich

John KasichThe John Kasich for president campaign accused Ted Cruz of practicing “dirty pool and dirty politics” — an apt description of what Kasich did when he used the power of his governor’s office to knock Libertarian challenger Charlie Earl off the ballot in 2014. 

Reason: A better choice for 2016

John Stossel
John Stossel

"Trump! Clinton! Is that all there is? No. Fortunately, we have other choices.

Washington Times: LNC chair says former candidates have approached us about running

ImageNicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian Party, said former presidential candidates have approached the LP to solicit information about launching a White House bid on the Libertarian ticket.

Libertarians can reach minority voters with the right message

This article was originally published in the Sept. 2015 issue of LP News (page 7).

By Benjamin Smith

LPMN Executive Director Kevin Bradley on Minnesota Public Radio

Kevin Bradley
Kevin Bradley

Minnesota Libertarian Party Executive Director Kevin Bradley appeared on the Minnesota Public Radio show Morning Edition on March 25, to discuss the possibility of the state's former governor, Jesse Ventura, running for the Libertarian Party 2016 Presidential nomination.

NBC News: Will Republicans Find Solace in The Libertarian Party?

ImageFrom NBC News on March 24:

"As the Republican Party grapples with a potential Donald Trump nomination, third parties - especially those with established infrastructures and widespread ballot access - could become an avenue for alternatives.

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