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New York Libertarian elected District Attorney over a Democrat and Republican

New York Libertarian Michael Korchak was elected District Attorney of Broome County, defeating a Democrat and Republican. Mr. Korchak finished with 14,882 votes, beating the Republican challenger F. Paul Battisti by 122 votes. Democrat Debra Gelson finished third with 10,683 votes. The race was not made official until November 19, two weeks after the election. […]

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WMTW-TV: Libertarians fighting to be official party in Maine

The Maine Libertarian Party filed a federal lawsuit on Monday, November 5, alleging registered voter minimum is unconstitutional. From WMTW-TV, the ABC affiliate in Portland, Maine, on November 7: The Libertarian Party is suing the state of Maine in an attempt to get reinstated as an official party. In 2018, the state stopped recognizing the […]

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LNC Meeting in Miami November 16-17

A meeting of the Libertarian National Committee will take place on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17 in Miami, Florida. The meeting will start at 9 am ET on Saturday. The LNC will attempt to stream on the Internet. Be advised that broadcast quality has sometimes been low and intermittent. Live Stream at The […]

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Virginia Libertarians rally around political newcomer ahead of Election Day

From the Martinsville Bulletin on November 2, 2019: With only a couple of days left before Tuesday’s election, the Martinsville Libertarians are especially hard at work. Not an official affiliate of the Libertarian Party, the Martinsville group still shares the same ideals as the national organization and visits local neighborhoods sharing their political leanings. This […]

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LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark: The Case for Our Own Party

CATO Unbound invited LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark, chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus Matt Nye, and journalist Graham Vyse to write essays on whether Libertarians should work through the Libertarian, Republican, or Democratic Parties to achieve freedom. Mr. Sarwark started the conversation with “Be Libertarian: The Case for Our Own Party”: American politics has devolved […]

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WLWT-TV interviews Kentucky LP candidate for Governor

WLWT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio,  interviewed Kentucky Libertarian Party candidate for Governor John Hicks on October 29: When Kentuckians head to the polls on Nov. 5, most of them will be deciding between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear. But there’s a third name on the ballot in the […]

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Arkansas Libertarians nominate candidates for 2020 elections

An article on Talk Business and Politics, a daily news site in Arkansas, on October 27, 2019, discussed the Libertarian Party of Arkansas nomination of candidates for the 2020 election. The article also discusses why the party had to nominate the candidates so early. The Libertarian Party of Arkansas nominated candidates for next year’s U.S. […]

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Meet us in Miami

The Libertarian Party will be hosting a pool side dinner and discussion with elected Libertarian officials in Florida. We’d love for you to join us. The panel will be moderated by former LNC Chair and current the elected Commissioner of Altamonte Springs, Florida. Jim Turney grew up in the Carolinas, Texas and Virginia before he […]

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Libertarian candidates win fight for ballot access in Connecticut

From on October 14, 2019: Libertarian candidates Roger and Ellen Misbach settled a lawsuit against the Secretary of the State and their names will appear on the [Meriden] November mayoral and City Council ballot. Roger Misbach sued the Secretary of the State’s office and Secretary Denise Merrill for denying ballot access to the Misbachs over […]

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