Two ballot access bills have been introduced in the Minnesota legislature, one in each house, that would significantly lower the standards necessary to petition and to become a recognized party in the state. The bills are SF 752, submitted in the state Senate by Scott Jensen, and HF 708, submitted in the state House by […]
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CONTACT: Jess Mears, Membership Manager: email@example.com or (202) 750-0892 To show their commitment to voluntarism, members of the Libertarian Party organized a trash cleanup of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6. National parks have been largely neglected because of the partial federal government shutdown, leading to widespread media coverage. Forty volunteers helped […]
The December 2018 issue of LP News is now ready to view on our website. This issue covers highlights from the November election! The press deadline arrived before all the final election results were in, because absentee and provisional ballots were slowly counted for weeks after Election Day. We know now that we had 38 […]
In a January op-ed for the Orange County Register, public-employee pension expert Steven Greenhut praised as a “model for the state” Libertarian Mayor Jeff Hewitt’s work ending Calimesa’s dependence on the state’s fire-protection bureaucracy, enabling the city to avoid exorbitant pension costs. Following a suspenseful ballot-counting process in a very tight race, Hewitt has garnered […]
A Libertarian Party affiliate may soon be able to take credit for legalization of retail recreational cannabis shops in the city of Richland, Wash. The Benton County LP, led by Chair Ryan Cooper, created an organization called Legalize Richland and has spearheaded a petition drive to require the city council to consider repealing the ban […]
The Libertarian National Committee is seeking Libertarian Party members to fill the non-LNC positions several committees. With the exception of the Convention Oversight Committee, most of these positions will be filled no later than the September LNC meeting. Applications should be submitted no later than August 31, 2018.
Over the next few weeks, we’ll be preparing for the Libertarian National Committee’s (LNC) budget meeting. This meeting is the most important LNC meeting of the year. They’ll be deciding priorities for 2019, and a lot of that is based on what they think we can afford. Please give us your feedback on the priorities […]
The October 2018 issue of LP News is now ready to view on our website. We’re busy putting together news from the November election, but in the meantime you can read pre-election coverage of our heroic candidates and their tireless campaigning activities, including coverage of Gov. Gary Johnson’s campaign for U.S. Senate from New Mexico, […]
View the updated Libertarian vote totals* for the Nov. 6, 2018, election: Elected and reelected officials U.S. Senate U.S. House Gubernatorial State legislatures Other statewide offices coming soon. Local offices Watch this space for more races being added over the two or so weeks following the election. View our live-results page, where we continue to […]
Libertarian Mark Tippetts was excluded from the Texas gubernatorial debate this election, but that did not stop a record-breaking number of his fellow Texans from choosing him for the state’s highest executive office. The Amarillo Pioneer reported on Tippetts and the three other Texas Libertarian candidates who share the distinction of having garnered unprecedented vote totals […]
Libertarian candidate Grayson “Kash” Jackson participated in a televised forum with his three Illinois gubernatorial rivals: incumbent Republican Bruce Rauner, Democrat J.B. Pritzker, and William “Sam” McCann of the Conservative Party. The moderator and audience members asked the candidates to address such issues as state taxation and spending, migration out of the state, lack of […]
In a post at Reason magazine’s Hit & Run blog, Matt Welch makes the counterintuitive case that inclusion of Libertarian gubernatorial candidates in otherwise “disgracefully inadequate” voter polls has been shown to increase the chances for Republican candidates, more than for Democrats. Through his analysis of polling data from several races nationwide, Welch renders moot […]