Libertarian Party [LP] candidate Roger Barris was interviewed for the Loveland Reporter-Herald on his race for Colorado’s second congressional district. From the feature story, “Colorado 2nd Congressional District candidate Roger Barris advocates Libertarian reforms,” by Julia Rentsch (July 15): For Roger Barris, the Libertarian Party candidate running in Colorado’s 2nd Congress District this November, winning […]
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Ballot Access News reports that 2018 is likely to be the first midterm election in which the Libertarian Party (LP) will have at least one candidate for partisan office on the ballot in every state. From the article by Richard Winger (“For first time in a midterm year, Libertarian Party will almost certainly have at […]
The Libertarian candidate for governor of New York, Larry Sharpe, appeared on “Kennedy” on Fox Business to discuss Andrew Cuomo’s comment from earlier this week that America “was never that great,” and the condition of New York since Cuomo became the state’s governor in 2011. In the interview, Sharpe and host Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery touched […]
Libertarian Party (LP) presidential candidate Gary Johnson (2012, 2016) accepted the New Mexico LP’s nomination on Aug. 13 for the U.S. senate race there. Johnson will be going up against incumbent Democrat Martin Heinrich and Republican challenger Mark Rich. Among the many media outlets covering the news of the nomination were the Santa Fe New […]
Libertarian Dan Fishman was featured in the Newburyport Daily News about his 2018 campaign for Massachusetts state auditor. The coverage mentions his endorsement by 2016 Libertarian vice-presidential nominee Gov. Bill Weld for the office responsible for conducting audits of, and monitoring for fraud in, state programs, agencies, and contractors. Libertarian Marc Mercier’s bid for Governor’s […]
Martin Moulton, the Libertarian candidate for mayor of the District of Columbia, was featured in Metro Weekly, and was profiled in DC Refined for their primary-election voter guide. In Washington, D.C., candidates of all political parties participate in primary elections. From the guide in DC Refined, “Voter Guide: A look at D.C.’s mayoral candidates before […]
Libertarian 2018 senatorial and 2020 presidential candidate Arvin Vohra was featured in Bitcoin.com News, who described him as a “principled libertarian firecracker” and lauded his pledge to, if elected president, immediately pardon nonviolent, victimless, so-called criminals. From the article, “U.S. presidential candidate would pardon Snowden, Ulbricht on first day,” by C. Edward Kelso (July 7): Former […]
David Jackson, communications director for the Ohio Libertarian Party, was interviewed for Watchdog.org about the party’s newfound ballot access in Ohio and its candidate Travis Irvine’s possible effect on the close race for governor. From the article, “Libertarian ballot access could affect Ohio governor race,” by Tyler Arnold (July 19): The Libertarian Party of Ohio […]
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.
The Toledo Blade is applauding the recent easing of ballot-access restrictions imposed on alternative parties. They credit 2016 Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson with having paved the way for Ohio voters to have far more choices in future elections, and they point out also the protectionist motives behind such restrictions. Here’s what the paper said […]
From the Florida Libertarian Party (LPF) on July 31: Sacha DuBearn, past director for the Libertarian Party of Miami-Dade, was sworn in as councilman on the Coconut Grove Village Council last night. DuBearn, a local entrepreneur, will complete a four-year term caused by a vacancy. LPF Chairman and long-time DuBearn friend Marcos Miralles says the […]
Libertarians Bill Gelineau and John Tatar, rival candidates in the Michigan gubernatorial primary election, met for an hour-long debate on July 15 that was broadcast on WOOD-TV Channel 8, based in Grand Rapids. Political reporter Rick Albin moderated the debate, saying that WOOD-TV was happy to host the conversation and calling it “a unique event, since […]