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The Left and Right attacked these companies and now look foolish

While millions of Americans are practicing social distancing in a COVID-19 outbreak, delivery service companies like Amazon are right at our doorstep with food, supplies and necessities. Facebook is the largest social media platform in the world. We are seeing community members from every city sharing vital information about grocery stores that are out of […]

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KPAX: Libertarians Have New U.S. Senate Candidate in Montana Race

From KPAX.com, the CBS television affiliate in Western Montana, on March 19, 2020: Lewis and Clark County Commissioner Susan Good Geise said Wednesday she’ll be the Libertarian Party’s new candidate in Montana’s U.S. Senate race – replacing a last-minute withdrawal. Geise, a Republican county commissioner, told MTN News she contacted the Libertarians after reading about […]

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LNC Chair: How to Balance Public Health and Civil Liberties in the Time of Coronavirus

Libertarian National Committee chair Nicholas Sarwark appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe show on March 17, 2020, to discuss the coronavirus, and how to balance public health while protecting civil liberties. “You don’t need to have draconian measures from the government if people are accurately informed about what is going on,” said Mr. Sarwark. “We need […]

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New Mexico LP Has Most Candidates for State Legislature of Any Third Party in 100 Years

From Ballot Access News on March 11, 2020: The New Mexico Libertarian Party has 12 candidates for State House on its June primary ballot, and 6 candidates for State Senate. That is the highest number of legislative candidates that any party, other than the Democratic and Republican Parties, has had in New Mexico since the […]

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National Platform Committee Meeting Tonight March 16, 2020 at 7:00pm Eastern

There will be a meeting of the National Platform Committee this evening March 16, 2020 at 7:00pm eastern. All members are welcome to attend. Please mute your microphones and edit your names to start with “zz” so that it will be easy to identify committee members from the gallery attendees. The log-in information is as […]

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Libertarians and Greens Call on Maryland Officials to Maintain Their Ballot Access Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

The Maryland Libertarian and Green Parties are calling on the General Assembly, Governor, and Board of Elections to place them on the ballot for the November general election, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Both parties have been petitioning throughout the state to each collect over 10,000 signatures to get back on the ballot, but their […]

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Notice of Special Meeting of LNC to Discuss National Convention Contingencies March 26, 2020 9:00pm-11:00pm Eastern

There will be a special meeting of the Libertarian National Committee on March 26, 2020 from 9pm – 10pm Eastern via Zoom. The purpose of the meeting is a discussion on potential convention contingencies in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The log-in information is below: Caryn Ann Harlos is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom […]

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Platform Committee Meeting 03/10/2020

There is a national Platform Committee meeting tonight, March 10, 2020 at 9:00pm eastern time.  You can log-in via zoom using this link: https://zoom.us/j/708820559  This does require downloading a small app on your computer.  The meeting ID is 708 820 559.  Or you could listen in via phone as follows: One tap mobile +16699009128,,708820559# US (San Jose) +16465588656,,708820559# US (New […]

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Libertarian Press Release on COVID-19

The Libertarian Party issued the following press release today For Immediate Release 2020.03.10 Libertarian Party Statement on COVID-19 Outbreak Across the United States, COVID-19 testing supplies are being rationed, resulting in patients being refused testing or experiencing long delays for test results. The result is that we have a diminished understanding of the extent and […]

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County10: Bethany Baldes announces plans to run for House District 55 in 2020

From County10 in Fremont County, Wyoming on March 3, 2020: In 2018, Riverton’s Bethany Baldes came up 53 votes short of defeating House District 55 incumbent David Miller. The Libertarian told the 10Cast Network she planned to run for Wyoming House again in 2020 the day after that election. On Saturday, February 29th, she made […]

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Awards to be presented at national convention

The following awards will be presented during the 2020 LP National Convention in Austin, Texas: Thomas Jefferson Leadership Award — will be presented to the LP member whose achievements demonstrate outstanding leadership, impeccable character, and dedication to the principles and goals of the party. Patrick Henry Candidate Award — will be presented to the LP […]

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KCRG-TV: Libertarian Party experiencing rapid growth in Iowa

From KCRG, the ABC television affiliate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on February 17, 2020: In 2016, Libertarian Gary Johnson earned nearly 4.5 million votes nationally in the presidential election, and since then, the party whose ticket he led has seen tremendous growth in Iowa. “People should have more choices, not fewer choices,” Myra Matejka, co-chair […]

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