Press Releases and Party News

Neal Dikeman for U.S. Senate

Dikeman releases full text of Beto for Texas and CNN FEC complaint; announces press conference in McAllen, TX, on separate issue

HOUSTON — Today on the Neal Dikeman for Senate campaign released the full text of the previously reported complaint to the Federal Election Commission (“FEC”) against CNN, a division of Turner Broadcasting, and Beto for Texas, the principal campaign committee of the Democratic Nominee for US Senate in Texas. If enforced at the fair […]

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We support full freedom of expression and oppose government censorship, regulation or control of communications media and technology.

Independent media gets Zucked

Facebook purged more than 800 pages and accounts on Oct. 11, including pages that posted antiwar and libertarian content, on both the left and right. Their common denominator was that each of them held an independent viewpoint. Watchdog groups like Cop Block and Police the Police were tossed down the memory hole. So were the […]

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20 days left until Election 2018

Dear Libertarian, We have 20 days until Election Day. Our team has been preparing for this moment for over a year. Over 800 Libertarian candidates will appear on ballots this November 6th. That’s a 35% increase from 2016! Your support and generosity has been instrumental in preparation for the midterm elections, and now we need […]

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View of TV screen with Elinor Swanson wearing blue blazer red blouse, studio backdrop is abstract large US flag, label on TV screen 'Elinor Swanson' and 'L-U.S. House candidate' (color image)

Libertarian candidate for U.S. House in Montana participates in three-way televised debate

Elinor Swanson, the Libertarian candidate for U.S. House in Montana, participated in a debate held by the Montana Television Network on September 30. Also debating were incumbent Republican Greg Gianforte and Democrat Kathleen Williams. Moderator Tim McGonigal had the candidates explain their positions on gun control, tax cuts and deficit spending, health care, the media, […]

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Lucy Brenton is running as the Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate from Indiana. On Oct. 8, 2018, the Indiana Debate Commission staged a debate between Brenton and her Democratic and Republican opponents, airing on cable network C-SPAN2.

Libertarian candidates are great in debates, so opponents collude to exclude them

On Oct. 8, the Indiana Debate Commission staged a debate between candidates on the ballot for senator from Indiana, Republican Mike Braun, Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly, and Libertarian Lucy Brenton. Lucy arguably won the debate, and invited people to follow her with the hashtag #ILoveLucy. Even Donnelly said, “I love Lucy too.” This particular debate […]

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Brandon Phinney

Ballot access and Brandon Phinney

Dear Libertarian, The national party works very hard throughout the election cycle to chip away at laws and other barriers that keep Libertarian candidates off ballots. There are countless stories about why this is important but allow me to share one with you today. Many Libertarians recognize Brandon Phinney’s name and know that he is […]

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All persons are entitled to keep the fruits of their labor. We call for the repeal of the income tax, the abolishment of the Internal Revenue Service and all federal programs and services not required under the U.S. Constitution.

Income tax anniversary is another day that will live in infamy

Oct. 3 is the anniversary of the costliest law ever enacted upon American taxpayers. On that day in 1913, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Revenue Act of 1913, the first post–Civil War income tax. Once constitutional objections to an income tax were eliminated by the 16th Amendment, Congress wasted little time in passing one. The […]

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Amber Christiansen Beltran

Meet one of the candidates you have helped!

Dear Libertarian, One of the goals of the national party this election cycle is to get more Libertarians elected to state house seats. There are several races in western states that are particularly opportune for us because they are in areas that require low vote totals to win, are cost-effective to campaign in, where we […]

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We support the removal of governmental impediments to free trade.

USMCA is basically just NAFTA under a new name

On Oct. 1, President Donald Trump announced the negotiation of The United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The trade deal was conveniently announced to provide Trump a trade “win” just ahead of the midterm elections, changing the subject from the Supreme Court nomination hearings, but it […]

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Make freedom your single issue.

All Libertarians say no to sexual assault

Whenever somebody joins the Libertarian Party, they first thing they are asked to do is to check the box next to these words: “I certify that I oppose the initiation of force to achieve political or social goals.” This is often called the non-aggression principle. Libertarians are unalterably opposed to using force or fraud in […]

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Mark Tippetts

Libertarian candidates to appear on panel at Texas Tribune Festival

Three notable Libertarian candidates will be speaking at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin on Sept. 28. The Texas Libertarian Party’s gubernatorial candidate, Mark Tippetts, the Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate in Indiana, Lucy Brenton, and Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark, who is running for mayor of Phoenix, Arizona, will be participating in a […]

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