Press Releases and Party News

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Reporter-Herald: Barris advocates Libertarian reforms in race for U.S. House in Colorado

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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Larry Sharpe speaking, on the set of 'Kennedy', wearing dark sportcoat and white collared shirt, looking to his left, with large illuminated blue letter K for Kennedy in background, text on screen is 'Libertarian Larry Sharpe is running for Governor of New York' (color photo)

Larry Sharpe on ‘Kennedy’: New York is no longer great, thanks to Cuomo

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 […]

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Gary Johnson wearing grey suit blue tie speaking at microphone at national Libertarian Party convention in 2016 (color photo)

Former N.M. governor and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson running for U.S. Senate

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 […]

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2018 strategically targeted candidates

Check out our ground game

Starting in a few weeks and continuing until election day, the Libertarian Party will be committing substantial time and resources to strategically targeted races. Pictured are some of the candidates we are targeting. They are solid candidates, running in districts that are cheaper than most and more opportune for us for various reasons. We have […]

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Gov. Gary Johnson to brief New Mexico press on Senate bid

Former two-term New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, who ran for president twice as the Libertarian Party’s nominee, has ended the suspense over whether he would run for Senate from New Mexico. On Aug. 14, Johnson tweeted a video produced by the Elect Liberty PAC, “You Know Gary Johnson.” In short, he’s running. In recent days, […]

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Defense Authorization Act funds war crimes, increases debt, enriches contractors

The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which President Donald Trump signed on Aug. 13, authorizes $717 billion in defense spending. That’s $2,194 for every man, woman and child in the United States, just for one year. It’s an increase of $21 billion over last year’s bill. “This act increases budget deficits,” said Libertarian National Chair […]

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The fastest growing political party in America! - Libertarian

Dozens of elected Democrats and Republicans switching to Libertarian Party

The toxic tribal warfare between Democrats and Republicans is benefiting the Libertarian Party in two ways. First, candidates for office who actually want to fix the problems caused by government are running as Libertarians — and winning. Two county commissioners, Joshua Beal and Erika Ebel, and Mayor Stephen Chambers were all Libertarian Party candidates elected […]

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Libertarian Dan Fishman for Massachusetts auditor featured in ‘Daily News’

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 […]

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Martin Moulton

Moulton’s D.C. mayoral candidacy featured in ‘DC Refined’ and ‘Metro Weekly’

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 […]

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2018 Libertrian National Convention in New Orleans

How do we help candidates?

Dear Libertarian, Last week, you heard about the free websites we are now offering candidates. Today, I want to share with you some more of the resources the national Libertarian Party provides for our candidates. Did you know that we have 3 full-time staffers and consultants focused on candidate support this fall? This is a […]

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Arvin Vohra in suit tie, speaking at lectern labeled 'Libertarian National Convention' and bearing the national Libertarian Party torch-eagle logo (color photo)

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate urges pardons of Snowden, Ulbricht

Libertarian 2018 senatorial and 2020 presidential candidate Arvin Vohra was featured in 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 […]

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