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North Dakota LP regains ballot access

The North Dakota Libertarian Party regained party status, and will appear on the ballot for the 2020 elections. North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Wednesday said the party had filed petitions on October 16 that resulted in enough qualified signatures to recognize the party as a political organization. The party needed 7,000 qualified […]

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LNC Chair: It’s time for Congress to tell the President, “You’re Fired!”

In response to proposed articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark released the following statement: It’s time for Congress to tell the President, “You’re Fired!” With the conclusion of the House impeachment inquiry, the House of Representatives will consider two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, for abuse […]

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Ballot Access News: Libertarian Party Had Best Legislative Vote Totals in 2019, Comparing the Years Prior to Presidential Election Years

From Ballot Access News on December 9, 2019: Four states hold their legislative elections in the odd year before presidential election years. The Libertarian Party had legislative candidates in all four of these states in 2019 (Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey, and Virginia), and polled the best vote it has ever received in this set of […]

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2020 LNC Convention Delegation Allocation

Below is a graphic with the delegation count for each state for the 2020 Libertarian National Committee convention, being held in Austin, Texas from May 21 through May 25, 2020:   How the delegate allocation is determined (from the LP Bylaws and Convention Rules, Article 10, Section 4): a. In order to be counted for […]

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2019 Libertarian Wins

Check here for the results for the 2019 elections. We also have live coverage of the November 5th election from 8pm eastern until Midnight on our Facebook page, complete with interviews with candidates and election night winners.

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Texas Libertarians win injunction barring filing fees

Below is a press release from the Harris County, Texas Libertarian Party on December 2, 2019: On Monday, December 2, 2019, Judge Kristen Hawkins, Judge in Harris County’s 11th Judicial District, signed a temporary injunction order barring the Secretary of State and Harris County officials from enforcing a new law imposing filing fees payable to the […]

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New York Libertarian elected District Attorney over a Democrat and Republican

New York Libertarian Michael Korchak was elected District Attorney of Broome County, defeating a Democrat and Republican. Mr. Korchak finished with 14,882 votes, beating the Republican challenger F. Paul Battisti by 122 votes. Democrat Debra Gelson finished third with 10,683 votes. The race was not made official until November 19, two weeks after the election. […]

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WMTW-TV: Libertarians fighting to be official party in Maine

The Maine Libertarian Party filed a federal lawsuit on Monday, November 5, alleging registered voter minimum is unconstitutional. From WMTW-TV, the ABC affiliate in Portland, Maine, on November 7: The Libertarian Party is suing the state of Maine in an attempt to get reinstated as an official party. In 2018, the state stopped recognizing the […]

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LNC Meeting in Miami November 16-17

A meeting of the Libertarian National Committee will take place on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17 in Miami, Florida. The meeting will start at 9 am ET on Saturday. The LNC will attempt to stream on the Internet. Be advised that broadcast quality has sometimes been low and intermittent. Live Stream at The […]

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Washington Post: Let’s have more than two candidates in the general-election presidential debates

Below is an op-ed piece written by former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels for the Washington Post on November 11, 2019: The candidates and issues in presidential campaigns vary wildly from cycle to cycle, but one constant for decades has been the general-election televised debates. Ever since the two major parties asserted control over the process […]

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