Press Releases and Party News


Libertarian for state house ​Tom Howell drives a Libertarian agenda in NC Channel interview

Tom Howell, running for the North Carolina House of Representatives in the 46th district, was interviewed on the North Carolina Channel. “Any legislation we look at, any regulation we look at, we’re going to look at from [the] point of view: How does this promote an individual’s rights? And also how does it promote business’s […]

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ND Libertarian US Senate candidate advocates for individual over government in televised debate

Libertarian Robert Marquette participated in a debate among North Dakota US Senate candidates on October 14. “I have the courage of conviction to do what it takes to make the changes that will end the destructive economic, monetary, and foreign policies, end Wall Street’s corrupting influence on government, and restore the wealth, power, and control of our […]

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Arkansas Libertarian gives strong performance in debate

Mark West, running for the 1st congressional district in Arkansas, gave a strong performance in his recent debate with incumbent Republican Rick Crawford on AETN, the Arkansas Educational Television Network. “We need to fight together for the minority of the individual, which is the greatest minority in America. When we stand together to help one person […]

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Minnesota’s Libertarian Party strives for victory: 5% of the state’s votes

“For the Libertarian Party of Minnesota, election victory does not rest on their presidential candidate actually winning. “If the Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson receives 5 percent of the vote in Minnesota, his minor party would gain major party status in the state.” “The party appears on the cusp: In both Minnesota and national polling, the […]

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Strong presence for Indiana LP US Senate candidate Brenton in 3-way debate

Indiana Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate Lucy Brenton was assertive and bold in a 3-way televised debate with the Democratic and Republican challengers on October 18, which was broadcast on Indianapolis station WFYI-TV. “Stop bailing out businesses. Stop bailing out your cronies, and bail us out instead. Let us keep our taxpayer money in our pockets.” […]

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Column points to vote for Libertarian calling for release of victimless drug offender

Libertarian David Afton, running for Prosecutor in Wayne County, Michigan, got a boost from Deadline Detroit columnist Allan Lengel. Lengel cites statements from the Informant America blog, which advocates for the release of Rick Wershe. Sentenced for life, Wershe was convicted of dealing drugs as a teenager: “Attorney David Afton, the Libertarian candidate you’ve probably never heard of, is running […]

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Johnson run could push NM Libertarian Party into major party status

From the New Mexico Political Report on October 26: “New Mexico could see a Libertarian primary election on the same day as the Democratic and Republican primaries in 2018. “That will depend on the outcome of this year’s presidential election and if the state’s Libertarian Party can boost its membership numbers. “Currently the Libertarian Party […]

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New film ‘Rigged 2016’ featuring Gary Johnson available to view online

“Do not cast your vote in 2016 until you see this film!” founder Patrick Byrne, with acclaimed Hollywood producer of Farenhype 9/11, Jeff Hays, and filmmaker James Greenwood, created the new documentary Rigged 2016: Silencing Outside Voices. It explores the corrupting influence of the two-party system, using Libertarian Gary Johnson’s campaign as a focal point. Greenwood has […]

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Texas LP candidate endorsed by the Star-Telegram and in debate on October 22

Mark Miller, the Libertarian candidate for the Railroad Commission in Texas, was endorsed by the Star-Telegram on October 20. Mr. Miller has been endorsed by the major daily newspapers in the state. “Texans should buck two-party tradition and elect Libertarian Mark Miller, a former University of Texas at Austin petroleum engineering professor with deep oil […]

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