Press Releases and Party News


WLWT-TV interviews Kentucky LP candidate for Governor

WLWT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio,  interviewed Kentucky Libertarian Party candidate for Governor John Hicks on October 29: When Kentuckians head to the polls on Nov. 5, most of them will be deciding between Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear. But there’s a third name on the ballot in the […]

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Arkansas Libertarians nominate candidates for 2020 elections

An article on Talk Business and Politics, a daily news site in Arkansas, on October 27, 2019, discussed the Libertarian Party of Arkansas nomination of candidates for the 2020 election. The article also discusses why the party had to nominate the candidates so early. The Libertarian Party of Arkansas nominated candidates for next year’s U.S. […]

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Meet us in Miami

The Libertarian Party will be hosting a pool side dinner and discussion with elected Libertarian officials in Florida. We’d love for you to join us. The panel will be moderated by former LNC Chair and current the elected Commissioner of Altamonte Springs, Florida. Jim Turney grew up in the Carolinas, Texas and Virginia before he […]

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Libertarian candidates win fight for ballot access in Connecticut

From on October 14, 2019: Libertarian candidates Roger and Ellen Misbach settled a lawsuit against the Secretary of the State and their names will appear on the [Meriden] November mayoral and City Council ballot. Roger Misbach sued the Secretary of the State’s office and Secretary Denise Merrill for denying ballot access to the Misbachs over […]

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Long-time Libertarian Creates Governing Body In Detroit

Below is a press release, issued on October 1, 2019, from long-time Libertarian Party activist and candidate Scotty Boman. At first glance it may seem ironic that a Libertarian would create a governing body of any kind, but this one receives no tax revenue and makes no laws. It has no enforcement powers either. Detroit […]

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The winning membership card design is…

Voting for the Libertarian Party’s membership card design for the upcoming year has closed and we have a winner! Using Opavote to conduct this poll with ranked-choice voting (RVC), active members of the Libertarian Party were asked to vote between the following options:   A total of 2,149 members participated, which is an increase of […]

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CNN picked up our latest effort

Great news! The Libertarian Party picked up some media coverage! As the Libertarian Pary’s Membership Manager, I am always looking for issues and communities that coincide with the Libertarian Party’s message of non-aggression. When President Trump announced that his administration would target flavored vaping products, I knew this was an issue that would send voters to […]

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LPLA chair featured in Louisiana’s largest daily newspaper

Rufus Craig, chair of the Libertarian Party of Louisiana, was featured in an article in The Advocate, Louisiana’s largest daily newspaper, on September 27, 2019. He is running for the state Senate sixth district seat on October 12. Mack “Bodi” White looked like he would once again draw no opponents in his reelection bid for […]

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Scotusblog Lists Libertarian Party Bequest Case as a “Petition of the Week”

Scotusblog, the blog of the United States Supreme Court, has highlighted the petition pending before the court regarding the case of the Libertarian Party’s lawsuit against the Federal Elections Commission as one of its “Petitions of the Week“. Below is the text of the post: Issues: (1) Whether limiting the size of Joseph Shaber’s uncoordinated […]

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Red Flag

Republicans and Democrats don’t seem to agree on much… … except that they can run your life better than you can. Day by day, your rights are being eroded under the careful watch of the two old parties. Unfortunately, that includes your Constitutionally guaranteed right to own and use firearms to protect yourself from rapists, […]

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