Friends, My name is Bethany Baldes. Last year, I came within 53 votes of unseating the Republican majority leader in the Wyoming legislature. And I did it while running as a Libertarian. Working closely with Apollo Pazell, the national Libertarian Party’s campaigns advisor, my campaign for state representative in Wyoming’s 55th District broke the record […]
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Because people should be allowed to pursue their own definitions of happiness
Dear Libertarian, My name is Aaron Aylward. I’m a Libertarian candidate for state house in South Dakota. I work as a recruiter in the agricultural industry. My wife, Callie, is a 7th grade math teacher and we have two awesome little boys, Jax and Kade. I am running for state house because I think that […]
Libertarian candidates are taking a stand
Dear Libertarian, I am proud to be one of the 827 Libertarian candidates on ballots across the country this November. Sometimes voters ask me, “Why are you running as a Libertarian and not an R or D?” There are many reasons but, for me, the most important reason is that the Libertarian Party consistently stands […]
Help candidates like Gideon!
Dear Libertarian, With your help, Gideon Oakes’ team has knocked on nearly 4,000 doors in rural South Dakota! His district is larger than the state of Connecticut but has a much smaller population. Smaller population areas can be extra opportune for Libertarians, and that is one of the reasons Gideon is receiving help from one […]
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 […]
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 […]
Send field teams to help Libertarian campaigns!
We plan to send 3 field teams of canvassers to knock on doors and do critical get-out-the-vote work in targeted Libertarian campaigns. To make this happen, we’ll need to provide a small amount of compensation for these these canvassers and fund their basic gas and lodging while they are canvassing on our behalf. $15,000 to […]
Dear Libertarian, As you know, yesterday was Election Day. Because 2017 is an odd-numbered year, there weren’t as many races going on around the country as in even-numbered years but we did have Libertarian candidates representing us in a number of partisan and non-partisan races. Sometimes it takes a few days for the final results […]