Daily Archives: August 30, 2008

More 3rd party connections to Sarah Palin

IPR has previously reported that Sarah Palin had been involved in various ways with the Alaska Libertarian Party from 2004-2006, culminating in an endorsement from that party for her 2006 gubanatorial campaign.

Well, that isn’t her only involvement in the third-party scene,apparently. Palin also recently sent a recorded video message to the Alaskan Independence Party at their 2008 convention, and it is rumored she attended at least one of them prior to being elected Governor.… Read more ...

Barr 5%, Nader 2% in national Zogby poll

An online Zogby poll of 2,020 likely voters across the U.S. conducted August 29-30 (+/- 2.2%) shows Libertarian Bob Barr at five percent and independent Ralph Nader at two in a four-way race. Barr draws two percent of Democrats, four percent of Republicans, and 11 percent of independents; Nader draws one percent of Democrats, one percent of Republicans, and four percent of independents.… Read more ...

Libertarian Barr at 8% in Ohio poll

In his blog on the Sandusky Register website, Tom Jackson writes, “A Zogby International poll released Aug. 22 showed Libertarian Bob Barr is drawing support from 8 percent of the Ohio’s voters. (The poll placed Barack Obama at 41 percent and John McCain at 36 percent, Ralph Nader at 1 percent and “Not Sure/Other” at 13 percent.) It’s just one poll, but members of the Ohio Libertarian Party are pleased and hope the poll numbers show they can become a player in state politics.… Read more ...