Daily Archives: November 4, 2010

Libertarian election results for Georgia

Libertarian election results for Georgia, along with larger party vote totals, found at Crazy for Liberty:

2010 Elections results from ajc.com and WSB-TV

Agriculture Commissioner
Candidate Votes
Gary Black – R 1,396,050 56%
J.B. Powell - [read more]

Libertarian Party of Indiana Maintains Ballot Access for Four More Years

Press release from LPIN HQ emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

The Libertarian Party of Indiana Maintains Ballot Access for Four More Years

The Libertarian Party of Indiana will maintain ballot access for four more years because of [read more]

Rachel Hawkridge Removed from Libertarian National Convention Oversight, Alleges It Was Unjust

H/T George Phillies; text version is at Gold America Group. The short version is that Rachel Hawkridge says she was unjustly purged from the Libertarian National Convention Oversight Committee. The attachment details her case for anyone who wants the long version: Convention Defense. [read more]

Candidates endorsed by the Boston Tea Party surpass a million votes

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com by Darryl W. Perry, Chair of the Boston Tea Party National Committee:

Preliminary results show that over 1 million votes were casts for BTP endorsed candidates (1,129,631). While no BTP endorsed candidate won election [read more]

Libertarian Party of Ohio on their progress

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:


Republicans won the 2010 mid-term elections based primarily on a huge resurgence of public interest in Libertarian platforms of smaller government involvement [read more]

Libertarian and Green Parties retain ballot access in Texas

From the Lone Star Report via TPID:

It’s true that Texas Democrats did not file a candidate in the race for Comptroller, leaving only Republican incumbent Susan Combs versus two third-party candidates. But that doesn’t mean this race doesn’t represent a loss for Democrats (at least, in future elections). We previously reported that if the Green Party took more than 5 percent in this race, they would be in a position to chip away at close Democratic races in upcoming years — the same as what Libertarians theoretically do to Republican candidates. Well, it seems that Green Party candidate for Comptroller Edward Lindsay took 6.34 percent (or 251,842 votes), which puts the Greens over the 5 percent rule required by Texas election law for the same automatic ballot placement that the Libertarians, Republicans and Democrats enjoy.

And from the Libertarian Party:

For Immediate Release
Pat Dixon
512-771-3936 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              512-771-3936      end_of_the_skype_highlighting [read more]

Independence Party of Minnesota holds balance of power in close race for Governor

According to the New York Times election results board, with 100% of precincts reporting, only 0.5% separates the Democratic and Republican candidates. Additional votes which may be counted, such as provisional ballots, make this race too close to call.

Tom [read more]

PSL: ‘Election results: right-wing shift or anger at the status quo?’

The Party for Socialism and Liberation analysis of the 2010 election results. [read more]

Green candidate for PA state rep. Hugh Giordano thanks supporters; announces effort to organize local Greens, possible 2012 run, and more

From the Hugh Giordano campaign in Philadelphia (I volunteered for Hugh’s campaign, and he received about 18 percent of the vote, while winning a few precincts):

To My Supporters,
 I have sat back and thought about what to say, and all I can say is – Thank you! [read more]