Category Archives: Libertarian Party

The Colorado Independent: El Paso County GOP group endorses a Libertarian (Lily Tang Williams) for U.S. Senate

timthumbVia The Colorado Independent:

COLORADO SPRINGS — A group of Colorado Springs Republicans Wednesday endorsed Lily Tang Williams, the Libertarian candidate running in Colorado’s U.S. Senate race.

The nod from the El Paso County Republican Strategy Forum was the first time in its 13 years the group has endorsed a third-party candidate, says its chair Sheryl Glasgow.… Read more ...

NC’s Sean Haugh Back on Video Campaign Trail

Press Release

RALEIGH (April 27) – The pizza delivery man who ran for U.S. Senate in 2014 and drew a gathering of followers with his personal “bar stool chat” YouTube videos is back.

Sean Haugh is again the Libertarian nominee for U.S. Senate. He has already released three videos, with several more on the way.… Read more ...

Geoff Neale, Former Libertarian Party Chair, Endorses Governor Gary Johnson

Geoffrey J. Neale headshotFrom the Gary Johnson Campaign:

April 25, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT — Former Chairman of the National Libertarian Party Geoff Neale has endorsed Governor Gary Johnson for the Libertarian Party nomination for President.

Neale served as Chairman of the National Libertarian Party from 2002 to 2004, and again from 2012 to 2014.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Executive Committee Meeting 4/27/16 on Ohio Ballot Access

UnknownOn April, 2016, there was a Libertarian Party Executive Committee meeting to discuss the issue of encumbering funds for Ohio ballot access. Please note that there was an message to the delegates from Ohio Executive Committee Vice-Chair Scott Pettigrew posted by IPR here.

Scott Pettigrew and Ed Marsh of Ohio were in attendance.… Read more ...

A message from Scott Pettigrew of the Libertarian Party of Ohio

UnknownA message from Scott Pettigrew of the Libertarian Party of Ohio (Executive Committee Vice Chair)

To the delegates:

As you probably know, the Libertarian Party of Ohio has so far been barred from the ballot during the 2016 election cycle, due to the enactment of SB193 (“The John Kasich Re-election Protection Act”).… Read more ...

Free Press Publications: A real proposal to change the face of money

fppcclogoFrom email blast from Free Press Publications, authored by Libertarian Party Presidential candidate Darryl W. Perry:

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the decision by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman. In an open letter published April 20, Lew wrote “The decision to put Harriet Tubman on the new $20 was driven by thousands of responses we received from Americans young and old.… Read more ...


NC Libertarians Say Repeal HB 2

Press Release

RALEIGH (April 26) – The Libertarian Party of North Carolina has joined the growing list of organizations calling for the repeal of House Bill 2.

“The state has no authority to determine gender,” the unanimous resolution states. HB 2 also “unduly intrudes state authority into local decision-making and unreasonably limits the ability of the citizens … to govern themselves.”

In addition, the bill reduces individual rights because it “bans citizens from using state courts to remedy discrimination”

Nic Haag, Libertarian candidate for NC Senate 44, introduced the resolution.… Read more ...

Ballot Access News: U.S. District Court Judge Denies Injunctive Relief to Maine Libertarian Party; Reserves Judgment on Declaratory Relief

LPME-header-logo_small_1From Ballot Access News, read the original here. Earlier articles on this suit can be found on IPR here and here.

On April 25, U.S. District Court Judge John A. Woodcock denied injunctive relief to the Maine Libertarian Party, in its ballot access lawsuit to become a qualified party in Maine.… Read more ...

Avens O’Brien Interviews Charles Peralo, Candidate for Chairman of the Libertarian Party

Charles Peralo

Posted to The Libertarian Republic

“Outsider” Chair Candidate Speaks About New Tech for the LP, Candidates, and the Importance of Local Politics

By Avens O’Brien
April 26, 2016

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In my speech to the Libertarian Party of Minnesota in mid-April, I asserted that I had come back to the Libertarian Party after spending a few years avoiding the Party in favor of other liberty activism.… Read more ...

Waymire Drops Out, Endorses McAfee

Waymire (right) with McAfee.
Image: Waymire’s Facebook

A couple weeks ago, citing “circumstances beyond my control,” two-time Libertarian Party presidential candidate Joy Waymire dropped her 2016 bid for president and endorsed former rival John McAfee.

“I prefer his simplified way of communicating his views,” said Waymire of McAfee, “But regardless of whom the nominee is, I will support any of the candidates chosen as the nominee except for one.”

IPR asked Waymire to identify the one candidate she would not support, but she did not immediately respond.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Executive Committee Teleconference set for 4/27/16 on Ohio Ballot Access

Libertarian PartyFrom LNC-Votes List:

There will be an Executive Committee teleconference on Wednesday, April 27, on the subject of a ballot access plan in Ohio.

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Time: 9:30 p.m. Eastern / 6:30 p.m. Pacific

Dial-in: (217) 258-5588
Guest Pin Code: 207730

1. At conference time, dial the Conference Dial-In number above.

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