From an email from Mike Shipley
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Joining us this evening will be the famous Starchild, the champion of grassroots Libertarianism, transparency and accountability within the party. Find out more about the Grassroots Libertarian Caucus and its 5 Key Values. Also learn more and join the Yahoo group by clicking the link below!!… Read more ...
Taking lessons apparently from Republicans in Illinois , Ohio , and Oregon , several Republicans in New York have filed challenges to some of the candidates’ petitions in order to keep Libertarians off the ballot.
Date: Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 9:12 AM
Subject: New Yorkers file 35,000 signatures for fourteen Libertarian candidates–Too Much for the Republicans
To: LP-State Chairs , LP_8new
Cc: Wes Benedict , Carla Howell , Bob Johnston , Eric Dixon
The Republican lobbyist who filed a general challenge to the New York Libertarian Party statewide slate has failed to perfect his challenge, meaning that Michael McDermott, Chris Edes, John Clifton and Carl Person are on the ballot for Governor, Lt.
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Found on Facebook:
Libertarian Party of Georgia is happy to announce the release of a 30 second TV ad for gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hunt. Produced by libertarian activists James Bell at Van Gogh, Inc. video production studio in Smyrna GA. Below is a statement release by chairman Doug Craig :
Labor Day is viewed as the official start of the political campaign season leading up to the November general election.… Read more ...
Vernon, AKA Randy and a few other monikers, is tired of IPR not being run his way, so he’s started a new blog, promising the demise of IPR.
This is in addition to Concerned Libertarian Citizen’s (or Nathan Norman, or whatever other names he used) blog:
IPR wants to be fair and allow our readers new opportunities to learn about third parties and independents.… Read more ...
This past week, an attorney for the Libertarian Party of Ohio, Mark R Brown, filed a motion to expedite a court case asking that Charlie Earl be reinstated as the LPO’s candidate for governor to the November 4, 2014 ballot.
The 19-page brief explains the situation well. For additional information re: Ohio’s attempts to keep Libertarians off the ballot, please see:
Ohio Libertarians Lose Ballot Access
Ohio Libertarians Say GOP Schemed
Charlie Earl Qualifies for Governor Race
Libertarian Party of Ohio Files Suit
Looks Like We Have Big Problem in Ohio
Here is the brief which was just filed:
LPO2013MotionToExpedite(stamped) (1)… Read more ...
This opinion piece was posted today in Cleveland.com .
Kevin Knedler has been the chairman of the Libertarian Party of Ohio since 2007. He is currently running for Secretary of State of that state.
Amid the hoopla surrounding the announcement that the Republican Party will bring its 2016 convention to Cleveland, it’s been forgotten that Ohio just hosted a national political convention.… Read more ...
Via email from Mark Axinn and Leigh Lachine:
This page contains a compendium of resources for state and county level organizations. It is organized into categories based on the type of resource and each link is named with the state from which it comes. If you are interested in submitting resources to this database, please contact Leigh LaChine at Leigh.LaChine@LPAlabama.org.… Read more ...
Bill Wohlsifer, the Libertarian Party of Florida’s candidate for attorney general of that state, posted this to IPR’s Facebook page:
PLEASE TRY TO SHARE THIS IN MANY MAINSTREAM PLACES WHERE THE LIBERTARIAN MESSAGE IS NOT USUALLY HEARD. I WANT TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD. THEY HAVE $5M COMPARED TO MY $20K, BUT THE PLAYING FIELD IS LEVELED AT THE DEBATE PODIUM.
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No, not that LNC
This is the thread for our readers to discuss the latest news from and about the LNC. I meant to write up the main points of what happened since I posted the last one of these last month, and one of our other writers still can if so inclined, but I don’t have the time and energy to do it and besides, the main point of these posts is the comment section anyway, so here you go…have at it.… Read more ...
J.R. Myers has secured a spot on the November ballot. (J.R. Myers for Alaska Governor 2014)
Ballot Access News:
The Alaska Division of Elections has determined that the Constitution Party’s nominees for Governor and Lieutenant Governor each have enough valid signatures on their petitions, and the candidates will appear on the November ballot.
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