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Other notable business included a vote for delegates to represent New Mexico at the 2018 Libertarian National Convention in New Orleans. In an impressive turnout that signaled the momentum of the state party, double the amount of open delegate spots were contested for. In comparison, many states ...
BLOOMINGTON — The Liberatarian Party of Illinois chose Kash Jackson as its gubernatorial candidate during a state convention Saturday in Bloomington. More than 120 party members met at the Parke Regency Hotel to name candidates for the state's top elected seats. Jackson, of Antioch, was selected ...

The Asheboro resident said he decided to oppose Eric Hicks in the Libertarian primary on May 8 “because I didn't believe he represents Libertarians well.” ... Brooks said he was the founder and former chair of the Randolph County Libertarian Party, which he established in 2010 prior to a run for county ...
Secretary of State Mark Martin's office on Friday removed all but one Libertarian candidate from the website listing candidates who filed for state office in 2018 elections. The one exception is a candidate on the ballot in a special election for a Senate seat to be held the same day as the party primaries.
ELKO – The Elko Libertarian Party invites the public to attend a school safety town hall meeting 6:30 p.m. March 15 at Grace Baptist Church. ... Sean Fericks, coordinator with the Elko Libertarian Party, said the forum will offer discussion on school safety in light of the recent school shooting in Florida.
While there's no shortage of libertarian sentiment coursing through that series, it's actually a quieter movie starring Lawrence that fully embodies libertarian virtues of hard work, commercial innovation, and dogged entrepreneurship. In Joy, Lawrence plays real-life "Miracle Mop" inventor Joy Magano, who ...

I spoke on a panel at CPAC with three conservatives—Scott Walter of Capitol Research Center, Ralph Hallow of the Washington Times, and Congressman Michael Burgess (R-TX)—moderated by Christopher Malagisi of Conservative Book Club (starts at 1:02:00). My main takeaway was that economics is ...
At least three Libertarian candidates plan to run for Charleston City Council in this year's election. Jerry Tucker and Anthony Woods will run for at-large seats and Chris Kessell will run to represent Ward 8, according to Luke Brumfield, chairman of the Libertarian Party of West Virginia. None of the three ...
But most spring from the libertarian's insistence on applying it arbitrarily, to suit his movement's political goals: Property rights cannot exist unless the state threatens violence against those who would flout them — but libertarians believe property rights are good (even when they derive from historic acts of ...
An Elvis impersonator who legally changed his name to match the rock 'n' roll icon has filed to run as a Libertarian against Arkansas Republican Representative Rick Crawford, The Associated Press reported. GettyImages-3381340 Rock 'n' roll legend Elvis A. Presley will not be running for a congressional ...
A 20-year-old graduate of Topeka High School revealed Saturday a decision to campaign for the office of Kansas governor as a Libertarian. Thomas Padgett, who works for a small business and has never sought elective office, said inspiration to join the field of about two dozen gubernatorial candidates ...
Libertarian candidates Matthew Scaro (left), Kash Jackson and Jon Stewart debated at Hank's Farm in Ottawa during a Illinois Valley Libertarian Party panel. The three spoke of ... Three self-professed former conservatives picked up the microphone Thursday night as libertarian candidates. Kash Jackson ...
A Lexington musician who recently was jailed for making threatening posts about high school students on social media will not receive the Libertarian Party's nomination to run for the state House of Representatives seat in District 69. Christopher G. Raines, also known as "AJ Blues," had filed to run for the ...
But most spring from the libertarian's insistence on applying it arbitrarily, to suit his movement's political goals: Property rights cannot exist unless the state threatens violence against those who would flout them — but libertarians believe property rights are good (even when they derive from historic acts of ...
The New Mexico land commissioner has filed to run for the Libertarian Party's nomination to the U.S. Senate. Feb. 7, 2018, at ... Aubrey Dunn has recently changed his voting registration from Republican to Libertarian to run against incumbent Democrat Martin Heinrich and Republican candidate Mick Rich.
Larry Sharpe, who came in a close second in the vote for vice presidential nominee at the Libertarian Party's 2016 convention, was recently lauded by Politico as a "rarity...a serious Libertarian candidate" in his current race to be governor of New York. (Sharpe is also the subject of a feature interview in the ...
A former Democratic member of the state House of Representatives, she was kicked off the ballot for re-election in 2014 after failing to collect enough signatures to qualify to run again. She ran unsuccessfully for a state Senate seat in 2016 and changed her voter registration to Libertarian earlier this month.

libertarian party of georgia (APN) ATLANTA — Georgia's antiquated and oppressive ballot access laws–which set highly burdensome petition requirements for independent and minor party ballot candidates to get on the ballot in Georgia–are facing a legal challenge again, as advocates for voter choice ...
When someone changes the world for the better, everyone loves to try and hang their labels on them. Democrats like to try and claim Martin Luther King Jr. as one of their own because of his support for John F. Kennedy. Republicans try to say that the reverend was one of them because his daughter, ...
Kevin McCormick is running for governor of Arizona with $6,500. Would you do something that crazy? As a Libertarian, he faces voter petition laws that are more restrictive than ever before. As a candidate, he faces pushback from many Libertarians for using a government resource unique to Arizona ...
I bring this all up to make one simple point: The Libertarian Party is run by idiots for the enjoyment of idiots. It is not an effective platform for promoting pro-liberty policies and ideas. In fact, I am of the firm belief that it only discredits these ideas. The LP has elected only ten people to state office in its history.
Former New Mexico Legislator Changes Parties to Libertarian. A New Mexico newspaper says former state legislator Sandra Jeff has changed parties, from Democrat to Libertarian. Jan. 14, 2018, at 1:45 p.m.. Former New Mexico Legislator Changes Parties to Libertarian ...
Being a libertarian in this day and age is tough. With politics at possibly the most tense point in a generation (especially in the US), it's safe to say emotions are running high. Unfortunately for libertarians, this leaves us with no friends. That is because we subscribe to an ideology that requires intellectual ...
Earlier this week, Los Alamos residents Chris Luchini and Helen Milenski became the new leaders of the Libertarian Party of New Mexico. Luchini assumed the position of chair Monday following the resignation of Elizabeth Hanes. He had previously served as vice chair of the organization, which it was ...
But Thiel's principled, libertarian commitment to free speech just keeps on giving: now, he's submitted a bid to buy the distressed assets of Gawker, primarily the archives of its reporting, which would let him flush all their negative stories about him down the memory hole. A crowdfunded bid to put the Gawker ...
New Yorkers will vote in the gubernatorial election in November. Candidates so far include former state senator Terry Gipson, Assembly minority leader Brian Kolb, former Erie County Executive Joel Giambra, and my first guest this evening, Libertarian candidate Larry Sharpe. Sharpe announced his ...
(CN) – Dismissing a Libertarian group's lawsuit, a federal judge found that New York gun-control laws strike an acceptable balance between constitutional rights and the public safety. Since July 2015, the Libertarian Party of Erie County and nine upstate New York residents have been fighting in a federal ...
Former State Representative and former State Senate candidate Sandra Jeff can now add one more “former” before her name: former Democrat. Jeff updated her voter registration to the Libertarian Party Thursday afternoon at the Bernalillo County Clerk's Office with the intention of running for Secretary of ...
Sandra Jeff to run as Libertarian for sec. of state. -A A +A. Bookmark and Share. By The Staff. Friday, January 12, 2018 at 10:52 am. Popular · Related · LAHS picks up bounce-back win over Taos · LAHS drops two weekend games · Legislators update county on session · Council paves way for apartment complex · States ...
I first met Larry Sharpe, a prominent New York Libertarian activist, at a pizza place in Des Moines, when I invited him to speak at Drake University on behalf of Young Americans for Liberty. Larry is charismatic, philosophical, convincing, relatable and so much more as he spoke about the failures of the “Drug ...
Provided Libertarian candidate for governor of Oklahoma Rex Lawhorn introduces himself during a gubernatorial candidate forum held Nov. ... Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Rex Lawhorn will be answering questions from voters at 9 p.m. Thursday during an “Ask Me Anything” event on his campaign's ...
Of course, I want a libertarian to win. For my YouTube video this week, I asked Libertarian Party chairman Nick Sarwark, "Why bother competing? Last election, even though so many people hated both the Democrat and Republican, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson got less than 4 percent of the vote.".
"That's the real difference between the Libertarian Party and, say, Ross Perot. When Ross Perot gets tired of running for office, there's nothing there anymore." Stossel talks to Sarwark about what we can learn from the last election, and what the future holds for libertarians and the Libertarian Party.
The Secretary of State's Office last week designated the Libertarian Party as a major party in New Mexico. The party won that right after former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson's relatively strong showing in the 2016 presidential election in this state. Johnson, who was a Republican when he was governor ...
When the New York Times' Robert Draper asked in 2014, “Has the 'Libertarian Moment' Finally Arrived?” a significant part of his story was spent exploring whether a number of developments—Millennial attitudes in favor of gay marriage and marijuana legalization, renewed attention to issues like privacy ...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Libertarian Party candidate is running for Congress in New Mexico's Albuquerque-based district. Business consultant Lloyd Princeton announced Monday that he is seeking the Libertarian nomination for the 1st congressional district that is currently held by Michelle Lujan ...
BERKELEY, Calif. - Free speech tensions are rising at UC Berkeley again with a libertarian group on Monday suing the university amid claims the campus is refusing to recognize its student chapter. Young Americans for Liberty, a national network of 900 college chapters, filed a federal lawsuit in Oakland ...
“Ed Clifford brought in 235,000 votes without even being a candidate who was campaigning,” Kerns said of the 2016 Libertarian Senate candidate. “I expect us to get far great than that because we have a great plan in place, we have a great volunteer team and student organizations on campuses across ...
An avowed Libertarian at heart, Nelson said he sees deregulation as a primary way to both boost liberty and corporate revenue. A way to achieve part of this goal, Nelson said, would be to eliminate or make a voluntary agency of the Food and Drug Administration. He pointed to the hypocrisy of an agency ...
Ebke switched her party allegiance from GOP to L.P. in 2016, and she's up for reelection as a Libertarian in 2018. The Republicans are running Al Riskowski, a man who formerly ran the Nebraska Family Alliance. That's a conservative activist group obsessed with the legalities of gambling, gender identity, ...
Mr. Trump isn't 100% libertarian yet most of his presidential actions are. Despite a waffling Senate, he's fought to eliminate Obamacare. Unlike President Obama, he's used executive orders, rarely and only to help “WE THE PEOPLE”. Even Senator Rand applauds him when he shows libertarian action.
Bitcoin has become very popular among libertarian monetary thinkers and practitioners, and this is understandable: it is a monetary tool embodying two great Hayekian desiderata: a decentralized, self-designed spontaneous order and a system devoid of government control. However, bitcoin has became ...
The Libertarian Party of Nebraska on Monday described recent Republican Party attacks aimed at Sen. Laura Ebke of Crete for hosting free Christmas movie screenings as "completely ridiculous," questioning whether the GOP applied the same concerns to tailgate events hosted by Gov. Pete Ricketts ...
Jeff Malet Photography/NewscomI am mystified by the claim that the long-standing libertarian critique of democracy furnishes aid and comfort to conservatives who display a taste for populist authoritarianism. Let me say at the outset that the libertarian critique has nothing to offer those who would impose ...
The Eugene, Oregon chapter of Antifa wants Lane Community College philosophy instructor Jeffrey Borrowdale fired. The self-described libertarian's offenses? Borrowdale participated in a discussion of free speech versus hate speech, and he once included a politically incorrect question on a test.
You know I never truly believed that we follow in our parents' footsteps when it comes to political values; I think it comes more from social influences as well as cultural influences. There is nothing wrong with that; it helps keep our political spectrum current and, more importantly, should help us to question ...
If you were elected to a legislative office as a Libertarian, what specifically would you recommend to move government toward a more free-market, smaller operation? Here are some ideas, with causes and solutions simplified. Problem: Public employee pension funds are severely underfunded. Cause: It is ...
This is no libertarian tax reform. Far from it. Many aspects of either bill are awful (lack of fiscal responsibility, increased progressivity, enhanced child tax credit, sunset provisions just to name a few). But there are also provisions I really like, the corporate tax cuts, the elimination of SALT and other loophole ...
OKLAHOMA CITY-- Next year, Oklahoman voters will go to the polls again and cast their vote in various elections, one of which will decide the next governor. One big difference voters might notice this time around: a Libertarian on the ballot. Last year, the Libertarian Party of Oklahoma (OKLP) gained ...
Albuquerque-based attorney Blair Dunn said Monday that his father, Aubrey Dunn, is giving "heavy consideration" to leaving the Republican Party to run for New Mexico governor as a Libertarian candidate or independent of any party. Second-term GOP Gov. Susan Martinez cannot seek re-election in 2018 ...


 

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