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by Martin Austermuele
November 7, 2012
Sometimes you win even if you lose.
That was the case with Bruce Majors , a Libertarian challenger who lost his bid to unseat D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton but attracted 13,462 votes in the process, almost twice what he needed to gain major party status for the D.C. Libertarian Party .
With the result, the party will join the Democrats, Republicans and Statehood Greens as the political parties allowed to hold primaries and enjoy guaranteed ballot access. And yes, they’ll be moved off of the list of “minor” parties, which includes the likes of the Cocktail Party, the Communist Party, the One Minute Past Twelve Party, and the Theocratic Party.
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