Category Archives: Libertarian Party

Montana Green Party Seeks Emergency Injunctive Relief In Federal Court

(Helena, Mt) On Monday the Montana Green Party (MGP), and 8 of its supporters, filed suit in Federal District Court. The case, which names the Montana Secretary of State, Corey Stapleton, as the defendant, asks the court to grant an immediate and permanent injunction on the enforcement of MCA, § 13-10-601(2)(a), (b), (c), and (d), as these statutes impose an unconstitutional burden on the MGP and its supporters by violating the first and fourteenth amendments to the United States Constitution.… Read more ...

Will Larry Sharpe Break 50K in New York?

Warren Redlich was the 2010 Libertarian candidate for Governor of New York. He occasionally drops in with articles like this that don’t really fit with IPR’s usual approach but he gets away with it because he owns IPR.

Larry Sharpe

A recent article in Newsday mentioned NY Libertarian Governor candidate Larry Sharpe:

Sharpe, a businessman, consultant and former Marine who lives in New York City, points to fundraising (he’s raised more than $100,000) and the 2016 election, in which Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson got 176,000 votes in New York, as reasons for optimism.

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The role of third parties in elections.

Excellent discussion right now on http://www.wxxinews.org/programs/connections.

From the Facebook page for the show:

We discuss the role of third parties in elections. In the Ohio special election for Congress this week was nearly too close to call, and the final margin of votes is almost the same as the vote total for the Green Party candidate.Read more ...

Tom Woods, Matt Welch, and Michael Malice Discuss Libertarian Infighting

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HOT 97: Larry Sharpe On Fixing The MTA, Legalizing Marijuana & Why You Should Vote For Him

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Zach Foster-The State of Libertarianism in Cuba and Venezuela

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Toledo Blade:”No more lesser of two evil”

This editorial was published in the Toledo, Ohio Blade:

Gary-Johnson-Political-Future-1 Partly thanks to increased support for Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson during the 2016 election, the Libertarian Party has earned a spot on more ballots around the U.S.

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Voters frustrated by having to choose between Democrats and Republicans at the ballot box could soon see some more options when they head to the polls.

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LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark, Replaces Sen. Mike Lee on FreedomFest Panel: “The Two Old Parties Don’t Mean What They Lie About Any More.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

LNC Chair Sarwark looking prepared for next year’s FreedomFest theme THE WILD WEST.

LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark replaced US Senator Mike Lee on 2018’s FreedomFest panel “Danger Zones: How America Is on the Brink of Losing Its Soul Through Its Foreign Policy,” Las Vegas Nevada, 14 July 2018.… Read more ...

Judd Weiss Deconstructs Influence of Burning Man on 2016 McAfee Campaign

Former candidate for the 2016 Libertarian vice-presidential nomination Judd Weiss appeared on a 2018 FreedomFest panel titled, ”Burning Man and Libertarianism.” He was joined by Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax reform; Rebecca Gasca, Burning Man Ambassador; and Avens O’Brien, Chapter Leader of Ladies of Liberty Alliance.

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LP.org: Libertarian Mark Tippetts excluded from TX governor debate, despite top-3 polling

Let Mark Debate -- Mark Tippetts, Libertarian Party candidate for governor of Texas

From LP.org

Polling in the 2018 Texas governor’s race shows Libertarian Mark Tippetts solidly in third place, with a huge 16 percent of voters undecided, according to the poll with the largest sample size to date conducted in June by the University of Texas and the Texas Tribune. Despite this, the Nexstar Media Group has completely disregarded these polling results and political fairness by excluding Tippets from a gubernatorial debate scheduled for Sept.… Read more ...

New Jersey Today:”Ron Paul Endorses Murray Sabrin for US Senate”

New Jersey Today reports that former Congressman Ron Paul has endorsed Libertarian Party candidate Dr Murray Sabrin for U.S. Senator from New Jersey.

“I am pleased to endorse my good friend of 35 years Murray Sabrin for United States Senate,” said Paul. “Murray’s dedication to, and knowledge of, the principles of liberty will make him an effective advocate for freeing the people of New Jersey—and the nation–from excessive taxes, debt, and inflation, as well as ending the ongoing violations of our right to free speech, property, and privacy.”

“Murray will also be an outspoken Senator for peaceful relations with other nations, and work to ensure that our immigration policies adhere to common sense solutions like his proposal to have immigrants obtain sponsors so they can assimilate and become financially independent,” said the former congressman, whose son is US Senator Rand Paul.… Read more ...

LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark at FreedomFest


FreedomFest is “an annual festival where free minds meet to celebrate “great books, great ideas, and great thinkers” in an open-minded society. It is independent, non-partisan, and not affiliated with any organization or think tank with over 200 different speakers, over 125 general sessions, debates, panels, lectures and other presentations.”

Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark appeared on the panel, “The Libertarian Outlook Here and Abroad,” Wednesday 11 July 2018 with Li Schooland and Thomas D.… Read more ...