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Presidential Straw Poll at CA LP Convention Shows Johnson as Winner, McAfee in Second Place

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There was a straw poll taken at the end of the Libertarian Party of California’s convention yesterday at a Hilton by the Los Angeles airport. This is following a debate among ten of the candidates the previous evening. Here are the results:

Gary Johnson 19 votes
John McAfee 9 votes
Vermin Supreme 7 votes
Austin Petersen 5 votes
Kevin McCormick 2 votes
Darryl Perry 2 votes
Marc Feldman 1 vote
Joy Waymire 1 vote
Sam Sloan 1 vote
NOTA (None of the Above) 1 vote

Candidates in attendance for the debate were, in alphabetical order: Marc Allan Feldman, Gary Johnson, John McAfee, Kevin McCormick, Austin Wade Petersen, Derrick Michael Reid, Rhett Smith, Sam Sloan, Joy Waymire, and Heidi Zeman.… Read more ...

Andy Craig: ‘Internet Troll Runs for President: The Sad, Strange Campaign of Austin Petersen’

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March 27, 2016
By Andy Craig

One of the things Libertarians pride themselves on is that our nomination is a competitive and open process. Literally anybody can run for President, so long as they’re constitutionally eligible and a member of the party.

The downside of that is…. well: anybody can run for President.Read more ...

Interview with Austin Petersen, Candidate for the Libertarian Party’s Presidential Nomination

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Austin Petersen and I corresponded through email. Most of the questions were submitted by IPR readers, or Libertarians on a couple Facebook questions.

Do you agree with Gary Johnson that Sharia Law and terrorism from extremist Muslims is a worrisome threat to our country?

I don’t see Sharia as a threat simply because I’m confident in the supremacy of American judicial processes and constitutional law.

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What Questions Should We Ask Austin Petersen, Candidate for the Libertarian Party’s Presidential Nomination?

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It appears that I will have the opportunity to interview Austin Wade Petersen this week. What would you all like to know?

I’m taking suggestions for questions.… Read more ...

Austin Petersen, Running for the Libertarian Party’s Nomination to be their Candidate for President in 2016, Releases Campaign Video Re: His Tax and Spending Plan

Caryn Ann Harlos Challenges Presidential Candidate Austin Petersen Re: Lack of Belief in LP’s Non-Aggression Principle

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Posted to a Facebook Page dedicated to the LP’s NAP

The NAP Pledge is as follows: To validate my membership, I certify that I oppose the initiation of force to achieve political or social goals.
The Statement of Principles of the Libertarian Party states: [W]e support the prohibition of the initiation of physical force against others.

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Ryan Griggs – The Anti-Libertarian Republic: Austin Petersen Rejects Individualism

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The Anti-Libertarian Republic: Austin Petersen Rejects Individualism

By Ryan Griggs
June 1. 2015

Austin Petersen was a guest on the Tom Woods Show on June 1, 2015. Viewed by many as a libertarian, Petersen’s statements are an affront to libertarianism properly considered as an application of the Non-Aggression Principle to human relations.… Read more ...