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The Register endorses Jake Porter in the Libertarian primary for governor of Iowa

 

From Des Moines Register:

The Libertarian Party of Iowa gained major-party status under Iowa law two years ago by winning more than 2 percent of the vote in the 2016 presidential race.

Being a major party has its privileges, including the ability to hold special conventions and primary elections.… Read more ...

Richmond Times-Dispatch endorses Gary Johnson

The Richmond Times-Dispatch, a daily newspaper published in the capital of Virginia since 1850 which boasts a Sunday circulation of over 120,000, became the first major daily newspaper to endorse Gary Johnson this election cycle on September 3rd, 2016:

In this autumn of our electoral discontent, hope springs, as it so often does in the American republic, from unexpected precincts.

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David Earl Williams III becomes first Illinois congressional candidate to endorse Gary Johnson

American Third Party Report: David Earl Williams III, an independent, officially qualified write-in candidate for Congress in Illinois’ 9th district and a former GOP candidate in the same district in 2014 (he received 14,158 votes, or 47.6% of the total, in the GOP primary running as a Ron Paul Republican), has become the first congressional candidate in Illinois to officially and publicly endorse Gary Johnson for president, via Dewforcongress.com one hour ago (Williams will be attending a meeting of the Libertarian Party of Chicago on September 8th, 2016 and is planning on joining the Libertarian Party soon):

Dear Fellow American, 

My opponent, Jan Schakowsky endorses Hillary Clinton for President, while the Republican candidate, Joan McCarthy Lasonde seems ashamed to come out with who she’ll be supporting.The question is, who will I finally endorse and support on November 8, 2016?

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Ron Paul refuses to endorse any candidate for president this year

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Ron Paul will celebrate his 81st birthday on August 20th

Update 8/10/16: The previous title of this article took Dr. Ron Paul’s quote out of context, and caused confusion among some who viewed it thinking that Dr. Paul was speaking out against third parties, when nothing could be further from the truth.Read more ...

Johnson Campaign Announces Latest Endorsements

== FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ==

The Gary Johnson/Jim Gary 2012 Campaign Endorses Colorado and Washington Marijuana Initiatives, announces weekly conference calls with, and printed materials distribution to endorsed candidates; announces endorsements of 17 additional Libertarian Candidates.

12 July 2012 – Salt Lake City – Gary Johnson 2012 Campaign Headquarters

 www.garyjohnson2012.com

 Endorsement Process

 Candidates making a request for endorsement a) affirm that they have the nomination of the Libertarian Party for the jurisdiction in which they are seeking election or b) if not running as a Libertarian identified candidate (e.g.: without affiliation, or with another party) that they are conducting a campaign substantially in alignment with the Libertarian Party Platform and basic Principles of the Libertarian Party and c) they are not running against a Libertarian candidate.… Read more ...

Terry Michael, former DNC press secretary, endorses Johnson

In a Reason.com article published today titled, “Former Democratic Party Press Secretary Supports Gary Johnson for President: The former New Mexico governor is the only choice for those who favor liberty at home and abroad,” former Democratic National Committee Press Secretary (1983-1987)  and current director of the Washington Center for Politics and Journalism, Terry Michael, announces his intention to vote for Gary Johnson.… Read more ...

Press release: Stop Censoring Gary Johnson Now!

The following Press Release was emailed by the Gary Johnson for President campaign in regards to the recent omission of Jesse Ventura’s endorsement on CNN.

Friends,

Censored again.

A few days ago, former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura was interviewed by CNN, and offered strong words of support for Governor Johnson. … Read more ...

Ventura: Don’t vote DemoCRIP or ReBLOODlican — Vote Libertarian

Former Governor Jesse Ventura continues series of endorsements of Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson while promoting his new book DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government.

An abcnews.go.com blog titled: “Jesse Ventura: A Surfer’s Road Trip to Gary Johnson” posted earlier today included the following ABC News/Yahoo News “Top Line: Politics Inside Out” video with the following exchange:

VENTURA: “(Republicans and Democrats) are a gang just like the street gangs only they wear Brooks Brothers suits.

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Did Willie Nelson’s TeaPot Party just (re)endorse Gary Johnson?

Some recent news reports indicate Willie Nelson’s Teapot Party has (re) endorsed Libertarian Presidential Nominee Gary Johnson for President.  See for example,

http://newmexico.watchdog.org/14118/gary-johnson-has-the-beltways-attention/

Indeed, Gary Johnson, Libertarian Presidential Nominee, is currently the top candidate endorsed on the TeaPot Party website.  See:

http://teapotparty.org/endorsement.html

And the endorsement page at http://www.garyjohnson2012.com/endorsements lists Willie Nelson as one of two current “Entertainers for Gary Johnson” but only in the Republican Primary — “Gary Johnson is a great American.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson in the News

Gary Johnson has been busy getting himself into the media a lot lately. Here are some highlights:

“5 Facts About Gary Johnson: The Presidential Candidate You’ve Never Heard Of” The Stir 06/11/12

He believes in low taxes, hates large spending, supports gay marriage, is pro getting illegal workers citizenship, wants to decriminalize possession of a small amount of marijuana, and is against the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

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Jesse Ventura promotes new book slamming major parties and endorses Gary Johnson

Former Independent Governor Jesse Ventura endorses Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson in multiple media outlets.

At the conclusion of the interview, Ventura encourages people who “really want to rebel” against the tyranny of the two party system to vote for Johnson, a former governor and Republican candidate who won the Libertarian nomination in May.

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1992 Libertarian Presidential Candidate Andre Marrou addresses Texas LP Convention; full transcript follows

After being recognized by Libertarian National Committee Chairman Geoff Neale, and following a standing ovation from those present at the Sunday Texas LP convention luncheon featuring a keynote speech by 2012 Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson — 1992 Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Andre Marrou rose from his seat at a table near the front of the room, raised his hand to silence the crowd and addressed the convention with the following remarks (reported below verbatim and in toto).… Read more ...