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NYC Libertarians Submit 5000 Petition Signatures; Will Run 8 Candidates in November Election

From Mark Axinn, Libertarian Party of New York chair, August 26, 2013: 

The Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island LP chapters pulled together to get a record eight candidates on the ballot as Libertarians for various local offices throughout the nation’s largest city this November.

As the LP does not have ballot status in New York, it was necessary for every candidate to submit independent petition signatures, ranging from 3750 signatures to run for the Mayor, Comptroller and Public Advocate (a real do-nothing job), to 450 in a local city council district to run for its councilmember.Read more ...

NYC LP Comptroller candidate prominently mentioned in Staten Island Advance

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Hesham El-Meligly

Hesham El-Meligly is the Libertarian Party nominee for New York City comptroller in the November 2013 citywide elections. He was recently featured in an article on the Staten Island Advance website. The article was written by Maura Grunland and published on August 8, 2013.

An excerpt of the article, entitled “Muslims praying and campaigning in Staten Island’s Midland Beach at end-of-Ramadan celebration”,  mentioning the candidate, follows:

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.

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Robert Wenzel: NY State Libertarian Party War!

Published July 23, 2013 on Economic Policy Journal

By Robert Wenzel

If you are not a scholar of internal third party squabbles, this will have no value other than entertainment value. But, entertaining it is. Grab your popcorn.On June 8, Kristin Davis put out a press release that said in part:

LIBERTARIAN PARTY ENDORSES EX-MADAM

Ex-Madam Kristin Davis, best known for her role in supplying escorts for former Governor Eliot Spitzer, announced that she will run as the Libertarian Party Candidate for New York City Comptroller against Democrat Scott Stringer.

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NYC Libertarians nominate new candidates for Mayor, Comptroller

Via Steven Berson in IPR comments:

2nd New York City Libertarian Party Convention this evening, Tuesday June 11 nominates new candidates for Mayor and Comptroller.

After having determined that the results held at the previous nominating Convention on April 9, 2013 were not valid due to credentials of the voters not having been properly validated a new Convention had been called for this evening at and begun at 7:30pm at the Ukrainian East Village Restaurant, 140 Second Ave.… Read more ...