Tag Archives: Jim Gray

Is Judge Jim Gray a Potential 2016 Presidential Candidate?

In an article published here yesterday about the recent complaint filed against the Commission on Presidential Debates, Judge Jim Gray, the Libertarian Party’s 2012 Vice Presidential nominee, identified himself as a “potential candidate.”  It was not entirely clear whether he was referring to the presidential or vice presidential nomination.  I contacted Judge Gray to find out.… Read more ...

Video: Gary Johnson on why he’s suing the Commission on Presidential Debates

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OAI Google Hangout: Briefing on Presidential Debate Lawsuit

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Judge Gray Addresses Jim Webb Speculation

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I contacted Judge Jim Gray, the Libertarian Party’s 2012 Vice Presidential nominee, about an article published here on December 25 announcing that Gray planned to attend the January 3 Democratic Liberty Caucus event in South Carolina.  The event reportedly planned to feature former Senator Jim Webb of Virginia, who last month opened an exploratory committee to decide whether to seek the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.  … Read more ...

State-by-State Results of IPR’s 2016 LP Presidential Preference Poll

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With IP analysis complete, IPR can now release the official state-by-state results of its August 12-19 survey, which gauged reader preference for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination field.

In the poll, voters were asked to chose one of the following individuals, who at the time, were either running or had expressed an interest in running for the 2016 LP presidential nomination:

Results released in late August showed former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson as the overwhelming preference of the poll’s 166 participants.… Read more ...

IPR 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Survey Results

Using SurveyMonkey, IPR conducted three polls from August 12-19 gauging reader preference for those running or interested in running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.  With each individual listed in alphabetical order, readers chose between:

In the three polls, participants were asked to rate the viability of the above individuals, to rank each based on personal preference, and to select one (or none) as their preferred choice for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.… Read more ...

IPR’s 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Poll

The following is the first official Independent Political Report poll concerning the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

The only individuals included in this poll are those who are either officially running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination or have expressed interest in running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.… Read more ...

31 Libertarians on Travis County, Texas ballot in November 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 7, 2012

31 Libertarians on Travis County ballot in November 2012

Contact:
Arthur DiBianca
arthur.dibianca@gmail.com

AUSTIN – Travis County voters will have 31 Libertarian candidates among their options on November 6, 2012.

Travis County Libertarian Party treasurer Arthur DiBianca commented, “As far as we know, there will be more Libertarians on the ballot in Travis County than any other county in America.”

Among the candidates are Gary Johnson and Jim Gray, running for president and vice-president, and John Jay Myers, running for U.S.… Read more ...

LPNY: 25,000 New Yorkers Demand Libertarians on the Ballot

From a media release sent to IPR:

Media Contact: Janet Hopf
202-270-0188
janethopf@gmail.com
lpny.org

Albany, NY—The Libertarian Party of New York submitted over 25,000 signatures Tuesday to give New Yorkers an alternative to the failed policies of the major parties.

State Chair Mark Axinn commented, “Once again, the Libertarian Party has amassed enough signatures so that voters can choose true freedom-loving candidates this November.Read more ...

Bob Barr Offers Comments On Gary Johnson and Libertarian Party

Bob Barr penned an article for The Daily Caller recently which lauds the Libertarian Party for selecting former two-term Governor Gary Johnson as its nominee.

At its national convention in Las Vegas over the weekend, the Libertarian Party chose its standard bearers for the upcoming presidential election. The selection of former Republican New Mexico Gov.

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The Libertarian Party National Convention in Pictures: Part 1

A view of the convention floor on Thursday.

Presidential candidate Jim Burns greeting delegates as they wait to check in.

 

Anti-Fair Tax posters, clearly posted in protest of Gary Johnson’s tax position.

 

A sign for the campaign of Presidential candidate Lee Wrights.

Wayne Root introducing former Governor and current Presidential candidate Gary Johnson to a campaign fundraising event.… Read more ...

Can the Libertarian Party Make Marijuana Legalization A Mainstream Issue

Third parties were the first electoral parties to push a number of then-fringe issues into the mainstream over the years in the United States. From the abolition of slavery and universal suffrage to social security and prohibition, third parties have pioneered many issues that became law or nearly so. This article at The Atlantic suggests that the Libertarian Party in 2012 might push the legalization of marijuana into the mainstream.… Read more ...