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LP.org: Libertarian Gary Johnson Garners More Major Newspaper Endorsements

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For Immediate Release

Friday, September 30, 2016

Libertarian Gary Johnson Garners More Major Newspaper Endorsements

Alexandria – The Chicago Tribune and The Detroit News join The Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Winston-Salem Journal and the New Hampshire Union-Leader in endorsing Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson.

Both the Tribune and The Detroit News pointed out that Johnson and Weld, unlike the other tickets, have public executive experience and are candidates Americans can be proud to vote for.

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LP.org: Libertarian Simmons takes on Democratic stronghold

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For nearly three decades, Democratic U.S. representative Richard Neal has enjoyed czar-like status in largely rural western Massachusetts, where he has scored one re-election victory after another, mostly unopposed.

But this year, he faces Libertarian Thomas Simmons, an economics and business professor at Greenfield Community College who’s making a splash.

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Libertarian Party: CPD decides to make their first debates irrelevant

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For Immediate Release

Friday, September 16, 2016

Libertarian Party: CPD decides to make their first debates irrelevant

Libertarian National Committee Chair, Nicholas Sarwark, released this statement today:

In spite of polls showing that 54-76 percent of voters want Libertarian Gov. Gary Johnson included in debates, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) announced that it will not include Johnson in the September 26 debate, nor will it include Gov.

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Libertarian Party: Number of Debate Podiums Not Known

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For Immediate Release
Monday, September 5, 2016

Number of Debate Podiums Not Known

Libertarian Party Demands Fox New Cease and Desist

Alexandria The Libertarian Party releases this statement from Libertarian National Committee Political Director, Carla Howell:

“It has come to our attention that Fox News is running misleading ads for the first presidential debate scheduled for September 26, which show just two participants: Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party secures ballot access in New Hampshire

ImageLibertarian Party presidential and vice presidential nominees Gary Johnson and Bill Weld will appear on the ballot in New Hampshire this November, as their petitions were declared valid by the Secretary of StBallot Aate’s office on September 1.

In addition to Johnson and Weld, two other statewide candidates will be on the general election ballot: Max Abramson for Governor, and Brian Chabot for US Senate.

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Washington LP has statewide candidate and 10 legislative candidates advance to the general election

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From LP.org, August 18th, 2016:

The Washington Libertarian Party had a candidate for statewide office and 10 legislative candidates advance from the top-two primary on August 2, who will be on the general election ballot in November.

Attorney General candidate Steve Trumbull has officially picked up almost 342,000 votes, for 27.4 percent of the vote.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party “clears hurdles for ballot access” in Ohio and New York

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Update 8/18: From a forwarded email sent by an LP activist: ““The final hurdle is verification of 12,000 signatures petitioners have collected. Should 5,000 of those be deemed valid, Gary Johnson will be on the Ohio ballot in November as an independent candidate – independent because Ohio raised its ballot access standards in 2013, causing the Libertarian Party to lose state recognition.” The previous title of the article has been corrected – KL

Press release from the Libertarian Party:

For Immediate Release
August 17, 2016

Libertarian Party clears hurdles for ballot access in Ohio, New York

Alexandria – The Libertarian Party’s candidate for president, Gary Johnson, has cleared more hurdles to be on the ballot in Ohio and New York and is on track for ballot access in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.… Read more ...

LNC vice chair: Message to all Bernie Sanders supporters

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Arvin Vohra

From Libertarian National Committee Vice Chair Arvin Vohra:

“To all Sanders supporters,

“So many of you supported Senator Sanders because of his opposition to the War on Drugs. You know that ending the War on Drugs will make America safer by eliminating prohibition-related violence and allowing drug businesses to settle their disputes in court.

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Libertarian Party chairman: “How to talk with your Democratic friend”

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The following was written by Libertarian Party chairman Nicholas Sarwark and posted on LP.org today (H/T IPR’s Paulie):

Dear Libertarian,

Many of us have Bernie-supporting Democratic friends who are feeling pretty jaded right now. I bet you know someone who is. Maybe a close friend, a family member, a Facebook friend…

They just worked so hard for a candidate they believed in and have come face to face with the corruption and rigging of their party process.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: No one should be above the law.

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For Immediate Release
Tuesday, July 5, 2016

The FBI has decided not to push for criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server for her State Department emails.

“This is a serious miscarriage of justice,” says Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian National Committee.… Read more ...

The Libertarian Party opposes the No Fly No Buy bill and other restrictions without due process

For Immediate Release

Monday, June 20, 2016

ALEXANDRIA — The Libertarian Party opposes the No Fly List, “no buy” lists, and other such lists where the government infringes on a person’s rights without due process of law.

In recent years, the federal government has used “the war on terror” as an excuse to encroach on our most fundamental human rights.… Read more ...

LP Chair Geoffrey Neale to address European libertarians in Spain

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

LP Chair Geoffrey Neale to address European libertarians in Spain

LP Chair Geoffrey Neale to address Spanish LPAs part of a European tour, U.S. Libertarian Party Chair Geoffrey J. Neale will be the featured speaker at a conference hosted by the Individual Freedom Party (P-LIB), the Spanish equivalent of the U.S.

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