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Maryland court rules in favor of Libertarians

From an article on LP.org:

On June 21, a Maryland judge ruled that the Libertarian Party had submitted enough petition signatures to gain ballot access in Maryland. The state Board of Elections had previously determined that there were not enough signatures. The main issue was whether to count voters who wrote a printed name that did not perfectly match their voter registration.… Read more ...

Libertarian candidate Muir Boda advances to general election

Staff at LP blog:

Libertarian candidate Muir Boda, running for the Salisbury City Council in Maryland, placed fourth in the March 1 primary. He will advance to the general election on April 5.

Boda is vice-chair of the Maryland LP.

Visit Muir Boda’s campaign website.… Read more ...

IPR blogtalk 1/24/10: Paulie, Andy Jacobs and Brian Bittner discuss harassment of petitioners and Andy’s arrest

Yesterday evening, Andy Jacobs and I (Paulie) discussed harassment of ballot access petitioners, including Andy’s arrest outside a public library while petitioning to get the Green and Libertarian Parties back on the Maryland ballot. For the first hour of the show we were joined by Maryland Green Party Co-Chair Brian Bittner.… Read more ...

RESCHEDULED: IPR Blogtalk today (Monday): Brian Bittner, Andy Jacobs on Maryland ballot access petitioning and arrest

UPDATE: I screwed up last week and scheduled the show for 15 minutes, and Andy also was not on the call. This time I have made sure that we will have long enough for the show. It will be on today (Monday) at 8 PM Eastern time, and I will also try to make sure everyone is on this time.Read more ...

Maryland Greens and Libertarians hand in signatures; petitioners harassed, one arrested at public library

[Posted by Paulie]

The Maryland Green Party submitted 14,842 signatures and the Maryland Libertarian Party submitted 13,787 signatures towards a requirement of 10,000 valid signatures. The deadline for submitting additional signatures has been extended to March 7:

The Maryland petition deadline for a party that wishes to obtain, or regain, its qualified status is not until August 2012.

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Libertarian candidate Mike Calpino endorsed by Salisbury Daily Times

Staff at LP blog:

Mike Calpino, running for County Council in Wicomico County, Maryland, has been endorsed by the Salisbury Daily Times. Read the article containing the endorsement.… Read more ...

Maryland: 23 Candidates from 5 Parties Seek to Unseat Sitting Senator

From City Biz List by way of TPID:

Despite the odds, there are 23 people running for Maryland’s U.S. Senate seat this fall, including candidates from the Constitution Party, the Green Party and the Libertarian Party, as well as Republicans and Democrats.… Read more ...

Libertarian Candidate Mark Grannis: Congress fiddles while the economy burns

Libertarian Party blog:

From Grannis for Congress:

Congress fiddles while the economy burns

by Mark Grannis, Libertarian for U.S. Representative, District 8, Maryland

This afternoon the White House once again availed itself of the rather sophomoric tactic of scheduling the release of really important but really bad news on a Friday afternoon so that fewer people would notice it.

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Maryland Libertarians hold state convention, announce plan to eliminate sales tax over eight years

Dundalk, Maryland: On Saturday, March 13, 2010 the Maryland Libertarian Party held its annual state convention. The Libertarian Party’s Candidate for Governor, Susan Gaztañaga, began to outline some key issues and the platform of her campaign. Two issues that she has brought are the Sales Tax and the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.… Read more ...