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 ...
Michael Sanchez has been chosen to be the Libertarian candidate for mayor of New York City.
Here is his Facebook page: Michael Sanchez for NYC Mayor
I wrote to Mr Sanchez to ask if he’d like to write something up for our readers here.
For background on the invalid convention which Mr.… Read more ...
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 ...