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Jonathan Johnson, Former Overstock.com President: “Most Utah Republicans Lean Libertarian”

Jonathon Johnson Jonathan Johnson, former Utah-based Overstock.com President (who endorsed Ron Paul over Mitt Romney in 2012), has announced his intention to run for Governor of Utah in 2016. His just hired campaign manager, Dave Hansen, managed Congresswoman Mia Love’s 2014 election to the US Congress (Utah’s 4th District) and describes Johnson as having, “a bit of Libertarian in him, as do most Republicans.” (1)

(Mia Love’s loss two years earlier was attributed by some to the (Big-L) Libertarian candidate, Jim Vein, who received over 5,000 more votes than the difference between Love and her Democratic opponent.… Read more ...