Tag Archives: Robert Sarvis

Robert Sarvis endorses Gary Johnson for president

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Robert Sarvis

The following is a press release from the Gary Johnson campaign:

Record-setting Libertarian vote-getter Sarvis endorses Gary Johnson for LP Pres nod

April 1, 2016, Santa Fe, NM — Robert Sarvis, the record-setting Libertarian statewide vote-getter today endorsed fmr. New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson for the Libertarian Party’s (LP) presidential nomination.… Read more ...

Breitbart: The War on Libertarians and Independents

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Found in Breitbart .
October 28, 2014
By Jason Scheurer

The U.S. electoral system is a farce. It is controlled with the same mastery with which Coke and Pepsi dominate the soda market. It is sold to the American public as if the free and open exchange of ideas is what’s inside, but the hidden ingredients are toxic to the body politic.… Read more ...

Libertarian Robert Sarvis Qualifies for Ballot for U.S. Senate

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(The following was posted to Robert Sarivs’ Facebook Page.)

“SARVIS QUALIFIES FOR BALLOT FOR U.S. SENATE! Virginia voters now have the opportunity to reject the big-govt, big-money, cronyist status quo. Vote for a Virginia and an America that’s Open-minded and Open for Business!

SHARE the news, and support the campaign: http://donate.robertsarvis.com/

Libertarian Party of Virginia: Record Number of Candidates Running for Office

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H/T Liberty Crier for posting this article about the Libertarian Party of Virginia.

CBS6 WTVR.com

By Alix Bryan
May 7, 2014

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – If it seems like there are more Libertarians entering the political arena this election year that’s because there are –so far at least ten have announced they are running for office, according to the official party website.

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George Will: Third-party candidates can test the political duopoly

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Found in The Oregonian

By George Will
October 23, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va. — When William F. Buckley, running as the Conservative Party’s candidate for mayor of New York in 1965, was asked what he would do if he won, he replied: “Demand a recount.” Robert Sarvis, Libertarian Party candidate for governor of Virginia, will not need to do this.… Read more ...

Sarvis Talks about the Donation, His Campaign, and More

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Sarvis Says He Wasn’t ‘Obama Puppet’ Bowling for Cuccinelli

Virginia Libertarian reflects on race for governor, frustrations and lessons learned

By STEVEN NELSON
November 7, 2013

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Robert Sarvis speaks at Glen Maury Park on Sept. 2, 2013, in Buena Vista, Va.

Robert Sarvis captured 6.5 percent of the vote in Virginia’s gubernatorial election Tuesday.… Read more ...

Wes Benedict of Libertarian Party Discusses Sarvis “Democratic” Donation

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Posted to Breitbart
By Michael Patrick Leahy
November 5, 2013

In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News on Tuesday, Wes Benedict, co-founder and President of the Libertarian Booster PAC that spent $11,454 to circulate petitions necessary to get Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Robert Sarvis on the ballot in Virginia said “[w]e probably wouldn’t have spent the $11,000 on Sarvis if we had not received the $150,000 from him [major Democratic donor Joseph Liemandt].”

Benedict told Breitbart that Liemandt, a software entrepreneur from Texas who had a net worth of $1.5 billion in 2000 , gave the Libertarian Booster PAC $150,000 in January 2013.… Read more ...

A Couple Mainstream Articles Dismiss Talk of Sarvis as “Spoiler”

There was much discussion before yesterday’s election in the media and here on IPR about Robert Sarvis acting as a spoiler in the Virginia race for governor.
Today, the day after the election, at least two articles help to dispel that possibility.

Posted to Time

Stop Scapegoating Third Party Candidates for Election Results

By Nick Gillespie
November 6, 2013

Even before yesterday’s election, Republicans were ready to blame Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli’s looming defeat to Democrat Terry McAuliffe on Libertarian Party candidate Robert Sarvis.

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Sandy Sanders: Is there a smear campaign against Libertarian Robert Sarvis?

Robert Sarvis (right) and GOP opponent Ken Cuccinelli 

Posted on 28 October 2013. Tags: 

Virginia Right blog

I got this email from a group called Virginians for Life and Liberty:

Robert Sarvis has recently broken with Libertarians on key issues*

 

Recent interviews with Chuck Todd and Reason.com reveal:

Sarvis FAVORS higher taxes, including

  • higher gas taxes and
  • a new “miles-driven” tax and
  • opposing any tax cuts, including the Cuccinelli Tax Cut Plan 

Sarvis FAVORS expanding Obamacare 

  • Through massive Medicaid expansion in VA
  • Adding 400,000 new permanent enrollees to this social program
  • Price-tag to taxpayers: $3B per year.
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Ben Domenech: Is Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Robert Sarvis a Libertarian-In-Name-Only?

Still from a Robert Sarvis campaign ad

OCTOBER 25, 2013 By 

TheFederalist.com

The final debate in Virginia last night between Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli didn’t feature Robert Sarvis, the libertarian candidate who has frequently brushed double digits in polling. George Will does his best to make up for this, writing that Cuccinelli is far from the best choice for Virginia, and effectively endorsing Sarvis.

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Robert Sarvis finally shares debate stage with Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli

Posted on Facebook today:

Libertarian candidate for Governor, right there in the spot he’s earned: on stage at the WRIC/Radio One #VAGov forum with both his Dem & GOP challengers

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Purple PAC launches TV ads for Libertarian Sarvis for Governor campaign

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Posted on Oct 24, 2013

Watch above or view directly on Vimeo!

Today, a PAC headed by former Libertarian Party Chairman Ed Crane announced that it plans to make “a significant ad buy” to promote Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis for governor of Virginia.

According to Crane, “[Republican] Ken Cuccinelli is a socially intolerant, hard-right conservative with little respect for civil liberties.

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