Tag Archives: Utah

Utah Libertarian Party to Hold Special Nominating Convention

HARVEST ROOM, THANKSGIVING POINT, 4:00PM SATURDAY JUNE 10th

“It’s not quite in the Third District, but we can ‘see it from the parking lot’”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UTAH LIBERTARIAN PARTY TO HOLD SPECIAL NOMINATING CONVENTION.

WHEN: Saturday, 10 JUNE 2017, 4:00 to 4:45PM
WHERE: Harvest Restaurant, Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North Thanksgiving
Way, Lehi, UT 84043.… Read more ...

Evan McMullin campaign: “We intend to win Utah”

American Third Party Report: In a new video released earlier today by the Evan McMullin presidential campaign, McMullin’s chief strategist Joel Searby said:

We’re building our Utah victory operation, where we are actually going to go in Utah. And that is, I think – will largely be driven by the some of the folks in this room, saying “here’s what think we need to do to go get that done.

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Sen. Mark Madsen (Utah) switches to Libertarian, endorses Johnson/Weld

Mark Madsen

UPDATE: Utah’s Libertarian Senator Mark Benson Madsen is scheduled to appear on  K-Talk radio at 8PM Eastern (6PM Mountain) TONIGHT (26 July) on the Standup Commentary Talk Radio show to discuss his change from the GOP to the Libertarian Party.

Listen Live HERE.  IPR readers may call into the show @ 801 254 5855 and/or ask questions online HERE.  … Read more ...

Trump 29, Clinton 27, Johnson 26 in Utah 4th Congressional District: Internal Poll for Rep. Mia Love

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Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson outside the Utah state capitol in June, after meeting with State Senators

Reported today by the Salt Lake Tribune:

CLEVELAND. On the convention floor, Utah Republican Party Chairman James Evans took the microphone and proclaimed that not only would the party’s nominee, Donald Trump, win the Beehive State in November, but he would get his largest margin of victory in the nation there.

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Marine Vet for Freedom: Utah Libertarians Pick Candidates, Choose National Delegates for 2016

wp-1461523371503This article was posted by Marine Vet for Freedom and can be read in its original form here, including more photographs. Saturday, April 23rd, the Libertarian Party of Utah held their annual convention to select candidates and choose delegates for the National Convention in May, where they will help select the nominee for President of the United States.… Read more ...

Utah Libertarian Party announces candidates; gains local media coverage

The following Press release, posted online at:

HERE

(Salt Lake City) — The Libertarian Party of Utah met today in Draper to approve and nominate its slate of candidates for the November, 2014 General Election. The nominated candidates are:

Federal Candidates:

Craig Bowden – US House 1

Jim L Vein – US House 4

Utah Constitutional Office Candidates:

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Mark Hilgenberg: Why Are Libertarians Hard to Understand?

I found this posted to Facebook, and asked the author for permission to post it. Some of it might apply to other people who belong to  third parties. Those of us who don’t belong to the duopoly of the Democrats and Republicans seem to think differently, I’ve observed.
The article can be found here .
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Free and Equal Debate Thread

No one will be in charge, per se, of liveblogging this event. But this is the relevant place for IPR commenters to leave their thoughts on the debate that is being aired on C-Span, Al-Jazeera English, Ora.tv, and LinkTV. The debate will be moderated by Larry King and the participants include former Virginia Congressman Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, Dr.… Read more ...

Rocky Anderson Declares for Americans Elect Nomination

Rocky Anderson declared a few months ago that he was going to run for President and form a new party, The Justice Party, in order to attain ballot access. Now, after a few months, he has decided to officially declare for the Americans Elect nomination. This does not necessarily preclude him from continuing his efforts with the Justice Party.… Read more ...

Jon Huntsman and Evan Bayh Rumored to Run for Americans Elect Nomination

Richard Winger of Ballot Access News is currently reporting on a rumor, which he received from an Americans Elect insider, that Jon Huntsman and Evan Bayh will form a presidential ticket to run with the American Elect ticket. IPR has confirmed this rumor with a source from inside the former Jon Huntsman campaign.… Read more ...

The Real News Interview: ‘Why is Rocky Anderson Running for President?’

Below are the video and transcript of an interview with Rocky Anderson, former mayor of Salt Lake City and 2012 presidential nominee of the recently formed Justice Party, from the Real News Network.

More at The Real News

Bio

Rocky Anderson is the presidential candidate and founder of the newly-formed Justice Party.

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Utah LP Endorses Gary Johnson

The Utah LP has joined the Nebraska LP and (members of the executive committee of) the South Carolina LP, as well as county parties in Snyder and Northampton counties, PA in endorsing Gary Johnson for the Libertarian Presidential nomination.

Dr. Tom Stevens quotes LP of Utah chair Jake Shannon as saying

The leadership of the Libertarian Party of Utah is excited to announce our official endorsement of Gary Johnson for the LP presidential candidacy.

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