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Press Release Libertarian Party of Washington: Gary Johnson wins Washington Straw Poll, Libertarian State Convention Delegates Award 80% of 2016 Ballots to Johnson Campaign

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Email: chair@lpwa.org
Phone: 253-327-3875

Libertarian State Convention Delegates Award 80% of 2016 Ballots to Johnson Campaign

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson dominated the 2016 State Party straw poll, outperforming all other candidates combined by 4:1. The poll was conducted by Libertarian Party members at convention over the three-day period April 8th through the 10th.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Washington Replaces Entire Executive Committee at Convention


The Libertarian Party of Washington State replaced their entire executive committee at their annual convention on May 31, 2014. The new officers are:

C. Michael Pickens, Chairman

Chris Strong, Vice-Chairman

Sean Treasure, Treasurer

Steven Nielson, Secretary


Michael Pickens wrote the following about the changes to his state:

Dramatic improvements based in organizational structure and leadership recently took place in the Libertarian Party of Washington.

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Michael H. Wilson: A Plan for Libertarians Running for Office

Michael Wilson
Michael H Wilson posted this list in a comment on IPR. It’s excellent information, so here it is as an article.

Mr. Wilson is a long-time Libertarian activist, currently residing in Washington state.

Maybe this will help. It is a to do list I have put together for people who wish to run for office and a comment about the LP.… Read more ...

Sridutt Nimmagadda: An Analysis of the State of Florida vs. George Zimmerman Case


An Analysis of the State of Florida vs. George Zimmerman Case
Sridutt Nimmagadd

Note: Given the extensive media exposure that the George Zimmerman/ Trayvon Martin case has been given, this article assumes that the reader has a basic knowledge of the case.

On July 13th, 2013, a man who had shot an unarmed African-American teenager was acquitted of all charges of manslaughter and murder.… Read more ...

LPWA Plans Its Convention: Cascade Liberty Summit

Sent to me from C. Michael Pickens-Executive Director, LPWA

Our Libertarian Party of Washington executive committee is determined to grow the largest and most effective state Libertarian Party in the entire country. A Libertarian Party that not only competes with the D’s and R’s, but are winning elections and advancing liberty by passing libertarian legislation on all levels of government.… Read more ...

Six Presidential Candidates Submit Washington Petitions, Four Are Verified Thus Far

Richard Winger has reported on the latest ballot access news out of Washington, which is that six presidential tickets have submitted signatures in the state of Washington, with four having been verified so far.

The deadline has passed in Washington state for minor party presidential candidates, and independent presidential candidates, to submit petitions.

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Johnson Campaign Announces Latest Endorsements


The Gary Johnson/Jim Gary 2012 Campaign Endorses Colorado and Washington Marijuana Initiatives, announces weekly conference calls with, and printed materials distribution to endorsed candidates; announces endorsements of 17 additional Libertarian Candidates.

12 July 2012 – Salt Lake City – Gary Johnson 2012 Campaign Headquarters


 Endorsement Process

 Candidates making a request for endorsement a) affirm that they have the nomination of the Libertarian Party for the jurisdiction in which they are seeking election or b) if not running as a Libertarian identified candidate (e.g.: without affiliation, or with another party) that they are conducting a campaign substantially in alignment with the Libertarian Party Platform and basic Principles of the Libertarian Party and c) they are not running against a Libertarian candidate.… Read more ...

Laurie Roth Weighing Whether to Continue Presidential Run

Having lost the Constitution Party nomination for President on the first ballot, securing only a handful of votes, Laurie Roth is still giving thought to continuing her campaign for the Presidency of the United States.

She said she felt called by God to run, and she sought the nomination partly because it’s difficult for an independent to meet different laws in the 50 states to make the ballot.

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Constitution Party Presidential Candidates Answer Extensive Questionaires

There are five presidential candidates vying for the nomination of the Constitution Party. Each of them answered a questionnaire which was put out by the Constitution Party of Indiana a couple of months ago. They are posted online. Michael Kennedy of Maryland, Laurie Roth of Washington, Susan Ducey of Kansas, Robby Wells of North Carolina, and Virgil Goode of Virginia.… Read more ...

Constitution Party Presidential Debate Involves Six Candidates

Saturday, March 31, there will be a presidential debate amongst six candidates seeking the nomination of the Constitution Party. The debate will be held in Lansing, Michigan at 10 a.m., at a restaurant at 3420 South Crayts Road. This event is free to the public, but seating will be limited.

The six candidates that will be attending and participating in the debate are: Susan Ducey of Kansas, former Congressman Virgil Goode of Virginia, Michael Kennedy of Maryland, J.

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Laurie Roth Makes Independent Run for President, Says AIP Will Put Her On the Ballot

Laurie Roth is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host based out of Washington. Roth’s talk show is reflective of her own conservative beliefs. Ms. Roth has, in the past, been active at the local level in the GOP, but has now announced a run for President in which she will seek the ballot-lines of Independent parties in various states.… Read more ...

ROOT: George Costanza for President

George Costanza for President
Seinfeld shows the way to save the U.S. economy

Remember “Seinfeld”? It was one of the most successful TV series in the history of American television. The show revolved around Jerry Seinfeld and his buddy George Costanza. George was the ultimate loser. Everything he did was a colossal failure.… Read more ...