Green Party and Libertarian Party Ballot Access Press Conference

ALBANY. NY – The Green Party of New York and Libertarian Party of New York will hold a joint press conference to discuss their next steps in challenging the unjust ballot access thresholds implemented by the Public Campaign Finance Commission. Green speakers will include Mark Dunlea, former Comptroller candidate, and Peter LaVenia, state party co-chair.… Read more ...

Darryl Perry announces Gubernatorial Run

On December 4th 2019, Libertarian Activist Darryl W. Perry, announced he would run for the Libertarian Party Nomination for Governor of New Hampshire in 2020.

Perry has previously run for the Libertarian Party Nomination for President during the 2016 Presidential Election, running a more hardline Libertarian Platform compared to eventual nominee Gary Johnson.… Read more ...

Today’s news from the Green Party

Injunction news and last week of candidate filing

Statement on Bolivia
https://www.gp.org/statement_on_bolivia
https://latinx.gp.org/statement-on-bolivia

The Green Party was a minor force in Maine politics. This activist could help revive it.

Annual Meeting for the Green Party of New Orleans

How third party candidates could upset US presidential election

Jill Stein sues to reopen election security case in Pennsylvania

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Yan Leyzerovych: ‘Libertarianism includes right to avoid, embrace preferred personal pronoun use’

Column: American Insights

“Libertarianism is an extreme social and political laissez-faire ideology that reprehends the government’s intervention in the personal lives of its citizens. Thus, Libertarianism prioritizes all individual causes above communal ones.

Some famous Libertarians include American economist Milton Friedman, who was a 1932 Rutgers University graduate, Russian writer and philosopher Ayn Rand and Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek.… Read more ...

Weatherford TX Libertarian Files For Parker County Sheriff

Libertarian files for Parker County sheriff

Another candidate has filed in the race for Parker County sheriff and Russell Hess, 48, Libertarian, said he has a plan to bring the county together and save taxpayer dollars.

Hess filed on Nov. 18 and has been self-employed for the majority of his life.

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The Green Party was a minor force in Maine politics. This activist could help revive it.

PORTLAND, Maine — It has been 13 years since a Green Party candidate qualified for a statewide election in Maine, the first state to enshrine such a party in 1984. It has seen some local success in Portland, though just one Green has been elected to the Legislature and the party lists six local officeholders of the hundreds across the state.… Read more ...

Jill Stein sues to reopen election security case in Pennsylvania

  • Issues flagged by election security experts when the settlement was reached a year ago figure prominently in the filing to reopen the case.

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit that prompted Pennsylvania’s mass voting machine upgrade want a federal judge to reopen the case because they say state officials are violating the settlement.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Denounces NY Campaign Finance Commission

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News Release

Contact: Kari Bittner
Public Engagement Team Chairman, LPNY
kbittner@lpny.org
Date: November 26, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Libertarian Party Denounces NY Campaign Finance Commission

BATAVIA, New York, November 26, 2019 – Yesterday, the New York Campaign Finance Commission voted to raise the threshold for political parties to gain ballot access.

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LP: Giving thanks for Libertarian wins this holiday

Via LP.org/party email list:

The struggle is REAL…

…the struggle to vote, the struggle to run, the struggle not to give up hope. The struggle to be heard when the old parties dominate the conversation and control far too many aspects of our lives. The holidays where you struggle to educate family members why neither Nationalism nor Socialism is the answer to our problems.… Read more ...

On Thanksgiving: Hawkins Calls For Pelosi To Meet With Climate Hunger Strikers, and Urges Presidential Pardon for Leonard Peltier

By Howie Hawkins

The Extinction Rebellion Hunger Strikers are challenging the power structure with their own suffering. In Washington, DC the strikers are focused on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and refusing to eat until Pelosi agrees to a one-hour public meeting with them over the climate crisis.

This Thanksgiving while many will be feasting with family and friends, they will be risking their health by not eating.… Read more ...

Russian Libertarian Party Head Is Latest Kremlin Critic To Face Pedophilia Accusations

Reprinted from the Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty website.

Mikhail Svetov, the head of Russia’s opposition Libertarian Party, has denied allegations by Moscow prosecutors that he engaged in “immoral activities” with a minor, after he was questioned by investigators for about 12 hours beginning on November 6.

Svetov and his supporters claim the allegations are a politically motivated response to his increasingly vocal opposition to the government of President Vladimir Putin.

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Green candidate: Don’t let NY Democrats get away with killing 3rd parties

To the Editor: The “Democrats’ Secret Plan to Kill Third Parties in New York,” as the headline on an Oct. 29 New York Times report put it, is no longer secret.

On Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, the Public Campaign Financing Commission voted to raise the vote threshold to secure a party ballot line from 50,000 to the higher of 130,000 or 2% every two years in gubernatorial and presidential years, instead of every four years in gubernatorial elections.… Read more ...