The Barr campaign has boldly predicted McCain will lose Georgia.
ATLANTA, GA – “Senator John McCain will not win Georgia,” predicts Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party nominee for president. “His shrinking poll numbers are an indication that McCain is losing touch with the American public as we get closer to November 4th.”
“Sen. McCain never connected with the fiscal conservatives in Georgia,” says Barr. “His lack of a principled stand on issues such as reducing the size of government and cutting spending bothers Georgia voters. Sen. McCain can’t say with a straight face he will not raise taxes or increase government spending, given his support for such extremely expensive federal government programs like the recent massive bailouts for Wall Street. Clearly, McCain has failed to attract the hearts and support of Georgia voters.”
“Sen. Obama will not so much win Georgia, as Sen. McCain will lose the state,” Barr adds.
“Georgia voters looking for a candidate who truly believes in limiting the size of government and reducing taxes should vote for Bob Barr and the Libertarian Party,” says Barr.
Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr represented the 7th District of Georgia in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003. Barr’s name will appear before 95 percent of Americans when the vote on Election Day – more than any other third-party or independent candidate.
ATLANTA, GA – A U.S. Federal District Judge yesterday allowed the state of Connecticut to keep Libertarian Presidential Nominee Bob Barr off the November ballot despite Barr meeting the legislative requirements for ballot access.
The Libertarian Party of Connecticut properly submitted over 12,000 signatures to meet the 7,500-signature requirement of the state.
The state miscounted the number of petitions submitted by the Libertarian Party of Connecticut and improperly struck hundreds, if not thousands of voter signatures denying Bob Barr access to the ballot. The administrative mistakes of the state bureaucracy were quickly uncovered.
Judge Janet Hall, based her decision on the inability of the state to quickly reprogram electronic voting machines and reprint machine-readable ballots before the election.
“We are outraged by the decision of Judge Hall. To allow a candidate for the highest national office to be unlawfully excluded from an election because it would inconvenience state workers or interfere with bureaucratic procedures goes beyond the pale,” stated Russ Verney, campaign manager for Bob Barr.
Verney continued, “It takes a few days to print good, old paper ballots which served us well for over 100 years. Throw the machines in the river and allow democracy and justice to take precedent over technology. If the state of Connecticut maintains a level of incompetence so great that they cannot print ballots before the election, I encourage them to look to private industry and call Kinkos.”
Barr’s prediction about McCain’s impending loss was covered by the Boston Globe.
The campaign lists upcoming events in Florida tomorrow, Georgia on the 27th, and North Carolina on the 28th.
The campaign’s money ticker stands at about $1.18 million, up from about $1.14 million since IPR last checked
three days ago.