Ballot Access News reports on election results from two stories we covered in the previous months. Both Nancy Lord and Art Olivier, former vice presidential nominees of the Libertarian Party in 1992 and 2000 respectively, lost their bids to win primaries in major parties on June 8th. Lord in a Republican Primary, Olivier ran in a Democratic primary.
Lord was in a five-person race for the GOP nomination for Nye County Commissioner in Nevada. The vote totals were: Ron Kent 1,476; Nancy Lord 1,390; Charles Watkins 922; Michael Root 545; Bob Beckett 404–Beckett was the incumbent and scored the least votes.
Olivier, who is also the former Mayor of Bellflower, California, was seeking the Democratic nomination for Assembly District 50 in California. He placed last in a four-person race with 11.3%.