Category Archives: Libertarian Party

Green, Libertarian Parties file suit against New York’s new ballot rules

In a rider passed in the last state budget, the legislature upped the ante for minor parties in New York. So, two of those minor parties, the Greens and the Libertarians, are suing.

In the past, to achieve ballot status, minor parties needed to earn 50,000 votes for their gubernatorial candidates.

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Green Party and Libertarian Party file joint lawsuit fighting ballot access restrictions

ALBANY, NY, July 27, 2020 – The Green Party of New York (GPNY) and the Libertarian Party of New York(LPNY) filed a Federal lawsuit today in the Southern District of New York to invalidate restrictive ballot access provisions passed as a rider to the FY2021 State Budget.

Since 1936, minor political parties in New York have been required to obtain 50,000 votes for their gubernatorial candidate every four years in order to achieve and maintain ballot status.

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Wisconsin Media covers Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen visit

WFRV Local 5:

And:

https://www.wearegreenbay.com/news/local-news/presidential-candidate-visits-wisconsin

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Jorgensen-Cohen 2020: War Is Over

New video ad from the campaign:

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Liveblog in comments: LNC E-Meeting July 19, 2020 at 8pm eastern

Notice of LNC E-Meeting July 19, 2020 at 8pm

The Chair will be preparing a final agenda but items of business will include Introductions, Appointment of Assistant Treasurer, and Committee Selections for the Executive Committee, APRC, Ballot Access Committee, and EPCC.

Libertarian Party is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.… Read more ...

Jo Jorgensen: Three Bills I Look Forward to Signing into Law

2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen sent out the following statement today about the three bills she plans to sign into law as President: 

I talk a lot about laws I want to repeal and bills that I would veto as President. However, there are three bills, already introduced in Congress, that I look forward to signing into law.… Read more ...

New Chairman Elected For Libertarian National Committee

A new chairman has been elected to the Libertarian National Committee at the 2020 National Convention.

Joseph Bishop-Henchman, who served as an at-large member of the LNC from 2018-2020 was elected on the second ballot for the chairman election. Bishop-Henchman received 43.81% of the vote in the first round with Joshua Smith, also an at-large member from 2018-2020, coming in second with 33.71% of the vote.… Read more ...

The Guardian Reports on Jo Jorgensen’s Appearance on Alleged Boogaloo-Connected Podcast

The Guardian today published an article from Jason Wilson reporting on 2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen’s appearance on “Roads to Liberty” podcast, which Wilson claims is associated with the “Boogaloo” movement.  “Boogaloo” is the right wing codename for a second civil war.  Supporters of the movement want to bring about civil war either for racial or anti-government purposes.… Read more ...

Is Kanye West Really Running an Indy Campaign for President?

Rapper Kanye West announced on Twitter yesterday that he is running for president, using the hashtag #2020Vision:

Billionaire Elon Musk tweeted his approval:

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Dan Behrman: Happy 4th of July!

Dan “Taxation is Theft” Behrman, who ran for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination and is now seeking the Libertarian Party’s 2022 nomination for governor of Texas, sent the following Fourth of July message today to his email subscribers.

It’s the 4th of July and everyone is celebrating as best as they can.… Read more ...

Darryl Perry: Open Letter to Black Lives Matter Nashua

Darryl Perry, who is running for governor of New Hampshire as a Libertarian, wrote the following open letter to Black Lives Matter Nashua last week.  In it he agrees to all of the group’s demands.  According to the 2010 census, Blacks make up 1.1 percent of the total population of New Hampshire.Read more ...

Jorgensen Campaign: July 4th Campaign Update

Steve Dasbach, campaign manager for 2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen, sent out the following update today, the Fourth of July: 

Happy Independence Day!

Today, as we celebrate the day we declared our independence from the British empire, we look forward to declaring our independence from Washington DC this November by investing our vote in Dr.… Read more ...