Tag Archives: 2016 Libertarian nomination

Steve Kerbel ends campaign, endorses Gary Johnson

Press Release: 

March 16, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT — Libertarian candidate for President Steve Kerbel has announced that he is withdrawing from the race and endorsing Gov. Gary Johnson for the Libertarian nomination.

Applauding Kerbel’s campaign and his work on behalf of the Liberty movement, Johnson said, “The Libertarian Party’s nomination process should be — and is — a competitive and open one.… Read more ...

March 15: Libertarian presidential primaries in North Carolina and Missouri

vote_libertarian_classic_round_sticker-rc6f67375728f4c389695febddeb2859d_v9waf_8byvr_324With attention focused on the Republican and Democratic primaries in several states that could potentially decide their nominations, two states will be having Libertarian presidential preference primaries on Tuesday, March 15: North Carolina and Missouri.

Voters who are registered as either Libertarian or unaffiliated can vote in the semi-open North Carolina Libertarian primary, where the following 11 candidates will be on the ballot:

Gary Johnson
Marc Allan Feldman
John David Hale
Cecil Ince
Steve Kerbel
Darryl Perry
Austin Petersen
Derrick Reid
Jack Robinson
Rhett Smith
Barbara Joy Waymire

All Missouri voters can participate in the open primary, where these options will appear on the Libertarian ballot:

Marc Allan Feldman
Cecil Ince
Steve Kerbel
Austin Petersen
Rhett Smith
[Uncommitted]

These will be the two state-run Libertarian presidential primaries held prior to the Libertarian National Convention (May 26-30).… Read more ...

North Carolina L.P. debate thread w/ live video (Johnson, McAfee, Petersen, Kerbel, Perry, and Robinson)


Debate starts at 9:00 p.m. eastern.

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LP-Texas presidential debate invitations: Johnson, Feldman, McAfee, Petersen, Sterling

From the Libertarian Party of Texas:

Thank You to everyone who participated in the LPTexas Vote With Your Dollars Straw Poll. Not only have you expressed your preference and helped LPTexas make a great and productive Presidential Debate Forum, but you have also helped give LPTexas additional resources to make the entire convention an even bigger showcase for liberty!

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Gov. Gary Johnson: “Sen. Paul and I have some differences, but… he is to be commended for waging the good fight.”

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Gov. Gary Johnson Commends Rand Paul for “Waging the Good Fight” for Liberty

Rand Paul is the latest to find that there is no room for the Liberty Movement in today’s Republican nominating process. I’ve been there. With his departure from the presidential race, there is no voice remaining to challenge failed military interventions, mass surveillance of Americans by their government, or real cuts in the size and cost of government.

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