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Libertarian Party of Georgia Breaks Own Records With 2010 Election Results

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ATLANTA – The 2010 election did not result in any newly-elected Libertarians, however the Libertarian Party of Georgia is happy with the results. With nearly 1 million votes earned cumulatively by the first full slate of statewide candidates in the party’s history, the most important aspect of Tuesday’s results are the growth in support the Libertarian Party has seen in Georgia.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Georgia Candidates Celebrate Election Night Results

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Contact: Brett Bittner
Phone: 404.888.9468
Email: brett.bittner@lpgeorgia.com

Who: All Libertarian Party of Georgia statewide candidates, Chuck Donovan, John Monds, Dan Barber, David Chastain, Don Smart, Kira Willis, Shane Bruce, Kevin Cherry, Will Costa, Dr. Jim Sendelbach
What: Election Night Festivities
When: 7 p.m., 2 November
Where: The Georgian Terrace Hotel Main Ballroom, 659 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308

**2008 Libertarian Party Presidential candidate, Bob Barr, will address those gathered around 8 PM.**… Read more ...

Independent Candidate for Chair of County Commission Gets TV Coverage

Mary Norwood is an Independent candidate for Chair of the Fulton County, Georgia, County Commission. Richard Winger has a post on a video by a local CBS affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia, about Norwood’s battle to gain ballot access as an Independent.

Mary Norwood is an independent candidate for Chair of the Fulton County, Georgia, County Commission.

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Bob Barr To Appear On Cavuto and at Atlanta Tea Party

Bob Barr, the former Libertarian Presidential candidate in 2008 and former Congressman from Georgia, is scheduled to come on Neil Cavuto’s show any minute now. He is present at the Atlanta Tea Party and will be speaking. He is going to be interviewed on the subject of the political makeup of the teaparties.… Read more ...

Cynthia McKinney posts video of snow in Georgia

2008 Green Party candidate for US President, Cynthia McKinney on February 13, 2010:

Well, it appears that I will not make it to DC in time to participate in the U.S. Prisons seminar due to SNOW in Atlanta!!!!! I was born and raised in Georgia and this is the most snow I have seen except for that freak blizzard a generation ago!!

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Latest Bob Barr columns

At the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

DNA database bill should be deep-sixed
6:00 am February 8, 2010, by Bob Barr

A few years back, I hosted a nationally-syndicated radio program, modestly called “Bob Barr’s Laws of the Universe.” One of the laws most frequently cited during the three years I hosted the weekly show, was Law Number Three: “No matter how much information government has, it always wants more.”… Read more ...

Atlanta Libertarians Not Happy About The Eagle Raid

The Libertarian Party of Atlanta is calling for Mayor Shirley Franklin to apologize and for police chief Richard Pennington to resign over the controversial raid on popular gay bar “The Eagle.” The LP chapter says the police “acted in a manner that would have been common in a different age.”

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