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Brian Doherty: Libertarian Candidates, Moderated by Penn Jillette, Debate in Las Vegas

John McAfee, Gary Johnson, Penn Jillette and Austin Petersen (Photo: Adam Kokesh)

From Brian Doherty at Reason.com, May 17th, 2016:

The Nevada Libertarian Party worked hard to put together a prominent forum for the three leading presidential hopefuls in a debate held yesterday in Las Vegas.

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Austin Petersen and Gary Johnson tie in Maine Libertarian Party straw poll

Darryl W. Perry speaks at the LP Maine convention (Photo: WLBZ 2)

From David Charns at WMTW.com, May 15th, 2016 (short video available at the link) (via American Third Party Report):

LEWISTON, Maine —Maine libertarians are split on who should be their candidate for president.

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Gary Johnson wins Nebraska Libertarian Primary

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Final results with 1480 of 1480 precincts reporting:

Gary Johnson 51.91%  ✓
Austin Petersen 19.15%
John McAfee 17.16%
Marc Feldman 6.61%
Steve Kerbel* 4.96%

The list of candidates on the ballot was determined under Nebraska law that directs the Secretary of State to automatically place on the ballot candidates who are identified by the national news media as presidential candidates.… Read more ...

Austin Petersen wins West Virginia Libertarian Party straw poll

Austin Petersen today won the Libertarian Party of West Virginia’s presidential straw poll at the party’s state convention in Flatwoods. The win is apparently his first statewide straw poll victory of the 2016 Libertarian nominating cycle. This past week has been a busy one for Petersen, whose campaign has attracted the interest of some Republicans unwilling to support presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, including a RedState blogger who mentioned Petersen’s name twice in a CNN interview.… Read more ...