Q&A With Bruce Majors, DC’s Libertarian Candidate for Mayor
The local politician on his goals, marijuana in DC, and the time Ann Coulter was mean to him.
By Hallie Golden
If DC’s mayoral race has been a bit drab so far, don’t blame Bruce Majors. The Libertarian candidate for mayor brings humor and an enthusiasm for libertarianism—which began with his introduction to the writings of Ayn Rand when he was in ninth grade—to the race.… Read more ...
By Bruce Majors, Libertartarian Candidate for DC Mayor
Washington, D.C. recently rated near the top of American cities for income inequality. Perversely, D.C.’s economy is a welfare state for the rich, or at least the upper middle class: The federal government imports thousands people with law or other graduate degrees to D.C.… Read more ...
Here is a video taken by Bruce Majors during the lunchtime visit to the Libertarian Party’s new building. It was taken Saturday, March 1, the weekend of the Libertarian National Committee’s quarterly meeting.
Here are some comments from some attendees:
March 1, 2014 at 2:31 pm
Termination papers have been signed at Watergate, and bank has signed preliminary commitment
March 1, 2014 at 2:33 pm
I was favorably impressed with the building space which we visited during lunch break — compared with my expectations anyway.
Three Libertarians today filed petitions with the D.C. Board of Elections with enough signatures to assure them places on the April 2014 primary ballot. Winners in the primary are automatically assured placement on the November 2014 general election ballot.
The three candidates who filed signatures today are:
That was the case with Bruce Majors , a Libertarian challenger who lost his bid to unseat D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton but attracted 13,462 votes in the process, almost twice what he needed to gain major party status for the D.C.
11-term incumbent Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), Washington D.C.’s non-voting representative in the U.S. House of Representatives has a sole challenger, and that is Libertarian Bruce Majors. While he is running for the seat, he admits he doesn’t have a platform, because he doesn’t believe he can win.
So why is he running, if he doesn’t expect to win?