Tag Archives: candidates

Brian W. Ryman: What it is like to run as a libertarian

The following was posted in the Libertarian Party Radicals Facebook group on July 25th, 2016 by Brian W. Ryman, a former Libertarian Party candidate for the Ohio state legislature (H/T IPR’s Paulie):

What it is like to run as a libertarian.

There are a number of good people who actively work to bring about a libertarian society.… Read more ...

Libertarian National Committe: Highlights of 2014 Libertarian Candidates Survey


Starchild posted on LPC Candidates List:

The following document was posted to the Libertarian National Committee list by national office staff. Lots of useful and inspiring feedback from Libertarian Party candidates who ran for office during the last election cycle!

If you haven’t run for office before, it’s a good soapbox to help spread the freedom message, even if you don’t get elected.… Read more ...

NC Libertarians conduct first ever US Senate candidate forum

From LPNC.org

The Libertarian Party of North Carolina held its first ever U.S. Senate candidate forum April 5 during the annual state convention in Durham. Candidates Tim D’Annunzio of Raeford and Sean Haugh of Durham answered questions submitted by Libertarians from across the state. The forum was streamed live and moderated by Barry Smith, Carolina Journal associate editor.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: The Perfect President: “Herman Paul”

By Wayne Allyn Root:


The mainstream media seems to love the traditional status quo robots (Bush, Clinton, Gore, Bush Jr., Obama, Romney) who got us into this economic crisis of epic proportions — while despising and disregarding non-traditional candidates such as Ron Paul and Herman Cain.

 They make sure that only a Mitt Romney or Barack Obama with a certain look (well-groomed, attractive, nice suits, good hair), certain education (always Ivy League), and certain views (support the Fed, support corporate welfare, won’t cut spending too much, won’t rock the boat) are portrayed as “popular mainstream candidates.”… Read more ...

Root: Occupy Wall Street Mob Is Partly Right – Offers Wrong Solution

Wall St. Mob Is Partly Right – but Its Solution Is Wrong

By: Wayne Allyn Root

“Occupy Wall Street” is becoming the big news story. But the irony is that nobody understands what is truly going on. The media, both political parties, the experts, even the protesters themselves — they’ve all got it wrong.… Read more ...

KY GOP Chair Threatens Over LP Candidate

Kentucky GOP Chair threatens Republican primary candidates

Even as Texas Governor and Republican Governors Association Chair Rick Perry encouraged Republican unity in the Kentucky gubernatorial race, saying that “there are those out there who will say 2010 was a fluke” and that Kentucky Republicans need to “send a strong message across this country that 2010 was real,” the Chair of the Kentucky GOP began threatening Tea Party-backed Republican candidates.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: Candidates, Campaigns, Polls, Fundraising

Dear Friend of Liberty,

We have a great slate of over 800 Libertarian candidates for the upcoming November elections. Many of them are looking for more coverage on our website, in our emails, and in LP News. They want publicity, donations and help. That’s a good thing.

Unfortunately, there’s just too much information about our candidates for us to convey directly.… Read more ...

Indiana Libertarians Running Record Number of Candidates, Seeking More to Challenge Entrenched Incumbents

From the LPIN via TPID:

The Libertarian Party of Indiana has just updated their 2010 Candidates site. http://lpin.org/candidates/
The party has a record 68 candidates! The Libertarian Party of Indiana has never had this many candidates at this point during election season.

Look at the list. If you see that there is no Libertarian running in your area, we need YOU to run or put your name on the ballot.… Read more ...

Ballot Access News: Froma Harrop Column on Rise of Independent Governors in New England

Posted in Ballot Access News:

Froma Harrop is a syndicated columnist whose work appears in 200 newspapers. Her most recent column focuses on the fact that independent candidates for Governor this year are doing very well in the polls in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Maine. Thanks to Peter Gemma for the link.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Monday Message: Join our growing list of 263 candidates

Via email and LP blog:

Dear Friend of Liberty,

I gave a speech to the Libertarian Party of Maryland state convention on
Saturday about how “Libertarians Candidates Make a Difference.” Maryland
has a nice slate of Libertarian candidates for the 2010 elections.

See our entire list of candidates sorted by state.Read more ...

Third Party and Independent Candidates List Update

I just updated Poli-Tea’s list of third party and independent candidates for office in 2010. The list focuses on declared third party or independent candidates for governor, US House and Senate with active websites, and now links to almost 250 aspirants in 42 states! Noteworthy this time around were the high number of Green Party candidates in Illinois and the large slate of Libertarian Party candidates in Texas.… Read more ...

Green Party to laid off workers: “Consider Running for Office”

From an Illinois Green Party press release:

Saturday, September 5, 2009
Patrick Kelly, Media Coordinator, Illinois Green Party

Green Party to laid off workers: “Consider Running for Office”

In light of reports that AFSCME union workers’ jobs hang in the balance under Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to cut state spending, the Illinois Green Party offers this suggestion to those who do get laid off: If and when that pink slip comes, don’t despair — consider a run for public office.… Read more ...