Tag Archives: Carl Person

NY LP Holds Presidential Straw Poll, Johnson Wins Easily

The Libertarian Party of New York recently held a straw poll vote for the Presidential nomination contest. Four candidates competed in the straw poll–Gary Johnson, R. Lee Wrights, Jim Burns, and Carl Person. Gary Johnson won the contest easily.

Gary Johnson, R. Lee Wrights, Jim Burns and Carl Person, all who are candidates seeking the¬†Libertarian Party’s Presidential Nomination in 2012,¬†addressed the 41 voting delegates who were in attendance.

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Four LP Presidential Candidates Have Their Statements of Candidacy to LP News Omitted Due to Lack of Space

Found on Liberty Lion, by Dr. Tom Stevens


After Providing 175-Word Statements Of Candidacy To LP News, Libertarian Presidential Candidates Sam Sloan, James Ogle, Leroy Saunders & Barbara “Miss Joy” Waymire Are Told There Is No Room For Their Submissions

Presidential Candidates running for the Libertarian Party nomination submitted 175-word statements for the upcoming issue of LP News, the national Libertarian Party newsletter.… Read more ...

Libertarian Presidential Debate at Florida LP Convention, Saturday 2/11/12

Sunshine State News:

Gary Johnson and other presidential hopefuls will participate in a Libertarian Party debate Saturday afternoon in Orlando.

Johnson, the former New Mexico governor, who dropped his bid for the Republican nomination last month, will be joined on the debate stage by party activist Lee Wrights, Kiowa Nation member and Afghan war veteran R.J.

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Update on Candidates Seeking 2012 LP Presidential Nomination

Since my last update a month ago, here’s what I know about what’s new with the the campaigns for the LP presidential nomination:

Gary Johnson has now participated in one debate with other candidates seeking the Libertarian nomination, and has made plans to appear in others. Johnson has received the endorsement of several state and county LP organizations, which has not been a common practice in the LP in the past.… Read more ...

Libertarian Presidential Candidates Quizzed On Federal Budget

This email was sent on Jan 19 to the six Libertarian candidates who had so far accepted invitations to appear in debates:

Independent Political Report is asking the Libertarian Party presidential candidates for a preview of the 2013 budget they would send to Congress if elected. IPR has prepared an online spreadsheet with 20 spending categories and 10 revenue categories, along with reference figures from the most recent fiscal year that has published actuals.Read more ...

Objectivist Party Purges Officer for Christian Beliefs

Via Liberty Lion:

On January 27, 2012, the Governing Board of the Objectivist Party accepted the resignation of Ronald S. Ramo as Treasurer of the Objectivist Party of New York and terminated his membership in the Objectivist Party.

Dallwyn Merck, a member of the Governing Board, commented on these actions as follows:

“Two incidents involving “conspicuous displays of ignorance” led to the Governing Board’s unanimous acceptance of the resignation of Ron Ramo as OPNY Treasurer.… Read more ...

Libertarian Presidential Nomination Candidates Debate at LP of Manhattan

Video of yesterday’s debate among candidates for the Libertarian Presidential nomination at LP of Manhattan (h/t Bonnie S., Tom Knapp and George Phillies):

This debate is significant because it is the first one to include Gary Johnson since he has switched to the Libertarian race.

Also included were RJ Harris, Carl Person and Bill Still.… Read more ...

Several Candidates Seeking Libertarian Presidential Nomination Removed From Party’s Official Listing

As of today, I have noticed (h/t George Phillies in IPR comments) that the Libertarian Party’s Official Listing of Candidates Seeking the Libertarian Presidential Nomination has been winnowed to remove quite a few names, including at least one candidate who has participated in debates among the presidential contenders this year, run for public office as a Libertarian before, and shown other signs of being competitive in various ways, Carl Person.Read more ...

CA Libertarian Party Submits Nine Names for Meaningless Presidential Primary

Nine candidates vying for the Presidential nomination of the Libertarian Party in 2012 have been listed on the ballot in California’s Presidential primary. They are, in alphabetical order, Roger Gary, R. J. Harris, Gary Johnson, Scott Keller, James Ogle, Carl Person, Bill Still, Joy Waymire, and Lee Wrights.

Richard Winger points out that the primary occurs after the national convention has chosen the nominee, and thus loses much of its interest.… Read more ...

RJ Harris, Carl Person Campaigns for Libertarian Presidential Nomination Reorganize Under New Management

Two of the campaigns for the Libertarian Presidential Nomination have recently reorganized under new management. First, RJ Harris:

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: The Political Group
Date: Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 5:16 PM
Subject: Resignation from RJ Harris
To: The Political Group

The Political Group is stepping down from the RJ Harris Campaign.

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Gary Johnson to Appear with Other Candidates for Libertarian Presidential Nomination January 21st at Manhattan LP Convention

ManhattanLP.org lists Gary Johnson, the former two term Governor of New Mexico and former candidate for the Republican nomination who switched to the Libertarian Party on December 28, as one of the guests at their upcoming convention on Saturday January 21st, along with several other candidates for the Libertarian presidential nomination – Bill Still, Carl Person and RJ Harris.… Read more ...

What’s new with the candidates seeking the Libertarian Presidential nomination

Here’s what I know about what has happened with the campaigns for the LP presidential nomination in the last few months:

Gary Johnson is now officially in the LP race. Since making that announcement on December 28, Johnson has held a birthday money bomb which netted over $40k and has been included in an ACLU civil liberties report card that compared him to President Obama and the Republican candidates.… Read more ...