Christine Smith ran for President in 2008 as a Libertarian Party candidate. Her attempt to secure the nomination of the Libertarian Party ultimately failed when she was eliminated in the 1st of six ballots. She is now running for State Representative in Colorado and had some harsh words for the national Libertarian Party regarding her experiences in 2008.… Read more ...
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Austrian economist and LRC contributor, Dr. Walter Block, has posted a nearly 4,000-word account of his experiences at the 2008 Libertarian Party convention.
I had heard, beforehand, that the LP was on the verge of being taken over by conservatives, and nothing in my experience of that convention was incompatible with that surmise.
Bob Barr: 324
Mary Ruwart: 276
The order of elimination was:
1st Round: Jingozian eliminated (endorsing Gravel), Smith eliminated (opposing Barr)
2nd Round: Kubby eliminated (endorsing Ruwart)
3rd Round: Phillies eliminated (no endorsement)
4th Round: Gravel eliminated (according to a comment on BAN, endorsing Barr over Ruwart if Root eliminated
5th Round: Root eliminated (endorsing Barr, going for VP)
6th Round: Barr wins nomination
The VP selection process is currently ongoing.… Read more ...
After tonight’s “unofficial” debate, Christine Smith acknowledged to a small group of libertarians that she would likely not have sufficient tokens to participate in the official debate Saturday night. She also suggested that she would probably not have enough to earn nominating-speech time.… Read more ...