Tag Archives: Dan Cox

LP Candidate Dan Cox Made Real Difference in 3-Way Race for U.S. Senate in Montana

The following is the text from a February 20th entry on lp.org: 

With the balance of power in the Senate at stake, the 2012 Republican and Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate in Montana spent an average of $41.61 per vote — one of the highest of any federal race in the country.… Read more ...

Independent Record:”Libertarian acted as spoiler in Senate race, GOP says”

The Montana Republican Party is blaming the loss of Dennis Rehberg in the Senate race on the votes cast for Dan Cox, Libertarian.
Full story from “The Independent Record” http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/libertarian-acted-as-spoiler-in-senate-race-gop-says/article_c0bffa54-29b9-11e2-8643-0019bb2963f4.htmlRead more ...

Did Libertarians help Democrats keep the Senate?

With the Presidential vote in, it looks like Gary Johnson failed to be a “spoiler” for either Romney or Obama in a single state. Complete returns from Florida may change that, but in every other state either Obama or Romney won with at least 50% of the vote.

The situation was different in a number of Senate and House races.… Read more ...

Democratic Group Buys Ads in Montana Supporting Libertarian Candidate

It is rare that a Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate (or any other office) is able to spent $500,000 on television ads over the course of an election. Most U.S. Senate candidates for the Libertarian Party are working off of a budget that is just a fraction of that size.… Read more ...

Politico: Libertarians could spoil Senate races

Libertarian Senate candidates across the country are doing well enough to warrant a three page article by politico. The claim is that they are spoiling otherwise safe Republican seats and giving them to Democrats. The article goes over many of the different Libertarian candidates for office.

in Montana, Democratic Sen.

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Polls for Three Western U.S. Senate Races Show Alternative Party Nominees Holding Balance of Power

Ballot Access News:

Recently, a poll of the Montana U.S. Senate race showed these results: Tester (Dem. incumbent) 44%, Rehberg (Republican) 42%, Cox (Libertarian) 8%, undecided 6%.

A poll of the Nevada U.S. Senate race showed: Heller (Rep. incumbent) 47%, Berkeley (Democrat) 44%, Vanderbeek (Independent American) 4%, other or undecided 5%.

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Montana Poll from PPP Shows Libertarians Scoring 6-10% in Statewide Races

PPP has been polling the presidential race, and others, in various states over the previous weeks and has finally arrived at Montana. In Montana they polled the Presidential, Senate, and House race–and included the Libertarian Party candidate in each.

When Gary Johnson is included in the poll he gets 6% with Romney leading Obama 50-40.

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Public Policy Polling Includes Three Libertarians in Montana Polling

Public Policy Polling has, without a shadow of a doubt, been the number one polling company for including Libertarian Party candidates in polling over the last year or two. To a lesser degree, they have also included Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode in some polling. However, this may be the first time that the polling company has included Libertarian Party candidates in the polling for three statewide contests in a single state.… Read more ...

Johnson Campaign Announces New Candidate Endorsements



26 August 2012 – Salt Lake City – Gary Johnson 2012 Campaign Headquarters


Endorsement Process

Candidates making a request for endorsement a) affirm that they have the nomination of the Libertarian Party for the jurisdiction in which they are seeking election or b) if not running as a Libertarian identified candidate (e.g.:… Read more ...

Libertarian Candidates Oppose Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Obamacare

Dear Fellow Libertarians,

Having trouble finding clarity, truth and common sense in the sea of commentary addressing yesterday’s Supreme Court’s health care ruling?

Here’s what some Libertarian candidates have to say about it.

Libertarian presidential nominee and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson issued this statement in response to the Supreme Court ruling:

“It has been clear for a while that we need a new President and a new Congress.

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