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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 ...

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 ...

LP blog updates list of Libertarian presidential candidates

LP blog updates list of Libertarian presidential candidates:

This page has a list of all individuals running for U.S. President in 2012 who have filed statements of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission.

It includes the following who have filed as Libertarians:

Roger Gary

R.J. Harris

Carl Person

Lee Wrights


The following are Bylaws Sustaining Members of the national Libertarian Party and have announced their intention to run for U.S.… Read more ...

Jeremy Young: Grading Third-Party Presidential Candidate Websites

Jeremy Young at the Crolian Progressive:

For a break from my usual fare, I decided to take a look at the campaign websites of the main declared 2012 minor-party presidential candidates. I’m doing this because there’s not a one that’s particularly good. I’m a supporter of third parties across the board, and I’d like to see them get their message out.… Read more ...