Tag Archives: David Smith

David Smith To Run As Republican For Open Senate Seat In Texas

After Texas Republican Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison announced she planned to retire, speculation soon began as to who would enter the race. One of the first to enter the race is David Smith, a Libertarian who plans to run as a Republican. In 2010 he ran against Republican Ted Poe in TX-02, earning 11.38% of the vote in a two-way race.… Read more ...

Republicans and Democrats Woo, Cajole, Intimidate Libertarian Candidates

From: Patrick Dixon, chair of the Libertarian Party of Texas

AUSTIN, TEXAS – September 13, 2010 — It has been recently reported that some Libertarian candidates have withdrawn from the November elections. It has also been suggested that threats and intimidation from incumbent politicians, and Republicans in particular, are the cause of these withdrawals.… Read more ...

Mike Hope, David Smith Announce Additions to Campaign Staff

Mike Hope is a Libertarian candidate for the US House of Representatives in the 9th district of Texas. A local paper recently reported on some new faces on his campaign.

The first addition is Floy Lilley as economic advisor. One article she wrote for LRC describes Lilley as “an adjunct faculty member at the Mises Institute.Read more ...