No one will be in charge, per se, of liveblogging this event. But this is the relevant place for IPR commenters to leave their thoughts on the debate that is being aired on C-Span, Al-Jazeera English, Ora.tv, and LinkTV. The debate will be moderated by Larry King and the participants include former Virginia Congressman Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, Dr.… Read more ...
Dr. Jill Stein will be debating the Libertarian Presidential Candidate, Gary Johnson, in the Independent Voter Network Debate.
For weeks we’ve been demanding free and equal debates. But, despite historic public pressure on the Commission on Presidential Debates to open the event and let all qualified candidates speak, the doors remain closed.
“Country’s in deep doo-doo. Let’s stop the growing police state, let’s stop our military interventions, let’s balance the federal budget, let’s eliminate income tax, corporate tax, let’s abolish the IRS, let’s replace all that with one federal consumption tax — that will create tens of millions of jobs in a zero-corporate tax rate environment.”
Huffington Post Live has a debate on the economy featuring Gary Johnson, Rocky Anderson, and Reform Party candidate Andre Barnett (on the ballot in Florida). Unfortunately, I have not figured out how to embed it, although other IPR writers are welcome to update the post with the direct video if they can.… Read more ...
On September 19, Free & Equal announced that Gary Johnson, Jill Stein, and Virgil Goode have each agreed to participate in a presidential debate on October 23, Tuesday, at 8 p.m. central time. Free & Equal is sponsoring the debate. The Republican and Democratic nominees are also invited but it is very likely they will not attend.
The mainstream media has begun to pay a little more attention to Libertarian Gary Johnson as of late, and has begun to bring out the spoiler card. Despite polling between 6 and 9%, according to the media it all comes from disaffected Republicans.
Libertarian presidential candidates typically struggle to win even 1 percent of the vote in the critical electoral bloc of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico.
A very thorough article regarding Gary Johnson was put out by nmpolitics.net. It goes over his conversion to the Libertarian Party, his election to become the LP nominee, ballot access, media attention, getting into the debates, his running mate, and his appeal to both liberals and conservatives.
Albuquerque pollster Brian Sanderoff agrees that Johnson may win some liberal support.
Dallas Texas, The Libertarian Party of Texas State Convention kicked off tonight with a debate among the following candidates for the party’s US Senate nomination: Mr. Myers, Mr. Jameson, Mr. Huffman, Dr. Raju, Mr. Butler, Mr. Roland.
The debate began with brief opening statements and was followed by each candidate being able to ask one question of all of the other five candidates. … Read more ...