Libertarian candidates consider election defeats a learning experience, prepare for the next election.
Although the results of the 2010 election were a disappointment for North Carolina’s Libertarian candidates because they were not elected, several consider it a very good learning experience and preparation for future campaigns.
(excerpt from) onthewilderside.com
The pointlessness of fusion parties like Working Families
by Ian Wilder / September 16, 2009
OK, so an acquaintance in the death penalty abolition movement asked me to take a look at Richard Aborn, who was running for Manhattan DA. Aborn already had the Working Families line. Working Families represents itself as the progressive party in NY, and Aborn was being represented as the progressive candidate for Manhattan DA.