Tag Archives: Doug Craig

Rand Paul campaign seeking LP donors, claiming to be endorsed by Libertarian Party

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The Rand Paul campaign is making a concerted effort to recruit state Libertarian Party officers and members to their campaign, and in some cases to share their mailing list or voter contacts with the Republican Senator’s campaign for President.

George Phillies, Chair of LP-Massachusetts, reports that “Several state chairs have been contacted by Senator Paul supporters asking for the use of our mailing lists.… Read more ...

OZY: Doug Craig – The Man in the Freedom T-Shirt

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Why you should care

Whether it’s a moment or a bonafide movement, libertarianism is on the rise. That’s thanks to people like Doug Craig, chair of the Libertarian Party of Georgia.

Enter Doug Craig’s office.

Or rather, his warehouse. This sheet-metal manufacturing plant in Atlanta’s poor, urban Southside might seem like a strange place to find the architect of a third-party uprising, a spoiler of potentially national proportions.… Read more ...

Georgia LP Issues Commercial About Its Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Hunt

Found on Facebook:

Libertarian Party of Georgia is happy to announce the release of a 30 second TV ad for gubernatorial candidate Andrew Hunt. Produced by libertarian activists James Bell at Van Gogh, Inc. video production studio in Smyrna GA. Below is a statement release by chairman Doug Craig :

Labor Day is viewed as the official start of the political campaign season leading up to the November general election.… Read more ...

Doug Craig is Interviewed About the Little Girl Influencing Change to Georgia’s Marijuana Law

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This article was posted to Rare .

August 2, 2014

4-year-old Haleigh Cox suffers from Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a rare epileptic condition. Her family had to move to Colorado due to Georgia’s inability to make legal marijuana available to her.

Interview can be heard here .

Kurt Wallace: This is Kurt Wallace and our guest today on Rare is Doug Craig, the Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Georgia.… Read more ...

Two States Withdraw from the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance

Door slammingYesterday, the leadership of two states made the decision to withdraw from the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (LSLA). The LSLA has been a topic of conversation here on IPR several times over the past few months. See here ,
here , and here.

Dear LSLA. ..The state of Georgia libertarian party is leaving the LSLA..The chairman has been authorized to action as he sees fit until the LSLA recognizes only one state chair of a state party ..The same chair that the chairman of the LNC and the state of of Oregon recognizes.

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Update on LNC At Large Vacancy-filling process

(Posted by Paulie)

In comments on my last update about the process to fill two At Large Rep vacancies on the Libertarian National Committee caused by the death of David Nolan (RIP) and the resignation of former Treasurer James Oaksun, whom former At Large Rep Bil Redpath was appointed to replace, LNC regional rep Daniel Wiener wrote:

There is no official list of applicants for the two LNC vacancies, nor is there any official procedure.

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Libertarian election results for Georgia

Libertarian election results for Georgia, along with larger party vote totals, found at Crazy for Liberty:

2010 Elections results from ajc.com and WSB-TV

Agriculture Commissioner
Candidate Votes
Gary Black – R 1,396,050 56%
J.B. Powell – D 996,077 40%
Kevin Cherry – L 89,477 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Attorney General
Candidate Votes
Sam Olens – R 1,321,236 54%
Ken Hodges – D 1,079,645 43%
Don Smart – L 86,739 3%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Georgia Supreme Court
Candidate Votes
David Nahmias Incumbent 980,107 48%
Tammy Adkins 719,070 35%
Matt Wilson 338,920 17%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:48 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Governor
Candidate Votes
Nathan Deal – R 1,336,583 53%
Roy Barnes – D 1,073,936 43%
John Monds – L 101,015 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Insurance Commissioner
Candidate Votes
Ralph Hudgens – R 1,337,593 54%
Mary Squires – D 1,047,599 42%
Shane Bruce – L 94,513 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Labor Commissioner
Candidate Votes
Mark Butler – R 1,368,702 55%
Darryl Hicks – D 1,011,340 41%
Will Costa – L 91,432 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Lieutenant Governor
Candidate Votes
Casey Cagle – R Incumbent 1,373,055 55%
Carol Porter – D 1,042,942 42%
Dan Barber – L 87,725 3%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

P S C – District 2
Candidate Votes
Tim Echols – R 1,376,145 56%
Keith Moffett – D 998,483 40%
Jim Sendelbach – L 93,012 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

School Superintendent
Candidate Votes
John Barge – R 1,336,577 54%
Joe Martin – D 1,029,526 41%
Kira Willis – L 121,909 5%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Secretary of State
Candidate Votes
Brian Kemp – R Incumbent 1,408,978 57%
Georganna Sinkfield – D 975,661 39%
David Chastain – L 103,979 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

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Libertarian National Committee member Doug Craig sponsors contest for issue ads which can be used by different parties and candidates

Doug Craig, a regional representative on the Libertarian National Committee, writes to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

I would like to sponsor a contest to make TV ads. These ads could be used by anyone or any party. I would like the first ad contest to be an anti war bring the toops home ad.… Read more ...

Doug Craig looks back on the 2008 campaign, and forward to Tom Knapp running in 2012

Posted at Crazy for Liberty by Doug Craig. Doug is a hard working Libertarian activist from Georgia.

I did not have time to work much on campaigns this year after the Denver convention. I wish I could have worked on the John Monds (1 million votes in Georgia) campaign some. I do not think it was a bad thing not to work on the Barr campaign.

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Barr delegate Doug Craig upset over Helms press release

Doug Craig — proprietor of Crazy for Liberty and a Barr delegate at the Denver convention — had this to say about the Barr campaign’s recent press release imploring libertarians to “give thanks to God” for the “life and work” of Jesse Helms:

Sometimes being a party man does not override common sense… I understand You should not talk ill of the dead but you should smart enough to know this man was not liked by Libertarians.

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