Tag Archives: Gary Johnson

MAPPED: The Best Performing Libertarian Presidential Candidates by County

Our favorite Twitter mapmaker Nick (@Mill226) has been graciously allowing us to republish some of his maps here on IPR. If you find these kinds of visualizations interesting, you should definitely follow him on Twitter.

As a special commission for IPR, we’ve asked Nick to do a set of maps comparing the Libertarian Party’s showings in presidential elections from 1996 to 2020.… Read more ...

Support for Third Party and Independent Presidential Candidates in 2016 Mapped by County

Twitter mapmaker @Mill226 recently created a set of county-by-county maps to chart the best showings of third party and independent presidential candidates over the past half-century. He’s graciously allowing us to republish some of his maps here on IPR. If you find these kinds of visualizations interesting, you should definitely follow him on Twitter.… Read more ...

Fascinating County-by-County Maps Show Where Alternative Candidates Have Drawn Their Strength

Twitter mapmaker @Mill226 recently created a set of county-by-county maps to chart the best showings of third party and independent presidential candidates over the past half-century. He’s graciously allowing us to republish some of his maps here on IPR. If you find these kinds of visualizations interesting, you should definitely follow him on Twitter.… Read more ...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate, Former Gary Johnson Advisor Switches to Libertarian Party in New Mexico

Retired Albuquerque teacher and ultramarathon runner Tim Walsh announced he was running for governor of New Mexico earlier this year. He initially declared as a Republican, but has switched over to the Libertarian Party in recent weeks.

Walsh was born in North Dakota and lived for a time in Minnesota, where he worked in patient account services for the Mayo Clinic and served as a city councilman in Lake City, Minnesota.… Read more ...

Bob Barr and Gary Johnson React to Capitol Building Breach

Former Congressman Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party’s 2008 presidential nominee, and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s 2012 and 2016 presidential nominee, each reacted to the breach of the Capitol building today.

Bob Barr tweeted:

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Ten Years After: The Speech

Ten years ago today, a little known councilman from the village of Minerva (Ohio), Phil Davison, addressed his local Republican Party executive committee to seek its nomination for county treasurer.  He did not win the nomination, but his passionate speech went viral, garnering millions of views on YouTube and attaining mainstream media coverage. … Read more ...

Justin Amash Apologizes to Rand Paul for Libertarian Party Tweet

After BLM and Antifa militants surrounded and  attempted to physically attack Senator Rand Paul and his wife Kelley following the August 27 Republican National Convention, the Libertarian Party Twitter account mocked Paul and downplayed the event Thursday.  In response to a user who tweeted “Rand Paul is afraid somebody on the sidewalk might yell at him,” the party tweeted:

SHHHH

You might spook him.

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Jorgensen Praises Company’s Firing of Employee Posting ‘All Lives Matter’ on Personal Facebook

As Paul Joseph Watson reports today on Summit News, during a July 11 interview on C-SPAN, 2020 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen praised a company for firing an employee who wrote “All Lives Matter” on the employee’s personal Facebook page.  Jorgensen referred to the posting as an example of the “systemic racism” that will not be tolerated in the private sector. … Read more ...

Cato Institute Celebrates Ed Clark’s 90th Birthday

David Boaz of the Cato Institute wrote the following article celebrating the 90th birthday of 1980 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Ed Clark.  Clark, an attorney who turns 90 on May 4, received 1.06 percent of the popular vote in 1980; the highest percentage for a Libertarian presidential nominee until Gary Johnson received 3.28 percent in 2016. Read more ...

2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates React to Entrance of Justin Amash

With Congressman Justin Amash joining the Libertarian Party and announcing his intentions to seek its 2020 presidential nomination, some of his opponents for Libertarian presidential nomination reacted to the news.

Jo Jorgensen in an email release:lp

Of course the big news is that after months of teasing and indecision, Michigan Representative Justin Amash has finally joined the Libertarian Party and will be seeking the LP nomination for President.

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Jesse Ventura ‘Testing the Waters’ for 2020 Green Presidential Run

Earlier today former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura indicated on Twitter that he is “testing the waters” for a potential 2020 presidential run with the Green Party:

OK, I’ve decided I’m going to test the waters. IF I were going to run for president, the GREEN party would be my first choice.

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Bill Still Calls for Pardon of Roger Stone

On the April 22 episode of The Still Report, the popular YouTube channel of 2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bill Still, Still urged viewers to sign a petition for President Donald Trump to pardon political operative Roger Stone.  Stone, 67, once a member of the Libertarian Party, was found guilty of false statements, witness tampering, and obstruction of justice. … Read more ...