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Libertarian Party of Georgia Welcomes Changes To Handling Drug Offenders, Favors Decriminalization Instead of Growing Government

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ATLANTA – In his inaugural speech, Governor Nathan Deal addressed an issue that the Libertarian Party of Georgia has long been aware of, the unusually high number of residents currently tracked by the Department of Corrections. “One out of every 13 Georgia residents is under some form of correctional control,” said Deal, adding that the total operational cost of the Georgia Department of Corrections is approximately $3 million a day.… Read more ...

Georgia: Chuck Donovan, Libertarian Senate Candidate, Receives Tea Party Endorsement

Press release from the Chuck Donovan campaign:

ATLANTA, GA – November 1, 2010 – Chuck Donovan, Georgia’s Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, received a second acknowledgement from the Tea Party today. The Daily Tea Party published their endorsement of his candidacy with the statement, “Chuck Donovan is the only candidate worthy of the Tea Party name.… Read more ...

Georgia Libertarian Voters Likely to Vote GOP in a Runoff

Here is a press release from Landmark Communications regarding some state-wide races in Georgia. Of interests to readers of this site, in a theoretical runoff election, Libertarian voters would vote for the Republican candidate for Governor by a 3 to 1 margin. (See paragraph four.)

(Duluth)—Despite a slight tightening in the race for governor, Republican Nathan Deal continues to lead Democrat Roy Barnes by 49 to 42 percent. … Read more ...

Libertarians polling strong in Georgia, may force runoffs

LP blog:

According to a WXIA TV poll, the Georgia Libertarian candidate for governor, John Monds, is getting 9% of voter support. In three races (including the governor’s race), the poll indicates Libertarian candidates will hold the other candidates below 50%, requiring a runoff.

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Bob Barr Endorses Chuck Donovan (L-GA) for Senate

Jason at Peach Pundit has the story.

Former U.S. Congressman and 2008 Presidential candidate Bob Barr today announced his endorsement of Libertarian Chuck Donovan running for U.S. Senate. The Donovan for Senate campaign is proud to receive such an endorsement. Bob Barr is well known figure in third party politics ever since he left the Republican Party in 2006 to join the Libertarian Party.

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Wrap-up from Barnes-Deal-Monds debate

Kyle Wingfield at Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

There weren’t too many surprises in Saturday’s debate with Democrat Roy Barnes, Republican Nathan Deal and Libertarian John Monds. We started with a trio of questions about health care — the event was sponsored by the Medical Association of Georgia — but also touched on the economy, taxes, immigration, education and water keep reading…

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Georgia Libertarian Party Operations Director Sparks Controversy with Facebook Post

I chose the title above judiciously because I didn’t want a headline blaring “Libertarian Equates Nathan Deal and Georgia GOP with Nazis.” Here is the story from conservative activist Tom Milanese who obviously has a stake in the game. I will let the readers judge for themselves whether the Facebook post was out of line and whether Mr.… Read more ...