Tag Archives: Jake Porter

News & Notes: Pennsylvania Libertarian Acquitted, Fallout From Iowa Theft Continues

TOWNE NOT GUILTY: Northampton County Judge Craig Dally has found Libertarian Jake Towne not guilty, ending a multi-year saga. It had been alleged that Towne signed nominating petitions to confirm he had collected petition signatures when in fact the signatures were either forged or collected by someone else.

In a note from Towne published by Ballot Access News, he says: “I was found not guilty yesterday in my criminal case.… Read more ...

Libertarian announces run for Iowa Secretary of State

The following was published on thegazzette.com:

Libertarian announces for Iowa Secretary of State

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 9:32 am by James Q. Lynch 

Libertarian Jake Porter of Council Bluffs has announced plans to run for Iowa Secretary of State in 2014, offering himself as a candidate without entanglements with political parties.

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Roger Gary: It’s Official

From a media release on Mon, May 16, 2011, by the Roger Gary 2012 campaign:


For confirmation, contact:

Jake Porter, 515-783-0729 or jake@jakeporter.org
Jeff Daiell, (713) 777-1776 or JeffDaiell@Yahoo.com


Texas Libertarian Roger Gary [Formally] Announces Presidential Campaign

Promises Restoration of Civil Liberties, Free Markets, and a Non-Interventionist Foreign Policy

(SAN ANTONIO) Roger V.… Read more ...

Jake Porter: ‘Mind Your Own Business: Why The U.S. Should Stay Out of Libya’

Excerpt reposted at LP blog by Mark Hinkle:

With the recent protests and split within the nation of Libya, many are suggesting that the United States should enforce a no-fly zone or even take military action on Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi and his loyal forces and mercenaries to stop the violence, continued bloodshed, and threat of a civil war.… Read more ...

Iowa Freedom Report: Jake Porter Likely to Run for Des Moines City Council

Via Steve Hoodjer:

Iowa Freedom Report has learned today that 2010 Libertarian candidate for Secretary of State Jake Porter is leaning towards a run for Des Moines City Council. Porter was the highest finisher among Libertarian Party candidates in the last cycle and his 33,854 votes were the highest raw total for any statewide LP candidate since 2002.… Read more ...

Libertarian Jake Porter Debates Democrat and Republican on Iowa Public Television

Email from Steve Hoodjer to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

On Saturday, October 23, Iowa Public Television hosted a debate among all three candidates for Secretary of State. Libertarian Jake Porter debated with the Democrat incumbent Michael Mauro and Republican challenger Matt Schulz, a lawyer and Council Bluffs city councilman. Porter is the only mid-major party candidate for statewide office who has been allowed an equal stage with his major party opponents in the general election cycle.… Read more ...

Jake Porter on the successes and failures of Bob Barr’s campaign

Jake Porter was Bob Barr’s Iowa Campaign Coordinator and is a longtime Libertarian Party activist. He recently penned an interesting piece on the successes and failures of Bob Barr’s campaign for President as a Libertarian.

Shortly after the Bob Barr 2008 Presidential campaign ended, I received many questions regarding both the successes and failures of the campaign.

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One last look at Denver (pictures)

Following up, belatedly, on our earlier pictures thread:

Jake Porter talks with some would-be constituents before he dropped out of the LNC at-large race.

Susan Hogarth hammers home a radical button:

The WWE’s Kane was a Mary supporter (note the button):

Mary Ruwart:

Mary Ruwart talking with her staff (Thomas Hill, Mary, Ray Carr (her husband), unknown guy in blue coat, Brian Irving):

Two pictures of the Ruwart booth:

A hardcore Ruwart supporter:

Another hardcore supporter, my daughter, Waverly Quinn:

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