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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.… Read more ...

PA-15: Jake Towne Receives 8% Support in Independent Bid for US House

From Jake Towne via Third Party and Independent Daily:

From the not-yet-100%-official results from the state elections board, 15,241 votes were cast in favor of freedom in the district yesterday, for about 8% of the total. I suppose the bad news (and sorry to be blunt) is this means 92% of the votes were cast for more debt, war, taxes and reckless government spending.… Read more ...

Jake Towne Earns Local Newspaper Endorsement

[Somehow this editorial escaped IPR attention.]

Jake Towne, Independent Candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 15th district, was recently endorsed by the Express-Times. This is one of the two major newspapers in the congressional district; the other does not endorse candidates. An excerpt from the editorial:

Republican incumbent Charlie Dent has done a credible job, but we need a break from mainstream Republican politics that caused the nation to rebel and elect Barack Obama in 2008.

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