Tag Archives: Jo Jorgensen

Looking Back at LP VP Nominee Spike Cohen’s Neo-Con Past

Allegations were recently made in the comments at Ballot Access News that the Libertarian Party’s 2020 Vice Presidential nominee Spike Cohen previously frequented a now-defunct hate site FuckFrance.com (FF).  The site featured articles and comments largely expressing hatred for France and its people.  It reached the height of its popularity in 2003 ahead of the US invasion of Iraq, which France opposed. … Read more ...

Dan Behrman: This Campaign Isn’t Over!

Dan “Taxation is Theft” Behrman, who sought the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination but lost at the National Convention on Saturday, sent the following message to his email subscribers: 

I want to thank everyone for the good run and especially congratulate Libertarian candidate for President Jo Jorgensen and Vice President Spike Cohen.… Read more ...

Videos of May 21 Libertarian Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates

On May 21 the Libertarian Party held two debates.  The first took place between the top five presidential candidates based on tokens received from national convention delegates.  The second took place between the top three vice presidential candidates also based on tokens received from delegates.

Broadcasting legend John Stossel moderated the presidential debate, which featured the candidates Jacob Hornberger, Judge Jim Gray, Jo Jorgensen, John Monds, and Vermin Supreme.… Read more ...

Results from IPR’s Second 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Poll

IPR held its second 2020 Libertarian Party presidential preference poll from May 17 through May 19.  401 individuals completed the survey including 233 Libertarian Party members, 85 delegates to the 2020 National Convention, and 31 alternates to the 2020 National Convention.

Jo Jorgensen won the poll among delegates after reaching a majority on the sixth ballot. … Read more ...

We Are Libertarians Holds 2020 Libertarian Presidential Debate

The group We Are Libertarians yesterday produced a 2020 Libertarian presidential debate, which Reason‘s Matt Welch moderated.

Participants were 1996 vice presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen, Future of Freedom Foundation founder and president Jacob Hornberger, 2012 vice presidential nominee Judge Jim Gray, antiwar activist Adam Kokesh, and former NAACP of Grady County  (Georgia) president John Monds.… Read more ...

First IPR 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Poll (Partial) Results

400 responses were registered in IPR’s first 2020 Libertarian Party presidential preference poll conducted May 12 through May 15.  Due to an issue with SurveyMonkey.com, results from only the first 90 respondents are available at this time.  I apologize for not being able to provide the full results.  If the issue is resolved, I will post the results in full as soon as they become available.… Read more ...

BREAKING: Justin Amash Withdraws from 2020 Presidential Race

Libertarian Congressman Justin Amash has withdrawn from the 2020 presidential race. He was believed to be the frontrunner for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.

He tweets:

Thanks for your support as I’ve been exploring a run for president as the potential nominee of the Libertarian Party.

I’ve spent nearly three weeks assessing the race, appearing in media, talking to delegates and donors, watching the Libertarian Party’s convention plan unfold, and gathering feedback from family, friends, and other advisers.

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Jo Jorgensen: Important Announcement about Saturday’s Debate … And Other News

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen released the following statement today concerning the next Libertarian presidential debate tomorrow and various campaign updates:

One week from today, the Libertarian National Convention will come to order, online rather than in Austin. I have one week to reach every delegate and alternate and convince them I’m the right person to represent the party.… Read more ...

Jo Jorgensen Answers IPR Readers

IPR readers submitted questions for 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen (website).

Jorgensen, currently a psychology lecturer at Clemson University, was the Libertarian Party’s 1996 vice presidential nominee, running mate of the late Harry Browne.  In 1992, she ran for Congress in her native South Carolina.

Below are the questions (with a link to the specific reader comment before each) along with Jorgensen’s responses.… Read more ...

Chuck Moulton Interviews Jo Jorgensen on Twitch

Attorney and Libertarian activist Chuck Moulton interviewed 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen today on Twitch, a streaming service for video game enthusiasts.

See the interview embedded below:

Thanks to Chuck Moulton for linking to the live stream on the Open Thread.

See other interviews in the Twitch series:

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Libertarian Party of Kentucky Holds Part 5 of Presidential Debate

Yesterday the Libertarian Party of Kentucky (LPKY) held the fifth and final part of its 2020 Libertarian presidential debate series.

Participants were performance artist Vermin Supreme, 1996 vice presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen, Congressman Justin Amash, Future of Freedom Foundation founder and president Jacob Hornberger, and 2012 vice presidential nominee Judge Jim Gray. … Read more ...

Dan Behrman: Other Candidates Deserve Some Support

2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Dan “Taxation is Theft” Behrman released the following statement today about his fellow presidential candidates and tonight’s presidential debate in which he is not participating: 

They aren’t all bad

The other night I participated in a debate, and while that debate went well and we polled very high, we did not make it to the next round of this rigged, tournament-style debate.… Read more ...