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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 ...

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 ...

Lions of Liberty 2020 Libertarian Presidential Debate, Part 2

The Lions of Liberty held part two of its Libertarian Party presidential debate yesterday, livestreamed on Facebook.

Participants were Dan Behrman, John McAfee, John Monds, Adam Kokesh, Arvin Vohra, and Sam Robb.

It is embedded below:

On Wednesday, the Lions of Liberty held part one of the debate with Jacob Hornberger, Jo Jorgensen, Sorinne Ardeleanu, Vermin Supreme, Judge Jim Gray, and Andy Williams Jr.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Kentucky Holds Part 2 of Presidential Debate

Last week the Libertarian Party of Kentucky held part one of its five part presidential debate.  Today it held part two.

Participants were 2012 vice presidential nominee Judge Jim Gray, Grady County (Georgia) NAACP president John Monds, 1996 vice presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen, performance artist Vermin Supreme, and FFF founder and president Jacob Hornberger.… Read more ...

LP.org List of Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates

LP.org, the official website for the Libertarian Party currently lists the following individuals as candidates for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  The party’s criteria for inclusion is for the candidate to have an FEC 2 filing, sustained membership in the national party, Libertarian registration in their home state, legal qualification to be president, a functional website or Facebook page, professional quality photos, a minute long video with audio of the candidate, a dedicated campaign manager, and campaign literature with the word ‘Libertarian’ included.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Georgia Welcomes New Executive Committee Members

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The Executive Committee of the Libertarian Party of Georgia met Monday, November 8th, and appointed two new committee members. Greta Langhenry, of Athens, was appointed to the position of Communications Director, and David Ziebell, of Cobb County, was elected as an At-Large Representative.

Greta Langhenry is a second-generation member of the Libertarian Party.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Georgia Breaks Own Records With 2010 Election Results

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ATLANTA – The 2010 election did not result in any newly-elected Libertarians, however the Libertarian Party of Georgia is happy with the results. With nearly 1 million votes earned cumulatively by the first full slate of statewide candidates in the party’s history, the most important aspect of Tuesday’s results are the growth in support the Libertarian Party has seen in Georgia.… Read more ...

Libertarian election results for Georgia

Libertarian election results for Georgia, along with larger party vote totals, found at Crazy for Liberty:

2010 Elections results from ajc.com and WSB-TV

Agriculture Commissioner
Candidate Votes
Gary Black – R 1,396,050 56%
J.B. Powell – D 996,077 40%
Kevin Cherry – L 89,477 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Attorney General
Candidate Votes
Sam Olens – R 1,321,236 54%
Ken Hodges – D 1,079,645 43%
Don Smart – L 86,739 3%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Georgia Supreme Court
Candidate Votes
David Nahmias Incumbent 980,107 48%
Tammy Adkins 719,070 35%
Matt Wilson 338,920 17%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:48 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Governor
Candidate Votes
Nathan Deal – R 1,336,583 53%
Roy Barnes – D 1,073,936 43%
John Monds – L 101,015 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Insurance Commissioner
Candidate Votes
Ralph Hudgens – R 1,337,593 54%
Mary Squires – D 1,047,599 42%
Shane Bruce – L 94,513 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Labor Commissioner
Candidate Votes
Mark Butler – R 1,368,702 55%
Darryl Hicks – D 1,011,340 41%
Will Costa – L 91,432 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Lieutenant Governor
Candidate Votes
Casey Cagle – R Incumbent 1,373,055 55%
Carol Porter – D 1,042,942 42%
Dan Barber – L 87,725 3%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

P S C – District 2
Candidate Votes
Tim Echols – R 1,376,145 56%
Keith Moffett – D 998,483 40%
Jim Sendelbach – L 93,012 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

School Superintendent
Candidate Votes
John Barge – R 1,336,577 54%
Joe Martin – D 1,029,526 41%
Kira Willis – L 121,909 5%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

Secretary of State
Candidate Votes
Brian Kemp – R Incumbent 1,408,978 57%
Georganna Sinkfield – D 975,661 39%
David Chastain – L 103,979 4%

Updated Nov-03-2010 07:47 AM 100% reporting (2902 of 2902 precincts)

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WALB News 10: Libertarian Gov. candidate Monds casts vote

LeiLani Golden, WALB.com:

In 2008, (John Monds) ran for Public Service Commission and became the first Libertarian candidate ever to receive 1 million votes in a United States election at any level. Some polls predict he’ll get enough votes to force a runoff between Barnes and Deal in the Governor’s race.

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Libertarian Party of Georgia Candidates Celebrate Election Night Results

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Contact: Brett Bittner
Phone: 404.888.9468
Email: brett.bittner@lpgeorgia.com

Who: All Libertarian Party of Georgia statewide candidates, Chuck Donovan, John Monds, Dan Barber, David Chastain, Don Smart, Kira Willis, Shane Bruce, Kevin Cherry, Will Costa, Dr. Jim Sendelbach
What: Election Night Festivities
When: 7 p.m., 2 November
Where: The Georgian Terrace Hotel Main Ballroom, 659 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308

**2008 Libertarian Party Presidential candidate, Bob Barr, will address those gathered around 8 PM.**… 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 ...

Do Voters Ever Think About The Voting System?

Eric Black has an interesting article about a recent poll on the Minnesota gubernatorial race. The whole thing is worth a read, but here are some relevant excerpts.

The poll, taken by St. Cloud State University (SCSU) and partially sponsored by MinnPost, suggests that if the election was conducted (as it will be) by the traditional plurality-vote-wins system, Dayton leads among likely voters as follows:

Dayton: 40 percent
Emmer: 30 percent
Horner: 19 percent
Other, don’t know, refused: 11 percent

The findings are probably good news for Horner.… Read more ...