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Jo Jorgensen: Three Bills I Look Forward to Signing into Law

2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen sent out the following statement today about the three bills she plans to sign into law as President: 

I talk a lot about laws I want to repeal and bills that I would veto as President. However, there are three bills, already introduced in Congress, that I look forward to signing into law.… Read more ...

Vermin Supreme: Libertarian Party Convention THIS WEEKEND

2020 Libertarian presidential candidates Vermin Supreme today sent the following message to his email subscribers: 

VERMIN / SPIKE 2020 – IT’S HAPPENING!

We are TWO DAYS AWAY from the Libertarian Party Convention!

As some of you may be aware, Congressman Justin Amash dipped his toe into the pool of the Libertarian Party Presidential race for the nomination, but has decided against running. … 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Libertarian Congressman Justin Amash has withdrawn from the 2020 presidential race.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 ...

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 ...

LPKY Chairman Says Vohra and Kokesh ‘Not Being Truthful’

Chris Wiest, chairman of the Libertarian Party of Kentucky (LPKY) has dismissed criticism from 2020 Libertarian presidential candidates Arvin Vohra and Adam Kokesh that the criteria for the LPKY presidential debate series was skewed to favor certain candidates.

“They are not being truthful,” says Wiest, “And frankly, they are not in a position to know.”… Read more ...

Adam Kokesh on Being ‘Blacked Out’ of the LPKY Presidential Debate

On his Facebook page yesterday, 2020 Libertarian presidential candidate Adam Kokesh discussed his exclusion from part five of the Libertarian Party of Kentucky presidential debate being held later today (Saturday):

Just to be clear for everyone who is frustrated right now, yes, I won the last two debate polls in the last two debates hosted by the Libertarian Party of Kentucky.

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Dan Behrman: Our Fight for LIBERTY is Just Beginning

2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Dan “Taxation is Theft” Behrman sent out the following statement today with updates from his campaign: 

Our fight for LIBERTY is just beginning:

I would like to personally thank you for supporting my campaign and more importantly the cause of LIBERTY a few nights ago by tuning into the debate.… Read more ...

Arvin Vohra Slams Libertarian Party of Kentucky in Open Letter

2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate and former Libertarian National Committee vice chair Arvin Vohra today posted the following Open Letter addressing the Libertarian Party of Kentucky (LPKY) on his Facebook page.  Vohra faults the LPKY for its debate inclusion criteria, which resulted in the exclusion of anti-war activist Adam Kokesh from part five of the LPKY debate this Saturday, despite Kokesh receiving the most votes in the poll after part four of the debate. Read more ...