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Kentucky Republicans Drop Lawsuit to Eliminate Alternative Party Candidates from Ballot

Ballot Access News:

On August 27, the two Kentucky Republicans who had filed a lawsuit in state court to remove the only two minor party congressional candidates this year dropped their lawsuit. Thanks to Jeff Trigg and Christina Tobin for this news. The lawsuit had alleged that neither the Libertarian, nor the Constitution, Party nominees for U.S.… Read more ...

The Libertarian Party of Kentucky: ‘GOP in Louisville Chooses Party Over People’

INDEPENDENCE, Ky. – The Libertarian Party of Kentucky (LPKY) is outraged that the Republican Party has decided to try to sue Ed Martin, the legitimate LPKY-endorsed candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, off the ballot, contrary to their deceptive statements about welcoming Ed Martin to the race.

“This tired motif rears its head again,” said Ken Moellman, Chairman of the LPKY.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Kentucky: Rand Paul is not a Libertarian or a libertarian

For Immediate Release

Independence, Ky. – The Libertarian Party of Kentucky strongly condemns the hurtful comments of Republican senate candidate Rand Paul.

Rand Paul belongs to the Republican Party of Kentucky, an association which he makes of his own free will. Dr. Paul’s sole libertarian credentials come from Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, former adversary Republican Secretary of State Trey Grayson, and many in the mainstream media.… Read more ...

KY Libertarians: Rand Paul Is Not One Of Us — But We Won’t Run A Candidate Against Him

Jillian Rayfield at Talking Points Memo:

The state chairman of the Libertarians of Kentucky has disavowed statements by the party’s vice chair, that suggest the group is considering running a real Libertarian candidate against Kentucky Republican Senate nominee Rand Paul.

Chairman Ken Moellman told TPM that those statements were “not an official communication or an official stance.”… Read more ...

Kentucky Libertarian Party May Attempt to Run U.S. Senate Candidate

Ballot Access News:

The Kentucky Libertarian Party has never placed a statewide nominee on the ballot in any year, except in presidential years. To do so requires 5,000 signatures, due in early August. The only Libertarian Party nominees for U.S. Senate in Kentucky history have been in presidential years, when the presidential petition can include a U.S.… Read more ...