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Independent & Third Party Candidates Face New Burdens

Running for public office without the backing of a major political party can be difficult.  Not only must candidates negotiate strict ballot access requirements, low name recognition, and dismal fundraising, there are additional hurdles in today’s technologically advanced society.  As the following candidates demonstrate, independent & third party candidates must now deal with lustful Facebook followers, voyeuristic FBI agents, and even attacks from .… Read more ...

State-by-State Results of IPR’s 2016 LP Presidential Preference Poll

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With IP analysis complete, IPR can now release the official state-by-state results of its August 12-19 survey, which gauged reader preference for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination field.

In the poll, voters were asked to chose one of the following individuals, who at the time, were either running or had expressed an interest in running for the 2016 LP presidential nomination:

Results released in late August showed former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson as the overwhelming preference of the poll’s 166 participants.… Read more ...

IPR 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Survey Results

Using SurveyMonkey, IPR conducted three polls from August 12-19 gauging reader preference for those running or interested in running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.  With each individual listed in alphabetical order, readers chose between:

In the three polls, participants were asked to rate the viability of the above individuals, to rank each based on personal preference, and to select one (or none) as their preferred choice for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.… Read more ...

IPR’s 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Poll

The following is the first official Independent Political Report poll concerning the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.

The only individuals included in this poll are those who are either officially running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination or have expressed interest in running for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.… Read more ...

New Libertarian Party 2016 Presidential Poll Started

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Joe Wendt, a Libertarian Party of Florida activist, created the following new online poll using Survey Monkey. IPR reported the results of the previous poll, with some different candidates, yesterday. Candidates in bold have already announced they are running; the rest are speculative. The following are the questions, with a list of choices:

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Jesse Ventura, George Phillies Top First Libertarian Party 2016 Presidential Poll

A pin for Gary Johnson, who has expressed interest in possibly seeking the Libertarian Party presidential nomination in 2016

From the August 2013 edition of Liberty for America

Our Party has its first Presidential election poll for 2016. As run by Libertarian Joe Wendt of Florida, the surveymonkey poll revealed

George Phillies 17%
Jesse Ventura 17%
Jim Burns 15%
Jim Gray 9%
Lee Wrights 9%
Mary Ruwart 7%
Adam Kokesh 7%
Darryl Perry 6%
John Wayne Smith 5%
Adrian Wyllie 4%
Robert Milnes 2%
Kip Lee 2%

Wendt reports that he is opening a new poll, removing Jesse Ventura and Adam Kokesh (due to age, Kokesh will be ineligible for the presidency in 2016, but he has expressed interest in running in 2020 -KL), and adding Carla Howell and Jim Duensing, a question about the Vice Presidential candidate, and a question about whether the pollee plans to attend the 2016 National Convention.… Read more ...

Update: 2016 Presidential Candidates who have filed with the FEC

As of June 22, 38 individuals have filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to run for President of the United States in 2016. Of these,  16 filed as Independent, None, or Other; 13 filed as Republicans; eight filed as Democrats; and one filed as Libertarian.

Notable among those running include:

Jeff Boss (Website) – Democrat

  • Conspiracy theorist from New Jersey.
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