Tag Archives: Libertarian Party 2016 Presidential Nomination

Cato Fiscal Grades: Gary Johnson and William Weld

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May 24, 2016
By Chris Edwards

For November, voters turned off by Trump and Clinton may be interested in the likely Libertarian Party ticket of Gary Johnson and William Weld. Johnson is a former governor of New Mexico (1995-2003), and Weld is a former governor of Massachusetts (1991-1997).

David Boaz gives an overview of their records, noting that both governors scored well on Cato’s fiscal report cards.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Radical Caucus Endorses Darryl W. Perry for President

ad39eaac-93f5-4764-831e-235654c5051bThe Libertarian Party Radical Caucus announces its Endorsement of Darryl W. Perry for President. You can learn more about Darryl’s campaign at: http://darrylwperry.com/

From Darryl’s Campaign Platform: I support reducing the size, scope and power of government at all levels and on all issues, and oppose increasing the size, scope and power of government at any level, for any purpose….In… Read more ...

Geoff Neale, Former Libertarian Party Chair, Endorses Governor Gary Johnson

Geoffrey J. Neale headshotFrom the Gary Johnson Campaign:

April 25, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT — Former Chairman of the National Libertarian Party Geoff Neale has endorsed Governor Gary Johnson for the Libertarian Party nomination for President.

Neale served as Chairman of the National Libertarian Party from 2002 to 2004, and again from 2012 to 2014.… Read more ...

Marine Vet for Freedom: Candidate Analysis – Austin Petersen

austin-petersen-600x400 Marine Vet for Freedom is conducting candidate analysis their site. This analysis of Libertarian Presidential candidate Austin Petersen can be read here.\

I am going to put this out front immediately on this article that I have not liked, nor do I support, Austin Petersen. That being said, I am going to be leaving the bias behind and evaluate him on his campaign.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson Receives Endorsement from Record-Setting Presidential Candidate Ed Clark

Press Release from Gary Johnson 2016

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April 19, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT — Ed Clark, the Libertarian Party’s candidate for President in 1980, has endorsed Gov. Gary Johnson for the Libertarian Party presidential nomination.

Clark won a record vote for an LP presidential candidate, gaining more than 920,000 votes. Clark’s vote reached 12% in Alaska, and in one county-level jurisdiction Clark’s vote topped 19.5%, beating the incumbent President Jimmy Carter.… Read more ...

Alan Hayman at The Random Spoon: The Libertarian Party’s Donald Trump: The Truth About Austin Petersen

petersen_cram_it_2The original article can be read at The Random Spoon here.

Some of us “party insiders” have been saying for a while that Austin Petersen is not good for the Libertarian Party. I put “party insiders” in quotes as a bit of a joke, because anyone that actually involves themselves in what we do on a day-to-day basis understands that there pretty much are no “insiders” in our party.… Read more ...