Tag Archives: Libertarian Party of Georgia

Libertarians polling strong in Georgia, may force runoffs

LP blog:

According to a WXIA TV poll, the Georgia Libertarian candidate for governor, John Monds, is getting 9% of voter support. In three races (including the governor’s race), the poll indicates Libertarian candidates will hold the other candidates below 50%, requiring a runoff.… Read more ...

John Monds At 9% In New SurveyUSA Poll

From local station 13WMAZ:

A statewide poll conducted for 13WMAZ shows Republican Nathan Deal leading in the race for governor.

In the SurveyUSA poll, Deal had the support of 49 percent of likely voters, Democrat Roy Barnes had 38 percent and Libertarian candidate John Monds had 9 percent. Four percent of voters in the poll said they were undecided…

In the Governor’s race, 54 percent of independents supported Deal, while 34 percent favored Barnes.

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Bob Barr Endorses Chuck Donovan (L-GA) for Senate

Jason at Peach Pundit has the story.

Former U.S. Congressman and 2008 Presidential candidate Bob Barr today announced his endorsement of Libertarian Chuck Donovan running for U.S. Senate. The Donovan for Senate campaign is proud to receive such an endorsement. Bob Barr is well known figure in third party politics ever since he left the Republican Party in 2006 to join the Libertarian Party.

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Wrap-up from Barnes-Deal-Monds debate

Kyle Wingfield at Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

There weren’t too many surprises in Saturday’s debate with Democrat Roy Barnes, Republican Nathan Deal and Libertarian John Monds. We started with a trio of questions about health care — the event was sponsored by the Medical Association of Georgia — but also touched on the economy, taxes, immigration, education and water keep reading…Read more ...

Georgia Libertarian Party Operations Director Sparks Controversy with Facebook Post

I chose the title above judiciously because I didn’t want a headline blaring “Libertarian Equates Nathan Deal and Georgia GOP with Nazis.” Here is the story from conservative activist Tom Milanese who obviously has a stake in the game. I will let the readers judge for themselves whether the Facebook post was out of line and whether Mr.… Read more ...

John Monds May Force Runoff in GA Gubernatorial Race

From the Savannah Morning News:

In the latest InsiderAdvantage Georgia survey, [Republican Nathan] Deal had 45 percent and [Democrat Roy] Barnes had 41 percent. Libertarian John Monds had 5 percent; the other respondents were undecided.

The margin of error for the survey was 4 percent, so Deal and Barnes are statistically about even.

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Republican Party in Georgia County endorses Libertarian for U.S. Senate seat over incumbent Johnny Isakson

H/T Doug Craig:
Sharon Rondeau at The Post and Email:

MR. SWENSSON: He has never made any statement other than to say that he saw the Factcheck.org “birth certificate” and he’s satisfied that Obama is a natural born Citizen. I’ve never gotten anything more than that from Mr. Isakson; neither have any of the people with whom I am associated, one of whom is a member of the Clayton County GOP.

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Georgia Libertarians Convene, Nominate Candidates

Press release from Georgia LP emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

On Saturday, April, 24, 2010, members of the Libertarian Party of Georgia chose their nominees for Statewide Candidates in 2010. Representatives from the local area affiliate included Tim Nelson, Vice Chair of LP-SWGA, and Jeff Sexton, District 1 representative to the LP Georgia Executive Committee.

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Georgia Libertarian special election candidate Taylor Bryant interviewed in the Augusta Chronicle

Johnny Edwards has an article in the Augusta Chronicle about the special election in Georgia:

On Tuesday, Augusta voters will decide which of four candidates will replace Ed Tarver as state senator for District 22, or at least pare the list down to two for a Feb. 2 runoff.

Mr. Tarver was appointed U.S.

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