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Libertarian Party “clears hurdles for ballot access” in Ohio and New York


Update 8/18: From a forwarded email sent by an LP activist: ““The final hurdle is verification of 12,000 signatures petitioners have collected. Should 5,000 of those be deemed valid, Gary Johnson will be on the Ohio ballot in November as an independent candidate – independent because Ohio raised its ballot access standards in 2013, causing the Libertarian Party to lose state recognition.”Read more ...

Plunderbund: Kasich Dodges Another Bullet In Judge’s Order to Dismiss Charlie Earl’s Case

LP Ohio

March 1, 2016
by John Michael Spinelli

More than any other news group, Plunderbund has covered the legal case against Camp Kasich, filed by the Libertarian Party of Ohio [LPO] who saw its candidate for governor two years ago tossed off the primary ballot through a scheme that involved long-time political operatives spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to find a protester who could challenge signatures on party petitions.… Read more ...

Fight against LP cost Ohio GOP $592,000

Charlie Earl The Associated Press reports that “a recent court filing showed the Ohio Republican Party’s legal bills in the challenge to 2014 Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Charlie Earl are nearly $600,000 — nearly double the amount previously disclosed.”

The state GOP said in March that payments to the law firm of Zeiger, Tigges & Little for the disqualification effort totaled $300,000.… Read more ...