Tag Archives: Libertarian Party of South Carolina

South Carolina Libertarian Jeremy Walters Sues and Secures Ballot Access for All Third Parties

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Lawsuit Victory: Libertarian Party Secures Ballot Access for All Third Parties

By Joshua Cook
May 3, 2014

Like a master chess player, the South Carolina Libertarian Party out maneuvered the Republican-controlled legislature and the state Supreme Court, forcing them to not only give the libertarians ballot access but to ensure that all third parties have ballot access as well.… Read more ...

Unequal Access to the Ballot: South Carolina Denies the Libertarian Party a June Primary

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Posted to Ben Swann’s website.

In South Carolina all political parties are equal, but some are just more equal than others.

South Carolina law requires the state to pay for open primaries using taxpayer funds. The state finances both the Democrat and Republican Party’s primaries, but last month, members of the South Carolina Libertarian Party found out that they were not as “equal” as the two major parties.… Read more ...

Statement from LP South Carolina state senate candidate Alex Thornton on election loss

From AlexforSCSenate.com

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 @ 1:10PM

We didn’t win in numbers, but we had many victories and there are some things I want you to know.

First and foremost, don’t lose hope. We planted a seed in a district that has voted one way for over forty years.… Read more ...

Libertarian Alex Thornton garners 1.2% of the vote in South Carolina special state senate election

Alex Thornton was the Libertarian Party’s candidate for the South Carolina State Senate in the 42nd district special election. Her campaign was heavily promoted on Facebook, including the LP National page, and Thornton’s own Facebook page amassed a grand total of 397 likes by Election Day. The election was held on October 1st.… Read more ...

Libertarian Alex Thornton nominated for state senate in South Carolina special election

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Alex Thornton (right) with Rodney Travis

Posted on LP.org on August 10, 2013:

Today the South Carolina Libertarian Party nominated Alex Thornton for the special election for state senate on October 1, 2013 vacated by incumbent Robert Ford. Libertarian Rodney Travis also sought the nomination.

Ms. Thornton aims to reduce government waste and reduce taxes on working-class citizens.

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South Carolina Libertarian Party State Convention Recalled

Posted on the South Carolina Libertarian Party website:

Submitted by Webmaster on Wed, 07/10/2013 – 21:20

I, Victor Kocher, hereby exercise the power vested in me as State Chairman of the SC Libertarian Party to recall all 2011 Delegates to:

Hampton Inn at Harbison Blvd and I-26
101 Woodcross Drive
Columbia, SC 29212

803-749-6999

on August 10, 2013 in order to nominate a candidate for the upcoming 42nd State Senate District Special Election and to update the by-laws to comply with the Act 61.

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South Carolina LP: Hasn’t Lindsey Graham Learned Anything From History?

For Immediate Release: 06/11/13
South Carolina Libertarian Party

Victor Kocher, Chairman
Timothy Moultrie, Press Secretary

Hasn’t Lindsey Graham Learned Anything From History?

National news revolves around the NSA’s “legal” metadata mining and monitoring of telephone records of millions of innocent United States citizens. A much ignored sub-current in news is the parallel attack on the rights of citizens buried in the Senate revision of US immigration law.… Read more ...

South Carolina LP: South Carolina Democrat Traditional Values – Condescension, Racism, Sexism, and Old Fashion Hatred?

For Immediate Release: 05/04/13
South Carolina Libertarian Party

Victor Kocher, Chairman
Timothy Moultrie, Press Secretary

South Carolina Democrat Traditional Values – Condescension, Racism, Sexism, and Old Fashion Hatred?

Once again, South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Dick Harpootlian proves himself to be mean-spirited, dirty, and too low to remain chairman of a political party.… Read more ...

South Carolina Libertarian Party Endorses Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson has received another endorsement from a Libertarian Party state party, this time from the state of South Carolina.

South Carolina Libertarian Executive Committee Endorses Gary Johnson

January 7, 2012 COLUMBIA, SC – In the style of the Continental Congress, Members of the South Carolina Libertarian Executive Committee have endorsed Gary Johnson.

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