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Posts tagged as “Libertarian Party of South Carolina”

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


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


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


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.… Read more ...