Tag Archives: Libertarian Party

Minor Party Nominees in the New Jersey Gubernatorial Election

While Virginia’s Gubernatorial Election will only have one other candidate to challenge the two Party Duopoly, the one in New Jersey has three other opposition candidates to the two major parties in November. Barring any electoral challenges much like NJWeedman.

Gregg Mele - BallotpediaOn the right side of the aisle we have lawyer Gregg Mele of the Libertarian Party.… Read more ...

News & Notes: GP and LP Celebrate Election Victories, ‘The Rock’ Continues to Tease Presidential Bid

ROCK THE VOTE?  Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson continues to tease the notion that a presidential run might be in his future. Would it be as a Democrat? An independent? Who knows!

Do I think he’s serious? Yes, actually I do. My guess is that Johnson is stealing a page from the Donald Trump playbook here.… Read more ...

Kentucky LP Takes Heat For Comparing ‘Vaccine Passports’ to Holocaust Badges

The Libertarian Party of Kentucky is drawing fire from a variety of officials, Jewish organizations and even the state’s governor after posting a tweet that compared the idea of “vaccine passports” to the yellow stars that Jewish people were mandated to wear during the Holocaust.

“Are the vaccine passports going to be yellow, shaped like a star, and sewn on our clothes?”… Read more ...

Former LP Presidential Hopeful John McAfee Indicted on Cryptocurrency Fraud Charges

Federal prosecutors have indicted former antivirus entrepreneur John McAfee and his associate for orchestrating what they call a fraudulent scheme designed to rake in millions of dollars from cryptocurrency investors.

McAfee and his “cryptocurrency team” advisor Jimmy Watson are accused of having operated an “age-old pump-and-dump scheme” using McAfee’s Twitter account to promote “various cryptocurrencies through false and misleading statements to conceal their true, self-interested motives.”… Read more ...

First Libertarian to Win a Legislative Election in 20 Years Takes Office Today

Marshall Burt is the first member of a state legislature to be elected as a Libertarian since 2000, and he will be sworn in to his new office on Tuesday, January 12th at 9am Mountain Time. Back in November he defeated a long-time incumbent in a 2-way race to represent Wyoming’s 39th district.… Read more ...

New Chairman Elected For Libertarian National Committee

A new chairman has been elected to the Libertarian National Committee at the 2020 National Convention.

Joseph Bishop-Henchman, who served as an at-large member of the LNC from 2018-2020 was elected on the second ballot for the chairman election. Bishop-Henchman received 43.81% of the vote in the first round with Joshua Smith, also an at-large member from 2018-2020, coming in second with 33.71% of the vote.… Read more ...

Avens O’Brien: Solution Proposal for the LNC 2020

Avens O’Brien via FB and her blog:

Feel free to share my post if you agree with it.

This originated at a Facebook post, but I wanted an outside link as well.
The original Facebook post can be found here.

THIS WILL BE VERY LONG.
I’m actually laying out an entire process.… Read more ...

Justin Amash announces exploratory committee for the Libertarian Nomination

Independent Representative Justin Amash, who left the Republican Party on July 4th 2019, has announced his intention to form an exploratory committee to seek the Libertarian Party’s nomination.

Amash stated on Twitter:

Today, I launched an exploratory committee to seek the @LPNational’s nomination for president of the United States.Read more ...

Free And Equal Elections to host Minor Party Debate March 4th

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Electoral reform organization, Free & Equal Elections is set to host a multi-party open Presidential Debate on March 4th, co-hosted by Open the Debates, an organization with similar intentions.

All 2020 Presidential candidates are invited to participate, however only 18 have been confirmed to attend:

    • Robert Ardini, Republican Party
    • Ken Armstrong, Libertarian Party
    • Don Blankenship, Constitution Party
    • Brian Carroll, American Solidarity Party
    • Mark Charles, Independent
    • Souraya Faas, Libertarian Party
    • Erik Gerhardt, Libertarian Party
    • Howie Hawkins, Green Party
    • Zoltan Istvan, Republican Party
    • Jo Jorgensen, Libertarian Party
    • Adam Kokesh, Libertarian Party
    • Charles Kraut, Constitution Party
    • Gloria La Riva, Party for Socialism and Liberation
    • J.R.
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Darryl Perry announces Gubernatorial Run

On December 4th 2019, Libertarian Activist Darryl W. Perry, announced he would run for the Libertarian Party Nomination for Governor of New Hampshire in 2020.

Perry has previously run for the Libertarian Party Nomination for President during the 2016 Presidential Election, running a more hardline Libertarian Platform compared to eventual nominee Gary Johnson.… Read more ...

LP: Giving thanks for Libertarian wins this holiday

Via LP.org/party email list:

The struggle is REAL…

…the struggle to vote, the struggle to run, the struggle not to give up hope. The struggle to be heard when the old parties dominate the conversation and control far too many aspects of our lives. The holidays where you struggle to educate family members why neither Nationalism nor Socialism is the answer to our problems.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Legal Update 2019-11-21

Hearing scheduled this Friday, November 22

It is without doubt that the Libertarian National Committee has maintained a commitment to stand firm with Americans across the country when necessary to challenge government overreach.  Our Founding Fathers very intentionally incorporated personal liberty into documents establishing the United States of America, and those fundamental rights deserve to be protected at all costs.… Read more ...