Tag Archives: LP.org

Libertarian Party: June Supreme Court Update

On the Libertarian Party’s website, Bekah Congdon posted the following update and analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions published this past month.

Last month saw several major decisions handed down by the Supreme Court that had an impact on a variety of factors affecting individual sovereignty, including reproductive freedom, the freedom to direct the religious education of one’s own children, and the freedom from state discrimination based upon sexual orientation.… Read more ...

Second IPR 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Poll

IPR’s second 2020 Libertarian Party presidential preference poll has begun.  A different polling service is being used than the service used in the first poll. All responses will count.  The poll will close Tuesday at 7 PM CDT, 48 hours from now.

All candidates for president listed on LP.org are included.… Read more ...

IPR 2020 Libertarian Presidential Preference Poll

The following is the first official Independent Political Report (IPR) poll concerning the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.

The only presidential candidates included in this poll are Libertarian Congressman Justin Amash and those who are officially recognized on the Libertarian Party website.  There is an option to write in another candidate if you choose.… Read more ...

Did Justin Amash Become a Libertarian Party Lifetime Member?

According to Ballot Access News unverified rumors suggest Independent Congressman Justin Amash of Michigan purchased a lifetime membership in the Libertarian Party in preparation for a 2020 presidential bid.

A Libertarian Party lifetime membership requires a payment of $1,500 within a twelve month period.  LP.org lists 2,654 lifetime members including former Congressman Ron Paul, former Congressman Bob Barr, former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson, former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld, and former Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee.… Read more ...

Two Libertarian Presidential Candidates Added to LP.org

Since we last listed the candidates recognized on LP.org, the official website of the Libertarian Party, two candidates have been added: Erik Gerhardt and Phil Gray.

Erik Gerhardt

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Gerhardt participated in the January 11 and January 18 Libertarian presidential debates. There is very little information available about him on his official website.
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LP.org List of Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates

LP.org, the official website for the Libertarian Party currently lists the following individuals as candidates for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  The party’s criteria for inclusion is for the candidate to have an FEC 2 filing, sustained membership in the national party, Libertarian registration in their home state, legal qualification to be president, a functional website or Facebook page, professional quality photos, a minute long video with audio of the candidate, a dedicated campaign manager, and campaign literature with the word ‘Libertarian’ included.… Read more ...

LP.org: Libertarian Gary Johnson Garners More Major Newspaper Endorsements

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For Immediate Release

Friday, September 30, 2016

Libertarian Gary Johnson Garners More Major Newspaper Endorsements

Alexandria – The Chicago Tribune and The Detroit News join The Richmond Times-Dispatch, The Winston-Salem Journal and the New Hampshire Union-Leader in endorsing Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson.

Both the Tribune and The Detroit News pointed out that Johnson and Weld, unlike the other tickets, have public executive experience and are candidates Americans can be proud to vote for.

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LP.org: Libertarian Simmons takes on Democratic stronghold

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For nearly three decades, Democratic U.S. representative Richard Neal has enjoyed czar-like status in largely rural western Massachusetts, where he has scored one re-election victory after another, mostly unopposed.

But this year, he faces Libertarian Thomas Simmons, an economics and business professor at Greenfield Community College who’s making a splash.

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Libertarian Party: CPD decides to make their first debates irrelevant

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For Immediate Release

Friday, September 16, 2016

Libertarian Party: CPD decides to make their first debates irrelevant

Libertarian National Committee Chair, Nicholas Sarwark, released this statement today:

In spite of polls showing that 54-76 percent of voters want Libertarian Gov. Gary Johnson included in debates, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) announced that it will not include Johnson in the September 26 debate, nor will it include Gov.

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Libertarian Party: Number of Debate Podiums Not Known

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For Immediate Release
Monday, September 5, 2016

Number of Debate Podiums Not Known

Libertarian Party Demands Fox New Cease and Desist

Alexandria The Libertarian Party releases this statement from Libertarian National Committee Political Director, Carla Howell:

“It has come to our attention that Fox News is running misleading ads for the first presidential debate scheduled for September 26, which show just two participants: Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party secures ballot access in New Hampshire

ImageLibertarian Party presidential and vice presidential nominees Gary Johnson and Bill Weld will appear on the ballot in New Hampshire this November, as their petitions were declared valid by the Secretary of StBallot Aate’s office on September 1.

In addition to Johnson and Weld, two other statewide candidates will be on the general election ballot: Max Abramson for Governor, and Brian Chabot for US Senate.

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Washington LP has statewide candidate and 10 legislative candidates advance to the general election

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From LP.org, August 18th, 2016:

The Washington Libertarian Party had a candidate for statewide office and 10 legislative candidates advance from the top-two primary on August 2, who will be on the general election ballot in November.

Attorney General candidate Steve Trumbull has officially picked up almost 342,000 votes, for 27.4 percent of the vote.… Read more ...