Tag Archives: Mark Noble

Buckeye Firearms Association endorses Libertarian Mark Noble for Columbus City Council

Via IPR email and LP blog:

Today the Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) announced their endorsement of Mark Noble for Columbus City Council.

Mark Noble has been involved with and actively advocated firearms freedoms in past runs for office. He’s a life member of the Gun Owners of America (as a candidate, achieving their highest rating) and both he and his wife Loretta are NRA Certified Firearms Instructors.… Read more ...

Columbus, Ohio: Libertarians and Republicans reach deal that cancels city council primary, ensures Libertarians will be on November Ballot

H/T Kevin Knedler:

Doug Caruso at the Columbus Dispatch:

Republicans and Libertarians reached a deal today that cancels the need for a Columbus City Council primary and ensures that two candidates from each of those parties are on the ballot in November.


The city charter requires a primary only if there are more than two candidates for each open seat.

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Libertarian Party Member Mark Noble Achieves Ballot Status for Nonpartisan Columbus City Council Primary

Press release from the Mark Noble campaign. The original press release headline is below. Background is here.

Noble Achieves Ballot Status in May Primary

This afternoon at a meeting of the Franklin County Board of Elections, Mark Noble was certified to appear on the ballot in the May 3rd City Council Primary.… Read more ...

Libertarians, Greens, and an independent work to get on Columbus, Ohio city council

Doug Caruso in the Columbus Dispatch, by way of Steve Linnabary in IPR comments, writing about candidates working to get on the ballot in technically nonpartisan Columbus, Ohio city council races (excerpt):

On Saturday morning, Mark Noble, who is leading a slate of three Libertarian Party candidates that includes Bob Bridges and Andrew Ullman, set out in 15-degree weather to seek signatures door to door in Clintonville.

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Voting Analysis in Ohio Finds Libertarians Draw Equally From Republicans and Democrats

Reporters and political pundits will often claim that a particular third party hurts one major party more than the other. This argument because most popular during Nader’s 2000 run for President, as well as in Ross Perot’s two candidacies for that office, in 1992 and 1996 respectively. Mark Noble, one of the leaders in the Libertarian Party of Ohio, did an analysis of voting patterns in regards to the Libertarian Party primary in Franklin County, Ohio.… Read more ...

Eckhart could be ‘wild card’ in Ohio U.S. House race

Ohio’s Columbus Dispatch reports on Don Elijah Eckhart‘s independent run in the state’s 15th U.S. House District, saying he “could be a wild card in a close race” in which he “has secured endorsements from two political-action committees that have clout with conservative voters: the Ohio Right to Life PAC and the Family First PAC.”… Read more ...