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Libertarian Party of Indiana Exhibits Surprising Strength

Richard Winger at Ballot Access News reports on the strong performance of  Libertarian Rex Bell in the recent midterm elections:

On November 2, 2010, Rex Bell, Libertarian nominee for Indiana State House, district 54, polled 20.78% of the vote in a race with both a Democrat and a Republican. That is the first time in at least 85 years that a minor party candidate for the Indiana legislature has polled over 20% of the vote in a race with both major parties.

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Libertarian Party of Indiana Maintains Ballot Access for Four More Years

Press release from LPIN HQ emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

The Libertarian Party of Indiana Maintains Ballot Access for Four More Years

The Libertarian Party of Indiana will maintain ballot access for four more years because of their achievement of six percent in the Secretary of State race. Libertarian Mike Wherry earned 100,847 votes which is the highest number of votes cast for a single candidate in the LPIN’s history.… Read more ...

Indianapolis Star: Secretary of State race may give Libertarians 10% for major party status

Carrie Ritchie at the Indianapolis Star:

As the polls close today, Libertarians are hoping that their secretary of state candidate might have garnered a big enough portion of the vote to turn them into a major political party.

Mike Wherry would have to get at least 10 percent of the vote, which might be a long shot, but the party hoped to pick up a few votes after allegations of voter fraud against Republican candidate Charlie White came to light, said Chris Spangle, executive director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana.… Read more ...

Indiana Libertarian Party nominee for Secretary of State Mike Wherry visiting two county fairs this week

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (6/22/10) – Libertarian Party nominee for Secretary of State Mike Wherry will be visiting two county fairs this week.  He will be at the booth of the Libertarian Party of Rush County at the Rush County Fair on Tuesday and Thursday evenings (June 22 and June 24) and will attend the Wayne County Libertarians’ booth on Wednesday evening, June 23.… Read more ...