Tag Archives: Montana

LP.org: Introducing Sid Daoud

Posted at LP.org:

Dear Libertarian,

Allow me a few minutes to tell you about one of our best shots at winning a state house seat this year:

Sid Daoud is running for Montana State House, District 8.

  • This is a two-way race between Sid and a Republican.
  • There is no incumbent.
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MT: Green Party sues for inclusion in special congressional election

Per Missoula’s KGVO radio news:

39 year-old Thomas Breck of Missoula is the Green Party candidate for the Congressional seat vacated by Ryan Zinke, who was recently confirmed as Secretary of the Interior.

Breck, the father of three, is a carpenter and a student at the University of Montana. He explains why the Green Party has had to sue to be included on the special election ballot set for May 25.

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Montana US House Candidate in Special Election Seeks Support

Libertarians this is our chance! Are you tired of the two party system yet? Most people are, but getting a third party candidate elected is pretty hard, but in Montana we have this amazing chance to win a federal congressional race in Montana. Ryan Zinke vacated his seat to become Secretary of the Interior leading to a special election May 25th.… Read more ...

Montana Green Party holds first statewide convention in 10 years

FromĀ The Missoulian:

The Montana Green Party held its first statewide convention in 10 years Saturday at the University of Montana’s Payne Family Native American Center, where party supporters appointed committee members, elected a candidate for the upcoming special election and heard from Green Party 2016 presidential nominee Jill Stein via Skype.

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Independent Record:”Libertarian acted as spoiler in Senate race, GOP says”

The Montana Republican Party is blaming the loss of Dennis Rehberg in the Senate race on the votes cast for Dan Cox, Libertarian.
Full story from “The Independent Record” http://helenair.com/news/state-and-regional/libertarian-acted-as-spoiler-in-senate-race-gop-says/article_c0bffa54-29b9-11e2-8643-0019bb2963f4.html

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Did Libertarians help Democrats keep the Senate?

With the Presidential vote in, it looks like Gary Johnson failed to be a “spoiler” for either Romney or Obama in a single state. Complete returns from Florida may change that, but in every other state either Obama or Romney won with at least 50% of the vote.

The situation was different in a number of Senate and House races.… Read more ...

In Wibaux County, Montana, Gary Johnson Outpolls Obama

Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party nominee for President in 2012, is a former two term governor of New Mexico, but no one really expected him to beat President Obama. However, in one county at least, the voters determined that Gary Johnson was more worthy of the office than President Obama (though he still placed behind former Governor Romney).… Read more ...

Democratic Group Buys Ads in Montana Supporting Libertarian Candidate

It is rare that a Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate (or any other office) is able to spent $500,000 on television ads over the course of an election. Most U.S. Senate candidates for the Libertarian Party are working off of a budget that is just a fraction of that size.… Read more ...

Politico: Libertarians could spoil Senate races

Libertarian Senate candidates across the country are doing well enough to warrant a three page article by politico. The claim is that they are spoiling otherwise safe Republican seats and giving them to Democrats. The article goes over many of the different Libertarian candidates for office.

in Montana, Democratic Sen.

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Montana Poll from PPP Shows Libertarians Scoring 6-10% in Statewide Races

PPP has been polling the presidential race, and others, in various states over the previous weeks and has finally arrived at Montana. In Montana they polled the Presidential, Senate, and House race–and included the Libertarian Party candidate in each.

When Gary Johnson is included in the poll he gets 6% with Romney leading Obama 50-40.

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Public Policy Polling Includes Three Libertarians in Montana Polling

Public Policy Polling has, without a shadow of a doubt, been the number one polling company for including Libertarian Party candidates in polling over the last year or two. To a lesser degree, they have also included Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode in some polling. However, this may be the first time that the polling company has included Libertarian Party candidates in the polling for three statewide contests in a single state.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin Takes Aim at NDAA

Chuck Baldwin was the 2008 Presidential nominee of the Constitution Party. He is still a member of the party, though he recently ran for Lt. Governor of Montana for a short time as a Republican and is known to be a backer of Ron Paul’s presidential candidacy for the GOP nomination.… Read more ...