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Independent & Third Party Candidates Face New Burdens

Running for public office without the backing of a major political party can be difficult.  Not only must candidates negotiate strict ballot access requirements, low name recognition, and dismal fundraising, there are additional hurdles in today’s technologically advanced society.  As the following candidates demonstrate, independent & third party candidates must now deal with lustful Facebook followers, voyeuristic FBI agents, and even attacks from .… Read more ...

Update on Candidates Seeking 2012 LP Presidential Nomination

Since my last update a month ago, here’s what I know about what’s new with the the campaigns for the LP presidential nomination:

Gary Johnson has now participated in one debate with other candidates seeking the Libertarian nomination, and has made plans to appear in others. Johnson has received the endorsement of several state and county LP organizations, which has not been a common practice in the LP in the past.… Read more ...

Several Candidates Seeking Libertarian Presidential Nomination Removed From Party’s Official Listing

As of today, I have noticed (h/t George Phillies in IPR comments) that the Libertarian Party’s Official Listing of Candidates Seeking the Libertarian Presidential Nomination has been winnowed to remove quite a few names, including at least one candidate who has participated in debates among the presidential contenders this year, run for public office as a Libertarian before, and shown other signs of being competitive in various ways, Carl Person.Read more ...