Bob Barr was the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee in 2008 and is still, to the party’s knowledge, a member. However, he has recently been connected with a run, as a Republican, for a congressional seat in Georgia.… Read more ...
Posts tagged as “nathan deal”
In a letter sent this morning to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, officers of the Georgia Green Party urged that he suspend five Department of Corrections employees at Telfair State Prison pending the results of an investigation into the criminal assault of January 12th on Georgia inmate Shawn Whatley.… Read more ...
Libertarian Party of Georgia Welcomes Changes To Handling Drug Offenders, Favors Decriminalization Instead of Growing Government
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ATLANTA – In his inaugural speech, Governor Nathan Deal addressed an issue that the Libertarian Party of Georgia has long been aware of, the unusually high number of residents currently tracked by the Department of Corrections.… Read more ...
Via Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:
Greens Demand Real Reductions in Incarceration Costs
Reject Deal Reforms which Fail to Challenge Racist Impact
After last week praising Governor Deal’s expressed concern for the wasted lives, drained treasury and depleted workforce left in the wake of the nation’s war on drugs, Georgia Green Party leaders today rejected Deal’s specific proposals.… Read more ...
Libertarian election results for Georgia, along with larger party vote totals, found at Crazy for Liberty:
2010 Elections results from ajc.com and WSB-TV
Gary Black – R 1,396,050 56%
J.B.… Read more ...
LeiLani Golden, WALB.com:
In 2008, (John Monds) ran for Public Service Commission and became the first Libertarian candidate ever to receive 1 million votes in a United States election at any level.