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Gary Johnson raises money for debate

Libertarian Presidential nominee Gary Johnson is still struggling to get his name on the polls, so in an effort to garner more media attention, Johnson started a new money bomb with the goal of getting $10,000 for every percent needed to get into the debates, $150,000 in total. State polls show him with roughly 6-9%, but Johnson hopes that can change after his continued success at achieving ballot access and changing his focus towards getting more votes.… Read more ...

Is Goode’s Presidential run bad news for Romney?

With the newest polling data from PPP in Virginia, the question is now being raised if Virgil Goode is taking votes away from Republican Mitt Romney.

Mr. Goode has managed to qualify for the ballot in 17 states thus far, according to his campaign website — and Virginia is not one of them.

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Virgil Goode polls at 9% in Virginia

Public Policy Polling has released a new poll in the state of Virginia including native Virgil Goode, nominee of the Constitution Party. Goode garnered 9%, an increase since PPP’s previous poll back in May.

If Virgil Goode gets on the ballot in Virginia it could spell trouble for Romney. He pulls 9% of the vote, getting most of his support from Republicans and conservative leaning independents.

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NC Libertarian Candidate for Governor polls 7 percent

A poll of 600 North Carolina adults released 5 July 2012 by the John W. Pope Civitas Institute with the headline “McCrory Lead Narrows with Libertarian in Poll” shows Libertarian Gubernatorial candidate Barbara Howe with 7 percent, Democratic candidate Walter Dalton with 44 percent, and Republican Pat McCrory with 46 percent.  … Read more ...

Gallup Poll Includes Johnson, Stein, Goode

A new national Gallup poll was released July 6th, and it included three additional candidates on top of President Barack Obama, and former Governor Mitt Romney. These candidates were Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, Jill Stein of the Green Party, and Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party.
I'm going to read a list of five candidates for president who may appear on the ballot in a significant number of states this November. Supposing that all of these candidates were on the ballot in your state, which one would you be most likely to vote for -- [ROTATED: Barack Obama, the Democratic candidate, Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party candidate, Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate, Virgil Goode, the Constitution Party candidate,] or will you be voting for someone else? (Asked of those who are undecided) As of today, which one of these candidates do you lean toward?

The drop in support during the campaign is likely due to two factors.

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Libertarian Judge Jim Gray calls for polling equality

Judge Jim Gray, the Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee, sent out a letter to polling organizations urging them to include former Governor Gary Johnson to be included in the polls that determine who gets to be invited to the debates.

In his letter, Gray points out that the Libertarian Party will likely be on the ballot in all 50 states as the only alternative to the duopoly candidates with universal ballot access.

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Stein leads Johnson, trails Obama and Romney in MA

On Wednesday, June 27, PPP released a new poll in the state of Massachusetts that included both Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Jill Stein. This is one of the first polls conducted with both candidates, and is also Johnson’s lowest state poll numbers to date.

To see the full Public Policy Polling PDF, please go here.… Read more ...

Mainstream coverage of Gary Johnson: Is he a spoiler?

The mainstream media has begun to pay a little more attention to Libertarian Gary Johnson as of late, and has begun to bring out the spoiler card. Despite polling between 6 and 9%, according to the media it all comes from disaffected Republicans.

Libertarian presidential candidates typically struggle to win even 1 percent of the vote in the critical electoral bloc of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico.

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Johnson has some appeal on the right and left

A very thorough article regarding Gary Johnson was put out by nmpolitics.net. It goes over his conversion to the Libertarian Party, his election to become the LP nominee, ballot access, media attention, getting into the debates, his running mate, and his appeal to both liberals and conservatives.

Albuquerque pollster Brian Sanderoff agrees that Johnson may win some liberal support.

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RealClearPolitics: Is Libertarian Gary Johnson the Wild Card in Fall Election?

He doesn’t have a vast campaign account, as the two major-party candidates do, but he does have Roger Stone, a veteran of Republican presidential campaigns who says he’s sick of the party and is now consulting for Johnson. Stone believes that with the rise of social media, there are ways to break through the campaign din, and he’s cooking up some “provocative” stunts that will get Johnson attention in the months ahead.

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Gary Johnson Polling 12% in New Mexico

A survey done by Fairbanks, Maslin, Maullin, Metz and Associates was done recently in New Mexico and found that Gary Johnson scored 12% in the Presidential race. Another 5% chose “Undecided or Others” on the poll.

This poll showed Obama winning the state with 48% and Romney with 35%.

Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson polls best amongst 18-29 year olds (18%) and males (16%).… Read more ...

Gary Johnson Polling 6% in Wisconsin, Mt. Everest Moneybomb Reaches Halfway Mark

Reason-Rupe conducted a survey recently in the state of Wisconsin which covered a number of issues, including favorability ratings of local government, the Scott Walker Recall Election, and the Presidential election in the state–with polling in that last contest including Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson.

Although this article says that Gary Johnson received 5% in the survey, this link directly to the poll results says 6% is the actual number.… Read more ...