The Union Leader is reporting that Bob Barr’s presidential campaign is still more than 700 signatures shy of reaching the New Hampshire ballot by legitimate, non-aggressive means.
Libertarian George Phillies of Worcester, Mass., qualified for New Hampshire’s ballot last month. Republican-turned-Libertarian Bob Barr needs another 557 signatures from the 2nd District and 218 from the 1st District to join Phillies and Nader as alternative candidates.
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A reliable source tells George Phillies that LNC, Inc. will be filing suit to replace him on the New Hampshire ballot with Bob Barr.
Angela Keaton says National Chairman Bill Redpath has authorized the suit.
Three of six New Hampshire State Executive Committee members voted to join the suit.
George Phillies says:
The LPNH State convention had voted that the LPNH Executive Committee did not have authority to make substitutions of candidates.
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Reposted upon request and with permission of Mr. Seth Cohn:
This is written for those with little or no background in this issue, which includes many LNCers, and perhaps some of the current LPNH Exec Comm. I’m going to highlight important points with *this*.
Let’s start our timeline back a bit, but not too far back: 1997, a mere 11 years ago
Oh, wait, we must mention the Sec of State (SOS), Bill Gardner, in power for over 30 years now.… Read more ...
New Hampshire libertarians who feel that the nomination of former Republican Bob Barr has “killed” the Libertarian Party held a mock funeral on July 20. Some of the participants included Ian Bernard of FreeTalkLive and Seth Cohn, who banged on the LP’s coffin and screamed, “For the love of God, no!”… Read more ...