I asked 2016 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Steve Kerbel for his thoughts on the withdrawal of 2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee. He expressed disappointment about the effect Chafee’s decision might have on the Libertarian Party and its 2020 prospects.
Steve Kerbel, former chair of the Libertarian Party of El Paso County (Colorado), was a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination, dropping out just before the convention. Afterwards he was a steadfast supporter of Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson, predicting “pandemonium across the nation,” were Johnson not included in the debates. … Read more ...
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Audio from conference call with Libertarian National Convention delegates, 5/24/16.
Gary Johnson 51.91% ✓
Austin Petersen 19.15%
John McAfee 17.16%
Marc Feldman 6.61%
Steve Kerbel* 4.96%
The list of candidates on the ballot was determined under Nebraska law that directs the Secretary of State to automatically place on the ballot candidates who are identified by the national news media as presidential candidates.… Read more ...
March 16, 2016, Salt Lake City, UT — Libertarian candidate for President Steve Kerbel has announced that he is withdrawing from the race and endorsing Gov. Gary Johnson for the Libertarian nomination.
Applauding Kerbel’s campaign and his work on behalf of the Liberty movement, Johnson said, “The Libertarian Party’s nomination process should be — and is — a competitive and open one.… Read more ...
With attention focused on the Republican and Democratic primaries in several states that could potentially decide their nominations, two states will be having Libertarian presidential preference primaries on Tuesday, March 15: North Carolina and Missouri.
Voters who are registered as either Libertarian or unaffiliated can vote in the semi-open North Carolina Libertarian primary, where the following 11 candidates will be on the ballot:
Marc Allan Feldman
John David Hale
Barbara Joy Waymire
All Missouri voters can participate in the open primary, where these options will appear on the Libertarian ballot:
Marc Allan Feldman
These will be the two state-run Libertarian presidential primaries held prior to the Libertarian National Convention (May 26-30).… Read more ...
March 1, 2016
In several states including Minnesota, “Super Tuesday” featured highly contested races between multiple contenders in both the Republican and Democratic presidential races, undoubtedly spurring higher than usual turnout among the public for those parties.
Exactly 227 Minnesotans decided that they didn’t care.… Read more ...
In its Annual Meeting on February 27, 2016, Libertarian Party Presidential candidate Steve Kerbel was elected as Chair. This affiliate was in danger of dissolution if a new Chair was not elected. Mr. Kerbel was not present for this election due to illness but consented to the nomination.… Read more ...
Last week I was diagnosed with a pneumonia, and had to be hospitalized on Friday due to extreme abdominal pain. I spent the day in the ER, and missed my flight to the joint Alabama/ Mississippi Convention. I am home today, but as a result of these events, will not be able to make the Biloxi Presidential Debate tonight.… Read more ...
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Livestream will begin at 7:00 pm, Central Time.
Richard Winger reports at Ballot Access News, that the Nebraska Secretary of State has decided to place five candidates on the Libertarian presidential primary ballot for May 10: Marc Feldman, Gary Johnson, Steve Kerbel, John McAfee, and Austin Petersen. Nebraska law directs the Secretary of State to automatically place on the ballot candidates who are identified by the national news media as presidential candidates.… Read more ...
“LIVE” BROADCAST… Watch Eleven Candidates Debate! As They Compete For Our Party’s Nomination!!!
This event will be televised on the internet! It will be “free” to view! Produced by professional engineers using three cameras, it will be moderated by news reporters surrounded by an audience! There will even be a singer during intermission!!… Read more ...