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Gary Johnson and William Weld win post-debate LP convention straw polls

Libertarian Convention Debate Results Johnson & Weld Both Clinch Wins copy

From, May 27th, 2016 (via American Third Party Report):

The Libertarian Party National Convention officially starts Friday May 27th. The night before, following tradition, there is an unofficial Presidential and Vice Presidential debate. There are no CSPAN cameras at this debate and it, sometimes unfortunately, gets much more heated.

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RJ Harris wins Illinois Libertarian straw poll, and other updates on LP Presidential nomination campaigns

According to, Harris won a straw poll of attendees at the recent Illinois LP state convention (revolving story at the top of the page, I see no way to link to the story directly). The site also has video from that convention of Harris debating fellow candidates for the Libertarian presidential nomination: Roger Gary, Lee Wrights, Carl Person, and Bill Still.… Read more ...

Leftist observer enjoys conservative/libertarian split at CPAC, supports strengthening Libertarian Party

Lubbock Left, a blog hosted but not edited by the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal:

Social conservatives and libertarians don’t get along. Here’s a FOX News opinion piece about the recent CPAC Conference illustrating that point. (To my friends on the right: yes, I occasionally read FOX News, holding my nose the whole time.)

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Tea Party Candidate Dunmire Wins Liberty Summit Straw Poll

Press release sent to

(Orlando) Tea Party congressional nominee Peg Dunmire (TEA-Orlando) won a straw ballot conducted at the statewide Florida Liberty Summit being held in Orlando this weekend.

Dunmire won the vote with 24% of the votes cast.

Straw Poll results for the 8th Congressional District results:

Peg Dunmire (TEA) – 24%
Todd Long (R) – 21%
Patricia Sullivan (R) – 19%
George Metcalf (NPA) – 14%
Dan Webster (R) – 10%
Kurt Kelly (R) – 6%
Alan Grayson (D) – 3%
Others – 3%

The Liberty Summit is an annual event sponsored by the Campaign for Liberty – a conservative Republican organization that represents conservative/ libertarian/pro-liberty individuals from across Florida.… Read more ...