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Howie Hawkins Campaign Applauds Green Party Achieving Ballot Status In Texas

Hawkins Plans to be on 50 State Ballots and Washington, DC

The Howie Hawkins Campaign, which is seeking the Green Party nomination for president, applauded the Green Party of Texas for achieving ballot status. Governor Greg Abbott signed HB-2504 which gave the Green Party ballot access because Martina Salinas achieved more than 2% of the statewide vote total in her 2016 race for Railroad Commissioner.… Read more ...

Green Party Files for 2018 Ballot Access in Texas

The Green Party released a statement announcing that they have filed for party registration in order to gain ballot access in Texas for the 2018 election. Their statement reads as follows:

Green Party of Texas Files for 2018 Ballot Access
The Green Party of Texas (GPTX) has filed party registration with the Texas Secretary of State’s office, declaring GPTX intent to nominate candidates to the November 2018 general election ballot.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Texas Announces State Convention, April 8-10, 2016 (Gary Johnson and Jeffrey Tucker are Guests)

Liberty_Now_Logo_White_OutlineGet Ready for #LibertyNow!

Greetings in Liberty,

We are thrilled to announce that the biggest event in our organization, the 2016 State Convention, will be held in San Antonio on April 8th – 10th. Widely known for its rich culture, hospitality, and deep rooted tradition of liberty, San Antonio is a top destination for Texans and tourists the world over.… Read more ...

News From Libertarian Candidates Across the Country

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The IPR writers haven’t been able to keep up with all the news in the third-party/Independent world over the past month or so. In an effort to catch up on some of the activity and news of Libertarian candidates, this article will list many of the pieces I have found on Facebook and other sources.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights Will be on Freedom Rings Radio Show Monday AM

Found on the Lee Wrights for Texas Governor Facebook page

Lee Wrights will be on the Freedom Rings radio show this coming Monday, August 26th at 9:00 am Central. The live broadcast originates from the WRMN 1410 AM studios in downtown Elgin, IL.

Wrights will be promoting his forthcoming appearance at the Libertarian Party of Illinois convention next month.… Read more ...

Video of Low Taxes Versus No Taxes Debate from Texas LP

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Socialist Action: Pro-choice supporters mobilize in Texas

Published June 30, 2013 on the Socialist Action website. Socialist Action is a small Trockyist political party that most recently ran Christopher Hutchinson for U.S. Congress from Connecticut’s 1st district, whose campaign received 955 votes, or 0.42%. 

By Christine Marie

An extraordinary mobilization of support for abortion access in Texas last week has stimulated the imagination of reproductive justice activists everywhere.… Read more ...

LP’s New Executive Director Releases Book Introducing the Libertarian Party

IPR’s own Wes Benedict has not only been hired to become the Libertarian Party’s Executive Director, but he has also written a book introducing the LP, called Introduction to the Libertarian Party: For Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, Independents, and Everyone Else. Here is a description of the book, as found on Amazon:

Many books describe libertarianism, but very few talk about the Libertarian Party.

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John Jay Myers Writes About Syria

Found on Facebook

June 20, 2013

Our policy on Syria is simply ridiculous. For starters, it’s my belief that we created the revolution there in the first place. That it never would have happened without the help of our CIA. Now 96,000 people are dead. Dead on both sides. Both sides have acted inhumanely, but in my opinion the rebel side is mostly hired guns for the most part so obviously they acted inhumanely.… Read more ...

Campaign Commercial for John Jay Myers, LP Senate Candidate

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U. S. Senate Candidate John Jay Myers Excluded from WFAA Debate, Filed FCC Complaint

Dallas, TX – John Jay Myers, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, has been excluded from participation in a key WFAA debate tomorrow in which Ted Cruz will participate. The Myers campaign staff filed a complaint with the FCC last week on the grounds that WFAA has based its candidate invitations on partisan favoritism rather than object considerations of newsworthiness.… Read more ...

John Jay Myers for U.S. Senate, TX: “Government Backwards” video

John Jay Myers speaks to 400 attendees at the Hogg Auditorium at the University of  Texas at Austin. The Libertarian Longhorns sponsored the event, which led with Gary Johnson for President. John Jay Myers is the Libertarian nominee for U.S. Senate, TX, and serves on the Libertarian National Committee.

His speech is divided into ten videos, but set to play all the way through when you click the first link.… Read more ...