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Friday | Ballot Access News

New Hampshire Legislature Defeats Bill to Ease Ballot Access, and...

On April 15, the New Hampshire Senate defeated HB 1322 by a vote of 13-11. All members of the State Senate voted.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire, US News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Huffington Post

Who are the Koch Brothers and What do They Want?

As a result of the disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court decision, billionaires and large corporations can now spend an unlimited amount of money to influence the political process.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, John McCain

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ballot Access News

South Carolina Libertarian Party Asks State Supreme Court to Clarify...

Before 2013, the South Carolina election law said that a party cannot switch from nominating by primary, to nominating by convention, unless three-fourths of the delegates to its state convention approve the idea.

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Related Topix: US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Libertarians herald freedoms

About two dozen members of the fledgling Libertarian Party met last week to hear from the commissioner candidate that will represent their party in the November election and to discuss principles near to their heart.

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Related Topix: US News, Haywood County, NC

Sunherald.com

McDaniel explains his criticism of Libertarian Party

State Sen. Chris McDaniel, who's challenging Sen. Thad Cochran in the June 3 GOP primary, sent the Mississippi Libertarian Party a lenghthy explanation of his radio show comments about Libertarians.

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Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sunherald.com

McDaniel explains his criticism of Libertarian Party

State Sen. Chris McDaniel, who's challenging Sen. Thad Cochran in the June 3 GOP primary, sent the Mississippi Libertarian Party a lenghthy explanation of his radio show comments about Libertarians.

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Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Who Hijacked Our Country

David Koch's 1980 Run for Vice President

In 1980, David Koch ran for Vice President on the Libertarian Party ticket. Every bone-headed Plutocratic rightwing idea you've been hearing over the past few years - David Koch was spewing out this exact same shit 34 years ago.

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Related Topix: US News

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Ballot Access News

Oklahoma Candidate Filing Closes

On April 11, filing for the Oklahoma primaries closed. That was also the deadline for independent candidates to file, even though independent candidates don't run in the primary and go straight to the November ballot.

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Daily Kos

Astounding: David Koch's 1980 VP Run: Kill Medicare, Social Security, Minimum Wage, Public Schools

In 1980, David Koch ran for Vice President on the Libertarian Party ticket. Courtesy of Senator Bernie Sanders' press office, the 1980 Libertarian Party platform consists of literally dozens of odious positions, which Republicans today should be called upon to repudiate.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Social Security, Law, Personal Finance, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Libertarian Party

responds to Republican weekly address on unemployment, jobs training

Carla Howell, political director for the national Libertarian Party, made a statement to Press TV on April 6 in response to Republicans attacking President Barack Obama about high unemployment.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Breakouts mean more than just politics at TXLP Convention

Hardcore, dedicated, committed Libertarian Party activists already know what to expect at the Texas Libertarian Party 2014 State Convention in Temple, Texas on April 11-13.

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Related Topix: Activism, US News, Drugs

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Ballot Access News

Arkansas Gubernatorial Poll Includes Nominees of Four Parties

This Hendrix College Poll for the Arkansas gubernatorial race included all four parties that are on the Arkansas ballot.

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Related Topix: Hendrix College, US News

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Libertarian Party backing most candidates in 10 yearsLibertarian...

The Libertarian Party of Kentucky has 17 candidates running for public office in November's election, including nine in Northern Kentucky, the most candidates that party's had in a decade.

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Related Topix: US News, Kentucky, Boone County, KY, Pendleton County, KY, Kenton County, KY

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Colorado Statesman

Colorado Libertarians nominate 41 for 2014

Colorado Libertarians nominated a record 41 candidates for state, federal and county offices last weekend at the party's state convention in Golden and party officials predicted that a recent rise in its ranks - the number of registered Libertarians in the state more than doubled over the last two years - could mean the perennial third party ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado, Drugs, Wedding, US Politics, US News, Gary E. Johnson, Gary Johnson, Republican

Examiner.com

12 best libertarian advocacy organizations

Many libertarians and libertarian -minded Americans have various organizations bookmarked in their web browsers.

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Libertarian Party grows while Republican and Democratic parties fall

Jacob and Alyona sit down with HuffPost Live Producer James Poulos, Policy Analyst David Kirby, Community Member Kathryn Delong, and Editor in Chief at Reason Dot Com Nick Gillespie to discuss the influence of the Libertarian Party on the future election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Gary E. Johnson, Gary Johnson, Republican

Philly.com

Libertarian Party picks pot activist

PHILADELPHIA'S Libertarian Party this week selected a marijuana-legalization activist on federal probation as its candidate in the May 20 special election for an at-large City Council seat.

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Related Topix: US News, Marijuana

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Recordpub.com

Explore Libertarian alternative to two-party system

Coming out as a Libertarian is more like popping up in a Whack-a-Mole hole than the more trendy "closet," but suffice it to say that after studiously gleaning information in Reason Magazine, courses from Hillsdale College and the incessant flow of knowledge from my friend, Bill, last December I took the plunge and sent for my Libertarian Party ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hillsdale College, US News, Opinion

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Libertarian Party

Montana Supreme Court blocks "top-two" measure from 2014 ballot

In a victory for the Libertarian Party, the Montana Supreme Court ruled on March 25 that legislative referendum LR 127, which would have established top-two primary elections in the state, will not be placed on the general election ballot this November.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Who is a libertarian?

Big Boi on who he voted for in the 2012 election and his thoughts on the importance of job creation.

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Related Topix: US News

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