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Thursday Jul 17 | Ballot Access News

Illinois Libertarians Likely to Survive Challenge to Statewide Petition

For the last four days, the Illinois State Board of Elections has been adjudicating the challenge for the statewide Libertarian Party petition, and also the statewide Constitution Party petition.


Related Topix: US News, Constitution Party

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Commentary: Third Party Candidates Slow Debates, Offer Little

The state's general election campaign really got under way Friday with a series of debates sponsored by the Arkansas Press Association during its annual convention in Hot Springs.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Tim Griffin, Mike Ross, Democrat, Mark Pryor, US Senate, US Supreme Court

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Libertarian Party

New member of the Australian senate gives knockout libertarian speech

The presentation by David Leyonhjelm to the Australian senate on July 9 is a great libertarian speech by any standard.


Related Topix: US News

Burlington Times News

Libertarian Senate candidate polls in double digits

He's been called bushy-eyebrowed, not a household name, pizza deliveryman, spoiler and YouTube sensation.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Hardship for Minor Parties in PA Struck Down

Minor political parties can challenge a Pennsylvania rules that require them to shoulder the costs when major parties challenge their ballot petitions, the 3rd Circuit ruled.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joe Sestak, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, The Green Party of the Unites States

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Third-party candidates could tip scales in Alaska's US Senate race

One's a former Republican legislator who pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy in 2011 as part of the FBI's investigation of Alaska political corruption.


Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK

New poll shows bad news for GOP in November elections Columnist Katie Kieffer on why young adults support the Obama administration, and what the GOP can do to win them over.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

Florida Press risks extinction as it continues consistent candidate exclusion

Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson joins us in-studio.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Gary E. Johnson, Gary Johnson, Republican, Palm Beach County, FL, Palm Beach, FL

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Correction: Libertarian Lawsuit story

In a story July 3 about a Libertarian Party lawsuit challenging Virginia's ballot access laws, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the plaintiffs include nine former candidates.


Related Topix: US News, Richmond, VA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Could This Pizza Deliveryman Serve Up a Senate Victory for Democrats?

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is locked in one of the most closely watched U.S. Senate races in the country in North Carolina, leading slightly against Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Ballot Access News

Washington Post Article on Libertarian U.S. Senate Candidates Draws Attention

The Washington Post has this story about Libertarian candidates for the U.S. Senate, with special emphasis on the North Carolina race and Sean Haugh, the party's nominee.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, US News

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Austin running for mayor, says Sault is over regulated

He picked up 115 votes as the Libertarian Party candidate for the Sault Ste. Marie riding in the June 12 provincial election.


Related Topix: Canada, US News, Sault Ste. Marie, MI,

Washington Times

Libertarians to voters: Declare your independence from the Republican and Democratic parties

"On Independence Day, the Libertarian Party calls on American voters to declare independence from the Republican and Democratic parties, declares Nicholas Sarwark , the newly elected chairman of the Libertarian Party.


Related Topix: US News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Libertarians want Lawrence to get rid of military vehicle

Will it keep the city of Lawrence safe or is it a military weapon that has no place in a local police department? The local Libertarian Party thinks a former military tactical vehicle shouldn't be a part of the Lawrence Police Department.


Related Topix: Lawrence, IN, US News, Marion County, IN

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Libertarian Party challenges Va. ballot laws

The Libertarian Party and nine former Virginia candidates have filed a lawsuit challenging state laws that they claim give Democrats and Republicans an unfair advantage in elections.


Related Topix: US News

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Ballot Access News

Virginia Sued Over Discriminatory Order of Candidates on the Ballot

On July 2, some Libertarian Party candidates, and an independent candidate, filed a federal lawsuit against the Virginia law that always puts the Democratic and Republican nominees on the ballot on the top-most position.


Related Topix: US News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Washington Times

Inside the Beltway

Republicans and Democrats, who pine to woo the all-important young, restless and disengaged demographic, have some serious competition for this sizable voting bloc, which now numbers about 45 million.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, US Senate, Patty Murray, Republican, Cathy McMorris

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Denton Record-Chronicle

Libertarian hopeful visits Denton

Kathie Glass, a Libertarian Party candidate in the race for Texas governor, makes a campaign stop on the downtown Square in Denton on Friday.


Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Denton, TX, Texas

Fri Jun 27, 2014

SigLib: North Texas Libertarian PAC goes national

James Gholston is a longtime Libertarian Party supporter who has consistently put his money, time and effort behind his convictions.


Related Topix: Texas, US News, Dallas, TX, Fort Worth, TX

Libertarian Party joins dispute over Senate runoff

The Libertarian Party has waded into the U.S. Senate dispute, calling for the other parties to help with Chris McDaniels examination of election books from the runoff.


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