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Libertarians Nominate Judge Jim Gray for Vice-President

Libertarians Nominate Judge Jim Gray for Vice-President

Jim Gray It’s official, the Libertarian ticket for 2012 is Johnson/Gray! With nearly 60% of the vote on the first ballot, former Superior Court Judge and marijuana legalization activist Jim Gray has been selected by the Libertarian Party as Gary Johnson’s running mate.   Gray defeated former presidential candidate Lee Wrights, who won the support of […]

Johnson Wins Libertarian Presidential Nomination on First Ballot

Johnson Wins Libertarian Presidential Nomination on First Ballot

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson has won the Libertarian Party’s nomination for President. “I am honored and I just want to pledge that no one will be disappointed. We’re going to grow the Libertarian Party.” said Johnson. The ex-governor won roughly 70% of the vote at the convention, easily fending off a challenge from […]

Time Capsule: Goldwater Slaughters Stassen in Indiana Primary

Time Capsule: Goldwater Slaughters Stassen in Indiana Primary

Arizona’s Barry M. Goldwater swept all 32 of the state’s delegates in overwhelmingly winning Indiana’s winner-take-all primary on this day in 1964. In winning his third primary of the year — and his second in three days — Goldwater demolished perennial candidate Harold E. Stassen by a margin of 267,935 to 107,157.  Frank R. Beckwith, […]

Leading Candidates Debate for Libertarian Nomination on Eve of Vote

Leading Candidates Debate for Libertarian Nomination on Eve of Vote

On Saturday afternoon, delegates at the Libertarian National Convention will choose candidates for President and Vice-President. As has become tradition, the leading candidates for the nomination met for a debate the evening before the vote. If you were looking for fireworks and personal insults, you tuned into the wrong show. Televised nationally on C-SPAN, the […]