Campaign 2014

An Interview with Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark

An Interview with Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark

Delegates to the 2014 Libertarian Party National Convention in Columbus, Ohio, elected Nicholas Sarwark of Colorado to be the party’s new chair. Sarwark has been active with the LP since 1999. He has served on committees of the national party, and as Chair of the […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Poll Shows Pressler the Stronger Candidate in Possible Two-Way Race

Poll Shows Pressler the Stronger Candidate in Possible Two-Way Race

A new NBP/NPN poll of South Dakota’s 4-way contest for U.S. Senate shows Republican Mike Rounds in a commanding lead with 39% of the vote. He’s followed by Democrat Rick Weiland at 26% and independent Larry Pressler at 24%. Former conservative legislator Gordon Howie, also […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Former GOP Chair and Gubernatorial Candidate Defects to Constitution Party

Former GOP Chair and Gubernatorial Candidate Defects to Constitution Party

Russ Millette, the former chairman-elect of the Alaska Republican Party, has joined the Constitution Party according to Ballot Access News. The controversial Millette was a Ron Paul advocate and elected party chair in 2012. In early 2013, the Alaska GOP executive committee met and voted […]

by · September 28, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Hannah Nicollet

Minnesota Independence Party Launches TV Ad, Fights for Survival

The Minnesota Independence Party needs one of their statewide candidates to capture at least 5% of the vote this year, but so far things are not looking good.  One of the weakest polling slates in MNIP history, the party is launching a television ad campaign […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Greg Orman Worth Tens of Millions According to Disclosure

Greg Orman Worth Tens of Millions According to Disclosure

Independent Senate candidate Greg Orman disclosed his personal financial holdings this week, as required by campaign finance law. The candidate’s net worth falls somewhere between $21.5 million and $86 million, most of that in the form of real estate investments. Orman’s actual income ranges from […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Minor Party Candidates Polling Well in Delaware

Minor Party Candidates Polling Well in Delaware

One Libertarian and two Green Party candidates are doing well in a new University of Delaware survey released earlier today. Both of Delaware’s incumbent members of Congress who are standing for re-election this year hold wide leads over their challengers. In the U.S. Senate election, […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Libertarian Wyllie Gaining Traction in Florida Governor’s Race

Libertarian Wyllie Gaining Traction in Florida Governor’s Race

Florida’s Libertarian gubernatorial candidate, Adrian Wyllie, is gaining ground in the latest Quinnipiac University Poll, which came out yesterday. The survey shows Governor Rick Scott leading Charlie Crist by 44% to 42%, with the Libertarian nominee in third place at 8%. Those trying to make […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 3 comments ·
Libertarian Senate Nominee Calls Voter ‘Idiot’ on Facebook

Libertarian Senate Nominee Calls Voter ‘Idiot’ on Facebook

The Libertarian nominee for U.S. Senate in North Carolina, Sean Haugh, engaged a critic on Facebook last week with disastrous results. Janna Badalian repeatedly told Haugh that he must drop out of the race in order to help the Republican candidate win. Haugh’s initial response […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Democrats Line Up Behind Progressive Party Candidate in Vermont

Democrats Line Up Behind Progressive Party Candidate in Vermont

The Progressive Party of Vermont looks well positioned to win the office of Lt. Governor this November. The party’s nominee, Dean Corren, will face off against Republican incumbent Phil Scott and Liberty Union candidate Marina Brown. No Democrat filed to seek the office and over […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Oregon Green Candidate Crashes Debate, Allowed to Stay

Oregon Green Candidate Crashes Debate, Allowed to Stay

Pacific Green Party candidate Jason Levin crashed a debate between his Democratic and Republican rivals earlier today by simply walking into the room and grabbing a seat next to the two men. The debate was taking place at the offices of the Pamplin Media Group […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 1 comment ·