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Cutler Gaining Ground in Maine Governor’s Race, Now Polling at 20%

Cutler Gaining Ground in Maine Governor’s Race, Now Polling at 20%

Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is moving up in several recent surveys of Maine voters, topping 20% in a poll out today from the Portland firm Pan Atlantic/SMS. The numbers are 35% for Republican incumbent Paul LePage, Democrat Michael Michaud draws 34% and Cutler has […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Wyllie Files Federal Lawsuit Over Debate Exclusion

Wyllie Files Federal Lawsuit Over Debate Exclusion

  Adrian Wyllie, the Libertarian candidate for Governor of Florida, has filed a Federal lawsuit aimed at forcing his inclusion in a debate scheduled for October 15, 2014 at Broward College.  The suit that debate organizers’ criteria was set arbitrarily and in a manner to specifically […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 1 comment ·
New Poll Puts Libertarian at 13% in Florida Governor’s Race

New Poll Puts Libertarian at 13% in Florida Governor’s Race

Republican polling firm 0ptiumus has released a survey showing Libertarian nominee Adrian Wyllie climbing to 13% in the Florida governor’s race. “This week, the two candidates stayed neck and neck, and the only ‘mover’ in the race was Wyllie, who showed gains just outside the […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Georgia Libertarian Scores Big Endorsement from Republican Mayor

Georgia Libertarian Scores Big Endorsement from Republican Mayor

Dalton is a city of about 33,000 residents located in Northern Georgia. David Pennington, the mayor of Dalton, has just endorsed Libertarian Andrew Hunt for governor. This endorsement is significant both because Pennington is a Republican mayor of a fair sized city, and because Pennington […]

by · October 5, 2014 · 3 comments ·
Andre Marrou, courtesy of Marc Montoni

Video: Andre Marrou on Larry King Live in 1992

When you think of “Larry King Live” and the 1992 election, your mind immediately goes to Ross Perot’s many appearances.  But another third party candidate appeared on all 51 ballots and also made an extended appearance on Larry King. That man was the Libertarian Party’s […]

by · October 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Congressman Mounts Write-In Campaign After Primary Defeat

Congressman Mounts Write-In Campaign After Primary Defeat

Michigan Congressman Kerry Bentivolio was defeated by attorney David Trott in a Republican primary landslide back in August, but he’s not hanging it up just yet. The one-term Bentivolio, who was elected in 2012 after Congressman Thad McCotter failed to submit enough valid signatures to earn a […]

by · October 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Greg Orman Slams Both Major Parties in New Campaign Spot

Greg Orman Slams Both Major Parties in New Campaign Spot

Independent U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman released his latest television ad this week, targeting both Democrats and Republicans as the source of America’s problems and gridlock. “If you listen to Pat Roberts and his Washington buddies, they’ll tell you that President Obama and Harry Reid are […]

by · October 2, 2014 · 1 comment ·
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 · 6 comments ·
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 ·
Rent Party Gets Evicted From New York Ballot

Rent Party Gets Evicted From New York Ballot

The petition that placed the Rent is 2 Damn High Party on the New York ballot for Governor has been held as invalid, according to a report from Ballot Access News. The state also removed the Life & Justice candidate Michael J. Carey. Jimmy McMillan, […]

by · September 28, 2014 · 0 comments ·