Sep 01 2012

Libertarians Gov. Gary Johnson, Judge Jim Gray on Ballot in DC, New York

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

With the addition of New York, Libertarians Governor Gary Johnson and Judge James P. Gray are now on the ballots in 41 states.

They will also be on the ballot in the District of Columbia, along with Bruce Majors, who is running for Delegate to the US House of Representatives. If either Gov. Gary Johnson or Mr. Majors receives 7,500 votes in the district, ballot access will be retained there for 2 years. The Libertarian Party has never Read more »

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Sep 01 2012

Ohio Voters Who Contested Gary Johnson Ballot Placement Withdraw their Challenge

Source: Ballot Access News

On September 1 (Saturday), the Ohio voters who challenged Gary Johnson’s placement on the general election ballot withdrew their challenge. They did not explain why they withdrew. Thanks to Gary Sinawski for this news.

In a slightly related development, on August 31, the U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th circuit, dismissed the Ohio legislature’s appeal of the 2011 U.S. District Court decision that put the Libertarian Party on the Read more »

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Sep 01 2012

Three Independent Candidates for U.S. House in Illinois is the Greatest Number Since 1920

Source: Ballot Access News

Illinois has 18 U.S. House seats. This year, there are three independent candidates on the ballot for U.S. House in Illinois. Three is not a big number, but it is the largest number of independent candidates on the ballot for U.S. House from Illinois since 1920, when there were also three.

Independent candidate ballot access in Illinois improved in 2007, as a result of the lawsuit Lee v Keith. That lawsuit struck down the December (of the year before the election) deadline for non-presidential Read more »

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Sep 01 2012

Alaska Libertarian Candidate for U.S. House Polls 14.8% in Six-Candidate Blanket Primary, Places Third

Source: Ballot Access News

Alaska held its primary on August 28. Alaska has a blanket primary for all parties except the Republican Party, and then there is a separate Republican primary ballot. Independents may choose either ballot.

In the blanket primary, for U.S. House, that ballot contained five Democrats and one Libertarian, Jim McDermott. McDermott polled 14.8%, placing third. Of course, because it is a blanket primary, the top vote-getter from each party advances to the general election. McDermott didn’t need to poll any Read more »

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Sep 01 2012

Link to Tennessee Official Candidate List for Federal, State Office

Source: Ballot Access News

Here is a link to the Tennessee Elections office list of candidates for November, for all federal and state office. The list is somewhat historic because this is the first time minor party candidates, with their party name, have been listed in Tennessee since 1972. For elections 1974 through 2010, many minor party candidates appeared on the Tennessee general election ballot, but none of them had their party label on the ballot. Instead they were all labeled “independent.” This is because independent candidate ballot Read more »

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Sep 01 2012

Adam Kokesh: Rooting out WAR (Wayne Allyn Root)

Source: Independent Political Report


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Sep 01 2012

GOP Accused Of Attempting To Keep Gov. Gary Johnson Off Ballots

Source: GaryJohnson2012.com

JOHNSON CAMPAIGN CHARGES REPUBLICANS ARE ENGAGING IN “SERIAL CHALLENGES” TO KEEP LIBERTARIAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE OFF BALLOTS IN KEY STATES

August 31, 2012, Santa Fe, NM — With word Friday that a challenge has been lodged in Ohio to try to remove Libertarian presidential candidate and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson’s name from the November ballot in Ohio, a senior advisor to Johnson’s campaign is charging that the national Read more »

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Sep 01 2012

Letter: “Watch the Gov. Gary Johnson speech that has Ron Paul fans raving over the Johnson Presidential campaign”

Source: GaryJohnson2012.com

Ron Nielson, Senior Advisor with the Gary Johnson 2012 campaign, sent the following letter to Gary Johnson supporters this week:

Friends,

This week, the Liberty Movement is at a critical juncture.

The Republican Establishment gathered in Tampa for its convention is doing two things: Obviously, Read more »

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Sep 01 2012

Ron Paul Supporters Warm to Gary Johnson, Not Mitt Romney, at RNC Convention

Source: PolicyMic (via GaryJohnson2012.com)

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson’s pilgrimage to Tampa to seek more small government, big liberty adherents and additional publicity is paying off, at least with a subset of November voters.

Johnson recently spoke at P.A.U.L. (now signifying People Awakening and Uniting for Liberty) Festival speaking directly to Ron Paul supporters about his vision and quest for the presidency in a bid to lure them to his side. Read more »

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Sep 01 2012

Ballot Access News August 2012 Print Edition

Source: Ballot Access News

Ballot Access News
August 1, 2012 – Volume 28, Number 3

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