Category: Libertarian Party 2013 Elections

Apr 16 2013

All Four Candidates for U.S. House in Missouri Special Election Invited to Participate in Televised Debate

Source: Ballot Access News

The four ballot-listed candidates for U.S. House, in Missouri’s 8th district, are invited to debate each other on May 28. See this story. The debate will be televised. The four candidates are the nominees of the Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, and Constitution Parties. The election is June 4. Thanks to Ken Bush for the link.

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Apr 11 2013

Libertarian Chris Jenner wins college board election in Illinois, hopes to slash millions in spending

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

The McHenry County College Board in Illinois has a new Libertarian member who’s ready to rein in wasteful spending. Chris Jenner, of Cary, Ill., came in second out of nine candidates, with the top three candidates winning seats on the board. Jenner netted 9,919 votes, or 15 percent, according to the Northwest Herald.

Jenner has been involved with the Illinois LP for more than a decade, and recently Read more »

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Apr 10 2013

Joe Lhota Will Decline Libertarian Party Nomination; Won’t Co-Star With Kristin Davis

Source: New York Daily News (via Independent Political Report)

Republican Joe Lhota may appear on Libertarian Party petitions alongside “Manhattan Madam” Kristin Davis, but he won’t be showing up on the ballot as her running mate.

Joe Lhota did not seek the Libertarian line and he will not accept it,” spox Susan Del Percio emailed the Daily News this morning in response to a story about the party endorsing Lhota for mayor at its convention Tuesday night. “While he cannot stop this Read more »

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Apr 10 2013

Joe Lhota And Kristin Davis: NYC’s 2013 Libertarian Party Ticket?

Source: New York Daily News (via Independent Political Report)

The Libertarian Party has endorsed Republican Joe Lhota for mayor — but it’s not clear if he wants their line.

By accepting the nomination, Lhota would end up on the ballot alongside former “Manhattan Madam” Kristin Davis, who did time at Rikers Island after pleading guilty to promoting prostitution in the Eliot Spitzer sex scandal. Read more »

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Apr 08 2013

Malterer for city council seeks cuts in business permitting, property taxes

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

On Tuesday, April 9, voters in New Port Richey, Fla., will head to the polls to fill two city council seats.

Out of the seven candidates who have qualified for a spot on the ballot, the top two vote-getters will be elected. Those interested in shrinking the size of government and putting an end to “business as usual” politics will have a choice they can get Read more »

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Apr 08 2013

Kansas Libertarians Ogle and Coen garner impressive vote totals in city elections

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Michael Ogle wins 32% of vote in run for Topeka mayor

On April 2, Libertarian Michael Ogle won an impressive 32 percent of the vote in his race for mayor of Topeka. He based his campaign on performance-based budgeting to eliminate wasteful spending, removal of barriers that make it harder for businesses to be successful, and assurance that property rights would not be infringed upon by Read more »

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Apr 01 2013

Michigan to Hold Four-Party Special State Senate Election on May 7

Source: Ballot Access News

Michigan holds a special election to fill the vacant State Senate seat, 27th district, on May 7. Four parties entered the race. The nominees are: Democratic Jim Ananich; Republican Robert Daunt; Green Bobby Jones; Libertarian Robert Nicholls. The district is centered on Flint. Last time this race was up, in November 2010, the Democratic Party nominee had defeated the Republican and Libertarian nominees. Thanks to Michael Read more »

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Mar 27 2013

Virginia Libertarians May Nominate a Candidate for Governor

Source: Ballot Access News

Robert C. Sarvis, a Virginia Libertarian, hopes to become the Libertarian Party’s nominee for Governor this year. Of course, he will need 10,000 valid signatures by mid-June, and he has not yet received the party’s nomination. The Virginia Libertarian Party has only once before had a gubernatorial candidate, in the 2001 election. The only other minor party that has had a gubernatorial nominee on the Virginia ballot in Read more »

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Mar 25 2013

Libertarian Daniel Fishman Withdraws Campaign For Special Massachusetts Senate Election

Source: Independent Political Report

Daniel Fishman was running as the Libertarian Party candidate for the Massachusetts special senate election triggered by former Senator John Kerry’s resignation to become Secretary of State. The election will be held on June 25th. Fishman, who ran for U.S. Congress in a close three-way race in 2012 and received 4.5% of the vote, announced on his website yesterday that he is ending his campaign. Read more »

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Mar 22 2013

Update on 2013 NYC Mayoral Race

Source: Independent Political Report

IPR has received information that Carl Person has sought and received the endorsement of the Reform Party for Mayor of NYC in 2013. Person, who sought the Libertarian Presidential nomination in 2012 and was the Libertarian nominee for New York State Attorney General in 2010, allegedly sent the following proposed press release to the Reform Party: Read more »

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