Category: Libertarian Party 2014 Elections

Nov 26 2013

Libertarian and former lawmaker Charles Earl running for Ohio governor aims to reduce personal, business taxes to ‘zero’

Source: Libertarian Party (

Charles Earl, a former Republican representative in the Ohio General Assembly who switched his party affiliation to Libertarian in 2010, is running for governor in Ohio in 2014 to advance personal freedom and constitutional government.

Earl told the Sandusky Register, “We aim to reduce business and corporate taxes to ‘zero.’ Therefore, no large corporate Read more »

May 21 2013

Libertarian John Wayne Smith aims to downsize government as Florida’s governor

Source: Libertarian Party (

John Wayne Smith has ambitious plans for the office of governor of Florida: cutting taxes to the bone, eliminating dozens of agencies and offices, rescinding laws that allow the use of eminent domain to take property for private gain, and getting rid of occupational licensing schemes that prevent so many people from earning a living. And he’s Read more »

Apr 22 2013

“I Can’t Take the Loss of Liberty” or, How to Radicalize a Suburban Mom

Source: Reason (via Independent Political Report)

“I didn’t want to run for office,” says Gigi Bowman, “liberty candidate” for the New Read more »

Apr 10 2013

Video: Gigi Bowman Challenges Bloomberg’s Empire

Source: Independent Political Report

Gigi Bowman is running for New York State Senate, District 5 as a Libertarian.

Mar 27 2013

2014 Florida LP Gubernatorial Candidate Adrian Wyllie Overwhelmingly Wins Libertarian Party of Hillsborough County Straw Poll

Source: Independent Political Report

From Wyllie for Governor Facebook page:

Libertarian Party of Hillsborough County Gubernatorial Straw Poll results (3/27/13):

Adrian Wyllie^ 87%

Roger Stone* 13%

John Wayne Smith^ 0% Read more »

Mar 13 2013

Libertarian citizen-candidates learning as they go

Source: (via Libertarian Party News)

Anyone who’s ever run for elective office before knows that America’s electoral system is riddled with booby traps, landmines and incomprehensible rules seemingly put in place to prohibit regular Americans from ever running. And while most honest and sincere candidates are thrown off the ballot or never get that far to begin with, one Libertarian NY State Senate candidate is paving the way for the rest. Read more »

Feb 15 2013

Roger Stone Considers Run for Florida Governor

Source: Independent Political Report

The National Review Online ran the following story about Roger Stone and his possible political future.

Roger Stone, an infamous political consultant, tells National Review Online that he will probably run for governor of Florida.

The former campaign adviser to Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan says he wants to run Read more »

Jan 29 2013

Adrian Wyllie announces bid for Florida governor, plans to eliminate federal meddling

Source: Libertarian Party (

With the 2012 election behind us, candidates have begun preparing for races in 2014. One of the earliest Libertarian Party candidates to declare is Adrian Wyllie, chair of the Florida LP, who announced earlier this month that he would run for governor. He plans to distinguish his campaign by focusing on his plan to combat the federal government’s encroachments on state sovereignty.

“One of my highest priorities is going to be upholding the 10th Amendment, and rejecting any Read more »

Jan 25 2013

SC Libertarian Jeremy Walters comes close to major LP victory, plans 2014 run

Source: Libertarian Party (

Part of a series highlighting significant stories from the 2012 election

Libertarian Jeremy Walters was in the unique position of being the only partisan candidate on the ballot for a state House seat. On a small budget, he ran a spirited race but fell short of winning by just 3 percent of the vote, or 656 votes. Had he won, South Carolina would have become the fourth state to elect a Libertarian to a state legislature, joining New Hampshire, Vermont and Alaska. Read more »

Nov 29 2012

2014 NY Libertarian Rumors

Source: Independent Political Report

It may be early but New York Libertarians are already talking about the 2014 race for Governor.

The 2012 Senate candidate, Chris Edes, has already announced his plans to seek the LP nomination for 2014, reflected in his Chris Edes for Governor page on Facebook. In public comments, Edes seems to feel his performance in the Senate race supports his candidacy. Critics note that Edes only got 28,000 votes, well short of the 50,000 needed for ballot status. Read more »


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