Posts tagged: Florida

May 21 2013

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

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

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 »

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Apr 29 2013

Florida Libertarian Joseph Wendt netted 43% of vote on platform to abolish his office

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

Joseph Wendt, 2012 candidate for Florida’s Soil and Water Conservation Board, netted the largest Libertarian Party vote total in his state, and one of the largest in the nation, running on a platform to defund and abolish the board he was campaigning to join.

“I am going to be blunt, the board is a waste of your tax dollars,” Wendt wrote on Read more »

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Apr 28 2013

Reform Party Petitioning for Ballot Access in New York, Utah and Florida

Source: Reform Party

For Immediate Release – The Reform Party of the United States of America affiliates in New York and Utah are currently petitioning for ballot access. No Reform Party affiliate has successfully petitioned for access since the 2004 election cycle. Currently it is on the ballot in Florida and Louisiana, two states that do not require petitions for access. 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 02 2013

Video: Gary Johnson’s Live Free Tour at Miami University

Source: Independent Political Report



Video is of Gary Johnson at Miami University of Ohio, the first stop of the 2013 Read more »

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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 »

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Mar 13 2013

Imperato Announces Today Considering 2014 Gubernatorial Run in Florida

Source: Independent Political Report

West Palm Beach Florida (I-Newswire) March 12, 2013

[Editor's Note: Article was edited somewhat for grammar, spelling and typesetting]

[Daniel] Imperato has run on the Independent ticket and may do it again.

Imperato responds to claims made against him, says that any one can suit any one for any thing, until its proven by a court of law is hearsay and meaning less. Read more »

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Mar 11 2013

Green Party Statement On Second Anniversary Of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Source: Green Party (GP.org)

On the second anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident, the Green Party of Florida expresses condolences to Japanese victims of this ongoing disaster, and solidarity with the people of Japan who have mobilized a growing popular movement against nuclear power.

Florida Greens welcome Duke Energy’s permanent closure of the Crystal River nuclear Read more »

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Mar 10 2013

Reform Party Candidate Cleave Drummond Announces 2014 Run for Florida’s Second Congressional District

Source: Reform Party

Reform Party member Cleave Drummond has announced he will run for Florida’s Second Congressional District’s seat in the 2014 elections, which is currently held by Republican Steve Southerland. He is the first Reform Party member to announce his candidacy for the 2014 Federal Elections. Mr. Drummond will have more than seventeen months to campaign. Read more »

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Mar 07 2013

Peace and Freedom Party of Florida: Yes, Governor Scott, It’s Working — for the 1%

Source: Peace and Freedom Party of Florida (via Independent Political Report)

The theme Governor Rick Scott chose for Tuesday’s State of the State Speech was “It’s Working.”

The Peace and Freedom Party agrees. It (Florida’s government) is working — for the privileged 1%. For the other 99% of Floridians, not so much.

Governor Scott brags that his 2013 budget increases education spending by more than Read more »

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