In addition to Gary Johnson’s 1.2 million votes (that’s probably where we’ll wind up) for President of the United States, at least six other Libertarian candidates won more than 1 million votes in their respective races last night.
Libertarian candidates for statewide office fared very well this evening, particularly a handful of those running for some of the more obscure statewide offices in Georgia and Texas.
Several Libertarians running for offices such as Georgia Public Service Commission, Texas Railroad Commissioner and Texas Supreme Court managed to win more than 1 million votes in their respective races. Read more »
John Jay Myers, Libertarian for U.S. Senate, won’t defeat Republican Ted Cruz who, and according to a recent poll, has an 18 percent lead over the Democrat, former state representative Paul Sadler.
But because Sadler has run half-heartedly, Myers believes his active statewide campaign has a shot at winning the most votes ever for a Libertarian for U.S. Senate in the state. Several past Libertarians brought in 2.3% of the vote in a 3-way race. Although there is a forth candidate in the race this year, a Read more »
This report is from our friends at the Tar Sands Blockade in Winnsboro, Texas, this just in. A campaign statement is coming shortly.
***UPDATE 10:30AM – In Winnsboro, Dr. Jill Stein has been arrested, taken to Wood County Jail, and is awaiting processing. The freelance reporter has been released from detainment without arrest or charge.
The Green Party of Texas this year is running an impressive field of 43 candidates this fall, from US Senate all the way down to County Tax Assessor. The Texas Greens earned full ballot access in 2010 after netting 5% in a state wide race. This year they have plenty of opportunities to do that again, and have an impact on the elections.
Here are the Green Party of Texas candidates: Read more »
As previously advanced, Green Party candidate Jill Stein brings her campaign for President of the United States to Houston today and tomorrow. The public is invited to attend the the morning and evening events listed.
Dallas, TX – John Jay Myers, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, has been excluded from participation in a key WFAA debate tomorrow in which Ted Cruz will participate. The Myers campaign staff filed a complaint with the FCC last week on the grounds that WFAA has based its candidate invitations on partisan favoritism rather than object considerations of newsworthiness.
When Mr. Myers inquired about the selection process, WFAA responded with 5 criteria used to Read more »