Libertarian Party Will Attempt Tennessee Party Petition for the First Time

Ballot Access News On August 20, the Libertarian Party national committee voted to help the Tennessee Libertarian Party get on the ballot for the 2018 election.  This will be the first time the Libertarian Party has made a serious attempt to qualify as a party in Tennessee.  The procedure, a petition signed by a number …

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Triad residents among those tapped for posts in N.C. Libertarian Party

Winston-Salem Journal RALEIGH — The N.C. Libertarian Party has picked three Triad residents for leadership roles. Clement Erhardt of Greensboro is the party's treasurer and the slate of at-large members includes Angela Anderson of Winston-Salem and J.J. Summerell of Greensboro. Susan Hogarth of Raleigh has been named the Libertarian Party of North Carolina's new chairwoman. N.C. Libertarian officials …

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Susan Hogarth: ‘Engage! A brief note from the LPNC Chair’

Independent Political Report Email from Susan Hogarth: Fellowship, freedom, ENGAGE! The 2017 Libertarian Party of North Carolina state convention has concluded and I am writing to you as your newly elected Chair. I’m incredibly energized and excited about the prospects the next two years will bring. It was an historic convention, with record attendance and …

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Two Libertarians for Pennsylvania Local Partisan Office Defeat Challenges to their Ballot Status

Ballot Access News On August 17, two Libertarian Party candidates for local partisan office in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, won decisions in state court that they should remain on the ballot. Jennifer Moore, running for Auditor of Upper Providence Township, was originally told that she needed ten signatures, but the elections office made a mistake, and …

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‘Libertarian Party is the independent voice for NH’

-From Brian Shields, LP candidate for NH State Representative District 13- August 16 - To the Editor: The recent events in Charlottesville have left me disgusted and ashamed. Our country is better than what was on display last week. What was even more frightening to me was the echoed silence coming from many members of …

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Libertarian Party: Any white nationalists in party should resign

by Scott Powers, Florida Politics The national Libertarian Party executive director has issued a declaration denouncing racism and asking any white nationalists in the party to resign and leave the organization immediately. “There is no room for racists and bigots in the Libertarian Party. If there are white nationalists who — inappropriately — are members …

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Filing Closes for California Special Legislative Election

Ballot Access News California holds a special election on October 3 to fill the vacant 51st district Assembly seat.  The seat is in central Los Angeles.  Here is the list of the 13 candidates who will be on the ballot.  There are ten Democrats, one independent, one Libertarian, and one Peace & Freedom member. If anyone gets …

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Goat-blood drinking Orlando man had key billing for Charlottesville rally

by Steven Lemongello, Orlando Sentinel  Augustus Invictus, a former Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate from Orlando most famous for saying he sacrificed a goat and drank its blood, had an important role in the white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville on Saturday. Invictus, 34, was listed as a featured marcher for the Saturday event, which was …

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Nicholas Sarwark: ‘Nationalism and racism is a sickness that flows from weakness and lack of anything other than the privilege of birth to be proud of’

Independent Political Report Via facebook- August 12 at 8:05pm · Phoenix, AZ "I have dedicated my life to defending individual freedom. Freedom to make good choices or bad choices. Freedom to say kind things or hurtful things. Freedom to pursue happiness anyway you choose as long as you don’t hurt other people and don’t take …

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2016 LP candidate Gary Johnson Condemns White Nationalist Violence in Charlottesville

From Gary Johnson's facebook page- Racism killed people in Charlottesville this weekend. That is as un-American as it gets. In the nation our Founders created, even a tiny minority of vile and repugnant ‘demonstrators’ enjoys the right to express racist white-supremacist evil. BUT, the rest of us — the overwhelming majority — have the right, …

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