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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Level the Playing Field Files Brief in U.S. District Court in Debates Case

Ballot Access News On August 8, Level the Playing Field filed this brief in Level the Playing Field v Federal Election Commission, 1:15cv-1397. This is the case that argues that the FEC has improperly and unlawfully permitted the Commission on Presidential Debates to limit the general election presidential debates to the Democratic and Republican nominees. Next, U.S. …

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TLR: Can Liberty Take Hold in NY Governors Race?

by Elliot Axelman (guest post) In November of 2018, New Yorkers will go to the polls faced with a choice: They can choose to re-elect a governor who has kept NY’s economy in last place for the past 8 years, they can elect a Republican who will surely campaign on an anti-Cuomo platform and then endorse …

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Libertarian Takeover: More Lawmakers Are Ditching The Major Parties

by Jay Stooksberry in Campaigns Jul 5, 2017 Getting elected as a third-party candidate is no easy feat in the United States. In fact, the deck is so stacked against alternative candidates — courtesy of gerrymandered voting districts that favor one of the major parties, ballot access laws that make it impossible for third parties to gain momentum with each passing election cycle, …

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Level the Playing Field and Other Debate Plaintiffs Ask U.S. District Court to Order FEC to Act Against Commission on Presidential Debates

Ballot Access News On May 26, Level the Playing Field, Peter Ackerman, Gary Johnson and Jill Stein filed this amended complaint, asking that the court order the Federal Election Commission to require the Commission on Presidential Debates to revise its debate invitation criteria. The case is Level the Playing Field v FEC, U.S. District Court, …

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Glenn Tells Head of Libertarian Party What Floored Him About Gary Johnson

The Glenn Beck Program Nicholas Sarwark, chairman of the Libertarian Party joined Glenn in studio Thursday to discuss the contentious 2016 election and the future of his party. Does Sarwark see 2016 as a missed opportunity for the Libertarian Party? “Absolutely not,” Sarwark said. “You don’t?” Glenn responded in surprise. Glenn and Sarwark continued a …

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Jesse Walker: Election Do-Over Poll Shows Gains for Gary Johnson, Jill Stein; No sign of third-party regrets

by Jesse Walker of Reason.com If the people who participated in last year's election could do it all again, Donald Trump would win the popular vote this time—but he wouldn't actually get more support than before. Instead, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll, many Hillary Clinton voters would now stay home or back …

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Constitution Party of Idaho: ‘2016 Libertarians Breakout; but the Constitution Party?…Not So Much’

Posted on the Idaho CP's website on December 8th, 2016 It may be appropriate here to put up comparative data for reflection. After all, this is the eve of the Constitution Party’s so-called National Committee meeting in Huntsville, Alabama (NCM-Huntsville)…erect pinkies and hors d’oeuvres and all that. No doubt, cream puffery will be the whole of the menu. It is doubtful, given experience, that meaningful introspection …

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Bernie Sanders, Evan McMullin, and Jill Stein All Set New Records for Write-in Totals in Various States

Ballot Access News In many states, a new record was set this year for write-in presidential candidates. Probably if all states would count all their presidential write-ins, new records would have been set in virtually all states that allow write-ins. Bernie Sanders set records in three states that counted his write-ins: in California he got …

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