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WWNO: Libertarian Party Gaining Ground in Louisiana

(The following was originally published in WWNO.)

The Libertarian Party of Louisiana says it has hit a milestone, reaching 10,000 registered voters in the state.

That’s a tiny sliver of Louisiana’s 2.9 million voters, but Libertarian leaders take it as a sign that people are growing more dissatisfied with the current two-party system and are looking for new options.

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Crying Eagles: US Senate Candidate Barred From Louisiana Debate


(Brannon McMorris is the Libertarian Party candidate for Senate in the state of Louisiana. The following was originally published in Crying Eagles.)

He can run, he just can’t speak. Brannon McMorris, a Libertarian party candidate for United States Senator from Louisiana, said that it appeared that while his name will show up on the ballot before voters this election year, his name will not be added to televised debate in October on the Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) network. Money talks in debates, McMorris doesn’t.

As corruption in Louisiana is at an all-time high,(according to recent published surveys and reports) it appears that even the Citizens for A Better Louisiana (CABL) can be compromised. Perhaps CABL should shift it’s name around to reflect what is really going on with a new moniker like: “Citizens for A Bought and paid for Louisiana.” When an organization like CABL, whose directors claim to be non-partisan, does not present the candidates who can appear on a ballot but not to the state via the mass media, then that is called censorship.

When an organization, which claims to be for the betterment of Louisiana, is dishonest and disingenuous in it’s suppression of the truth, then it does not benefit society nor is it for the betterment of anything except the political status quo. The more that those in power want to pretend that there isn’t a third party in this country, the more stronger that third party grows. Passing itself off as state-funded, viewer-driven educational TV, LPB and it’s board of directors has merely become assimilated into the cogs and wheels of Baton Rouge corruption and “politics as usual” and the Louisiana Educational Television Authority (LETA) should be ashamed. As LPB and CABL will not serve the public interest in presenting Mr. McMorris as a candidate, we at cryingeagles.com would like to offer a platform to Mr. McMorris and have him answer five questions that are “not ready for prime-time.”

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Libertarians Storm Louisiana Ballots

Libertarian Party of Louisiana

(The following was originally published on the Libertarian Party of Louisiana website.)

Last week Louisiana candidates registered for fall 2014 elections and we are pleased to announce that Libertarians qualified to run for office across the state in record-breaking numbers! There were six federal candidates and thirteen local candidates, a total of nineteen Libertarians. The Libertarian Party of Louisiana would like to congratulate the Libertarians who qualified to run on the November 4, 2014, ballots!
  • Libertarian Federal Candidates
  • Brannon McMorris for U.S. Senate
  • Jeffry Sanford for Congressional District 1
  • Samuel Davenport for Congressional District 2
  • Randall Lord for Congressional District 4
  • Chuck Saucier for Congressional District 5
  • Rufus Craig for Congressional District 6
Libertarian Local Candidates:
  • Troy G. Broussard for Judge of 1st Parish Court Division B in Jefferson Parish
  • Chad Bourgeois for School Board District 6B in Ascension Parish
  • Denise Landry Bruno for School Board District 6A in Ascension Parish
  • Chad Bourgeois for School Board District 6B in Ascension Parish
  • Jo Ann Scott for School Board District 7 in Jefferson Parish
  • Chad Ivery Perry for Justice of the Peace Ward 7 in Calcasieu Parish
  • Michael J. Vogt for Justice of the Peace Ward 6 in Plaquemines Parish
  • Justin Bonnette for Justice of the Peace Ward 6 in Vernon Parish
  • Henry Herford for Constable of District 1 in Franklin Parish
  • Martin Wade for Constable of District 4 in Lafourche Parish
  • Justin L. Licciardi for Constable Ward B in St Bernard Parish
  • Ryan Shinkle for Youngsville City Council Division A in Lafayette Parish
  • Matthew Thomassee for Youngsville City Council Div. B in Lafayette Parish
  • William McBride for Washington City Council District 3 in St Landry Parish
Congratulations to Henry Herford of Franklin, who ran unopposed and is considered elected as Constable for Justice of the Peace in District1! Likewise, Justin Bonnette was unopposed and is considered elected for Justice of the Peace Ward 6 in Vernon Parish.
Thanks to all of our Candidates for stepping up to run for office! Thanks to all of our members who are working so hard to spread the message of Liberty and Freedom! We’re working to move public policy in a libertarian direction by building a political party that elects Libertarians to public office. Louisiana will soon be Libertarian Territory! For more information please contact Executive Director Wendy Adams at Wendy@LPLouisiana.org or call 504-654-7627.