Libertarian Party

The Latest: DeWine, Cordray differ on abortion, drug issue

The Latest on the debate between Ohio's major-party gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine (all times …

Donald Trump Jr

‘I am not a communist’: Maxime Bernier doubles down on People’s Party name amid criticism

Maxime Bernier said his new conservative party — the People’s Party of Canada — has nothing to do with communism, but about putting the “power back …

Canadian News

Are There Successful Third-Party Candidates In 2018? Find Out Who’s Running In Your Area

Without options, life would be a lot more straightforward and a lot less interesting. When it comes to politics, your choices don’t stop at …

Green Party

Libertarians: Some candidates unfairly excluded from debates

The Libertarian Party of Ohio says Libertarian and Green Party candidates are being unfairly excluded from gubernatorial debates.<p>In a letter sent …

Green Party

Libertarians considering a merger with Bernier's People's Party

Tim Moen may not like the name of Maxime Bernier's new party ("a bit too left-wing for me"). He may not think the former Conservative minister's …

Canadian Politics

Shame on media, candidates for leaving me out of debates

My opponent, Fred Hubbell, recently challenged me to three gubernatorial debates. We accepted. The problem is that some media outlets decided they …

Iowa

Come to a Reason Happy Hour with Matt Welch in Austin on September 26!

I will be in town to moderate a panel at the Texas Tribune Festival featuring Libertarian Party National Chair (and Phoenix mayoral candidate) …

Bands

Debate: Libertarians Should Support Abortion Rights

One of the oldest and most heated intra-libertarian disputes is over the ability to electively end a pregnancy. Historically, the pro-abortion rights …

Pro-choice Movement

JB Pritzker, Kwame Raoul lead in new state-wide poll

Democratic candidate for Illinois governor JB Pritzker and Democratic candidate for Illinois attorney general Kwame Raoul lead their opponents by a …

Raoul

The Sun wants more gubernatorial debates so how about open ones?

In a recent editorial, “Who lost the debate? The voters” (Sept. 12), you rightfully criticize the Larry Hogan and Ben Jealous campaigns for agreeing …

Green Party

Court Rejects Johnson-Blocking Straight-Ticket Ballot Change in New Mexico

In a 5-0 decision that removes a late-breaking obstacle from Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson's insurgent Senate bid, the New Mexico Supreme …

New Mexico

Crypto for President 2020! Embracing Blockchain at the Libertarian Convention

Adam Kokesh has a flair for the dramatic, which tends to get him in trouble — usually by design. In 2011, the stocky Marine-turned-antiwar activist …

Libertarianism

Libertarian Lucy Brenton Polling at 8 Percent in Toss-up Indiana Senate Race

Something closer to the opposite appears to be happening in Indiana.<p>In an August 26–29 Marist College survey of 576 likely Indiana voters, …

Senate Race

Maxime Bernier confirms call with anti-immigrant party

Independent MP Maxime Bernier says he was unfamiliar with the beliefs of a far-right, anti-immigrant group when he spoke with its leader on the phone last week, and courted members' support.<p>Mr. Bernier confirmed to The Globe and Mail that he spoke with Travis Patron, leader of the Canadian …

Canada

Texas Libertarian gubernatorial candidate left out of debate

AUSTIN, Texas -- In less than three weeks Gov. Greg Abbott will debate his democratic challenger, Lupe Valdez.<p>While voters will of course see both of …

Government

New Hampshire Primary Election Voter Guide 2018

A statewide poll conducted in 2017 found that <b>68% of Granite Staters support ending marijuana prohibition</b>. With public support now overwhelmingly in …

Cannabis Law

Hanscomb wants to eliminate income tax, increase sales tax

Libertarian Party gubernatorial candidate says state employee pension liabilities must be lowered<p><b>By Scott Benjamin</b><p><b>Rod Hanscomb, the Libertarian Party</b> …

Income Tax

Former Oklahoma governor candidate indicted in murder-for-hire plot

A former independent candidate for Oklahoma governor was indicted for allegedly trying to hire two people to kill a Florida woman, the Justice …

Florida

Letter: Libertarian chairman fears exclusivity in politics

Are Iowa television stations really local anymore? As Libertarian Party of Iowa chairman, I have found that our local channels that are offering …

Government

Legal Mess Endures Months After Meriden Mayor Had Cops Oust Libertarians From Park

Minor political parties’ candidates must jump through hoops to get on the election ballot in Connecticut. State law requires them to submit petitions …

Government

AG’s office defends secretary of state in ballot dispute

SANTA FE — Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver’s decision to bring back straight party voting for the November election does not run counter to …

New Mexico

Listen to #1167 - Larry Sharpe | The Joe Rogan Experience | Podcasts

Larry Sharpe is a business consultant, entrepreneur, and political activist. He is currently a candidate for the Libertarian Party nomination for the …

Joe Rogan

Petitioning Candidate Mark Stewart Qualifies For Governor's Ballot

Mark Stewart, a petitioning candidate for governor, has collected enough signatures to appear on the November ballot, the secretary of the state’s …

Government

New Poll Shows Inclusion of Libertarian Candidate Helpful to Claire McCaskill in Toss-up Missouri

I have been arguing this summer, again and again, that you can't have accurate data about the status of a November 2018 electoral …

Government

Here's what you need to know to start your Labor Day

It’s Monday, September 3, here’s what you need to know to get your day started.<p>Weather: Today will be partly cloudy with a chance of a stray shower …

Labor Movement

Libertarian candidate Brewbaker jailed on harassment charges

A local Libertarian candidate remains in Polk County Jail Saturday on harassment charges.<p>Chad Roye Brewbaker, 39, of Clive, was jailed Friday …

Iowa

Libertarian, Green candidates for governor want to promote parties' brands

They're rebels with a cause, an alternative choice to the monolithic Democrats and Republicans.<p>The minor-party candidates for governor, Constance …

Green Party

New Mexico GOP joins petition to stop straight-party voting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Republican Party said Friday it is supporting a bipartisan coalition fighting a move to bring back a straight-party voting option on ballots in November.<p>The state GOP said it joined other groups in filing an emergency petition in the New Mexico Supreme Court to prevent …

New Mexico

Minnesota House candidate uses n-word in campaign video

Minnesota House candidate Kyle Green, who lists himself on official paperwork as “independent-judicial reform,” has shaken things up in his …

Senate Race

Third Parties and the Senate

Gary Johnson’s run this year for the Senate seat in New Mexico could signal a productive direction for America’s third parties. Johnson was the …

Politics