An oral history of the Libertarian Party
Trump rallied his base, but could not convince Libertarians and Greens to come his way
"I like a lot of what she has to say," the former Libertarian Party presidential candidate tells Reason.
The 2008 Libertarian Party presidential ticket continues to run interference for the embattled Republican president.
Dave Smith and Nicholas Sarwark debate the 2016 Libertarian Party ballot, what constitutes success in an election, and how to effectively share libertarian principles.
Dave Smith and Nicholas Sarwark debate the 2016 Libertarian Party ticket, what constitutes success in an election, and how to effectively share libertarian principles.
Bernie, Kamala, and Probably Beto Raised More Money in the First Quarter Than Gary Johnson Did During Entire 2016 Campaign
Sobering reminder for all current and future Libertarians: A previously unknown mayor from a midsized Indiana college town will soon shatter the high-water fundraising numbers for America's third party.
Where does political libertarianism go after the midterms?
L.P. contenders in Indiana, Nevada, and Missouri are beating the spread between Democrats and Republicans. Gary Johnson is right behind them.
Two new surveys this week show the Libertarian fading fast in New Mexico, though his overall polling average remains at 17%.
If hatred is the country's main political motivator these days, you might as well lean into it.
To which many Libertarian Party enthusiasts might respond, So you're saying there's a chance?
Libertarian haul is still dwarfed by the Democrat's, though a Rand Paul-friendly PAC is kicking in $2 million.
It's running strong candidates in toss-up races in a historically tight election year, yet America's third party still finds itself routinely left off polls.
Having a "one-punch" option to choose every candidate from a political party alters election results, changes politicians' behavior, and reinforces the advantage of the locally dominant party.
Last-minute Democrat-assisting reinstatement of "one-punch" balloting is struck down by the New Mexico Supreme Court
The former Ron Paul delegate, current state senator, and underdog to unseat independent Angus King says Johnson "would be one of the best U.S. senators."
The libertarian Republican explains why New Mexico's voting change is "primarily a scheme to unfairly benefit the major party establishments."
Democratic secretary of state in heavily Democratic state unilaterally changes voting rule in a way that favors Democrats (and punishes Libertarians). Republicans say they'll sue.
The "libertarianish" Republican becomes first major GOP figure to bypass his own party and back the Libertarian challenger to New Mexico's Democratic incumbent.
More New Mexico Republicans favor the Libertarian than their own candidate for U.S. Senate.
What could go wrong with federalizing the corporate charter process and putting bureaucrats in charge of long-term business thinking?
"Am I going to be the most hated guy, or am I going to be the future of politics if I'm elected?" wonders New Mexico's now-official Libertarian candidate for the U.S. Senate.
As the fundraising gears up, the two-time Libertarian presidential candidate has until Aug. 18 to decide whether to run for U.S. Senate. Meanwhile, Republican Mick Rich is emphatic about not dropping out.
Aubrey Dunn, the highest-ranking Libertarian elected official in the country, drops out of the New Mexico Senate race to make way for a two-time governor/presidential candidate who five months ago said he was "done with elected political office."
The former New Mexico governor got nearly 10 percent of the presidential vote there as a Libertarian in 2016 and has recently said Libertarians need "a success story."
The antivirus-software pioneer is flying the crypto flag, while the adult actress is running on weed, Net Neutrality, and #MeToo.
The 2016 Libertarian presidential candidate on "Aleppo," Donald Trump's unexpected good points, and why Hillary Clinton's trolls were worse than Russian ones.
What does the future hold for libertarians?
As Ed Gillespie pulls within three percentage points of Ralph Northam, attention turns toward the mild-mannered intellectual property lawyer looking to follow in Robert Sarvis's footsteps.
But registered voters, total donations to the Party remain strong even in the face of historically large loss of members for post-presidential election year.
Trump is 'the best recruiting tool for the Libertarian Party we've ever had.'
Johnson's lawyer vows to fight on with the case, claiming today's decision does not properly address their complaints.
Jack Hunter slams GarJo and Charles Peralo defends, while L.P. officials scheme and Austin Petersen prepares for a "special announcement."
The Libertarian Party nominee is back, ready to fight policies that are "insane," "nationalist," and "doomed to fail" with his Our America Initiative.
Salon Mostly Agrees With LP Leader Nicholas Sarwark That 3rd Parties Are Necessary and Poorly Treated
Interviewer finds it offensive that Sarwark compares treatment to that of pre-Civil Rights blacks and women, but...
No sign of third-party regrets
The Commission on Presidential Debate's 15 Percent Polling Criterion Must Go, Argues Lawsuit from Gary Johnson
A hearing in Johnson's case was held today in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, insisting that the Debate Commission in collusion with the major parties are violating antitrust law when it comes to "political markets."