"I believe in empowering the individual and limited government. I chose to become a Libertarian on my registration because it spoke to who I was."
If Joe Manchin or Larry Hogan thinks he’ll be elected on a No Labels ticket, he’ll be sorely disappointed.
No amount of third-party/RFK Jr. shaming can erase the fact that Joe Biden is a weak and unpopular incumbent.
Will the Beaver State join Maine and Alaska?
Voters deserve much of the blame for this unnecessary mess.
New York's Libertarian and Green Parties Petition Supreme Court Over New York's Restrictive Ballot Access Laws
The third parties think the new ballot restrictions meet no legitimate state interest besides guaranteeing Democrat and Republican hold on government.
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After a bruising Senate loss, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is open to alternatives.
The Libertarian—who polled as high as 6 percent in the past 8 days—thinks Republican Masters is "gonna be one of us" in the Senate.
The State Board of Elections has allowed the Green Party to register as an official political party amid a signature validity dispute plaguing its House and Senate candidates.
Andrew Yang's rebooted Forward Party glosses over Americans’ conflicting values and preferences.
Good intentions, bad results.
McMullin ran a third-party campaign for president in 2016.
”We stand for repealing the entire Progressive Era,” says Smith.
The election serves as a trial run for Alaska's new voting process, which could be a boon for third-party candidates.
Having to collect as many as 20,000 signatures for a House race was not considered a "severe" burden by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Millions rejected choosing any alternative to Gov. Newsom. Did they “throw their vote away?” Of course not.
Live-and-let-live political types are stuck between cultists and totalitarians.
Renew America Movement co-founder Miles Taylor vows, "We will split the vote and sink him."
A social media struggle in the New Hampshire L.P. fractured a state party and triggered a national meltdown.
Anti-Trump Republicans have yet to win an intra-party fight. And launching third parties are for marathoners, not sprinters.
Three reasons to be skeptical about Evan McMullin's latest political initiative.
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The president could form a sizable splinter party if he's serious, but GOP defectors would have major ballot-access issues. Might they take over a smaller party instead?
Which leaves the U.S. without a major party even slightly inclined to leave people alone to manage their own affairs.
Burt won against an incumbent Democrat in Wyoming on a platform of gun rights, educational innovation, and a more diversified economy.
Third-party voters tend to sit out elections without third-party choices.
The Libertarian presidential nominee is at 1.14 percent, has 1.58 million votes, and is ahead of all third-party candidates in every state. She's also beating the Trump-Biden spread in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Nevada.
And in a three-way race for governor in Indiana, Libertarian Donald Rainwater gets more than 13 percent and wins more than 20 counties.
Meet Brock Pierce, the Drug-Legalizing Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur on the Presidential Ballot in 16 States
"I obviously identify with and resonate with and connect with my libertarian brothers and sisters on so many levels," says the controversial former child actor.
Jo Jorgensen: 'Requiring People To Vaccinate Their Children Is One of the Most Egregious Things That the Government Can Do'
The Libertarian ticket is campaigning against lockdowns, vaccine mandates, and the World Health Organization, in addition to the usual taxation, prohibition, and war.
LDS disaffection could help swing Arizona blue.
Ricky Dale Harrington is polling at 38 percent in a two-way race against one of the leading voices of the GOP's ascendant authoritarian nationalism.
Two November ballot initiatives would introduce ranked-choice voting in two more states.
"If it were me, I would certainly put my nominee forth," Jorgensen says. Partisan bickering over the confirmation process is just "politics as usual."
Lindsey Graham just dodged a third-party bullet, but there are a handful of other tossup Senate races where third-party candidates could exceed the major candidates' margin.
While establishmentarians continue to push two-party conformity, there remains little evidence that other parties are having any sort of "spoiler" effect.
Major-party politicians avoid tax simplification almost as aggressively as the rich avoid taxation, argue the Reason Roundtable panelists.