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.
The Libertarian presidential nominee is polling at 5 percent. Who are her followers?
Voting for Libertarian, Green, or independent candidates will not mean “throwing your vote away.”
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At least 100 million Americans live in states where the presidential winner is a foregone conclusion. Maybe don't reward your party for nominating candidates you don't like?
But she warns against "opportunistic people hijacking the movement.”
Ricky Dale Harrington, Jr., is running to keep Tom Cotton out of the White House.
The Protect My Ballot campaign is out to stop ranked-choice voting.
"Garrett Foster understood that libertarianism was about speaking on behalf of those who are the most acutely affected by the abuses perpetrated by an overly aggressive and unaccountable government."
The hip-hop star's wild, disjointed presentation offers both red meat and poison for right, left, and libertarian.
The "haters demographic" broke strongly in Trump's favor in 2016, but this time the group is younger, more liberal, and more likely to vote for Biden.
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Jo Jorgensen is running for the White House.
Cohen, who had been linked with parodist Vermin Supreme, identifies as an anarchist.
The Clemson psychology lecturer and 1996 Libertarian vice presidential candidate got 51 percent on the fourth ballot.
Larry Sharpe, Spike Cohen, and Ken Armstrong strategize about how to sell liberty during a pandemic.
Libertarian Party Presidential Debate Offers Choice Between All Liberty Now or Moving the Ball of Liberty Down the Field
Libertarians will decide this weekend if a message that "nothing matters more...than living in a free society" will resonate in 2020.
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Libertarian Presidential Contender Jo Jorgensen Wants To Combine Principle With Palatable Persuasion
She sees government COVID-19 restrictions as "the biggest assault on our liberties in our lifetime."
Plus: Justin Amash's quick reversal, Ronan Farrow's flaws, and more...