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.”
After being resoundingly voted out of the party's vice-chairmanship over his comments about veterans, school shootings, and age-of-consent laws, the activist/entrepreneur throws his hat in the ring against Adam Kokesh and a presumed Bill Weld.
Incumbent National Chair Nick Sarwark, after picking a fight with Tom Woods, routs a Mises-backed challenger at the party’s national convention. Controversial vice chair Arvin Vohra also booted out of office.
Nation’s leading conservative columnist argues that the L.P. could be the only viable party in 2020 for “limited government, fiscal responsibility, free trade, the rule of law, entitlement realism and other artifacts from the Republican wreckage.”