Party activists reflect after both a disappointing midterm and an energizing Jeff Hewitt win
Where does political libertarianism go after the midterms?
The L.P.’s biggest 2018 winner wants to tackle California’s public sector pension crisis head-on
Running a campaign that stressed small-government values over the Libertarian Party label, the incumbent was still unable to prevail.
“Voters care more about party than literally anything else."
Wisconsin, Georgia, and even Alaska are among the 8 states where Libertarian candidates are polling more than the margin between Republicans and Democrats
L.P. contenders in Indiana, Nevada, and Missouri are beating the spread between Democrats and Republicans. Gary Johnson is right behind them.
Polling uncertainty and a surge in voter enthusiasm could make tomorrow an embarrassing day for many in the political class.
Montana L.P. candidate Rick Breckenridge says he was misinterpreted by a reporter.
2016 L.P. veep runner-up set to shatter the 50,000-vote threshold needed to make Libertarians a ballot-qualified party for the first time in state history
The Libertarian Party's candidate for governor speaks out.
"Fishman would bring a sorely needed independent streak to the office," the paper editorializes.
Weird new wrinkle for the purported "spoiler" in a toss-up race
Republicans and Democrats hate each other. They love their own power even more.
The New Mexico Libertarian Party's candidate for U.S. Senate trails incumbent Democrat Martin Heinrich (40%) and GOP novice Mick Rich (28%).
In one of the country's highest-profile campaigns, featuring Democratic heartthrob Stacey Abrams vs. Trumpian Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Ted Metz is likely pulling enough votes away to force a runoff.
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?
There is no excuse to exclude high-performing Libertarians (or Greens) from “neck-and-neck” races
Libertarian haul is still dwarfed by the Democrat’s, though a Rand Paul-friendly PAC is kicking in $2 million.