The New Mexico Senate race is 47%–26%–16% Democrat-Republican-Libertarian, according to the
The libertarian Republican explains why New Mexico's voting change is "primarily a scheme to unfairly benefit the major party establishments."
Proposed "independent commissions" would each include four Republicans, four Democrats, and four people not affiliated with any political party.
What does it take for a strong third-party candidate to get polled against a scandal-plagued incumbent? His own money, turns out.
The "libertarianish" Republican becomes first major GOP figure to bypass his own party and back the Libertarian challenger to New Mexico's Democratic incumbent.
"The Party of Lincoln is going to become the party of pissed off 55-plus white guys with GEDs," warns Republican strategist Rick Wilson, author of
Everything Trump Touches Dies. Also: "There's a giant market opportunity for the Libertarian Party."
More New Mexico Republicans favor the Libertarian than their own candidate for U.S. Senate.
No, the Green Party didn't "spoil" the Democrats' chance at a seat.
Neck-and-neck races in Indiana and Nevada could determine the balance of the Senate. Both feature Libertarians who have previously cracked 5% yet aren't being polled.
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 LP's move comes the same week the Green Party explicitly rejected a platform that protects sex worker rights.
The 2016 V.P. candidate is issuing endorsements, raising money, talking about what the party needs to win the White House, and tacking in a more Libertarian direction. But will he take the plunge?
Party officials split on how to deal with a member's radical rhetoric.
Friday A/V Club: A Bozo in every port
Democrat Conor Lamb declared victory this morning, but he leads Republican Rick Saccone by just 500 votes. Libertarian Drew Miller got more than 1,300.
Friday A/V Club: Before there was Arthur Jones, there was Mark Fairchild.
Neither Laura Ebke nor her cinema-loving constituents seem very scared.
White men and black women were the most likely to endorse America moving beyond the Dem-GOP binary.
The two-party system isn't responsive to consumer (voter) needs.
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.