SALT LAKE CITY, July 14, 2017 – Congressman Jason Chaffetz shocked the political world when he announced he was resigning prior to the end of his term, and the move was widely seen as preparatory for a run for Governor in 2020. In this heavily Republican district, several candidates have jumped into […]
LINCOLN, Nebraska, July 6, 2017 – Laura Ebke made news in 2016 when she became the Libertarian Party’s first state senator, switching parties as a member of Nebraska’s nonpartisan unicameral state legislature. Since then, she has helped passed a ballot access reform bill that ensured the Libertarian Party’s continuing recognized […]
ST. LOUIS, Missouri, July 6, 2017 – Alicia Dearn, Libertarian Party activist and lawyer based in St. Louis, has announced an exploratory committee to be the Libertarian nominee for U.S. Senate in Missouri. In 2016, Dearn sought the Libertarian Party’s nomination for Vice President. She was endorsed in that […]
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2017 – Rep. Justin Amash, R-Michigan, the only current member of Congress who doesn’t mind being identified as a “libertarian” without qualification, was the sole Republican member of the House to vote against the controversial “Kate’s Law” on June 29. The bill would seek to impose harsh financial […]
Austin Petersen, the distant runner-up to Gov. Gary Johnson for the 2016 Libertarian presidential nomination, has announced he is running in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Missouri. The move was met with a fair degree of mockery from Libertarians, including party chair Nicholas Sarwark. During his campaign for the […]
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 25, 2017 – In Utah’s 3rd Congressional District, Jim Bennett has announced his run for Congress as a candidate for the United Utah Party. (Bennett is a senior writer at The Jack News.) Bennett, who also serves as executive director of the new political party, […]
COPPERTON, Utah, June 25, 2017 – Apollo Pazella, a liberty-oriented political consultant based in Utah, announced that he will run for a city council seat in Copperton, Utah. Pazell served on the advance staff for the Gary Johnson and Bill Weld presidential campaign in 2016.
SALT LAKE CITY, June 29, 2017 – Our America Initiative launches new website with a focus on fair debates and the liberty tour in 2017. The organization also announces that they will start a new membership program. Gov. Gary Johnson, former governor of New Mexico, and former Libertarian Party Presidential candidate in […]