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Voter’s Guide to endorsed candidates 2016

November 4, 2016 We hope this Voter’s Guide will assist our membership and supporters in making their decisions for the November 8 general election. It's a complete listing of all LPMN-endorsed candidates running for local, state, and federal offices. This is intended to be a one-stop shop for information about our candidates, how they were

2016-11-04T21:03:16+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Voter’s Guide to endorsed candidates 2016

Star Tribune | Cash, not borrowing: Libertarians shake up Crystal City Hall

The following was published in the Star Tribune by Steve Karnowski (Asssociated Press) on October 31, 2016. When most cities want to build something — a water plant, a convention center — they borrow the money on the bond market and pay it off over time with interest. Not Crystal, a middle-class suburb of Minneapolis.

2016-10-31T16:12:25+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Star Tribune | Cash, not borrowing: Libertarians shake up Crystal City Hall

Star Tribune: Libertarian Gary Johnson charms crowd in Shakopee

The following was published in the Star Tribune by Natalie Daher on October 27, 2016. It was pro-Uber, antiwar, pro-marijuana and anti-surveillance at the leading third-party candidate's rally Thursday night in Minnesota. It was pro-miracle (for the win) and anti-border wall. It was pro-Black Lives Matter — despite a handful of boos — and anti-crony

2016-10-28T11:20:57+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Star Tribune: Libertarian Gary Johnson charms crowd in Shakopee

Joe Weverka at MN District 67 Candidate Forum

Watch this video to find out more about Libertarian candidate Joe Weverka and his plan for District 67. This candidate forum was organized by the league of Women Voters - Saint Paul, to present a discussion with candidates for the MN District 67 Senate seat, and MN House District 67A and 67B seats. The event

2016-10-27T12:57:58+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Joe Weverka at MN District 67 Candidate Forum

Billboard MoneyBomb for Gary Johnson

Billboard design to be advertised - with your help Update: Thanks to all those who contributed to the MoneyBomb. We raised $5,099. With matching funds, we are able to spend $10,198. Several billboards (see here) are going up all around the state from Duluth, Mankato, Albert Lea, Rochester and more around the metro.

2016-10-25T22:00:03+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Billboard MoneyBomb for Gary Johnson

Pioneer Press | Minnesota’s Libertarian Party strives for victory: 5% of the state’s votes

The story below was published by Brian Edwards of the Pionner Press on October 26, 2016. For the Libertarian Party of Minnesota, election victory does not rest on their presidential candidate actually winning. If the Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson receives 5 percent of the vote in Minnesota, his minor party would gain major party status

2016-10-25T11:14:38+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Pioneer Press | Minnesota’s Libertarian Party strives for victory: 5% of the state’s votes

Slowly, opposition builds against Constitutional Amendment

October 22, 2016 The promise of an "independent" and "citizens-only" commission to determine legislative pay may sound like a good idea, but increasingly, many are not being fooled. Prior to September, no organization had taken a stance either for or against the Constitutional Amendment appearing on the statewide ballot in November. That changed one month

2016-10-22T06:35:34+00:00 October 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Slowly, opposition builds against Constitutional Amendment

LPMN Vice Chair slams presidential debates as ‘illegitimate’

October 18, 2016 NOTE: While the actual election process of tabulating ballots is quite sound, the events leading up to Election Day are another matter entirely. The following op-ed commentary was submitted to the Star Tribune and MinnPost four weeks ago. Both media outlets failed to publish it, thus it is presented here. The "Commission"

2016-10-18T23:34:45+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Comments Off on LPMN Vice Chair slams presidential debates as ‘illegitimate’

Call for prime yard sign locations

Pro-Libertarian yard signs are popping up all over the state, and it's still not too late to get one of your very own! We are currently distributing regular sized signs for yards of all kinds, but would love to find some very special yards in high-traffic areas, just waiting for a big, beautiful 4'x8' sign to help us reach even

2016-10-06T22:39:51+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Call for prime yard sign locations

Star Tribune op-ed: Why I’m voting for Gary Johnson (and you should, too)

The op-ed below was published by the Star Tribune on September 28, 2016. Griffin Edwards is a St. Olaf senior from Encinitas, CA, majoring in Russian language and international development. He is currently studying abroad in Veliky Novgorod, Russia. Despite the repeated assertion that I’m just giving my vote away to either Hillary or Trump

2016-09-28T13:20:10+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Star Tribune op-ed: Why I’m voting for Gary Johnson (and you should, too)