Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson and his running mate Bill Weld earned more than 4.46 million votes this November, the best a Libertarian tiicket has ever done. But the Libertarian Party fail this year? Brian Doherty and Matt Welch write in the new issue of Reason: For the first time, the L.P. Show More Summary
The controversial Libertarian Party vice presidential pick Bill Weld was enigmatic to the end. Matt Welch writes in the latest issue of Reason: Two days before the election, and just minutes before a Gary Johnson rally at Colorado Christian...Show More Summary
Objectively speaking, 2016 was the Libertarian Party's best year ever. It was also a savage disappointment. On the positive side, the presidential ticket of two former Republican governors, Gary Johnson of New Mexico and William Weld...Show More Summary
Reason Editor-in-Chief Katherine Mangu-Ward received a commemorative Johnson-Weld 2016 Libertarian Party Presidential Campaign plate in the mail. https://twitter.com/kmanguward/status/801153109393285120 Yoni Mazuz wonders: https://twitter.com/yonatron/status/802193778182332416 The Libertarian moment of enlightenment is when you realize it's a giant ashtray.
Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball: “Ultimately, what happened to Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party and Jill Stein of the Green Party is what happens to most third-party candidates: They fade at the end. Johnson flirted with 10% national support for [...]
Ensconced in the deep-blue state of California, James Poulos cast his presidential ballot for Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson. In a new column for Reason, Poulos explains: I did so for one big reason—almost for one reason alone. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton was not the only presidential candidate to lose to Donald Trump on Tuesday. Joining her were minor party and independent candidates, including Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein....Show More Summary
CNN: Neither Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson nor the Green Party’s Jill Stein managed to make a dent in the Electoral College, but they did post a significant enough showing in several states arguably to help elect Donald Trump. Trump … Continue reading ?
Supporters of Gary Johnson gathered in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tuesday to celebrate the end of the 2016 presidential campaign and a record-breaking vote total for the Libertarian Party. The former New Mexico governor and his running...Show More Summary
Click Here for Election Results Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson probably isn't going to walk away with the presidency tonight, but...
You could argue this was the year every major and minor party fumbled with their selection of presidential nominees. The flaws of Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump have been argued at length. The Green Party nominated...Show More Summary
Gary Johnson has seen his poll numbers fall sharply in the final weeks before Election Day, but as he and the Libertarian Party shoot for the benchmark of 5 percent of the vote nationally, there could be an unseen and still uncounted boost from an unlikely source — marijuana. Show More Summary
Bill Weld, the vice presidential hopeful on the Libertarian Party ticket, said Sunday that he sees a stark contrast between the candidates on the top of the two major-party tickets. Republican nominee Donald Trump is “totally unfit to be president of the United States,” Weld, a former Republican governor of Massachusetts, said on CNN’s “State […]