Tag: Libertarian Party

Robert Sarvis denied spot in WDBJ governor’s debate

Robert Sarvis is rising in the polls, but his improved showing wasn’t enough to earn him a spot in the Oct. 24 governor’s debate being sponsored by WDBJ in Roanoke.

Gary Johnson endorses Robert Sarvis for Virginia governor

Former New Mexico governor and 2012 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson endorsed Libertarian Robert Sarvis for governor of Virginia today.

Libertarian governor nominee Robert Sarvis talks politics with Augusta Free Press

Robert Sarvis has put more than 8,500 miles on his van this summer running for governor. It might be an uphill battle for Sarvis, running as a Libertarian against well-heeled major-party opponents in Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe, but for Sarvis, 36, a native of Northern Virginia with degrees from Harvard, Cambridge, NYU and George Mason, it’s one worth fighting.

Robert Sarvis: Reaction to NoVA Governor’s Forum

I attended a candidates’ forum sponsored by four chambers of commerce in the Northern Virginia area. Despite multiple major newspapers calling for my inclusion in debates, I was not invited to participate, and Virginia voters missed an opportunity to have a truly useful forum where real solutions were discussed.

Libertarian governor nominee wows to fight for same-sex marriage

Robert Sarvis, Libertarian nominee for governor of Virginia, vows to “honor the ‘Loving Legacy,’ and lead the fight to recognize same-sex marriage in Virginia.”

Libertarian candidate gains ballot access in Pennsylvania

If Pennsylvania is indeed becoming a late-charging battleground state, the presence of Libertarian Gary Johnson on the ballot could be a factor in the effort by Republican Mitt Romney to upset Democrat Barack Obama there.

Chris Graham: Nuts and berries

Where I break with Libertarians – the economy. The stuff about keeping government out of my private life, I’m there. (Which is where I break with so-called conservative Republicans, who think it’s not only OK but encouraged for government to tell you every little thing you should be able to do in your private life.) […]

The AFP Blog – Feb. 6-8, 2009

– Bills prohibiting Virginia from complying with Federal Real ID Act head to floor of General Assembly, Friday, 9:38 a.m. – State awards contract for design of truck-climbing lanes on I-81 in Rockbridge, Friday, 9:38 a.m. – Libertarians call on Kaine to step down as DNC chair, Friday, 9:38 a.m. – DuPont Community Credit Union […]

White House ’08: Barr talks with AFP about campaign

Story by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net It had seemed for a time back in the summer that former Republican congressman Bob Barr might end up playing a spoiler role in the ’08 presidential election by siphoning off a couple of percentage points from the vote total of Republican John McCain in what had been expected to […]

Local Libertarians talk up Barr as presidential nominee

Item by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net Former Republican congressman Bob Barr is the Libertarian Party’s nominee to run for president. Charlottesville-area Libertarians are excited with the choice. “Unlike the Democrats and Republicans, whose conventions are nothing more than coronations, our convention was full of suspense and drama. No one knew who was going to win going […]