Can You Remain Principled While Being Pragmatic?

The short answer to this question is yes. It is very possible to remain true to the principles of libertarianism while applying a pragmatic approach. The two are not mutually exclusive. However, some candidates and leaders in the Libertarian Party will tell you otherwise. The most telling example is the Libertarian Party Vice Chairman, Arvin … Continue reading Can You Remain Principled While Being Pragmatic?

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Libertarian in Utah Advances to General Election

Austin "Arlo" Doyle, a Libertarian candidate running for Sunset City Council in Utah, received enough votes to advance to the General Election. The Primary was held on August 15, 2017. When asked about his thoughts on advancing through the Primary, Mr. Doyle said "It is a wonderful feeling to know that the residents of Sunset's … Continue reading Libertarian in Utah Advances to General Election

TRUCE Utah stance on Ballot Initiative Status

(Salt Lake City, Utah) — Upon hearing of the approval to gather signatures allowing the issue of medical cannabis to be on the November 2018 ballot, TRUCE Utah, the patient-advocacy group that educates Utahns on the facts behind medical cannabis, weighed in on the efforts. "We congratulate the Utah Patients Coalition on getting the go-ahead … Continue reading TRUCE Utah stance on Ballot Initiative Status

Interview with Robert Motzer, Candidate for Lacey City Council

Today we had the opportunity to speak with a Libertarian candidate out of Washington, running for City Council in Lacey, Robert Motzer. MV4F: Let's start off with the easiest question: why did you choose to run for city council in Lacey? ROBERT:  I chose to run for Lacey City Council because I didn't like where … Continue reading Interview with Robert Motzer, Candidate for Lacey City Council

LNC Secretary Wants to Take Legal Action Against Liberty Groups

In an email to the other members of the Libertarian National Committee, Alicia Mattson, the Secretary of the Party, sent the following: Oliver Hall's attention is requested for this email: LP Bylaws, Article 5.1, "No person, group or organization may use the name "Libertarian Party" or any confusingly similar designation except the Party or an … Continue reading LNC Secretary Wants to Take Legal Action Against Liberty Groups

Libertarian Candidate Advances to General Election in Washington

Michelle Darnell, a Libertarian candidate running for the State Senate in Washington's 48th Legislative District, advanced through the top two primary in a three way race. She will face off against Patty Kuderer, a Democrat, in the General election. Miss Darnell received 23.66% of the primary vote. This places the Libertarian Party one step closer … Continue reading Libertarian Candidate Advances to General Election in Washington