Robert Sarvis, the record-setting Libertarian vote-getter, has just endorsed Gary Johnson’s campaign for President.
Here is the official press release from the Johnson campaign
Record-setting Libertarian vote-getter Sarvis endorses Gary Johnson for LP Pres nodMarch 1, 2016, Santa Fe, NM — Robert Sarvis, the record-setting Libertarian statewide vote-getter today endorsed fmr. New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson for the Libertarian Party’s (LP) presidential nomination. The endorsement was released via a post on Sarvis’ Facebook page.Sarvis earned record-setting mainstream media coverage and vote-totals for governor of Virginia, 2013’s nationally-watched statewide election.The vote Gov. Johnson earned in 2012 as the LP’s presidential candidate also set a Libertarian Party record for the highest popular vote won in the party’s electoral history.In making his endorsement, Sarvis cited Johnson’s experience as a two-term fiscally responsible governor of New Mexico, and his ability to earn wide mainstream media coverage, through which he can reach and win the votes of libertarian-leaning Americans.Sarvis said “when it comes to the choice of who the nominee should be, the answer is obvious.“Our nominee must proselytize for freedom to non-Libertarians, speaking their language, not ours, and attracting them on their terms, not ours.”Sarvis concluded: “When I look at the field of candidates seeking the Libertarian nomination, only one stands head and shoulders above the rest, and that’s Gary Johnson.”