LP Iowa Fights GOP Activists, Keep House Candidate On Ballot

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Via Libertarian Party of Iowa Facebook:

GOP Party operatives, including Jefferson County Gubernatorial GOP Chair Marshan Roth, recently infiltrated a Libertarian Party special convention in an attempt to block Libertarian candidates from Iowa ballot access.

The LPIA successfully blocked this effort in a hearing with SOS Paul Pate and AG Tom Miller.

The Republican Party of Iowa should spend less time attempting to use government offices as party weapons to limit competition and more time living up to its supposed mission of limiting government.

Details in the press release below:

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Author: Luke Henderson

Since joining the Libertarian Party in 2016 (after discovering Gary Johnson as a disaffected Bernie Sanders supporter), Luke Henderson has been active in the liberty movement through journalism, and political activism. At the beginning of 2017, Luke had his first piece of writing published by Being Libertarian and quickly became a contributor to the libertarian news site, The Libertarian Vindicator. Through the Vindicator, Luke discovered his passion for addressing critics of the philosophy and bringing together different factions of liberty lovers which compelled him to become an editor for The Libertarian Coalition, a forum dedicated to an open-minded discussion of libertarian ideas from all walks. After many guest contributions to Being Libertarian, Luke was asked to join the website as a contributor, where he writes his column Scoring For Liberty, which discusses sports, politics, and economics from a libertarian lens, and his Educator series that seeks to strengthen libertarian’s understanding of educational techniques and policy to better arguments against public education. Luke is one of the District 1 Executive Committeemen for the Missouri Libertarian party, and the founder of the Missouri Chapter of the Libertarian Positivity Caucus. Outside of politics, Luke is a paraprofessional for the Special School District of St. Louis, a musician, composer, and a loving husband and father.

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