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Libertarians gain voters, Dems lose in Alaska

JUNEAU - Libertarians have picked up the most additional voters in Alaska over the past...Democrats lost more than 400 voters. Among the categories seeing gains, Libertarians led the pack, with nearly 2,440 more voters than a year earlier...
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Fish to be Libertarian US Senate candidate

JUNEAU - Alaska Libertarians have a new U.S. Senate candidate.The Division of Elections...tight race between Begich and Republican Dan Sullivan, saying Libertarians have a right to voice their opinions and positions.
Libertarians are a legitimate party

...a recognized political party in this state. Alaskans are currently able to run as Libertarian candidates and to vote for Libertarians on ballots statewide, according to the Alaska Division of Elections. The ALP has enjoyed ballot access for years in Alaska...
Four Democrats, two Libertarians eye Don Young's U.S. House seat

...withdrawn. Now four Democrats - including two with statewide name recognition - remain in the primary race, as well as two Libertarians. Young is usually tough to beat. This year, the 33-year congressman has accumulated a campaign war chest of $1.6...
Outside editorial: Justice in the DNA

...editorial first appeared in the Los Angeles Times: Civil libertarians have a natural - and healthy - impulse to question scientific...the database? Despite the obvious advantages, some civil libertarians are wary of the technique. One objection is that familial...
My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history

...personal income tax. Obviously this did not go unnoticed by House and Senate members and they quickly determined to trump the Libertarians and repeal the income tax before the initiative appeared on the upcoming general election ballot.The special session lasted...
Begich: Senate race not about Obama

...second page by the GOP lays out the party's beliefs. The Democratic and Libertarians each had one page. Democrats detailed issues they support; the Libertarians highlighted their beliefs and candidates.The law requires that party pages...
Vic Kohring drops out of US Senate race

...parties.About 16,000 voters are registered with the Alaskan Independence Party, about twice the number of registered libertarians. There were about 133,000 registered Republicans as of early August, according to the Division of Elections.Begich's...
My Turn: Fracking: Poster child for the corporate welfare state

...through regulatory preemption of tort law or even flat out statutory caps on liability for damage. And yet self-proclaimed libertarians like the Koch Brothers and much of the right-wing libertarian think tank and periodicals establishment loudly proclaim...
Third-party candidates in Senate races worry GOP

...Obama's presidency.Third-party candidates are chiefly a worry for Republicans. Many of these long-shot hopefuls are libertarians who tend to appeal to conservative voters, who otherwise might lean GOP.Established Republicans are quick to note that...


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