Wednesday, September 24, 2014

NY LP submits 35,000 signatures for ballot access

35,000 New Yorkers Support Libertarians on the Ballot | Virtual-Strategy Magazine:

September 23, 2014 - "The Libertarian Party of New York submitted over 35,000 signatures last month to afford New Yorkers an alternative to the failed policies of the two major parties....

"New York’s Libertarian ticket will be headed by Long Island Real Estate Broker Michael McDermott for Governor. Michael is joined by fellow Libertarian candidates Chis Edes for Lt. Governor, U.S. Navy veteran John Clifton for Comptroller, Manhattan defense lawyer Carl Person for Attorney General, Grant Lally for Congressional District 3 (Long Island), Gigi Bowman for Senate District 5 (Long Island) and Mark Glogowski, Assembly District 139 (western New York). In all, twelve Libertarians filed for public office in New York State.

"Speaking for the 42 year-old Libertarian Party of New York, which defends constitutionally limited government, individual freedom, and an end to all prohibition, Gubernatorial candidate Michael McDermott stated, 'Now 12 million New Yorkers will not be limited to choosing only between the two major parties. Instead, New Yorkers can cast their votes for a balanced budget, real growth in private sector jobs, an end to the welfare state, and an end to needless suffering caused by drug prohibition.'"

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