When Pennsylvanians vote next month they won't have just
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled late Wednesday that Libertarians had obtained the 20,601 valid signatures required for ballot access. State
"The rotten Republicans in their 800-dollar suits used every trick in their playbook to try to short-circuit the democratic process and defeat us," said Tom Stevens, the chair of the Pennsylvania Libertarians, in a statement. "With little money and an army of dedicated volunteers, we stood up to the superior resources of the Republican Party, never once considering capitulation, even though we faced the possibility of a significant assessment of costs, sanctions and attorneys fees if we lost."
The Morning Call has written about both former New Mexico Gov.
While Libertarians are unlikely to receive more than a few percent of the vote, if the presidential and Senate races in Pennsylvania tighten as some polls suggest they are, shaving off a few percent could make a difference.
Because Libertarians focus on limited government, they tend to siphon votes away from Republicans. Their icon, Texas Congressman