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By Brian Cole On Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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‘Paying their way’ into the political process matters most to Florida press

On the afternoon of Saturday, July 5, two of Florida’s biggest mainstream media organizations, the Florida Press Association (FPA) and the Florida Society of News Editors (FSNE) finally admitted, albeit inadvertently, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 12th, 2014
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Libertarian Ray Netherwood eyes Trey Radel’s Florida seat, ‘I see both sides’

Trey Radel may have brought more disgrace to Congress, but a Libertarian candidate in Florida is turning heads with his brash message appealing to both sides of the political aisle. Ray Netherwood is in a wide open More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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New poll: Lucas Overby, David Jolly race tightening for Florida House seat

A new poll shows Republican David Jolly ahead of his only contender, Libertarian Lucas Overby, at 17%, with nearly one in four voters undecided in the race for Florida’s District 13 Congressional seat. Libertarian More...

By Brian Cole On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Lucas Overby to be lone challenger to David Jolly as Democrat drops out of race

Due to an unforeseen set of circumstances in the last two days, Libertarian Congressional Candidate Lucas Overby, who had originally intended to wait until 2016 to run for the Congressional District 13 (CD–13) More...

By Guest Author On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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Why a third party vote is not a wasted vote

 It is a statement that illustrates the level of brainwashing that has afflicted an unfortunate number of longtime GOP and Democratic Party supporters. “A vote for anyone other than (insert their respective candidate More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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GOP consultant says Libertarian won debate in ’15 minutes of fame’

Just days after bashing the Tampa Tribune on their coverage of the Florida special election debate for the House of Representatives, District 13, The Dispatch discovered a GOP consultant (Chris Ingram) has a separate “Other More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 31st, 2014
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Florida Governor Race: Libertarian Adrian Wyllie targets both Rick Scott, Charlie Crist as AP media event

The Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Adrian Wyllie attended the AP media event in Tallahassee despite not being invited. Using his chance to target the current and former governors: “I don’t know what was More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Libertarian Lucas Overby discusses Florida issues headed into race with Alex Sink, David Jolly

Now that the candidates are set, The Global Dispatch set out to include the third candidate in the race for Florida’s District 13 Congressional seat. Libertarian Lucas Overby was asked to address the key issues More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Florida House Seat: David Jolly wins GOP primary, media ignores Libertarian Lucas Overby

Candidate David Jolly will be the Republican nominee in a special election to fill a vacant House seat in Florida that was held by Republican Bill Young for years. The media quickly has drilled down the election More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Libertarian Lucas Overby overlooked by Creative Loafing in analysis to replace Bill Young in Florida House race

The Creative Loafing article begins by stating “It’s Alex Sink vs. a Republican to be named later in the race to succeed Bill Young.” Sadly Libertarians still cannot get respect as Lucas Overby’s efforts More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 15th, 2013
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Bill Wohlsifer becomes first Libertarian candidate for Florida AG, challenging Pam Bondi

While the Florida gubernatorial race may make most of the headlines, the attorney general’s position is now seeing some heightened attention with Florida’s first Libertarian candidate. Bill Wohlsifer, More...

By Brian Cole On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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Libertarian Party rallies massive fundraising to get Lucas Overby on ballot

BREAKING NEWS – EXAMINER: A weekend campaign money bomb, coupled with a generous donation from the Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF) worked together Monday evening (Nov. 18) to secure Overby’s slot on the More...

By Brian Cole On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie campaign in Gainesville, ‘people are fed up with the two party duopoly’

Adrian Wyllie, Florida’s Libertarian Candidate for Governor in 2014, wrapped up a wild weekend of campaigning in Gainesville, Fla. with three stops in and around the college town on Saturday afternoon, Oct. More...

By Brian Cole On Thursday, October 24th, 2013
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Libertarian Adrian Wyllie continues Florida campaign for governor, visits North Florida

The Adrian Wyllie for Governor Campaign wrapped up a whirlwind weekend of campaigning Sunday afternoon across the northeastern part of Florida. Between Saturday morning and Sunday evening, Wyllie either hosted or More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 18th, 2013
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Libertarian candidates may be a ‘protest vote’ or a ‘spoiler’ in coming elections says Dr Susan MacManus

The most recent poll detailing an early opinion on the Florida governor race revealed Charlie Crist leading Rick Scott 41-29% with libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie third with nearly 9%. USF professor Susan MacManus More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 11th, 2013
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Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie talks Florida governor race, sees a shifts towards ‘libertarian philosophies’

The recent poll on the Florida governor race showed Charlie Crist ahead of Rick Scott 41-29% with an unlikely candidate in third: Adrian Wyllie. Adrian Wyllie gaining ground in the Florida race for governor? The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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Libertarian candidates Adrian Wyllie, John Wayne Smith offer sharp contrast for Florida Governor

The May Libertarian Party of Hillsborough County (LPHC) Monthly Meetup offered a great look ahead to Libertarian candidates in Florida and the goals of certain candidates already running for office. During the May More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
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Libertarians come up empty in Florida elections

While Floridians were watching the big national elections, 3 key Florida races for State seats have a third party hanging in the balance. Libertarians turned out to support Gary Johnson for President, but the end More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 2nd, 2012
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Presidential candidate Gary Johnson talks gun laws, for-profit prisons, FEMA, climate change and Obamacare

Former Republican governor of New Mexico and current Libertarian Party nominee is also on the campaign trail striving to get 5% of the popular vote, which would bring more federal funds for the growing Libertarian More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 19th, 2012
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Gary Johnson gives Blaze TV fans a Libertarian perspective on the debate questions

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson appeared Wednesday night on Glenn Beck’s TV network, Blaze TV, with  Andrew Wilkow to discuss his campaign for president. Photo/Gage Skidmore via wikimedia commons After More...


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