Christina Sandefur, the executive vice president of the Goldwater Institute, doesn’t think the libertarian think tank is as influential in state government as people give it credit for.Read More »
Most Arizonans probably don’t know that their state is home to the chairman of a national political party. Since 2014, Nicholas Sarwark has chaired the Libertarian National Committee.Read More »
Libertarians are not particularly fond of regulated monopolies. We favor free markets. We disagree with regulated monopolies using captive ratepayer dollars to inhibit individual choice.Read More »
How many votes does it take win an unopposed write-in campaign in the primary election and become a contender on the November ballot?
It all depends on your political party.
The Arizona Supreme Court has rejected a legal bid to force a change in procedure on how ballots for future elections are counted and handled.Read More »
Changing legislative primaries so the top vote-getters, regardless of party, advance to the general election would cut down on polarizing legislation, make districts more competitive and further engage Arizona’s growing number of independent voters, according to a report by a nonpartisan research group.Read More »
Twenty-two Libertarians have qualified for the Aug. 24 primary election ballot, and many are hoping that the anti-incumbent, fiscally conservative sentiment that helped spawn the tea party movement could lead voters to reject the mainstream parties and vote Libertarian instead.Read More »
Arizona recognizes Green Party as official party.Read More »