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6:17 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Minor Parties Struggle To Make Ballot, Raise Cash

The Green and Libertarian parties are fielding gubernatorial candidates this year.

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2:38 am
Sat October 18, 2014

Two Libertarian Candidates Will Not Be On November Ballot

Charlie Earl (L) and Steven Linnabary
Credit Libertarian Party of Ohio

A federal judge has denied two disqualified Libertarian candidates access to Ohio's fall ballot.

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6:13 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Casey Says Challenging Earl's Petitions Was His Idea

The Republican operative whose petition challenge resulted in Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Charlie Earl being disqualified from the November ballot says he received help from Governor John Kasich's re-election campaign, but came up with the idea on his own.

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6:46 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Judge To Hold Hearing On Libertarian Candidates Ballot Access On Monday

A federal district judge has denied two disqualified Libertarian candidates immediate access to the November ballot.

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7:33 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Federal Judge Orders Trial For Ohio Libertarians

A federal judge has agreed to quickly hear a complaint brought by Ohio Libertarians tossed from the fall ballot. 

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6:15 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Disqualified Libertarian Candidates To Meet With Judge Today

Terry Casey
Credit WCBE Files

Ohio Libertarians disqualified from the November ballot have updated their lawsuit with what they say are Republicans' connections in the case.

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6:57 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Third Parties Noticing FitzGerald's Problems

The campaign troubles of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald have gotten the attention of undecided voters and third party officials and supporters.

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6:36 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Libertarians From Around The Country Gather For Convention In Columbus

Libertarian Party Convention workshop
Ohio Public Radio

The Libertarian Party is holding it's national convention in Columbus this week.

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6:54 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Libertarians To Meet In Columbus This Week

As Republicans and Democrats vie to attract their 2016 national political conventions to Ohio, a third party's convention will be held in Columbus from Thursday through Sunday.

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6:46 am
Tue May 6, 2014

SUPCUS Declines To Hear Libertarian Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal by the Libertarian Party of Ohio trying to get  gubernatorial candidate  Charlie Earl on today's ballot.

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7:42 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Ohio Libertarian Ballot Case In Play At High Court

Ohio Libertarians continue to fight for ballot access for their gubernatorial candidate after another legal defeat at the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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4:55 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Libertarians Appeal To US Supreme Court To Get Candidate On Ohio's Primary Ballot

The Libertarian Party of Ohio has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court after a lower court denied its attempt to get a gubernatorial candidate on Tuesday's primary ballot.

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6:48 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Judge Upholds Keeping Two Libertarian Candidates Off The Ballot

Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Earl
Credit Libertarian Party of Ohio

  

A federal judge has sided with Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted's decision to throw two Libertarian candidates off the ballot.

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6:30 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Earl And Linnabary Off The Ballot

Two Libertarian candidates for statewide office in Ohio have been tossed from the May primary ballot by the state elections chief. 

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9:51 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Hearings On Whether Libertarians Stay On Ballot

Libertarian candidates filed to run for the five statewide executive offices this year – but two had enough valid signatures to qualify for the ballot. And protests have been filed against both of them that could get them tossed off the ballot entirely. 

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7:17 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Judge Temporarily Delays Law Restricting Minor Parties Ballot Access

A judge has ruled against a law that makes it harder for minor party candidates to get on the ballot.

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12:24 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Groups Lining Up To Oppose Bill Limiting Ballot Access

The American Civil Liberties Union says it is joining third parties in Ohio in opposing a bill that sets new hurdles to ballot access.

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9:42 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Johnson's Backers Upset With GOP

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson remains on the ballot.

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