Libertarian VP Nominee Jim Gray to Share his Reactions Online During Thursday's Debate

Oct. 10, 2012, Santa Fe, N.M. — Libertarian vice presidential nominee and former California Superior Court Judge Jim Gray will share his live commentary and reactions online Thursday night during the vice presidential debate. Judge Gray will be live on Google+, and will be tweeting throughout the debate. He is the running mate of Libertarian presidential nominee and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson.

The Johnson-Gray campaign has filed lawsuits to gain access into the presidential and vice presidential debates, which are run by the exclusionary Commission on Presidential Debates. Gov. Johnson hopes to be included in the second and third debates alongside Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. 

Please see event details below.

Thursday, October 11

6 p.m. PT /  9 p.m. ET, Judge Jim Gray reacts to the vice presidential debate. Participate via Google+ Hangouts here or on Twitter here

Judge Gray is available for interviews. To schedule, please contact Dianne Thorne, phone: 786-859-6407, email:


For more information about the Johnson-Gray ticket, please visit

About vice presidential candidate Jim Gray:

James P. (Jim Gray) served as a trial court judge in Orange County, California from 1983 to 2010. As a nationally known and respected author and speaker who has long advocated reform of the nation's drug laws, Judge Gray has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows, including twice on the O'Reilly Factor and an ABC News John Stossel Special. He is also the author of three books and a high school musical. Before serving on the bench, Gray was a criminal defense attorney in the Navy JAG Corp (and was awarded Vietnam Service and Combat Action Ribbons during his service), a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles, and a Peace Corps volunteer in Costa Rica. Judge Gray has been awarded two honorary doctor of law degrees, and each year the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County awards its "Judge James P. Gray Judge of the Year" award to a deserving recipient. Jim Gray is married to his wife, Grace, and has four children, including an adopted Vietnamese son.