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Gary Johnson Sign-Waving Day, October 24th & 26th


Gary Johnson supporters from coast to coast are invited to the Nationwide Gary Johnson Sign-Waving Day, on Wednesday, October 24th AND Friday, October 26th. Grab your Gary Johnson signs, find a busy street corner in your home town, and wave your support for Liberty!


Now is the time to get as much exposure as we can. We want this to be a huge, coast-to-coast event! Invite your friends, bring food, and have fun! The nationwide Gary Johnson Sign-Waving Day will work as follows:


  • Pick a high traffic area, like a downtown street corner at rush hour. Alternately, you can hang homemade banners and signs on highway overpasses.



  • Create an event on Facebook to organize a time and place to meet in your area. Try to have a number of locations across your city or state!



  • Wave yard signs, posters, any homemade signs you'd like, and make noise, noise, noise!



    • Please take pictures of your sign-waving event and share these pictures to social media!


As an added bonus, we ask everyone to email their creative pictures from nationwide Gary Johnson Sign-Waving Day to


The best, most creative pictures will be used in an official campaign video, and will be shared on Gov. Johnson's social media! 


So get out there, make some signs, and make some noise!











Gary Johnson Shut Out of Second Presidential Debate, But Polls Show He May Swing Election 2012


October 16, 2012


By Jake Horowitz


Johnson only has small support nationwide in the presidential polls, but he enjoys a dedicated following of young people and former Ron Paul supporters, enough to actually make a difference in election 2012. He is on the ballot in almost every state (not Michigan or Oklahoma), so he has the potential to have a major impact on either Obama or Romney's chances.


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Larry King to moderate third-party presidential debate


October 17, 2012

LA Times

By Meredith Blake


Larry King will moderate a debate among the third-party presidential candidates on Oct. 23, the Free and Equal Elections Foundation announced on Tuesday.


The debate, which will be held in Chicago, will feature Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, Green Party candidate Jill Stein, Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode, and Rocky Anderson  of the newly formed Justice Party.


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NPR's Planet Money Endorses Gary Johnson for President


October 19, 2012

By Ronald Bailey


Not exactly, but more closely than one might expect. The producers of Planet Money are running a terrific series in which they asked a panel of economists whose views span the political spectrum what policies they think the perfect presidential candidate should adopt. It turns out that a lot of them echo the policy proposals of Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson.


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Gary Johnson urges voters to support candidate ‘we believe in’


October 19, 2012

Laramie Boomerang

By Joshua Roberts


The campaign for Gary Johnson, a Libertarian presidential candidate, touts his agenda for the U.S. as putting a stop to frivolous spending, ending wars and rebuilding America.


The former two-term New Mexico governor stood before a crowd Thursday night at the University of Wyoming wearing a T-shirt with a peace symbol on the front and surrounded by signs describing him as “the people’s president.”


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Gary Johnson’s third-party presidential bid: A real factor or just a footnote?


October 19, 2012

The Washington Post

By Sean Sullivan


Gary Johnson, the Republican-turned-Libertarian Party presidential candidate, won’t come close to matching the vote totals of President Obama and Mitt Romney next month. Nonetheless, he’s a variable in a handful of battleground states that could determine the outcome of the election. 


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Gary Johnson wants to "shout from the rooftops" that Colorado can change the world


October 22, 2012

Denver Westword

By Sam Levin


Election day is rapidly approaching and it couldn't be clearer in Colorado where residents are bombarded with nonstop ads and weekly traffic jams due to Obama and Romney rallies. But those two aren't the only presidential candidates showing the state some love. 


Gary Johnson, the Libertarian pick, stopped here Friday -- and shared with us his predictions for November 6 and his hopes for the state's marijuana amendment.


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Frightened Republicans Try To Shut Down Election Competitors


October 22, 2012


By Doug Bandow


The Republican Party claims to believe in freedom.  But not really.  Certainly not if that means being able to vote for someone who truly believes in liberty.


Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, a Republican who cut spending while advocating legalization of marijuana, originally ran for the GOP presidential nomination. But most of the debate organizers refused to let him join the largely undistinguished candidate herd which included another unknown former governor (Jon Huntsman) and a businessman with no political experience (Herman Cain).


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Larry King hosts third-party faceoff


October 22, 2012


By Mackenzie Weinger


Larry King says Gary Johnson should have been on stage with Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama — but the libertarian presidential nominee’s only chance to debate comes during the third party showdown that King will moderate on Tuesday.


The talk show host, who is moderating the Free & Equal Elections Foundation’s independent candidate debate, said he thinks any candidate who is on the ballot in at least 40 states should be invited to all the major sanctioned debates.


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