Former presidential candidate Evan McMullin: “It’s likely I’ll run for some office in 2018”

MILWAUKEE (Heartland Newsfeed via NPR) — National Public Radio recently had an interview with former presidential candidate Evan McMullin, who ran as an independent last fall. McMullin had hinted that he may be probably run for some political office in 2018, implying he will run as an independent candidate. A written transcript of the interview More...

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By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Montgomery County Treasurer Ron Jenkins will not seek a tenth term in 2018

HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — The person who has held county office longer than anyone in Montgomery County’s 196-year history announced that he will not seek a tenth term in office. Montgomery County More...

By Colby Applegate On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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State Rep. Barbara Wheeler will not seek re-election to Illinois House in 2018

CRYSTAL LAKE (Heartland Newsfeed) — State Rep. Barbara Wheeler (R-Crystal Lake) announced Friday she will not seek re-election to the Illinois House in 2018. State representative Barbara Wheeler at a March More...

By United Press International On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Biden deflects question on 2020 run

Eric DuVall, United Press International Writer NEW YORK, N.Y. (UPI) — Former Vice President Joe Biden deflected a question about whether he will run for president in 2020, saying instead his focus is on More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Brian Shields announced run for New Hampshire state representative seat

DOVER, N.H. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Another Ward 1 resident has declared his candidacy to fill the state representative seat that was vacated last month with a resignation. Brian Shields, Libertarian Party candidate More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Arkansas Libertarians earn ballot access for 2018 ballot, urges for better access

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Heartland Newsfeed) — In a certified letter from Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin’s office Monday, the Libertarian Party has attained new party status for the fourth election More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, July 10th, 2017

Libertarian Party of Arizona loses ballot access case

PHOENIX (Heartland Newsfeed) — In a ruling made in U.S. District Court Monday, Judge David G. Campbell upheld a 2015 Arizona law that sharply increased the number of signatures a member of an established small More...