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Libertarian gubernatorial candidate speaks out in support of RCV

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — A Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor spoke out in response to a press release and inquiry made by the Illinoisans for Ranked Choice Voting (ILRCV) organization, which was issued on June 29. Grayson “Kash” Jackson, who became the party’s nominee in March and was recently ballot-qualified, More...

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By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 1st, 2018

COMMENTARY: Voter choice and candidate suppression needs to become a criminal offense

(Heartland Newsfeed) — Illinois is unfortunately known for political corruption and the suppression of voter and candidate choice. It’s been a common and deceptive practice that has been going on for More...

By Guest Poster On Friday, June 29th, 2018

GUEST EDITORIAL: More candidates + more choices = more voters

The following guest editorial was previously published yesterday by the Northwest Herald editorial board. Monday was a day of significance on the Illinois electoral calendar, but just how much significance remains More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Libertarian Party files nearly 48,000 signatures for ballot access

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Candidates, party officers and volunteers representing the Libertarian Party of Illinois delivered nearly 48,000 signatures for the statewide slate of candidates Monday morning More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Illinois third parties are in weekend time crunch to meet filing deadline

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — It is crunch time this weekend as third party candidates assemble their petition packets leading to the final day of candidate filing for the November 6 general election More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, April 5th, 2018

VIDEO: Libertarian Kash Jackson discusses his gubernatorial campaign on Chicago’s AM 560 The Answer

CHICAGO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Kash Jackson, the Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor, made an appearance on AM 560 The Answer’s Chicago Morning Answer program with hosts Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson More...

By Illinois News Network On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Judge allows lawsuit accusing Madigan of running ‘sham candidates’ to go forward

CHICAGO (Illinois News Network) — A Federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit accusing House Speaker Michael Madigan of running “sham candidates” in a 2016 election can move forward. U.S. District More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, March 24th, 2018

March 20, 2018 Primary Election Results

Please note that we still have incomplete information, due to missing election results information from statewide totals for secretary of state, state comptroller and state treasurer. 2018PrimaryElectionReturns_VoterTurnout_FINAL 2018PrimaryElectionReturns_Draft3  More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Arkansas voters confused as Libertarian candidates disappear from SoS website

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Arkansas voters are incredibly confused as Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin removed all Libertarian Party candidates except but one from the candidate listings More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Riemers enters Libertarian bid for North Dakota secretary of state

GRAND FORKS (Heartland Newsfeed) — A Grand Forks-based Libertarian, following several bids for office in recent years, launched a campaign for secretary of state in North Dakota. Roland Riemers stated that More...