Atlanta Progressive News Interviews Amanda Swafford U.S. Senate Candidate


Amanda Swafford U.S. Senate Candidate

(APN) ATLANTA — Amanda Swafford is the Libertarian candidate for Georgia’s U.S. Senate seat also being sought by Michelle Nunn, the Democratic nominee, and David Perdue, the Republican nominee. Read the APN interview with Swafford. HERE >>>

Georgia Libertarian candidate heads to court over ballot access case

candidates-jeffamasonLibertarian candidate Jeff Amason For Liberty campaign released this statement concerning their law suit over ballot access and the certification of petition signatures.

Atlanta, GA — August 21, 2014
The Fulton County Superior Court will hear the Jeff Amason and Amason for Liberty, Inc. ballot access case on Monday, August 25th at 10:00 AM. The Amason campaign has requested that the Court compel the Elections Office to place Jeff Amason’s name on the November ballot as the Libertarian candidate for the Georgia House of Representatives from District 21. [Read more...]

Public Radio Covers Georgia Libertarian Campaigns

Listen to the report HERE >>>WABE

Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democratic challenger state Sen. Jason Carter have taken swipes at each other. But neither has really acknowledged Georgia’s third gubernatorial candidate: Libertarian Andrew HuntWABE 90.1 FM

Libertarian candidate Andrew Hunt is challenging Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democratic state Sen. Jason Carter in Georgia’s gubernatorial race.
Credit Andrew Hunt Campaign

A recent InsiderAdvantage poll showed Hunt with 6-7% of the vote. InsiderAdvantage CEO Matt Towery says Hunt’s presence in the race could force Deal and Carter into a runoff. The governor, Towery says, hasn’t polled higher than about 47%. He says Carter has stalled at 43%.


US Senate Candidate Amanda Swafford ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Georgia Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate Amanda Swafford took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and challenged three political party leaders to do the same. 

Libertarian Party of Georgia Chairman Doug Craig

Democratic Party of Georgia Chairman DuBose Porter

Republican Party of Georgia Chairman John Padgett

Up for the Challenge?


Militarization of Police – Lessons Learned in Ferguson, Mo.

From: The Libertarian Party of Georgia -

Police Shooting MissouriThe August 2014 shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. has once again fanned the flames of anger, frustration and outrage by yet another community in America.

Across the nation the public is witnessing the militarization of our police and the increased awareness of excessive force, shootings and killing of innocent people. While we wait for the shooting investigation to unfold, the Libertarian Party offers insight into the matter.

Doug Craig chairman of the Libertarian Party of Georgia said the state should reexamine law enforcement practices and the militarization of local police force. [Read more...]