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LP Makes History in Wyoming!

Marshall Burt wins seat in Sweetwater County! The LP did win a state legislative seat in Wyoming last evening and came within an eyelash of electing two seats. But it was alas not Bethany Baldes, who lost by 33 votes, but Marshall Burt. From the Casper Star-Tribune: Green River Libertarian Marshall Burt made history Tuesday […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Live Blog of the Election

Collapse of the Third Parties I am starting an informal live blog with emphasis on the Third Parties. I already can see that the higher percentage of third parties has collapsed. Kentucky uses President to determine ballot access and so does Washington State. It is not likely based on the results I see that Jorgensen […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Sandy the Blogger Predictions…

Unscientific and Maybe Hopeful…But Based on the Day Virginia: I think it is still likley Biden carries the Commonwealth, it is possible suburban women concerned about violence and self-protection will flip Virginia RED. That could clinch the election for the President Warner narrowly beats Gade. Can’t call a judge a racist and adopt the tactics […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Some Notes From Election Day!

Will Trump Carry Virginia? Jorgensen’s Tiny Presence in Hanover! From Gideon Oakes out in wonderful, beautiful Black Hills in South Dakota: Gideon having way, way too much fun! Blogger Sandy might ought to get in the act! Oakes symbol – excellent: And here is a tiny Jo Jorgensen sign that has been up at a […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Can Trump Actually Carry Virginia? Tantalizing Evidence Suggests Maybe…

Very speculative… I had written off Virginia. I voted for President Trump more as a hope than a realistic chance he might win. I was influenced by radio talk show host John Fredericks who has said for weeks Trump can win – behind yes but can win. His theory was that Get Out The Vote […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Ballot Access States in 2020

There Are Many The following states (according to the Handy Dandy Chart as revised for 2020) are ballot access for President (with percentage in parenthesis): Arizona (5), Arkansas (3), Iowa (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland (1), New Mexico (1/2 percent), North Carolina (2 – although a political party automatically garners ballot access when it is on […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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More Interest In LP (Well Mostly LP) Races in 2020!

Let’s Start With Wyoming… My readers can call this Part II of the previous blog. Now I know nothing about the internals for the Green Party but I am aware of Libertarian “stuff”. Let’s start with Wyoming – Try this for click bait… Libertarian Party Hopes for Victory in 2 Wyoming State House Races That […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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What Races are Sandy the Blogger Covering Tuesday Night?

Ballot Access Races, Prominent LPers, Of Course Trump and Biden (And Jorgensen and Hawkins!) Yes it is planned, Jesus willing, to blog on election night while the super hero movie called Election 2020 plays out – you know the one from 2016 – where most of the commentators were rooting for the bad guys (and […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Not Sure It is Enough But Here is Del. Freitas’ Answer to the Negative Ads!

TV Ad Still Needed… I did finally find the answers of the Nick Frietas side on the terrible commercials run by allies of the incumbent. Here from the Freitas FB page: Faced with the end of her political career, Abigail Spanberger has abandoned the truth just like she abandoned her promise to her constituents that […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Could the LP Win a Statewide Election?

Perhaps in Arkansas… There is an astounding poll in the Arkansas Senate Race and here it is: Incumbent Senator Tom Cotton (R) 49% Ricky Dale Harrington, Jr. (L) 38% Undecided 13% Here is the Newsweek report on the poll. Here is the Arkansas Times article on the race, including the poll. I agree with this […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Blogger Sanders Voted for whom? A Libertarian? Yes

But not the one you are thinking… I was not going to discuss this issue. Or how I voted. But I think my readers ought to know – however few there are – how I voted. First District Congress: I like Qasim Rashid and he raises a unique issue: Making cable a public utility to […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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More About Libertarian Todd Hagopian!

An Important Race for the LP; LPers Maybe Can Make a Difference! No I have not signed up to help Todd Hagopian for Oklahoma State Corporation Commission BUT I like Todd and I would help if I lived in Oklahoma. Todd contacted me and asked me to consider a follow up article on the race. […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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And the Winner of the Debate is….Jo Jorgensen?

Both The President and Former VP Biden Lost I did watch the Thrilla in Manila last evening – nope wrong century and wrong city no I did not watch that fight although Muhammad Ali was a boyhood hero. But I was not pleased with either side. The first “round” reminded me of that first ROCKY […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Oh NO! The Islamic School Issue Has Reared Its Ugly Head AGAIN!

This Commercial Must Be Withdrawn AND Freitas Must Renounce It! I am appalled that the Spanberger Taught at the Islamic School Issue has reared its ugly head. It is not from the Freitas campaign. I have written on this question in 2018. It should be a dead issue. It may have defeated Dave Brat (one […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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How LP Candidate Gideon Oakes Handled a Tough Question…

LP Should Consider Targeting Races For Special Attention I was VERY impressed with this FB exchange with LP state senate candidate from what could be the most beautiful district in the US: District 30 in South Dakota (think Black Hills). Here is the FB page for Oakes. Here is the exchange (the name of the […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Libertarian Nicholas Sarwark Nails It On This ACLU Survey!

Will Decide Shortly On Endorsement! Nicholas Sarwark is now running for County Attorney (Prosecutor) in Hillsborough County (Manchester/Nashua) New Hampshire. I endorsed Nicholas for Mayor of Phoenix! Now Sarwark and his family moved to New Hampshire and he is eligible to run for County Attorney. Here is his website. Here is his FB page. Now […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Blogger Sandy Changes his Mind! (Well, Mostly…)

But If Trump Does It…We Better Fight Smart! It started with a friend at church trying to work out the apparent hypocrisy or at least inconsistency between the 2016 situation (Garland) and 2020 (Trump’s pick). He was struggling; I had placed my post up Friday night or Saturday night. Then I started reading: Various different […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Should Denver Riggleman Run for Governor as a Libertarian?

Why the LP should reach out to the Congressman? Ballot Access! I heard the other day that Denver Riggleman, who is STILL a congressman although he will not be on your ballot in 2020 thanks to a silly intra-party fight. For the record: Sanders at this blog endorsed Riggleman. I also have reached out to […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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President Trump and Senate Should Wait on the Supreme Court Appointment

TEMPTING! BUT NO! It is very tempting – let’s stop here for a minute or two before we get into the politics of the appointment and honor Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg – I disagreed with her positions on the Court very much – but like Justice Scalia, Ginsburg was true to her principles. I actually […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Tom White Says:

Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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