The Libertarian Party is America’s third largest and fastest growing political party. Libertarians engage in a variety of projects, working for everyone’s liberty on every issue.
The Libertarian Party was created in December of 1971 by people who realized that the politicians had strayed from America’s original libertarian foundation, with disastrous results. Their vision was the same as that of America’s founders — a world where individuals are free to follow their own dreams in their own ways, a world of peace, harmony, opportunity, and abundance.
Libertarians are practical; we know we can’t make the world perfect. But, it can be better. Libertarians will keep working to create a better, freer society for everyone. As William Allen White said: “Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others.”
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Today, the Libertarian Party has more than 6,800 registered people in Nv, which is dual the Green Party count but much less than the 49,000 members of the Independent American Party, the state’s largest third party. General, Nv has about 1.1 million registered voters.
Nationally, the Libertarian Party has more than 250,000 registered voters, or simply under 0.15 per cent of the about 170 thousand registered voters nationwide.
Despite its little numbers, Root said Friday that the Libertarian Party has a brief history of affecting the nationwide discussion because its foundation in 1971. Actually, the Tea Party movement which has affected Republican Party politics because a year ago is built upon most of the same thoughts, including less authorities and fees and free markets and more individual independence.
“The Libertarian Party is the Tea Party,” said Main, a former Republican and a supporter of the most recent conservative movement. “On each financial problem, we’re just like the Tea Party. Their sights are precisely in sync with mine,” although Libertarians are normally laissez faire on interpersonal problems.