Wednesday, August 7, 2019

N.H. legislator seeks Libertarian Party presidential nomination

by Aidan Ryan, Boston Globe

While this year has seen a large crop of presidential candidates flooding into New Hampshire, one presidential hopeful doesn’t have to go too far to meet local voters: Max Abramson, a two-term state representative from Seabrook, has announced he would seek the Libertarian Party’s nomination for the White House in 2020.

In 2016, former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson, running with former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld, received just over 4 percent of the vote in New Hampshire on the Libertarian Party’s ticket. Seem like a small share? Recall that Hillary Clinton edged out Donald Trump in the state by less than 3,000 votes in that election...

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