Kentucky Libertarian Debates Lawsuit Undergoes Extraordinary Delay


By Richard Winger The Libertarian Party filed a federal lawsuit over the Kentucky U.S. Senate debate on September 28, 2014, called Libertarian National Committee v Holliday, eastern district, 3:14cv-63. Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove denied injunctive relief, and the Libertarian U.S. Senate nominee, David Patterson, was barred from all debates.
The case is still alive. Patterson and his party charge that the debate sponsors changed the rules on which candidates should be invited. When it appeared Patterson might qualify, the debate sponsors said no one could be invited who had not raised at least $100,000 and was at 10% in the polls. …read more