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Top 2012 Libertarian Campaigns for US House of Representatives

There’s more evidence, beyond the seven libertarians who each won over a million votes, of LP candidates’ success in House races.

Here’s how some top vote-getting LP candidates did in their contests:

The top Libertarian vote percentages in 2-way U.S. House races with a Democrat or Republican candidate were:

Joel Balam Kansas 3rd 31% 90,391 votes

Randall Lord Louisiana 4th 25% 61,587 votes

Ben Easton Texas 17th 20% 35,902 votes

Joe Cobb Arizona 7th 19% 19,346 votes

Chip Peterson Texas 19th 15% 28,359 votes

The top Libertarian vote percentages in 3-way U.S. House races with a Democrat and Republican candidate were:

Powell Gammell Arizona 9th 6.4% 13,307 votes

Ron Williams Mississippi 4th 6.4% 17,262 votes

Thomas Jefferson Kansas 4th 6.2% 15,587 votes

Kim Allen Arizona 1st 5.9% 13,347 votes

Rex Bell Indiana 6th 5.8% 15,946 votes

Kevin Craig  Missouri 7th 5.2% 16,656 votes

James Stanczak Texas 29th 5.2% 4,988 votes

Chris Kalla Ohio 4th 5.1% 15,487 votes

David Kaiser Montana At-large 5.0% 19,062 votes

The Libertarians who came in second place in U.S. House races with either a Democrat or Republican (but not both) and at least one independent or 3rd party candidate were:

Rufus Craig Louisiana 6th 11% 32,185 votes

John Robert Deek Texas 13th 6% 12,671 votes

Via Top 2012 Libertarian Campaigns for US House of Representatives | Libertarian Party.

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