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Travis Irvine was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio.
www.irvineforohio.com

The Libertarian candidate for governor has weighed in on Ohio Issue 1, known as the Drug and Criminal Justice Policies Initiative. In a statement Monday, Travis Irvine called the ballot measure “imperfect,” but “a step in the right direction."

Libertarian Party of Ohio delivers petitions to put Charlie Earl on the ballot as presidential nominee in hopes of swapping Earl out for Johnson.
Credit Statehouse News Bureau

The Libertarian Party of Ohio made a dicey move to try to get their presidential nominee, Gary Johnson, onto the ballot. But as Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, that move ultimately paid off.

According to Chow, Ohio’s Libertarians always planned on swapping in Gary Johnson for former gubernatorial candidate Charlie Earl, who was listed on the official paperwork.

Jo Ingles

Today is the deadline for submitting petition signatures for independent presidential candidates for the fall ballot in Ohio. The Libertarian Party of Ohio submitted their ticket's paperwork yesterday. But the party is using an unusual strategy to do that.