Libertarian Party Now Officially Recognized In Ohio< < Back to
The Libertarian Party is now a recognized political party in Ohio.
According to a press release from the Secretary of State’s office, The Libertarian Party of Ohio met the necessary requirements to a achieve minor party status by submitting enough valid signatures of qualified voters.
Until this point, there were three officially recognized political parties in Ohio: the Democratic, Green, and Republican parties.
Under Ohio law, a newly recognized minor political party’s candidates for governor or president must receive at least three percent of the total vote cast for that office in order to remain a recognized minor political party.