Libertarian Party Now Officially Recognized In Ohio

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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.