For Immediate Release: 12/9/11
OSU Undergrad Files Congressional Petition in 3rd District as Libertarian
Student believes liberty message, diverse district, and current political environment are recipe for libertarian victory
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University
undergraduate Richard C. Ehrbar III filed petitions to the Franklin
County Board of Elections on Wednesday as a Libertarian Party candidate
for congress in Ohio’s new 3rd District.
Ehrbar filed his petitions after spending the previous months reaching out to numerous areas in and around Ohio’s capitol city.
mostly within the Interstate 270 boundary surrounding Columbus, the
new 3rd District is a diverse blend of college campuses, businesses,
and a large inner city population.
believes the community’s cultural diversity parlayed with the current
political environment make the Franklin County district fertile ground
for his inaugural campaign for office.
campaign is predicated upon three cornerstones: peace, liberty, and
sound money”, Ehrbar said. “Students in the district are concerned with
ending the wars and finding jobs; inner city residents are desperate
for prosperity and respect for their personal liberties; and small
business owners need significant tax relief and freedom from
over-burdensome regulatory constraints. Our campaign addresses each of
these issues with a constitutional solution.”
HB 318 still lurking in the Ohio Legislature, the possibility exists
that Congressional candidates will have to file petitions once more in
order to qualify for the June 2012 primary. Wednesday’s filing deadline
may end up being extended until March 2012.
asked if the uncertainty would impact campaign strategy, Ehrbar
replied: “We are already going to be out campaigning for peace, so this
just adds a few signatures to the agenda. Our team is ready to put
things in high gear. With democrats focusing on primary battles we may
get a chance to get a leg up in the race because we can campaign for the
general election while they beat each other up preparing for the
Congress was launched in late August 2011 in attempts to restore Peace,
Liberty, and Sound Money to the American people through constitutional
governance. RIchard C. Ehrbar III is seeking to become the first
candidate from the Libertarian Party to be elected to the U.S. House of
Media inquiries and interviews (for immediate response): 419 806 6120
On the web: www.facebook.com/RichardCEhrbarIIIfor2012U.S.Congress.
Ehrbar for Congress * 1490 Indianola Avenue * Columbus, Ohio 43201
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Endorsed Candidates: Rand Paul (KY - Senate), Clint Didier (WA - Senate), John Dennis (CA - Congress)