The Libertarian Party of Georgia on Tuesday officially entered the 2010 campaign season when party leaders placed a dozen candidates on the November ballot.
Libertarians in Georgia do not hold primaries, but choose their general election candidates at a convention in April.
“Today is a historic occasion for the state of Georgia, as well as the Libertarian Party of Georgia,” said Daniel Adams, chairman of Libertarian Party of Georgia. “We just qualified our first full statewide slate, including the first African-American candidate for governor and the first female candidate for lieutenant governor on the general election ballot.”
The candidates are:
- US Senate: Chuck Donovan
- Governor: John Monds
- Lt. Governor: Rhonda Martini
- Attorney General: Don Smart
- Secretary of State: David Chastain
- School Superintendent: Kira Willis
- Insurance Commissioner: Shane Bruce
- Agriculture Commissioner: Kevin Cherry
- Labor Commissioner: Will Costa
- PSC (2nd District): Jim Sendelbach