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Allen Buckley on Government Reform

2004 former Libertarian Senate challenger (GA)

 


Oppose gerrymandering and restrictions on ballot access

We oppose laws that effectively exclude alternative candidates and parties, deny ballot access, gerrymander districts, or deny the voters their right to consider all legitimate alternatives. We advocate initiative, referendum, recall and repeal when used as popular checks on government.
Source: 2016 Libertarian Party Platform, adopted in Convention , May 30, 2016

Our country faces excessive debt, entitlements, & regulation

Buckley lost bids for the Senate in 2004 & 2008, and lieutenant governor in 2006. Buckley said this time around he thinks he can "possibly" win the election on a campaign of cutting the size of federal government and reining in programs. "My campaign will emphasize the real issues and provide solutions to the significant problems our country faces, including excessive debt, entitlements, regulation and foreign intervention," Buckley said. "I do not believe any opponent I will face shall do the same."
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution on 2016 Georgia Senate race , Oct 7, 2015

Downsize government; cut salaries by 10% for bonus pool

Source: Email interview on 2004 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Aug 5, 2004

Run each agency like a business

Favors downsizing of the federal government, and running each agency like a business.
Source: Email interview on 2004 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Jun 11, 2004

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