A LIBERTARIAN WIN: Amash Beats Back Crony Republican’s Primary Challenge

Published on August 6, 2014

The people have spoken. Let’s hope we keep having wins for liberty-loving people who want to see this country undergo some true change. Check it out…

Incumbent Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) survived a closely-watched primary election Tuesday night, defeating challenger Brian Ellis 55 percent to 45 percent and retaining the Republican nomination for the west Michigan House seat. Ellis conceded around 10:30 p.m. ET, according to the Grand Rapids Press.

Amash, a liberty-friendly Republican whose principled opposition to NSA spying, crony capitalism, and foreign entanglements has earned him support from libertarians—as well as the enmity of the GOP establishment—was forecast to win the race weeks ago. However, his political survival was not always a matter of fact.

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