Where Bob Barr promises, Chris Cole is delivering--at least in the Tarheel State.
The Libertarian candidate for Senate is posting 5% (PPP) or 7% (Survey USA) in a race between Liddy Dole and Kay Hagan where the numbers for both women keep jumping around in the mid-40s.
This despite the fact, as I have noted before, that there appears to be virtual in-state news black-out on Cole's candidacy.
Moreover, Cole is giving the lie to the idea that Libertarians are some sort of Republican lite party.
The openly gay candidate is drawing 11% of the male vote in North Carolina, and polls have consistently shown him drawing as many--if not more--votes from Dems as GOPers.
In the same polls, Gubernatorial candidate Michael Munger is holding steady at 5%, despite being closed out of the WRAL debate.
But Munger is included in three upcoming forums/debates; I'm waiting to see if this has an impact.
[One thus far unnoticed factor in the gubernatorial race: Munger is the only candidate who opposes the death penalty, but the media blockade has apparently kept death penalty opponents in the State from noticing this.]
As I continue to point out: the strength of the Libertarian Party is in the States.