Polite smiles. Handshakes. Giggles. Silence.
Sarvis sat alongside stand-ins for his opponents, Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli II, who apparently had more important places to be than a gathering of teenagers, many of them not old enough to vote.
Libertarian candidates have never made much of a dent in Virginia politics. But Sarvis, a software developer and lawyer who also has master’s degrees in math and economics, climbed as high as 10 percent in recent polls, causing no small amount of whiplash in Virginia political circles.
- HOLMBERG: A viable Libertarian candidate for Virginia governor? (wtvr.com)
- Robert Sarvis: the Future of American Politics? (nationalinterest.org)
- Libertarian Party candidate will be a spoiler in VA Gov’s race new Zogby poll finds (libertarianrepublican.net)