A life-long dedication to individual liberty and libertarian principles
Barbara Howe grew up in Wingate, North Carolina. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Pfeiffer College with a Bachelor’s degree in English and psychology.
Barbara, a fulltime homemaker, has devoted much of her adult life to three important causes: home schooling, volunteering for La Leche League (an international support group for breastfeeding mothers), and working for liberty through the Libertarian Party of North Carolina.
A pioneer in home schooling in North Carolina, she began her home school path in the early eighties. She is a co-founder of a popular home school support group, THEA, located in the Raleigh/Durham area.
Joining the Libertarian Party in 1976, Barbara’s involvement in the Libertarian Party of North Carolina began in 1984 when she relocated to North Carolina after spending several years in Georgia, California, and Virginia.
She has served the LPNC in numerous capacities and has served four terms as state chair.
This is not the first time Barbara has carried the Libertarian message through a political campaign. She has had the privilege of being a candidate on other occasions, including US Senate in 1998, Governor in 2000, 2004, and 2012, NC House District 32 in 2010 (receiving 22% of the vote), and NC Senate District 20 in 2016. In 2008, Barbara served as Dr. Michael Munger’s campaign manager in his bid for governor.
I want you to be in charge of your life, your children’s education, your income. We must break the status quo in Washington DC.
Sometimes the folks in Washington DC need to be reminded that they need to stand for something, that there are principles that must be defended. You own your life. You are owed respect. Governments are instituted to defend your rights, not run your life.
I respect the fact that you may not have decided to vote for me. I’m a long shot at best, but the status quo is not working. We can continue more years of the tired policies where government continues to grow and freedom continues to recede. Or we can try moving in a new direction, where government respects individual rights and personal responsibility. You should be able to live your life as you see fit as long as you recognize the equal right of others to do the same.
Please take a chance this year. End business as usual in Washington DC. Consider voting Libertarian.