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"Goodbye, Jean-Luc, I'm gonna miss you. You had such potential. But then again, all good things must come to an end."
- Q, Star Trek: TNG

CNET: On Web Standards, Libertarian Candidates Win

by Ken Newquist / October 26, 2006

They may not win anything else, but Libertarian candidates earned top web standard and accessibility honors from CNET in their recent poll of 1,000 political web sites.

Of approximately 1,000 campaign Web sites surveyed two weeks before the Nov. 7 election, only 35 passed the validation tests created by the World Wide Web Consortium, or W3C. Seven of those were created by Libertarian candidates, some of whom have degrees in computer or electrical engineering or count themselves as free-software aficionados. (Republicans came in a close second.)

Says the article: "Call the Libertarians the political party of geeks, for geeks", and it goes on to quote Shane Cory, executive director of the Libertarian Party, who said: ""I'll be the first to admit that we do have a lot of geeks in the party, and I'm one of them."