Former candidate becomes a Libertarian

VIRGINIA CITY - Former candidate Jessi Winchester has switched to the Libertarian Party, she announced Monday.

Winchester was a Democrat in 1996 when she ran for U.S. Congress. Then she was a Republican in 1998 while running for lieutenant governor.

She said she does not have any plans to run for office in 2000, but she has not ruled out future possibilities.

Former gubernatorial candidate Aaron Russo joined the Libertarian Party in August.


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