Who's Afraid of an Open Debate? The Truth About the Commission on Presidential Debates Third Party Candidate On the Ballot In 50 States Files Lawsuit Demanding Inclusion in Presidential Debates Alleges Anti-Trust Violation By Democratic and Republican Parties The Presidential Debate Commission (PDC) is run by former chairmen of the Democratic and Republican parties. The debates almost always exclude third-party candidates. Gary Johnson is looking to change that. The Libertarian candidate for president who will be on all 50 states ballots this election, and who is currently polling at around 5% of the vote Johnson (and his vice presidential running mate, retired judge Jim Gray) have filed an antitrust lawsuit against the PDC for excluding them from the debates: The Gov. Gary Johnson/Judge Jim Gray Campaign has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Democrats, Republicans, & the Commission on Presidential Debates for antitrust and anticompetitive acts. The voters deserve competition! The lawsuit comes after the PDCs failure to respond to the following letter from Johnson last month: Read about here Third Party Candidate – Who Is On the Ballot In All 50 States – Files Lawsuit Demanding Inclusion in Presidential Debates - Washington's Blog Check out this video: The Truth About the Commission on Presidential Debates Who's Afraid of an Open Debate? The Truth About the Commission on Presidential Debates - YouTube!