Mark Hinkle's file:

Libertarian from California

Mark Hinkle, past chairman of California's Libertarian Party, recalls voting for the Libertarian Party candidate for president as long ago as 1972 on a biography posted on a Hinkle campaign website. He's also a retired engineer, the online post says.

Recent statements involving Mark Hinkle

"Exit polls indicate that Democrats get over 70 percent of LGBT votes in federal elections."

Recent stories featuring Mark Hinkle

Texas Truthiness in 2010:

Not everyone's pants were on fire this year — some worthy statements sent the Truth-O-Meter needle pointing to True.

Statements by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, Gov. Rick Perry and Democratic gubernatorial nominee Bill White were among our most-read fact-checks that found the speaker correct.

Reader hits were topped by a faulty shot at Rick Perry:

The No. 1 article on our website of late? A flawed shot at Gov. Rick Perry, who sailed to re-election Tuesday. But this fall's PolitiFact Texas Top 15 reflects statements by and about other political figures too...

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