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Update I: Press Release from LPNV:
The Libertarian Party of Nevada Announces Nevada State Assemblyman John Moore has Joined their Party as the Highest Elected Official in Libertarian History
Libertarian Party of Nevada is hosting a Press Conference at 2:00 pm with Assemblyman John Moore, tech mogul John McAfee and HBO star Dennis Hof.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, January 8, 2016– The Libertarian Party of Nevada (LPNevada), the fastest growing political party, providing common sense solutions to major issues announces Nevada State Assemblyman John Moore has joined the Libertarian Party of Nevada.
Assemblyman John Moore represents the 8th Assembly District of Nevada and is currently serving his first term in the Nevada State Assembly. Assemblyman John Moore will represent the Libertarian Party of Nevada in the State Legislature.
“The Libertarian Party of Nevada is proud to welcome Assemblyman John Moore to our Party and we fully support him,” said Libertarian Party of Nevada Chairman Brett H. Pojunis. “Everyone in the party is excited to have him on board and this is the first time in over 15 years the Libertarian Party has had an elected official at the state level. We have been working hard to build a viable option for voters in Nevada and this will help us to continue our exponential growth.”
“I first met some of the leaders of the Party during the last legislation session and I was really impressed,” said Assemblyman John Moore. “We started working together and before I decided to join the Libertarian Party they provided a lot of support for me. Since we started working together under the Libertarian Party banner I have received so much support and I am really looking forward to our future together.”
The Libertarian Party of Nevada is hosting a “media only” press conference today at 2:00 PM at Party headquarters where Assemblyman John Moore will officially address the media. In addition, the Libertarian Party of Nevada will introduce celebrity candidates John McAfee and Dennis Hof. This will be the first official Press Conference for tech mogul John McAfee since he announced he is running for the Libertarian Party nomination for U.S. President. Dennis Hof’s exploratory committee has determined which office Mr. Hof will run for and will announce at the Press Conference.
The Libertarian Party of Nevada is hosting a candidate Meet and Greet event which is open to the public tonight at 8:00 PM. Assemblyman John Moore, John McAfee and Dennis Hof will be in attendance. The event will be held at the Foundation Room (Shangri- La room) atop Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.
Media + Press Information
Please confirm your attendance in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any special needs, contact our media team. If you intend to film the event, space available is on a first-come first-serve basis. LPNevada will help to arrange interviews with all participants upon request.
Libertarian Party of Nevada Media + Press Contacts:
Jay Layman, Communications
Brett H. Pojunis, Chairman
Jason Weinman, Outreach Director
About The Libertarian Party of Nevada
The Libertarian Party is the third largest and the fastest growing political party in America. Millions of Americans voted for Libertarian Party candidates in past elections. The Libertarian Party offers a viable alternative to the broken 2 party system in America. Libertarians believe the answer to America’s political problems are embracing a free-market economy and the abundance and prosperity it brings; a dedication to personal freedom and civil liberties that marks this country above all others; and a foreign policy of free trade, non-intervention, and peace as intended by America’s founders.
Libertarian Party of Nevada Headquarters
1771 E. Flamingo Road
Suite 201 A
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
Libertarian Party of Nevada