Author Archives: Caryn Ann Harlos

About Caryn Ann Harlos

Caryn Ann Harlos is a paralegal residing in Castle Rock, Colorado and presently serving as the Communications Director for the Libertarian Party of Colorado, Colorado State Coordinator for the Libertarian Party Radical Caucus, as well as Region 1 Representative on the Libertarian National Committee. Articles posted should NOT be considered the opinions of the LPCO, LPRC, or LNC nor always those of Caryn Ann Harlos personally. Caryn Ann's goal is to provide information on items of interest and (sometimes) controversy about the Libertarian Party and minor parties in general not to necessarily endorse the contents.

Libertarian Party: LNC Seeks Applicants for Credentials Committee

The Libertarian National Committee (LNC) is seeking applicants to serve on the Credentials Committee for the June 30–July 3, 2018, national convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. The LNC expects to make the appointments during its Aug. 19–20, 2017, meeting so as to give the committee plenty of time to do its work.… Read more ...

Arizona Libertarian Party Loses Ballot Access Case

This case was last discussed on IPR here.

A decision came out today and discussed here on Ballot Access News.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Preserving our History

As you may know from previous posts, the national party is working on preserving our party’s history.

This includes archiving and preserving printed materials, digital materials, and more.

Our Historical Preservation Committee needs just $10,000 to fund their work this year.

As of right now, we are about $1,400 short of that goal.… Read more ...

LP’s Joe Buchman first on the ballot in Utah’s Special Election

Libertarian Joe Buchman is the first party affiliated candidate on the November ballot for the Special Election for the US House, Third District in Utah. The opening was created following the resignation of Congressman Jason Chaffetz. While the two old parties have yet to hold their conventions, and will likely face primary challengers on August 15, Buchman’s campaign is up in full swing.… Read more ...

New Unity Party of Colorado Holding 1st Convention July 15th

Thornton, Colorado – The 4-digit-member Unity Party of Colorado (www.unitypartycolorado.com), the newest officially-recognized party in the State of Colorado (as of last week’s D-Day) and the largest affiliate of the 37-State Unity Party of America, will be holding its first convention as an official Minor Party Saturday, July 15th 11am at Chuy’s in Westminster at US Highway 36 and West 104th Avenue.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Bylaws Committee Hearing set for June 22, 2017

Meeting Name: Bylaws Committee Hearing
When: 6/22/2017 6:00 PM Pacific / 9:00 PM Eastern
Purpose: To receive public feedback regarding the Bylaws and desired changes

Requested by: Katz (chair)

READ HEARING NOTICE HERE

As electronic meetings are in the nature of special meetings, no commitments may be made on items other than those listed in the call to meeting.… Read more ...

Utah Libertarian Party to Hold Special Nominating Convention

HARVEST ROOM, THANKSGIVING POINT, 4:00PM SATURDAY JUNE 10th

“It’s not quite in the Third District, but we can ‘see it from the parking lot’”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UTAH LIBERTARIAN PARTY TO HOLD SPECIAL NOMINATING CONVENTION.

WHEN: Saturday, 10 JUNE 2017, 4:00 to 4:45PM
WHERE: Harvest Restaurant, Thanksgiving Point, 3003 North Thanksgiving
Way, Lehi, UT 84043.… Read more ...

Unity Party’s Hammons Offers $2,000 for Unity Voter Registrations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Joe Gibbs
Communications Director
801-560-9929
communications@unityparty.us

Thornton, Colorado – Unity Party of Colorado Chairman Bill Hammons (www.billisrunning.com) is offering $2,000 no-cost life insurance policies to the next 15 voters willing to update their voter registration to “Unity” and thus help the Unity Party of Colorado place all of its candidates directly onto the 2018 and beyond General Election ballots, no gathering of signatures required.… Read more ...

LPedia Revived, Revamped, and Open for New Account Creation

LPedia.org is a wiki collaborative history of the Libertarian Party started in February 2005 by Shane Cory as an replacement for the older archive.lp.org. The site had gotten into maintenance trouble in June 2013 when new account creation was disabled and fallen into technical disrepair as the MediaWiki engine went through version upgrades without being installed on LPedia primarily due to the fact that there simply was not enough staff time to keep the site updated and the account creation was leading to potential security risks while it was installed on the same server as the main LP.org website.… Read more ...

D. Frank Robinson: LINC 2020

In an interview with Ari Armstrong in 2001, LP principal founder David F Nolan expressed his view that the LP ought to put more emphasis on Congressional elections.

I have shared that view since my proposal I called LINC 80 (Libertarians IN Congress ’80) was met with a shrug by the LP administrative leaders at that time.… Read more ...

Montana US House Candidate in Special Election Seeks Support

Libertarians this is our chance! Are you tired of the two party system yet? Most people are, but getting a third party candidate elected is pretty hard, but in Montana we have this amazing chance to win a federal congressional race in Montana. Ryan Zinke vacated his seat to become Secretary of the Interior leading to a special election May 25th.… Read more ...

NJ Libertarians Nominate Pete Rohrman for Governor

In front of a sold-out crowd at Rutgers University on Saturday, the NJ Libertarian Party nominated Marine Veteran Peter Rohrman for Governor. Rohrman’s platform includes property tax reform, school choice, legalizing marijuana and ending corporate welfare.

Rohrman first gained attention with strong campaigns for Bergen County Freeholder.

“I believe in maximizing personal freedom.… Read more ...