Category Archives: Libertarian Party

LPCO: Big Convention, Big Plans

From a Media Release by the Libertarian Party of Colorado:

The Libertarian Party of Colorado held its annual convention last weekend, March 24-26 2017, at the Westin hotel in Westminster Colorado.

Events began on Friday with a mixer, and concluded after business on Sunday.  The event included many speakers from around the country, and resulted in many changes to the makeup of the party’s leadership.… Read more ...

LP.org: Announcing our 2018 national convention theme

LP.org:

Dear Libertarian,

Over the last couple of weeks, I have emailed you about the contest to help choose our 2018 Libertarian Party National Convention theme.

Thanks to all who have voted and donated.

The final results are in!

Our 2018 Libertarian Party National Convention theme will be “I’m That Libertarian!”

For those who don’t know, this phrase references the motivational speech made by Dr.… Read more ...

LP.org blog: Kamal Jain showed how to campaign on government transparency

LP.org blog:

Kamal Jain

Kamal Jain (1969–2015) was a state chair for the Libertarian Party of Massachusetts, a Libertarian state senate candidate, and a two-time candidate for state auditor (once on the Republican ticket, once as a Libertarian). His campaigns provide a blueprint for running on government transparency. They also demonstrate how “losing” candidates can raise public awareness and have a significant impact on government policy.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party condemns arrest and detention of Cuban freedom activists

Mises Cuba

LP.org press release:

The Libertarian National Committee of the United States condemns the arrest and detention of political dissidents Ubaldo Herrera Hernandez and Manuel Velazquez, who have been detained by the Cuban government since their arrest on February 2.

Both men were targeted for peacefully promoting small government, civil liberties, and free markets, for which they occasionally distributed flyers and put up posters.… Read more ...

Darryl W. Perry: Sanctuary Cities are nullifying at a local level

Darryl W. Perry is chair of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire and sought the Libertarian Presidential nomination in 2016. Originally posted at fpp.cc:

President Donald Trump recently signed an Executive Order aimed at withholding federal funding from so-called Sanctuary Cities. Trump’s order states, “Many aliens who illegally enter the United States and those who overstay or otherwise violate the terms of their visas present a significant threat to national security and public safety.… Read more ...

LP.org: Introducing Legacy Libertarians

LP.org:

Dear Libertarian,

Have you considered designating the Libertarian Party in your will?

Many Libertarians have done this and we are very thankful for their generosity. Their bequests have done tremendous good by growing the Party and spreading the timeless and precious message of Liberty.

To better honor these special folks, we are starting a new program called Legacy Libertarians.… Read more ...

Arkansas Libertarian Party Begins Petition to Restore Qualified Status

Ballot Access News:

On March 25, the Arkansas Libertarian Party launched its petition drive to regain its qualified party status. Here is a copy of the petition. Arkansas law requires such petitions to be completed in three months. It requires 10,000 signatures.

The petition wouldn’t be necessary if the party had polled enough votes in November 2016, but the vote test requires 3% for President (in presidential years) or 3% for Governor (in gubernatorial years).… Read more ...

LPNH 2017 Convention: Caleb Dyer

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LPNH 2017 Convention: Business Session

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The Libertarian Party – Choose Freedom

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Augustus Invictus: Statement Regarding the Antifa Boycott of the Mid-Atlantic Liberty Festival

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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 ...