Tag Archives: Libertarian National Committee

LP.org: 2018 Libertarian Party Bylaws Committee Survey

Libertarian Party Bylaws and Convention Rules

From LP.org:

Fellow Libertarians,

After each Libertarian National Convention, a Bylaws and Rules Committee is established to consider and recommend proposed amendments to the party’s governing documents. The Bylaws Committee consists of 10 members, no more than five of whom must be non-members of the current Libertarian National Committee; this year’s members are M Carling, Andy Craig, David Pratt Demarest, Caryn Ann Harlos, Joe Bishop-Henchman, Joshua Katz, Alicia Mattson, Chuck Moulton, Kimberly Ruff, and Aaron Starr.… Read more ...

LNC: Upcoming budget increase requests

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From Wes Benedict on the Libertarian National Committee email list, September 1st, 2016 (includes August LP membership numbers):

Dear LNC:

I’d like to start a discussion about several budget increase requests before a formal motion is considered. I mentioned to the chair that I thought it would be good for me to put this before the LNC soon, and he agreed it was okay for me to get this discussion started on this list.… Read more ...

Thomas L. Knapp: Time for Libertarians to Dump Bill Weld

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Thomas L. Knapp is a writer, IPR contributor and libertarian activist who most recently sought the Reform Party’s vice-presidential nomination. The following was originally published on The Garrison Center’s website on August 10th, 2016:

I didn’t pay much attention in 1972 when vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton was removed from  the Democratic ticket and replaced by Sargent Shriver after it came to light that Eagleton had a record of psychiatric hospitalizations.… Read more ...

No one votes in favor of rescinding Bill Weld’s VP nomination during LNC meeting in Orlando, FL on May 30th

The following is from a June 9th, 2016 email from Libertarian National Committee (LNC) Secretary Alicia Mattson (via American Third Party Report):

Any corrections for the minutes are due to me by June 23.

Please make sure that I have not erroneously listed any attendees in the absentee section. 

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Avens O’Brien Interviews Charles Peralo, Candidate for Chairman of the Libertarian Party

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Posted to The Libertarian Republic

“Outsider” Chair Candidate Speaks About New Tech for the LP, Candidates, and the Importance of Local Politics

By Avens O’Brien
April 26, 2016

Read more: http://thelibertarianrepublic.com/race-for-lp-chair-charles-peralo-says-step-up-tech-up/#ixzz470Jw1Fky
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In my speech to the Libertarian Party of Minnesota in mid-April, I asserted that I had come back to the Libertarian Party after spending a few years avoiding the Party in favor of other liberty activism.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party files suit against McCain-Feingold restriction on accepting deceased donor’s bequest

judgeRichard Winger reports at Ballot Access News:

In 2007, Raymond Burrington died and left the Libertarian Party $217,000. The Federal Election Commission would not let the party have the money all at once. Instead, because the McCain-Feingold law limits the amount of money an individual can give to a party (whether the donor is alive or dead), the money had to be parceled out in chunks of about $30,000.

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Obama, Romney ask for dismissal of Johnson et al v. Commission on Presidential Debates

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From this article in the National Law Journal:

The Libertarian Party and the Green Party are suing Romney—along with the Republican National Committee, the Democratic National Committee, President Barack Obama and the Commission on Presidential Debates—over the exclusion of third-party candidates from general-election debates.

In a lawsuit filed in September in federal district court in Washington, the plaintiffs claimed that the politicians, the DNC, the RNC and the debate commission violated antitrust laws.

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Libertarian Party Response to President Barack Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address

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Eleven Libertarians elected to office on Tuesday in three states

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via LP.org:

At least eleven Libertarian Party candidates were elected or reelected to office yesterday, Election Day (11/3/15).

In Indiana, Larry Walters was elected to the Dublin Town Council in a partisan race. Susan Bell was elected to another term as judge in Hagerstown. And Dennis Denney was reelected to another term in Shirley.… Read more ...

Orlando 2016: Libertarian National Convention tickets now on sale

No, not there. But close!
LP convention tickets now on sale

The different options are now available at LP.org, along with additional information about the convention, to be held in Orlando over Memorial Day weekend 2016. Early-bird pricing ends December 31.… Read more ...

102 Libertarian candidates running in Tuesday’s off-year elections

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via Libertarian Party email blast:

Vote Libertarian on Tuesday, Nov. 3

The time is now: It’s an off-year election, but 102 Libertarian Party candidates are nonetheless campaigning for offices across the country in local and state races in New Jersey, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Colorado, and Washington state.

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Video: Gary Johnson on why he’s suing the Commission on Presidential Debates

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