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Libertarian Party of Michigan 2013 Convention Report

From the Libertarian Party of Michigan website:

2013 Convention Report
Liberty Moving Forward—Splendid Event
by Mary Buzuma
LEC

Assembly in Grand Rapids at the Hilton Grand Rapids Airport on Saturday June 15, 2013. Scott Haggerstrom, Director of Americans for Prosperity Michigan addressed us on “Michigan Right to Work.” Changes to the LPM Platform and Bylaws were made.… Read more ...

Scotty Boman: Detroit Primary Election Ballots Delayed Over A Week By Mysterious Court Case

Scotty Boman (pictured above with Gary Johnson) is a perennial Libertarian Party candidate and longtime activist in Michigan. He last ran for U.S. Senate in 2012, coming in third place with 1.82% of the vote.

For Immediate Release

 
Contact:
Scotty Boman

June 28, 2013

Detroit Primary Election Ballots Delayed Over A Week By Mysterious Court Case

Detroit, MI – Absentee ballots for Detroit’s Primary Election are over a week past due.  

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Michigan Libertarian Party Gains a Partisan Office-Holder

Published on Ballot Access News on June 26, 2013:

On June 21, Rosanne Koss, a Southfield Township Trustee, announced that she had changed her party affiliation from Republican to Libertarian. See this story. Southfield Township Trustee elections are partisan. The population of Southfield Township is 14,547. It is in Oakland County.… Read more ...

Scotty Boman: Clerk Winfrey Fails To Remove Duggan In Spite Of Court Ruling

For Immediate Release

Contact:
Scotty Boman
scottyboman@hotmail.com
http://scottyboman.org
313-247-2052

June 24, 2013

Clerk Winfrey Fails To Remove Duggan In Spite Of Court Ruling

Detroit, MI – Last week former Detroit Mayoral front-runner Mike Duggan ended his campaign after the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that his early filing violated the Charter of the City of Detroit.… Read more ...

LP: Libertarian candidate for Detroit city clerk aims to empower voters with transparency, fairness

posted on lp.org on Jun 21, 2013
Scotty Boman
Scotty Boman,
LP Michigan
Candidate for
Detroit City Clerk

Detroit, Mich., has been a city in decline for years, but Libertarian Scotty Boman is ready to help turn that around in his campaign for city clerk. In this position, Boman would oversee city records and elections, and his plans to increase government transparency would allow citizens to make informed decisions about how taxpayer funds are wasted and where they can make dramatic cuts to city spending.

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Libertarian Party of Michigan State Convention Held in Grand Rapids

From the Libertarian Party of Michigan website: 

State Convention in Grand Rapids, Saturday June 15
Film: Alongside Night at the same location on Friday, June 14

The 2013 LPM Convention has come and gone, and we will be writing up a report for this productive and enjoyable event by the end of the week (June 21, 2013).… Read more ...

Libertarian candidate for Detroit City Clerk Scotty Boman Sounds off on Mayoral Candidate’s Removal from Ballot

Scotty Boman is a Libertarian Party activist and college professor in Michigan who has run for office several times, including for U.S. Senate in 2012. He received 1.82% of the vote in that race. 

            For Immediate Release

 
            Contact:
            Scotty Boman
            scottyboman@hotmail.com
            http://scottyboman.org
            313-247-2052
 
June 18, 2013
Clerk Candidate Boman Sounds Off On Duggan Removal
 
“I have not decided on a Mayoral choice yet, and when I make that choice I may or may not make it public.  
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Libertarian candidate for Detroit City Clerk Scotty Boman to participate in forum

For Immediate Release
 
Contact:
Scotty Boman
June 7, 2013
Boman to participate in “Candidates in the NeighborHOOD” Forum
 
(Detroit, Mich.) Candidate for City Clerk of Detroit, Scotty Boman, will be among those participating in the “Candidates in the NeighborHOOD” Forum.
Boman, a native Detroiter and current math and science professor at Wayne County Community College District has said that he knows Detroiters are hungry for better service, fairness, and Transparency.
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Scotty Boman collects double required petition signatures for City Clerk

Scotty Boman is a Libertarian Party activist and college professor from Michigan. He ran as the LP candidate for US Senate in 2008 and 2012 and for Secretary of State in 2010. In 2008 he received 76,347  votes , or 1.57%. In 2010 he got  58,044 votes, or 1.83%, and 84,480 votes, or 1.82% in 2012.Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Republican allies in Michigan courts subvert justice to block Libertarian competition

The following was posted on lp.org on May 1st: 

These public officials collaborated with the Republican Party to subvert the rule of law by keeping 2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gov. Gary Johnson off the Michigan ballot in the November election

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson
Ruth Johnson,
Michigan Secretary of State
U.S. District Court Judge Paul Borman
Judge
Paul Borman
,
Eastern District of Michigan
Judge John Rogers, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Judge
John Rogers
,
U.S.
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Michigan: Prominent Radio Figure to Run for State Legislature as Libertarian

TPID:

From RBR:

Former CNN investigative reporter and Radio & Records Washington Bureau Chief Pat Clawson is a candidate for the Michigan State Senate. He is running in District 27, the Flint area, as a member of the Libertarian Party ticket, with support from people in the local Tea Party.… Read more ...

Michigan Poll Registers Support for Third Parties

A poll conducted in Michigan registered support for the Green Party and Libertarian Party in that state at 3% and 8%, respectively. The U.S. Taxpayer’s Party of Michigan, the Constitution Party’s affiliate in the state, was not included in the poll.

Thinking about the following political parties and groups that are getting involved in political issues these days, which group best reflects your views?

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