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 Region 1 Representative on the Libertarian National Committee and is a candidate for LNC Secretary at the 2018 Libertarian Party Convention. Articles posted should NOT be considered the opinions of the 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 of New Mexico Wins Temporary Restraining Order Against New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Chris Luchini, LPNM Chair, 505-690-5008

August 14, 2020 (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) – District Court Judge James O. Browning today granted the Libertarian Party of New Mexico a temporary restraining order (TRO) against New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver based on the party’s claim that New Mexico Libertarians’ right to vote was substantially infringed by the state’s failure to count votes cast in the primary election and by failing to timely respond to a candidate’s request that the New Mexico State Canvassing Board conduct a vote recount.… Read more ...

RCV on Ballot in Boulder Colorado

RCV is on the November Ballot in Boulder
City Elections are Poised for a Major Upgrade

“If the year 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we should never wait to improve our processes and systems. We should never wait to hear the voices of our community members and we should never wait on issues of equity and representation,” said Alli Fronzalgia to the Boulder City Council on Tuesday night.… Read more ...

Press Release: Libertarian Party on Enough State Ballots to Hit 270 Electoral Votes

******FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE******

Libertarian Party on Enough State Ballots to Hit 270 Electoral Votes

8/11/20 Columbus, OH- Maine becomes 44th state to declare that the Libertarian Party has ballot access.

After Covid-19 halted or postponed ballot access petition drives, a majority of states have accepted petitions to allow Libertarian Party Presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen to appear on the ballot.… Read more ...

Interview with Libertarian Presidential candidate Mark Whitney live on 3/31/20 at 10:00 Mountain

Caryn Ann Harlos will be interviewing Mark Whitney live (technology willing – otherwise the interview will be posted immediately after) on her youtube channel Pink Flame of Liberty. If you have any questions you would like asked, post them here.

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Libertarian Party National Platform Committee Meeting Tonight March 16, 2020 at 7:00pm Eastern

There will be a meeting of the National Platform Committee this evening March 16, 2020 at 7:00pm eastern. All members are welcome to attend. Please mute your microphones and edit your names to start with “zz” so that it will be easy to identify committee members from the gallery attendees.

The log-in information is as follows:

Caryn Ann Harlos is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Bylaws Committee Initial Minority Reports

Libertarian Party members recently received the survey from the Bylaws Committee Chair for the proposals that have passed out of the Bylaws Committee. Minority reports have been prepared which might be helpful to review prior to completing the survey.

The index of the Minority Reports with links to the reports can be found here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Xo6alD4uOMVYt0QFfgyH5GFrWSkl23_yEvbxVzhzn3Y/edit?usp=sharingRead more ...

Libertarian Party Platform Committee Electronic Meeting May 31, 2018

National Platform Committee Meeting
May 31 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm EDT
Here are the required Adobe Connect instructions:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wSYhWZ_WUT_jVDQP9iRNKd7SS-gEEwNGypgRqNRJGf4/edit?usp=sharing

The agenda can be found here:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iUvL9w7zbW5JiGAkqXX11f3Our623MKIvq1BwDdVVOo/edit?usp=sharing

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Libertarian Party: Notice of Bylaws Committee Meeting 12/17/17

Meeting Name: Bylaws Committee
When: 12/17/2017 6:00 PM Pacific / 9:00 PM Eastern
Purpose: To consider proposals relating to the size of the LNC postponed from the previous meeting, and to consider business relevant to the committee’s recommendation regarding the Presidential campaign agreement.

Requested by: Katz, by direction of the committee

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 ...

Live-Blogging the Libertarian Party National Committee Meeting December 9-10, 2017

This will be the post for IPR readers to live-blog the LNC Meeting taking place this weekend in New Orleans on December 9-10, 2017.

DETAILS AND REPORTS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

Reports are still being added and that page will be updated.

Live Broadcast: The LNC will attempt to stream the meeting live on the Internet.Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Previously Confidential Portion of Campaign Contract

Last September there was a bit of a brouhaha over the contract with the Johnson campaign after it was revealed that the original provisions called for it to be essentially eternally secret. This result in this IPR author (Caryn Ann Harlos, Region 1 Representative) to move to rescind the authority of Chair Sarwark to enter in to this contact.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Radical Caucus Endorses and Funds Candidates for Second Year in a Row

In 2016, just barely over six months since its formal organization the Libertarian Party Radical Caucus (LPRC) disbursed $2208.71 to radical candidates and endorsed many more. Continuing in this commitment, the LPRC has distributed $1,500 to radical candidates in partisan races for the 2017 elections, split amongst three candidates, for a donation of $500.00 each.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Radical Caucus Solicits 2017 and 2018 Candidates for Endorsement and Potential Monetary Support

From the Libertarian Party Radical Caucus:

2017 Election Cycle candidates Libertarian Party Radical Caucus Application for Endorsement

Would you like to be endorsed for a 2017 election by the Libertarian Party Radical Caucus? Submit this form by Midnight CST on September 18, 2017.

Though the link says 2017, both 2017 and 2018 candidates can use though evaluations for 2018 candidates will take place later.… Read more ...