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.

Draft Convention Minutes from Second Sitting July 9-12, 2020 Available for Review

The Party Bylaws require draft convention minutes to be posted to the Party website prior to presentation for approval by the LNC as follows:


9. The Convention Secretary shall produce draft convention minutes within 60 days of the
adjournment of the Convention and present them to the National Committee.

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LNC Quarterly Meeting December 5-6, 2020

The quarterly meeting of the Libertarian National Committee will take place online via zoom on December 5-6, 2020. The proposed agenda is located here: You can view the One Note notebook with the reports and items of business to be considered here:

In addition to attending via zoom, you can view on the Party’s youtube channel here: more ...

Libertarian Party of New Mexico Wins Temporary Restraining Order Against New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver

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


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 ...

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: 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:

The agenda can be found here: more ...

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.


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 ...