Category Archives: Libertarian Party

Arvin Vohra Pens Open Letter to Libertarian National Committee

Arvin Vohra, former Vice-chairman of the Libertarian National Committee and a 2020 presidential candidate, wrote the following open letter to the Libertarian National Committee concerning social media censorship:

Recently, you spoke out against the violence at the Capitol. As a believer in nonviolence, and someone who lives just a few minutes away, I appreciated that you spoke out.… Read more ...

L. Neil Smith: Twitterpurge 2021

L. Neil Smith, acclaimed science fiction novelist, Libertarian writer, and the Libertarian Party of Arizona’s 2000 presidential nominee, posted the following statement on Facebook Sunday.  He personally gave IPR permission to re-post.

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Please bear with me here, I’m going to write of things I know practically nothing about.… Read more ...

First Libertarian to Win a Legislative Election in 20 Years Takes Office Today

Marshall Burt is the first member of a state legislature to be elected as a Libertarian since 2000, and he will be sworn in to his new office on Tuesday, January 12th at 9am Mountain Time. Back in November he defeated a long-time incumbent in a 2-way race to represent Wyoming’s 39th district.… Read more ...

Ron Paul: ‘War on Terror’ Comes Home

Former Congressman Ron Paul, the 1988 Libertarian Party presidential nominee, released the following column today on the banning of President Donald Trump and conservatives from social media networks.  After Paul posted a link to the column on his official Facebook page, Facebook blocked his ability to control the page, without warning, due to “repeatedly going against our community standards.”Read more ...

Darryl Perry Suspends NH Lobbying Campaign Due to Health Concerns

Darryl Perry, the Libertarian Party’s 2020 nominee for Governor of New Hampshire, former chairman of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire, 2016 presidential candidate, and the final chairman of the Boston Tea Party, announced today he is suspending his lobbying operations for the 2021 term of New Hampshire legislature due to health concerns.… Read more ...

Spike Cohen: The Reason for the Protests and Riots

Spike Cohen, the Libertarian Party’s 2020 vice presidential nominee posted the following statement on his Instagram account about the 2021 Capitol breach:

The reason for the protests & riots that are happening in DC, are more similar to why the BLM protests & riots happened than either side is willing to admit.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Mises Caucus Likens Libertarian Party to “Controlled Opposition”

Yesterday, after supporters of President Donald Trump breached the Capitol building in protest of the Electoral College certification in progress, the Twitter account of the Libertarian Party tweeted the following:

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Libertarian Party of Texas Tweets Support of Twitter Suspension of President Trump

Earlier today, Twitter suspended President Donald Trump’s account for 12 hours after he posted two tweets about the breach of the Capitol building that Twitter disapproved.

The Libertarian Party of Texas said the following:

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Bob Barr and Gary Johnson React to Capitol Building Breach

Former Congressman Bob Barr, the Libertarian Party’s 2008 presidential nominee, and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s 2012 and 2016 presidential nominee, each reacted to the breach of the Capitol building today.

Bob Barr tweeted:

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Shane Hazel Announces Run for GA Governor

Libertarian Shane Hazel, who received 2.3 percent of the vote in the U.S. Senate race for Georgia last month, announced Wednesday he is running for Governor of Georgia in 2022.

“[W]e will have our rights so help me God!”  Hazel tweeted after making the announcement on Periscope. “And for dessert we will have Justice.”… Read more ...

Rand Paul Encourages GA Libertarians to Vote Republican in Senate Runoffs

Yesterday, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky appeared on Fox News and encouraged those who voted for Libertarian Party candidate Shane Hazel in one of the two US Senate races in Georgia earlier this month to vote for the Republican candidates in the two runoff elections on January 5.  The runoffs feature incumbent Republican Senator David Perdue facing Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff, and Democratic candidate Raphael Warnock challenging incumbent Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler. Read more ...

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:

ARTICLE 10: CONVENTIONS

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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