Tag Archives: 2012 Libertarian Party national convention

Sam Sloan is a $1,200 clue on Jeopardy!

On the March 12 edition of the popular daytime game show Jeopardy!, Sam Sloan, a name familiar in third party politics, was mentioned in a $1,200 clue under the category “Defending Themselves in Court.”  Sloan is known for being a former officer of the Manhattan Libertarian Party and perennial candidate for pubic office including Governor of New York and President; however, he is also a taxi driver, publisher, renowned tournament-level Chess player, former board member of the U.S.… Read more ...

2012 Libertarian Presidential Candidates: Where Are They Now?

While it is widely known that 2012 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson is again seeking his party’s presidential nomination, the activities of the unsuccessful 2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidates are not so obvious.  I decided to research the matter and provide an update on the former candidates.  I found that out of the nine principal 2012 challengers to Johnson, one is deceased, two have expressed support for Republican front-runner Donald Trump, and three more are again running for President.… Read more ...

Joshua Katz: A Message From the CT Delegation Chair

From an article sent to the LP-CT opinions list:

There can be no denying that our party is deeply divided.  In fact, we’re so divided that the factions cannot even agree about the nature of our disagreement.  One side believes that we differ, mostly along the same fault lines, on two issues. … Read more ...

LP 2012 Delegation Chair’s Manual Released

The Libertarian Party has begun distributing the 2012 Delegation Chair’s manual.

DelegationChair’sManual2012v2

Other information & documents delegates will want to have on hand are:

The LP Bylaws and Convention Rules.

Minutes of the Previous Convention.

Minutes of LNC Meetings since the previous convention.

The current Platform.

The list of current LNC officeholders.… Read more ...