Tag Archives: 2016 Libertarian Party Convention

Johnson-Weld is Not a Perfect Ticket, But I’m Still Supporting the Libertarian Party


The Libertarian Party Has Nominated Johnson-Weld — What Next?

By Avens O’Brien
June 1, 2016

On Sunday, the Libertarian Party selected its ticket. Governor Gary Johnson as their presidential nominee, and Governor William Weld as their vice presidential nominee. I was there, and yes, I was on a different “team.”… Read more ...

LP News May 2016: Token Tips

Screen Shot 2016-05-10 at 10.12.39 AMThis article originally appeared in the May 2016 issue of LP News.

By Alicia Mattson, LNC Secretary

For those of you who will be first-time delegates to our national convention, we use a “token” procedure that is likely different from what you’ve encountered at a state convention. As you’ll read below, these tokens play very important roles.… Read more ...

Open Thread for Questions for the Libertarian Party’s Vice-Presidential Candidates

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Will Coley has agreed to an interview for Independent Political Report. What would you like to know from him?

Please leave any questions for any of the vice-presidential candidates. Hopefully, we’ll have another person or two to interview before the convention at the end of May, when the presidential and vice-presidential candidates will be selected by the delegates.… Read more ...

McAfee versus Bush on Cyber Security

Highlighting his signature issue in the press, John McAfee — a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination — penned an op-ed, published Wednesday by Business Insider, calling out Republican contender Jeb Bush (whose own piece on the subject ran Tuesday) on cyber security:

The first serious candidate to speak out about their cybersecurity platform shows an utter lack of understanding of what is really happening in the cybersecurity world.

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2016 Libertarian Party Convention: State Delegate Allotments Announcement

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Email from Libertarian Party National Convention Secretary Alicia Mattson:

FYI. Last weekend I sent the attached information to state chairs to provide them the delegate allocations and region formation percentages for the 2016 convention.

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